Former Chelsea manager Glenn Hoddle believes it might be “the right time” for Derby County boss Frank Lampard to take over at Stamford Bridge, where he is favourite to succeed Juventus-bound Maurizio Sarri – but says Chelsea are at “a bit of a crossroads”. READ MORE: Lampard compensation set at £4m READ MORE: ‘Sarri leaving…

Frank Lampard spent 13 years at Chelsea Chelsea would have to pay Derby around £4m in compensation if they appoint club legend Frank Lampard as their new manager. With current boss Maurizio Sarri set to be confirmed as Max Allegri’s replacement at Juventus, Lampard is the overwhelming favourite to take over. However, BBC Sport understands…

Maurizio Sarri had never won a major trophy before May’s Europa League win, having spent much of his career in Italy’s lower leagues Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle for their manager Maurizio Sarri to join Serie A champions Juventus. An agreement was reached late on Thursday evening after talks between senior officials. A…

Sophie Ingle played 29 times for the Blues last season – and has 70 caps for Wales Wales captain Sophie Ingle has agreed a new contract with Chelsea Women, keeping her at the club until May 2021. The 27-year-old midfielder is in her second spell with the Blues, having returned from Liverpool last summer. Ingle,…

Gareth Southgate talks with his assistant Steve Holland (left) during England’s Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands Switzerland v England Venue: Guimaraes Kick-off time: 14:00 BST How to follow: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Gareth Southgate says there is “no way” he would return to…

One of the transfers under investigation, which led to the ban, was the signing of Bertrand Traore Chelsea have taken their appeal against a two-window transfer ban imposed by Fifa to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Blues are not allowed to buy players until the end of January 2020 and failed with their…