N’Golo Kante ‘signs new three-year deal at Stamford Bridge’

N’Golo Kante ‘closes in on new three-year deal at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea contract talks progress’… with Blues star ‘remaining in London’ despite club record £107m for the capture of defensive midfielder Enzo Fernandez. Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is set to sign a new contract with the club until 2026. He has been a crucial … Read more

Football League Focus: Seven EFL clubs in FA Cup action and some ready to shock the big boys

The FA Cup returns this week for its much-maligned midweek fixtures – but at least we can get excited about the presence of the lower league. Seven Football League clubs make up the fifth round of 16 and while only one tie is an EFL-only clash, don’t bet on a few shocks. So from Harry … Read more

SAMI MOKBEL: Chelsea owners still backing Graham Potter, but is it blind faith?

Here’s the problem with faith: once it’s gone, generally speaking, it’s gone forever. There are occasional exceptions, particularly in football, when emotions fluctuate from week to week depending on results. But in the moments when one’s faith is tested, these are the most telling. Chelsea owners Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital are approaching this juncture … Read more

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Chelsea matchday squad for trip to Tottenham

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is back in the Chelsea squad for the first time in a month ahead of the clash with Tottenham, with Graham Potter looking for a goal after the Blues’ recent attacking struggles By Michael Rudling for Mailonline Posted by: 11:47, February 26, 2023 | UPDATED: 12:40, 26 February 2023 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is back … Read more

Chelsea v Spurs last game saw Tuchel and Conte clash…now neither is on board

If the clash between these two sides at Stamford Bridge is anything to go by, we can expect goals, controversy, mass brawls and managers seeing red – in more ways than one. It was back in August when Harry Kane’s header salvaged a 2-2 draw for Tottenham against Chelsea – in a game marred by … Read more

John Motson spends his last night watching Man City’s 1-1 draw with RB Leipzig in local pub

John Motson spends his last night watching Man City’s 1-1 draw with RB Leipzig at the local pub with friends as owners pay tribute to ‘our friend’ after the iconic veteran commentator died aged 77 on Thursday . By Dominic Hogan for Mailonline Posted by: 11:12, 25 February 2023 | UPDATED: 11:12, 25 February 2023 … Read more

Alejandro Garnazzo set for ‘significant pay rise on £7,000-a-week Manchester United contract’

Alejandro Garnazzo is set for a “significant pay rise on his current £7,000-a-week contract at Manchester United”… with the Argentine teenager “close to agreeing a new five-year deal to fend off interest from Real Madrid”. By Dominic Hogan for Mailonline Posted by: 15:43, 23 February 2023 | UPDATED: 15:43, 23 February 2023 Alejandro Garnazzo’s wages … Read more

Liverpool owner John W Henry fishes out their true worth – COMMENTARY

COMMENTARY: John W Henry fishes out Liverpool’s true value as he looks to sell a small stake in the club. It was a tactic employed by Man City in 2019 and will help the Anfield owner get their hands on more money to compete with their rivals. Fenway Sports Group announced last year that it … Read more

Everton: Seamus Coleman continues to prove his worth at Goodison Park

Seamus Coleman hated the question, but the scene playing out behind him in the Goodison Park tunnel invited it. As the Everton captain spoke with typical candor, he was tapped on the shoulder by Nathan Patterson, who was heading home. Walking in the opposite direction at the same time was Ben Godfrey, who had just … Read more

Why Spurs are desperate for a signing after reports Jahm Najafi is lining up a bid

The past month has highlighted both Tottenham’s strengths and weaknesses in the club’s ongoing battle to end a trophy drought that stretches back to 2008. Their 1-0 win over champions Manchester City proved the potential, with the club boasting one of the game’s world-class strikers in Harry Kane and a packed 62,850 capacity stadium. A … Read more