Chelsea Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Southampton

The Blues are preparing for their first game of 2019 against a resurgent Saints side aiming to avoid relegation in the new year Chelsea made amends for a 1-0 defeat in their last home match against Leicester City with consecutive away wins in the Premier League, leaving them in fourth...

Joe Cole to return to Chelsea in new coaching role

Having announced his retirement from football recently, the former midfielder has landed a new coaching job with the Blues Joe Cole will return to Chelsea in 2019 as a technical academy coach, working with various age-grade teams in the club’s youth set-up. Cole came through the ranks at West...

Barcelona manager Valverde: I don't know what I will do next season

The Blaugrana boss has admitted that 2018-19 could be his final season at Camp Nou Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has admitted he could leave the club following the current campaign. Valverde was named manager of the Catalan club prior to last season and the former Athletic Bilbao boss led...

Kovacic 'can imagine' Chelsea stay but will respect Real Madrid contract

The Croatia international is on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge, but would be open to the idea of securing a permanent switch in 2019 Mateo Kovacic “can imagine” staying on at Chelsea, but acknowledges that Real Madrid will have the final say on his future. The Croatia international...

Kane: January signings not essential to Tottenham's title charge

The English centre-forward doesn’t believe that bringing in fresh reinforcements during the winter window is necessary for the club to be successful Tottenham striker Harry Kane insists that the Spurs squad already has enough strength in depth to compete at the top of the Premier League, with the January...