Category: Chelsea

Chelsea FC news: Antonio Conte denies players unhappy with training methods

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has dismissed rumours of discontent over his training methods. The Italian insists Chelsea’s training loads are “70 per cent less” than during last season’s Premier League-winning campaign. And Conte says the proximity of matches renders the work which brought success last term “impossible”. “I don’t know about this,” said the

Chelsea players are fuming with Antonio Conte training regime

That’s according to The Times who say Stamford Bridge stars are frustrated with the Italian’s training schedule. It’s suggested the Italian chief has kept a similar routine to last term. There reportedly remains a heavy emphasis on physically demanding sessions with lots of tactical meetings and minimal days off. However, with Chelsea strutting their stuff

Chelsea: Hazard issues warning to rivals

Antonio Conte’s Chelsea play Watford on Saturday seeking to respond from successive losses to Manchester City and Crystal Palace. The Blues are nine points behind leaders City after eight games and Marcos Alonso believes it will take a more impressive run than last season’s 13-game winning streak to retain the title. Hazard thinks

Paper review: Chelsea stars unhappy with Conte? Bale in line for sensational Spurs return?

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Gareth Bale could be set for a sensational return to Tottenham Hotspur, with Real Madrid ready to offload the Welsh winger. The Spanish giants are growing increasingly frustrated with Bale’s constant grappling with injury to the extent that they are prepared to offload him next summer. (Don Balon) Liverpool will resist