Author Archives: Anthony Chapman

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Spurs player ratings: Lloris awful but Lo Celso tries his best as Mourinho’s men crash out of Europe

By | 10th March 2020

IT was a terrible night for Spurs as they crashed out of the Champions League to RB Leipzig. Jose Mourinho’s men suffered a 3-0 defeat in Germany, making it a 4-0 loss on aggregate. Here, SunSport’s Anthony Chapman gives his individual player ratings for Spurs. LLORIS: 3 Shocking performance from the Spurs captain as his […]

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Chelsea lost teen star Mbuyamba to Barcelona even though Dutch defender preferred move to Stamford Bridge

By | 10th March 2020

CHELSEA missed out on highly-rated youngster Xavier Mbuyamba to Barcelona last summer – despite the Dutch teenager preferring a Stamford Bridge switch. Chelsea were leading the race to sign Mbuyamba, 18, from MVV Maastricht after he spent time at their Cobham training base last year. However, the Blues were hit by a transfer ban before […]

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Chelsea blow as Willian admits his future is uncertain and contract talks stalling over length of deal

By | 10th March 2020

WILLIAN has dealt Chelsea a blow after admitting he could leave this summer. The Brazilian winger, 31, is out of contract at the end of the season. Getty Images He wants a three-year deal to remain at Stamford Bridge. But Chelsea are only willing to offer Willian two years, despite their policy of giving over-30s […]

Dele Alli insists Tottenham must not ‘get violins out’.. then Jose Mourinho plays a familiar tune

By | 9th March 2020

DELE ALLI is adamant this is no time for Tottenham to ‘get their violins out’. After five matches without a win, including an FA Cup exit, with five first-teamers injured, two facing FA charges and a 1-0 deficit going into the away leg with RB Leipzig in the Champions League tonight, Dele told his team […]

Willian’s wife appears to let slip Chelsea transfer exit after being filmed saying ‘our days are numbered’

By | 9th March 2020

WILLIAN’S time at Chelsea could be coming to an end after his wife hinted at a Stamford Bridge exit this summer. Vanessa Martins was caught on video telling her children that their “days are numbered” and things have “not been easy” after Willian entered the final six months of his Chelsea contract in January. The […]

How Tottenham could line up vs RB Leipzig with Mourinho to make huge call on Sessegnon and Lamela with Bergwijn out

By | 9th March 2020

JOSE MOURINHO could turn to either Ryan Sessegnon or Erik Lamela after Steven Bergwijn was ruled out of Spurs’ Champions League clash with RB Leipzig. The £25milllion January signing has made an immediate impact for the capital club, scoring two goals in six matches. But Bergwijn suffered a “significant sprain” to his left ankle during […]

Kevin De Bruyne believes he WILL be fit for Manchester derby despite Carabao Cup final shoulder injury

By | 5th March 2020

KEVIN DE BRUYNE believes he has a chance of being fit for Sunday’s Manchester derby at Old Trafford. The City superstar picked up a shoulder injury in last weekend’s Carabao Cup final win over Aston Villa. De Bruyne was ruled out of Wednesday’s 1-0 FA Cup fifth-round victory at Sheffield Wednesday — and boss Pep […]

Derby 0 Man Utd 3: Odion Ighalo rains on Wayne Rooney’s parade as Red Devils coast into FA Cup quarters

By | 5th March 2020

IF Wayne Rooney was arguably the most warmly-welcomed Manchester United signing of the 21st century, then Odion Ighalo may have been the least. Yet while the Nigerian loanee may have been a panic buy in January, he certainly has a cool head in front of goal. The 30-year-old former Watford striker produced a pair of […]

Christian Pulisic hands Frank Lampard huge injury boost as Chelsea midfielder says he is ‘super close’ to return

By | 5th March 2020

CHRISTIAN PULISIC has given Chelsea a huge boost after claiming he is “super close” to a return from injury. The USA star has been out since New Year’s Day with a groin injury. Pulisic, 21, has made a good start to life at Stamford Bridge with six goals and six assists in 23 appearances – […]