Premier League: Bukayo Saka remains untouchable in this week’s POWER RANKINGS

Arsenal extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to eight points on Sunday with a comfortable 4-1 win over manager Crystal Palace. The Gunners have plenty of stars to name amidst their impressive season this season, and they seem determined to at least push Manchester City all the way as the … Read more

Ellis Simms’ equalizer is a reminder that, despite improvements, Chelsea still have work to do

Graham Potter was minutes away from being able to sleep peacefully during the international break. He won’t have nightmares after Ellis Simms denied him that prospect with a last-gasp Everton equalizer. Though your closed eye might still be a little restless. After a physically and mentally draining period for Potter and his players since the … Read more

England squad shows Gareth Southgate is NOT interested in Italian football

Playing in Italy means you have to be at a very high tactical level. However, Gareth Southgate’s call-ups demonstrate how the English manager does not have much interest in Italian football, despite Serie A having resurrected a number of talents hastily forgotten by the Premier League. The most striking case is the repeated and almost … Read more

PRE-MATCH: Mason Mount appoints a new agent as he approaches Chelsea’s door

AHEAD OF THE MATCH: Mason Mount’s change of agent hints at Chelsea departure, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink will continue to work as a commentator despite his role in England – and Gary Lineker is yet to commit to the BBC’s Champions League show next season season Mason Mount’s contract talks with Chelsea have made little headway … Read more

Liverpool: Why Klopp and company can still accomplish mission impossible against Real Madrid

They couldn’t…could they? After Real Madrid’s 5-2 thrashing of Liverpool at Anfield last month, it seems an almost mathematical certainty that the hosts will advance in the second leg at the Santiago Bernabéu on Wednesday. The reasons are clear: Real, with superstar Karim Benzema in front, are the current European champions, the kings of the … Read more

Timo Werner is back shooting for RB Leipzig, Man City must watch out for German striker

Timo Werner’s spell at Chelsea is generally remembered, perhaps a little unfairly, as a failure. Despite winning the Champions League and Club World Cup in his two seasons at Stamford Bridge, the German striker was often ridiculed for missing open chances. He scored 23 goals in 89 games for the Blues, including just 10 in … Read more

Chelsea: Havertz and Felix partnership among biggest bright spots for Potter to take from Dortmund win

Less than two weeks ago, Graham Potter’s position as Chelsea manager hung in the balance when a 2-0 defeat by Tottenham ended any hope of a top four finish. With one win under their belt this calendar year, so many goals scored in six games and an influx of struggling new recruits, the Blues were … Read more

Tottenham plan to keep Conte for the immediate future, but Daniel Levy could be forced to act

Tottenham plan to stick with Antonio Conte as long as the Champions League remains in play, but Daniel Levy could be FORCED into action if they lose to Nottingham Forest… and Spurs are tempted by Mauricio Pochettino, who could help convince Harry Kane to join TO STAY Antonio Conte is under increasing pressure as Tottenham … Read more

Chelsea: Fans praise Marc Cucurella after ‘sensational’ performance against Dortmund

Marc Cucurella was labeled ‘sensational’ after his classy display against Borussia Dortmund helped Chelsea secure their place in the Champions League quarter-finals. The Blues overturned a 1-0 first-leg deficit in Germany to seal a stunning Champions League comeback, with Cucurella winning the man of the match award at Stamford Bridge. Cucurella had missed out on … Read more

Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund: Prediction, kick-off time, team news, TV channel, odds, forecast

Graham Potter’s Chelsea host Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League Round of 16 second leg on Tuesday night – with the Blues desperate to reverse their first-leg defeat. Karim Adeyemi scored Dortmund’s only goal of the match at Stamford Bridge with a 1-0 lead. Chelsea have struggled in front of goal this season but come … Read more