Transfer Talk – Chelsea’s James could join Real Madrid to reunite with Carlo Ancelotti

6:38 PM ET Nick JuddTransfer Writer The summer transfer window is approaching and there is a lot of gossip floating around about who is going where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumors, whereabouts and, of course, deals! TOP STORY: James will join Real Madrid? Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is looking … Read more

Which Premier League clubs will qualify for the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League?

The Premier League season is entering its final stretch and the race for a place in Europe next season is starting to heat up. We take a look at who is in contention to qualify for the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League, and what impact an English side winning a European trophy … Read more

By reaching the FA Cup final, Chelsea can redeem a season derailed by uncertainty and ownership drama

LONDON — Chelsea’s most turbulent season in modern history could end like so many before it: with another trophy. Chelsea return to Wembley on May 14 to play in the FA Cup final against Liverpool after beating Crystal Palace 2-0 in Sunday’s second semi-final thanks to goals from substitute Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount. They … Read more

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel sorry for Conor Gallagher’s FA Cup semi-final

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said he apologized to Conor Gallagher for not allowing the loanee midfielder to play for Crystal Palace against his parent club in the FA Cup semi-final Sunday. The 22-year-old has been one of the Premier League’s stars this season – registering eight goals and five assists – but will be in … Read more

Brazil defense a concern for World Cup as Thiago Silva and Marquinhos struggle in Champions League

Recent Champions League fixtures have whetted the appetite for this year’s World Cup – an edition where the best players won’t suffer burnout at the end of the season, but will instead be close to peak fitness a once the tournament started in November. It’s a worrying thought for defenders – perhaps especially those coming … Read more

LIVE Transfer Talk – Rudiger race heats up for Man Utd, PSG and Barcelona after Chelsea’s Champions League exit

The summer transfer window is approaching, and there’s a lot of gossip swirling about who’s going where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumors, whereabouts and, of course, deals! TOP STORY: Rudiger remains on top clubs’ radar The decision regarding the Chelsea centre-back Antonio RudigerBlues’ future will be accelerated following the Blues’ … Read more

Transfer Talk – Rudiger race heats up for Man Utd, PSG and Barcelona after Chelsea’s Champions League exit

The summer transfer window is approaching, and there’s a lot of gossip swirling about who’s going where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, whereabouts and, of course, deals! TOP STORY: Rudiger remains on top clubs’ radar The decision regarding the Chelsea centre-back Antonio RudigerBlues’ future will be accelerated following the Blues’ … Read more

Chelsea showed spirit and potential despite heartbreaking Champions League exit against Real Madrid

MADRID – There’s no preferred way to give up your Champions League crown, but nothing could be closer than this. Asked on the eve of Tuesday’s game how the champions pull out of a competition if it is going to be their moment, Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel replied: “By not accepting it before the … Read more

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel slams referee’s lack of ‘courage’ after Real Madrid loss

Thomas Tuchel slammed referee Szymon Marciniak for ‘laughing and smiling’ with Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti as Chelsea were knocked out of the Champions League and questioned whether the officials had the ‘courage’ to make key calls against the La Liga giants. Chelsea’s defense of their Champions League crown ended in the quarter-finals on Tuesday … Read more

I’ll make them “usual winners”

Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca said he stepped up his “substantial and credible” bid for Chelsea on Tuesday, promising a big investment to make the club “usual winners”. New York-based investment bank Raine Group has set a deadline for bid submissions of Thursday, with Pagliuca’s proposal one of four to have reached this stage with … Read more