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Antonio Conte struggling to sleep after Chelsea’s loss at Arsenal English Premier League Latest News 

Antonio Conte struggling to sleep after Chelsea’s loss at Arsenal

Antonio Conte revealed he is struggling to sleep after Chelsea's poor form in the Premier League continued at Arsenal. The Blues' winless run in the Premier League stretched to three matches on Saturday as they were comprehensively beaten 3-0 at Emirates Stadium with Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil on target for the Gunners. Chelsea, who have not won in the league for nearly a month, slipped down to eighth place following the defeat and are now eight points behind current leaders Manchester City.Conte said: "I don't sleep, sure. I don't…

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Cesc Fabregas denies ever wanting to leave Chelsea English Premier League Latest News 

Cesc Fabregas denies ever wanting to leave Chelsea

Cesc Fabregas has insisted he never considered leaving Chelsea during the summer transfer window. The midfielder, who was a key first-team player during his first two seasons at Stamford Bridge, has fallen down the pecking order under new boss Antonio Conte. He was linked with a move away from west London – AC Milan and Real Madrid were touted as possible suitors – but he is adamant he never sought to leave Chelsea. When asked if he contemplated departing Chelsea in August, he told Spanish radio station, Cadena Cope: "No. To a big…

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Barcelona’s Lionel Messi out injured for three weeks with groin strain Latest News Lionel Messi Spanish La-Liga 

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi out injured for three weeks with groin strain

Lionel Messi will be out for three weeks after suffering a groin strain as he limped off in Barcelona's 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid. The five-time World Player of the Year missed Argentina's World Cup qualifier with Venezuela earlier this month due to the problem and only started Barca's shock 2-1 defeat to Alaves 10 days ago on the bench as coach Luis Enrique bedded him back into action gently. After an innocuous tussle with Atletico's Diego Godin in the second half of Wednesday night's La Liga clash at the Nou…

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte prepares for reshuffle defence English Premier League Latest News 

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte prepares for reshuffle defence

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte prepares for reshuffle defence after furious half-time inquest at the Emirates. Antonio Conte and his players held an angry half-time inquest as Chelsea were crushed by Arsenal inside 45 minutes on Saturday. Conte's men were humiliated and produced one of the most woeful defensive displays from a Chelsea side in recent memory. Nothing should detract from Arsenal's dazzling football, as goals from Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil crowned Arsene Wenger's 20-year anniversary as manager in style. But the dismal nature of Chelsea's defending will be highlighted…

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Yaya Toure’s agent issues response to Pep Guardiola England Latest News 

Yaya Toure’s agent issues response to Pep Guardiola

Dimitri Seluk says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola should be saying sorry himself rather than demanding an apology from Yaya Toure. Toure has been told he will not play for City again unless Guardiola gets an apology for Seluk's criticism of his decision to omit the player from City's Champions League squad. But that apology will not come from Seluk, who has accused Guardiola of behaving like "a king" on the back of eight straight wins at the start of his City career. Pep Guardiola said Toure will not play for City again…

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Jamie Vardy race shame: Leicester ace tells of his ‘terrible mistake’ in racially abuse England Gossip Latest News 

Jamie Vardy race shame: Leicester ace tells of his ‘terrible mistake’ in racially abuse

Jamie Vardy race shame: Leicester ace tells of his 'terrible mistake' in racially abusing an Asian man in a casino and admits 'some people will never forgive me' . Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has denied he is racist but fears his name will now forever be tainted by what he said during a heated row in a casino last year. The England star admits he called an Asian man a 'Jap' in a moment of fury as he believed he had revealed Vardy's cards to another player during a poker…

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Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois plans return to play in La Liga English Premier League Latest News Spain 

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois plans return to play in La Liga

Thibaut Courtois wants to return to La Liga one day and intends to make a decision on his Chelsea future when he enters the final year of his contract in the summer of 2018. The Belgium international spent three seasons on loan at Atletico Madrid before he replaced Petr Cech as Chelsea's No 1. He won a La Liga title in Spain and helped Atletico to the 2013/14 Champions League final, and admitted he retains a strong connection with the club. "I feel half Spanish," Courtois told Spanish newspaper Marca. "When I…

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Former Arsenal and Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor on verge of joining Lyon English Premier League France Latest News 

Former Arsenal and Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor on verge of joining Lyon

Emmanuel Adebayor is on the verge of signing for Lyon, according to the Ligue 1 club's manager Bruno Genesio. The forward, who is a free agent after his contract expired with Crystal Palace, held talks with Fulham earlier this summer but a move failed to materialise.  The former Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham forward is now subject to interest from Lyon, who are seeking an offensive replacement for the injured Alexandre Lacazette and Lyon manager Genesio has revealed Adebayor is in the French city to finalise a deal. "He has arrived in Lyon and I'll meet him…

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Neymar Barcelona transfer case re-opened by Madrid court Latest News Spanish La-Liga 

Neymar Barcelona transfer case re-opened by Madrid court

A Madrid court has re-opened a case into alleged irregularities regarding the transfer of Neymar to Barcelona from Brazilian club Santos. The announcement on Friday came less than three months after National Court judge Jose de la Mata shelved the complaint. The complaint was brought by Brazilian investment group DIS against Brazil international Neymar, his father, former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and former Santos president Odilio Rodrigues. Prosecutors appealed Mata's decision and judge Angela Murillo Bordallo has ruled that there is still enough evidence to keep the case alive. The…

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Man U Legend Ryan Giggs set for talks over Swansea job? English Premier League Latest News 

Man U Legend Ryan Giggs set for talks over Swansea job?

Francesco Guidolin is fighting to save his job as Swansea City manager after it emerged the club has targeted Ryan Giggs to replace him. Huw Jenkins, the Swansea chairman, is understood to have considered approaching Giggs over the prospect of succeeding Guidolin before the move was blocked by the club’s new American owners. Jenkins was hoping to meet Giggs, the former Manchester United attacker and assistant manager, ahead of the EFL Cup tie against Manchester City, which Swansea went on to lose 2-1, but postponed the plans after talks with majority shareholders…

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