Matic set for second Blues debut

 Chelsea remain without Frank Lampard and Branislav Ivanovic for Sunday afternoon’s visit of Premier League champions Manchester United. The pair are unlikely to return until later this month, so Ashley Cole is set to continue at left back with Cesar Azpilicueta playing on the right. New signing Nemanja Matic could be included to make his […]

Bertrand linked with Reds move

Liverpool are plotting to bid £8m for Ryan Bertrand when the transfer window reopens, the Metro understands. Reds’ manager Brendan Rodgers is keen on bringing in cover for Jose Enrique, who is side-lined until February after undergoing knee surgery. Bertrand has played just sixty-four minutes of Premier League football this season, with two other appearances […]

Torres out of Schalke clash

Fernando Torres will miss this evening’s Champions League clash against Schalke with a leg injury. The Spain international, who scored twice in the 3-0 win over the Bundesliga side in the reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge last month, is also set to miss Saturday’s game with West Bromwich Albion. Ryan Bertrand is also unavailable; along […]

Mourinho keen on Drogba return

Jose Mourinho is keen on bringing Didier Drogba back to Chelsea as a player-coach, according to the Express. The Ivory Coast international’s current club Galatasaray say that they won’t release him until his contract expires next summer, though talks are underway for the 35 year old to make his return. The Blues manager believes that […]

Benitez quiet on Mourinho link

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has declined to comment in the possibility of former Blues boss Jose Mourinho replacing him in the dugout at Stamford Bridge. Rumours of the Special One’s return intensified following comments he himself made after Real Madrid’s 4-3 aggregate defeat to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. However, […]