Counted: How many games Chelsea won after sacking Tuchel a year ago
Thomas Tuchel was fired from his position as a Chelsea manager on September 7 after the Blues fell to a 1-0 defeat at Dinamo Zagreb.The sacking has proven to be the beginning of a huge downward spiral for the Blues, with the team finishing 12th, their lowest position since 1994.
Fenerbahçe are closing in on Dominik Livaković deal
Some Celtic fans were thrilled on Friday night after hearing the news from Sky Sports that the club is closely watching Dominik Livaković. The goalkeeping position is seen as a top priority for Celtic, adding to the excitement surrounding the potential acquisitionHowever, according to reports, it quickly became evident that Fenerbahce's interest was serious.
Mount unlikely to sign Chelsea deal amid Arsenal links & 2 more under-radar stories
Wright credits Brighton with trapping ArsenalIan Wright believes that Arsenal played right into Brighton's hands in the Premier League on Sunday, leading to an embarrassing 3–0 defeat at the Emirates.He said: "Brighton wanted us to go for their jugular right off the bat, and we did and we tried.
Arsenal create two-man summer shortlist amid Saliba fears – one target impressing in Premier League (reliability: 4 stars)
Arsenal are thinking about signing a new centre-back in the summer amid fears over William Saliba’s injury issues, claims the Daily Mail’s Simon Jones.The Gunners have set up a two-man shortlist of players they might look to sign in the summer.
Conditions for Mendy sale named and 3 more under-radar stories at Madrid
Conditions for Mendy sale named Cadena SER (5 stars) report that Real Madrid is open to Ferland Mendy's departure this season if Nacho extends his contract and they receive a good offer on the French left-back.Dinamo Zagreb name training camp after Modric'Teren Luka Modric' will be the new name of Dinamo Zagreb's training camp from now on.
Ancelotti rules out his son moving to Basel and 3 more under-radar stories of the day
Ancelotti rules out his son moving to BaselCarlo Ancelotti has dispelled the rumours that his son and assistant Davide will take charge of FC Basel as a head coach this summer. However, he will get his UEFA Pro License in the near future.
Arsenal interested in signing Eden Hazard & 2 more under-radar stories
Hazard linked with Arsenal moveArsenal could turn their attention to Eden Hazard if they fail to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk from Shakhtar Donetsk this month, according to Media Foot Mercato.The 32-year-old forward is just a fringe player at Real Madrid and a potential return to the Premier League could help him get his career back on track.
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Chelsea to place bid for Spanish midfield star Dani Olmo on one condition (reliability: 4 stars)
Chelsea will place a bid to sign Spanish midfield sensation Dani Olmo if they lose the race for Mykhailo Mudryk to Arsenal, according to Sports Mail. Olmo was trained in Barcelona's La Masia and moved to Croatia in 2015 to play for Dinamo Zagreb.
Zakharyan's club comments on Chelsea links and 4 more under-radar stories of the day
Kovacic's performance v Canada put into perspectiveMateo Kovacic starred in Croatia's 4-1 win over Canada on Sunday. The midfielder created four chances, made five tackles and recorded a 93% passing accuracy rate, Opta say.
About the team
Competing in: Croatia. 1. HNL, UEFA Champions League, Croatian Cup, UEFA Europa League, Croatian Football Super Cup, UEFA Europa Conference LeagueFixtures
Squad: number of players – 36, average team age – 25.2, foreign players – 14, national team players – 5Show more
Date of foundation: 1911
Evening Standard: Ben Chilwell to have a scan on Friday, World Cup hopes are 'over'
Ben Chilwell is set to have a scan on his injured hamstring on Friday to find out the extent of his injury, as per the Evening Standard.Initial assessments of the full-back's problem 'have not been positive' and his World Cup dream is all but 'over' regardless of this week's tests.
Zakaria set to finish season with Chelsea as Juventus refuse to take him back, reason revealed
On Wednesday night, Denis Zakaria finally made his debut for Chelsea two months after joining them on a season-long loan from Juventus.The Swiss midfielder made a very positive impression in the Dinamo Zagreb win and is likely set for more invlolvement in the future.
Chelsea fear Chilwell's injury is long-term, could be out beyond World Cup - The Telegraph
Fears are growing at Chelsea that Ben Chilwell has suffered a serious hamstring injury in the Dinamo Zagreb win, The Telegraph reports.His teammates are worried that the left-back has torn his hamstring after he complained of hearing it 'popping' in the final minutes of the game.
'Just as we suspected, he's a midfield beast': Fans react to Zakaria's memorable Chelsea debut
Denis Zakaria got his first appearance for Chelsea last night, having been at the club for months, and scored on his debut. He helped the Blues win 2-1 against Dinamo Zagreb to finish top of the group as they head into the knockout stages.
Hilarious moment as journalist tells Potter 'Dinamo is the reason you're at Chelsea' (video)
A funny, even if a bit awkward situation happened at Graham Potter's press conference ahead of the Dinamo Zagreb game.A reporter asked the head coach if Chelsea are motivated by revenging Dinamo for the defeat in the first group game.