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France
Will Monaco return put Tiemoue Bakayoko’s career back on track?
08:00 Monday 2nd September 2019

Tiemoue Bakayako moved to Chelsea two years ago after superb performances in midfield for Monaco. He featured at the Stade Louis II during a time when the French side were the main challenger to Paris Saint-Germain. He helped them beat the…

Premier League
2019/20 Chelsea Premier League preview
17:00 Wednesday 7th August 2019

For Chelsea supporters, they're experiencing the dreaded feeling of heading into a Premier League campaign unable to sign new players.  Frank Lampard’s litmus test begins on Sunday when taking his Blues squad to square up…

Managerial News
Is Gattuso waiting in vain on Rafa?
09:00 Sunday 2nd June 2019

When Gennaro Gattuso resigned as AC Milan manager and voluntarily forfeited the remaining salary due in his contract, observers probably reacted in one of two ways. Either they admired his sense of honour or thought he was crazy for turning…

Italy
Should Chelsea welcome back Tiemoue Bakayoko?
15:00 Friday 10th May 2019

Tiemoue Bakayoko started his time at AC Milan with a sour taste in the mouth. He’s ending it no better. Sandwiched between, the Frenchman took to the boisterous City of Milan. He made a good impression, too. Although far…

Italy
Has Tiemoue Bakayoko ruined his chances of a permanent AS Milan move?
08:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

Any footballer who starts a game on the bench would be delighted to get on the pitch as a substitute, right? Tell that to Tiemoue Bakayoko. AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso wanted him to replace Lucas Biglia in the first half of the match against…

Italy
Tiemoue Bakayoko enjoying AC Milan as Chelsea's midfield struggles
09:00 Wednesday 13th February 2019

Tiemoue Bakayoko came a long way in the last few seasons. A fan favourite in Monaco, he was a key part of the Ligue 1-conquering midfield that stunned Unai Emery's four-time defending Paris Saint-Germain champions. When the dust…

Italy
Tiemoue Bakayoko showing positive signs at AC Milan
12:00 Sunday 25th November 2018

Disaster, flop, boondoggle. That pretty sums Tiemoue Bakayoko’s pathetic slump from grace in the last year. Heralded as Europe's most-rounded midfielder, the colossal Frenchman has despaired. At Chelsea, then AC Milan. Faithful…

Italy
Will Gennaro Gattuso's excuses hurt AC Milan this season?
12:00 Wednesday 29th August 2018

After AC Milan's first match of the new Serie A season was postponed due to the disaster in Genoa, Gennaro Gattuso's side finally got their campaign underway with a clash at Napoli. They were off to a flying start, taking a two-goal…

Italy
How Tiemoue Bakayoko can resuscitate career at AC Milan
15:00 Monday 20th August 2018

By the end of 2018's summer transfer window, Chelsea had loaned out no fewer than 30 players. The most standout name among them, by a long shot, is Tiemoue Bakayoko. The French midfielder joined AC Milan last week on a one-year deal. There's…

Premier League
Chelsea's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Midfield
15:00 Sunday 8th July 2018

Antonio Conte’s first year at Chelsea was championed by him securing N’Golo Kante from then title holders, Leicester City. Along with Nemanja Matic, Kante formed the focal point of a controlling midfield that expanded and contracted…

World Cup
Ruben Loftus-Cheek must make proper use of this summer
17:00 Wednesday 6th June 2018

It is a testament to Ruben Loftus-Cheek's performance that he was picked ahead of Adam Lallana and Jack Wilshere in England's World Cup squad. The psychically imposing youngster is highly regarded by Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate.…

World Cup
Top 10 Premier League players snubbed for the World Cup
09:00 Friday 1st June 2018

The World Cup is very much around the corner. Some nations are still deliberating over which players merit selection. Others, such as England, France and Spain, have already locked in their 23-man squads.    Every footballer dreams…

Transfers
Premier League Big 6 shopping lists for the summer
15:00 Monday 21st May 2018

The 2017/18 Premier League season is over. Manchester City are deserved champions. The season wasn't without its surprises and shocks. Arsenal were disappointing, Liverpool unexpectedly thrilling. In last summer's transfer window, many…

Premier League
It's not like Antonio Conte said he loved Chelsea and never wanted to leave
12:00 Saturday 19th May 2018

Chelsea experienced a topsy-turvy season under Antonio Conte. The most recent blows came via a frustrating draw to Huddersfield followed by a 3-0 defeat to Newcastle United. One point of six from those two matches bid goodbye to Champions…

Premier League
Chelsea: Summer signings failing to replace departed stars
16:00 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Not all footballers are instant hits after swapping clubs. While some hit the ground running, others are quickly labelled flops. Their blistering past performance now long forgotten. After winning the Premier League during his first season…