John Terry and Rio Ferdinand open old wounds in Twitter feud over the latter’s all-time defenders list

Rio Ferdinand placed John Terry as the fifth best centre-back of the Premier League era

Rio Ferdinand and John Terry were engaged in a war of words on social media on Thursday night after the Manchester United icon named the Chelsea fifth on his list of the best centre-backs in Premier League history. BT Sport pundit Ferdinand, discussing the topic with Virgil van Dijk, placed the Liverpool star, himself, Nemanja … Read more

LIVE Transfer Talk – Jules Kounde still tops Chelsea’s wishlist with Kalidou Koulibaly, Pau Torres, Wesley Fofana as options

LIVE Transfer Talk - Jules Kounde still tops Chelsea's wishlist with Kalidou Koulibaly, Pau Torres, Wesley Fofana as options

Sevilla defender Jules Kounde is a target for Chelsea. Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images The summer transfer window is approaching, and there’s plenty of gossip swirling about who’s moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings and goings and, of course, done deals! TOP STORY: Kounde, Koulibaly on Blues’ wishlist … Read more

Explained: Why crucial Premier League games will not be broadcast in England

Explained: Why crucial Premier League games will not be broadcast in England

Going into the final day of the Premier League campaign, so much remains at stake. Is the title headed to Manchester City or Liverpool? Will it be Arsenal or Tottenham Hotspur playing in next season’s Champions League? Can West Ham United finish ahead of Manchester United and qualify for the Europa League? Who manages to … Read more

LIVE Transfer Talk – Man Utd, Chelsea, Tottenham eye Inter defender Milan Skriniar

LIVE Transfer Talk - Man Utd, Chelsea, Tottenham eye Inter defender Milan Skriniar

Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar is being monitored by several Premier League sides. Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images The summer transfer window is approaching, and there’s plenty of gossip swirling about who’s moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings and goings and, of course, done deals! TOP STORY: Man … Read more

Incoming Chelsea owner Todd Boehly witnessed the work that lies ahead in listless draw with Leicester City

Incoming Chelsea owner Todd Boehly witnessed the work that lies ahead in listless draw with Leicester City

LONDON — Chelsea may actually be doing Thomas Tuchel a favor by ending the season like this. Incoming owner Todd Boehly was at Stamford Bridge on Thursday as Chelsea meandered to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City in their penultimate home game of a campaign that everyone in these parts cannot wait to be over. … Read more

Cesar Azpilicueta tempted by Barcelona transfer, Chelsea may accept player’s decision

Cesar Azpilicueta tempted by Barcelona transfer, Chelsea may accept player's decision

Thomas Tuchel has said Chelsea might need to reluctantly sanction Cesar Azpilicueta’s departure to Barcelona. Photo by Angel Martinez – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has said Cesar Azpilicueta is torn over a possible move to Barcelona and hinted he may reluctantly sanction a transfer if the defender does not feel he … Read more

New Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag ‘plots shock swoop for Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante’

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag reportedly wants N'Golo Kante to kick-start his rebuild

Erik ten Hag ‘plots shock swoop for N’Golo Kante as new Man United boss believes Chelsea midfielder has the ability, experience and hunger to help drive his rebuild next season’ The midfield area is one Erik ten Hag is keen to strengthen this summer Man United boss believes N’Golo Kante could be made available this … Read more

Romelu Lukaku was meant to solve Chelsea’s striker issues. After another FA Cup loss, what should the club do?

Romelu Lukaku was meant to solve Chelsea's striker issues.  After another FA Cup loss, what should the club do?

LONDON — Nothing quite screams “Chelsea need a striker” as the sight of Ross Barkley playing at centre-forward in an FA Cup final. It was a circuitous route to this most bizarre of situations, relying on a peripheral midfielder without any first-team minutes since Jan. 8 to help close out an occasion such as Saturday’s … Read more

Liverpool’s FA Cup win completes the double, but can they shake off fatigue to win two more this season?

Liverpool's FA Cup win completes the double, but can they shake off fatigue to win two more this season?

LONDON — Liverpool are leaving absolutely nothing out on the field in their pursuit of the quadruple. It is now two down, two to go, after a second cup final penalty shootout win against Chelsea this season saw Jurgen Klopp’s team add the FA Cup to the Carabao Cup they lifted at Wembley three months … Read more