French champions Paris Saint-Germain have made an approach to speak to outgoing Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez, reports French sources.
ESPN reports claims from L’Equipe which indicate Benitez’s advisers are talking to sporting director Leonardo over the possibility of succeeding Carlo Ancelotti, who wants to leave the club and take over at Real Madrid.
Benitez’s reputation has been restored in testing climes at Chelsea. He ...More
With Jose Mourinho expected to be finally confirmed as the manager at Chelsea in the coming days, talk has begun on who he might let leave west London, and the Daily Mail indicates David Luiz is set to be one of the big casualties.
The 26-year-old arrived at Stamford Bridge from Benfica in January 2011 for £21m, but hasn’t always looked convincing in his regular central defensive role. A move from Rafael Benitez into a defensive mid...More
England manager Roy Hodgson has hit out at Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham for arranging post-season tours after the domestic season has finished.
England have two friendlies to play in the next fortnight against the Republic of Ireland at Wembley, before travelling to Rio to face 2014 World Cup hosts Brazil for the second time in the calendar year.
The FA brought the dates of these friendlies forward to allow players to have...More
Luke Shaw will ignore interest from Chelsea to remain at Southampton and sign his first professional contract with the club this summer, the Daily Telegraph has reported.
Shaw, 17, impressed in his debut season in the Premier League as first Nigel Adkins and then Mauricio Pochettino guided the Saints to mid-table safety upon their return to the top flight after years spent in the second and third tiers.
Chelsea had identified Shaw a...More
Rafael Benitez can look back on his time as interim Chelsea manager and consider himself a success, Frank Lampard believes, after the Spaniard’s temporary spell at Stamford Bridge ended with Champions League qualification and Europa League success, Sky Sports has reported.
Benitez was not made to feel welcome by a large section of the Blues’ faithful when he replaced Roberto Di Matteo in November 2012, as supporters remembered critic...More
Jose Mourinho has moved a step closer to a reunion with Chelsea after it was confirmed the Portuguese was free to leave Real Madrid, the Guardian has reported.
The move means Chelsea will not have to pay compensation to prise Mourinho from the Santiago Bernabeu, a possible saving of almost £17m according to the newspaper. Instead, Madrid president Florentino Perez confirmed in a press conference on Monday evening that Mourinho was to...More
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