Missed opportunity for Atletico after narrow defeat at Real Betis
Alvaro Morata's debut ended in disappointment as Atletico Madrid missed a golden chance to cut the gap behind Barcelona by losing 1-0 to Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday. Morata made his first start for Atletico at Benito Villamarin but it was an unspectacular opener for the on-loan Chelsea striker, and a big opportunity…
Atletico Madrid complete loan signing of Morata from Chelsea
Atletico Madrid have reached an agreement with Chelsea for the loan signing of Alvaro Morata until the end of next season, the two clubs said on Monday.
Higuain in London, Morata off to Atletico as Cahill leaves Chelsea
The deal is reportedly almost set with Piatek going to Milan and Higuain going to Chelsea. Reports from London said the deal was likely to be completed last night, with all of the dominoes falling into place. Genoa’s Krzysztof Piatek would join AC Milan, while Higuain will switch his loan from Milan to Chelsea, and…
Chelsea close in on Higuain loan, Morata set for Atletico
Chelsea are set to add some much-needed firepower by reuniting manager Maurizio Sarri with Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to widespread reports on Thursday.
My quality is yet to diminish, Fabregas claims
CESC Fabregas believes his technical quality has never abated even if he has begun to lose “sharpness”, with the midfielder expected to leave Chelsea for Monaco. Fabregas captained Chelsea to a 2-0 FA Cup win at home to Nottingham Forest on Saturday, bidding what looked to be an emotional farewell to the Stamford Bridge crowd…
Morata hits double for FA Cup holders Chelsea as Gillingham knock out Cardiff
Alvaro Morata scored twice as holders Chelsea began their FA Cup defence with a 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in a match where a tearful Cesc Fabregas appeared to bid farewell to English football.
Chelsea’s lack of creativity reason for current form, Zola declares
Gianfranco Zola says Chelsea are “not the perfect team” and don’t create enough chances given the possession they have.
Gattuso and Higuain to stay at AC Milan
Coach Gennaro Gattuso and striker Gonzalo Higuain are set to remain at AC Milan, the club's sporting director Leonardo said on Friday. Speculation has been mounting that former Milan midfielder Gattuso will be axed if he does not deliver a win against lowly SPAL on Saturday in the last match before the winter break. "There…
Morata injury could make Sarri enter January sales
Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri is likely to assess the attacking talent on offer in the January transfer window after Alvaro Morata suffered an injury this week. The Spanish striker was forced out of the Europa League draw at Hungarian club Vidi just before half-time after injuring his knee while shooting and will almost certainly miss…