News Spain 

Alvaro Morata’s chances of World Cup selection looking unlikely

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata’s chances of being selected for this summer’s world cup look highly unlikely as he is playing as a backup striker for recent January signing Olivier Giroud. The Spanish striker’s big move from Real Madrid last summer seemed to be the perfect move for his career. The striker has failed to cement a starting position in previous seasons at Madrid and Juventus. At Madrid he was always second choice behind French striker Karim Benzema in the years he featured for the club. Chelsea splashed out £60 million…

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News Spain 

Chelsea duo Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta hoping to be included in Spain’s 23-man squad

Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta are both hoping their fine performances this season for Chelsea have earned them selection for the Spanish National side. The pair have been ever present in Antonio Conte’s side this campaign which has seen Chelsea challenging for a top four finish and a place in the FA cup final against Manchester United. Both have struggled to secure places for their national side as Spain’s defensive line consists players from Spain’s top two sides, Real Madrid and Barcelona. Since Azpilicueta signed for Chelsea in 2012, following…

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Gossip News 

Real Madrid told to look elsewhere as Chelsea duo clearly indicate futures

Real Madrid have lost out in their hope of signing Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois from Chelsea after both players gave a clear indication on their futures at Stamford Bridge. Having lost out in the race to sign young Athletic Club keeper Kepa in January, Madrid president Florentino Perez has moved his interest on to other goalkeeper options – searching for a long term replacement for Iker Casillas, who departed in 2015. Keylor Navas, signed from La Liga rivals Levante – has been a superb replacement, helping Los Blancos to…

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News Spain 

Marcos Alonso “Going to the World Cup would be a dream”

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso was interviewed by Spanish newspaper Marca in which he discussed everything from making it to the Spain squad to his time at Chelsea and his future plans. When asked how he left about being called-up so last minute, he prefers to think about the now: “It’s an honour to represent my country and going to the World Cup would be a dream scenario” but he understands how difficult it is to break into the squad “Spain has some really good players, the important thing is that…

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Global La Liga News 

Hazard wants to leave Chelsea this summer

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard wants to leave the club this summer, after exiting the Champions League this week. The English champions were eliminated from the Champions League on Wednesday evening, losing 4-1 on aggregate to Barcelona, who thanks to Lionel Messi – progressed to the quarter-final stage. Hazard, who featured from the start in the game at Camp Nou – was hauled off after 80 minutes and was visibly frustrated. And, reports following the game have now emerged claiming the Belgian international wants to push for a summer exit. The…

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Global News 

Disappointed not to stop Messi, says Azpilicueta

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has said Lionel Messi was the difference between his side and Barcelona on Wednesday evening. The Catalan side proved too good for the reigning Premier League champions in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Lionel Messi scoring an impressive double and French attacker Ousmane Dembele getting on the score sheet. The scoreline somewhat flattered Barca, who were tested by Antonio Conte’s side over two legs, and Spanish centre-back Azpilicueta has opened up about the performance and his disappointment at not stopping the Argentine forward…

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La Liga News 

Messi the difference, says Antonio Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has said Lionel Messi was the difference between his side and Barcelona on Wednesday evening. The Catalan side proved too good for Conte’s Premier League champions in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Lionel Messi scoring an impressive double and Ousmane Dembele getting on the score sheet. The scoreline somewhat flaterred Barca, who were tested by Conte’s side over two legs, and the Italian coach has given his thoughts on the second leg events. “Tonight in the two legs, Lionel Messi made the…

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La Liga News 

Valverde discusses ‘suffering’ Barca performance

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has said his side were made to suffer against Chelsea, despite winning 3-0 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday evening. The Catalan side proved too good for Chelsea in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Lionel Messi scoring an impressive double and Ousmane Dembele getting on the score sheet. The scoreline somewhat flaterred Barca, who were tested by Antonio Conte’s side over two legs, and Valverde has opened up about the problems his side faced from the English side. “The match had…

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Global Match Centre News 

Barcelona 3-0 Chelsea: Lionel Messi reaches 100 goals as Barcelona reach the quarter finals of the Champions League

Lionel Messi scored his 100th Champions League with two goals as Barcelona defeated Chelsea 3-0 in the Camp Nou on Wednesday night and 4-1 on aggregate to reach the quarter finals. Messi was part of the 3-0 goals scored as he converted two on the night and assisted one to Ousmane Dembele who was the goal scorer on the night. Barcelona started the game in the best possible way as in the 2nd minute of the game Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez set up Messi who from a tight angle…

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