Category: Chelsea

Why Hudson-Odoi should move to Bayern Munich

Photo credit: James Boyes Although few neutral fans of football knew the name of Callum Hudson-Odoi a few months ago, the 18-year-old Englishman is the January transfer window’s hottest property. Despite only making a handful of appearances for Chelsea, Hudson-Odoi’s reputation has soared as his club have reportedly turned down many bids from Bayern Munich. Meanwhile, Hudson-Odoi has added further intrigue to the saga after reportedly turning down a new contract at Chelsea. In turning down the £85,000 a week deal, Hudson-Odoi has kept all his options open and has perhaps signaled his intent to leave Chelsea. Though any international ... Read more

Pulisic’s move to Chelsea is a win for the player, Blues and Dortmund

Photo credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports In many ways, the transfer of Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea is jaw-dropping. The American winger was sold to Chelsea on the second day of the January transfer window for a fee of £57.5 million). He was then immediately loaned back to Dortmund for the remainder of the 2018-19 season. It is, by some distance, the highest fee ever paid for a United States international player. It is also, according to Roger Gonzalez of CBS, the 27th most expensive transfer fee of all time. Pulisic, 20, broke onto the international scene for ... Read more

Chelsea-Man City Community Shield finds a home in U.S.

EXCLUSIVE: After a huge amount of anticipation about who will broadcast this Sunday’s FA Community Shield between Chelsea and Manchester City, a decision has finally been reached. In the United States, you’ll be able to watch Chelsea against Manchester City exclusively on the ESPN+ streaming service. The paid subscription service is available for $4.99 per month. New users to ESPN+ can watch the game with for free as part of the service’s 7-day trial. No TV broadcast will be available. Featuring the Premier League champion against the winner of the FA Cup, Sunday’s matchup between Manchester City and Chelsea will ... Read more

Where to find Man United vs. Chelsea FA Cup Final on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Chelsea on US TV in the FA Cup Final, you’ve come to the right place. In what could be Antonio Conte’s last game in charge for Chelsea, the Blues face Manchester United at Wembley in the FA Cup Final. The game is the traditional end to the English football season, and it’ll be beamed live across the United States to viewers via TV and streaming. All of the details are below of how you can watch the game. Match: Man United vs. Chelsea Kickoff: Saturday, 12:15pm ET ... Read more

Conte coy over Chelsea future

London (AFP) – Antonio Conte dodged questions over his Chelsea future ahead of Wednesday’s clash with Huddersfield, which could be his final home match at the helm of the deposed Premier League champions. Speculation has been rife all season that Conte’s tenure will come to an end this summer after periods of public disgruntlement from the Italian. Conte last summer signed an improved contract, but not an extension, to the three-year deal that expires in June 2019 after guiding Chelsea to the title in his first season as boss. “My answer is always the same,” Conte said on Tuesday. “I’m ... Read more

Bakayoko shows promise in Chelsea win over Liverpool

A crucial win for Chelsea on Sunday has ensured a battle for top four honors. The win over Liverpool keeps hope alive heading into the final week of the season. Meanwhile, Tottenham suffered a shock defeat to relegation-bound West Brom. The Blues close the gap to just two points, three points behind the Reds with a game in hand. Liverpool were clearly feeling the after-effects of their hard-fought Champions League semi-final clash with Roma. Despite going through to the final, Jurgen Klopp’s side lacked sharpness at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea taking full advantage. Antonio Conte opted for a midfield-three to ... Read more

Chelsea new home shirt revealed for 2018/19 season [PHOTOS]

Chelsea’s home shirt for the 2018/19 season will be a fresh new look that will hopefully be the start of a new and brighter chapter for the Blues after a difficult season this year. Featuring a Nike design, Chelsea’s familiar blue color returns but this time it’s with a unique effect of red and blue splashes across the front and back of the shirt. The look is a breath of fresh air that adds a motion effect to the new Chelsea home shirt. With the club founded in 1905, the inside collar of the shirt mentions this fact. The 2018/19 ... Read more

Early predictions for next season’s Premier League title race

It’s not often mid-April when fans get to begin the annual rite of predicting next season’s Premier League champions. While Manchester City galloped out of the gates, they somewhat limped to the finish line. Will Manchester City pick up where they left off earlier this season steam rolling the competition? Or, will another side wrestle the trophy from the blue side of Manchester? Here are my predictions of the most likely title contenders: Manchester City This season’s title winners. Photo credit: AFP Without a doubt, Guardiola’s team will be odds-on favorites to lift the title again next season. They have ... Read more