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Mid-Season Report For Chelsea As They Defend Their Title

Last season at this time of year after playing half of the 38 game Premier League season Chelsea were on a long unbeaten run of their own leading with 49 points. Liverpool were in 2nd with 43 points with Manchester City sitting in 5th on goal difference but 10 points behind the Blues last campaign. …

Chelsea star is happy despite transfer rumours

Chelsea coach and ambassador Tore Andre Flo says speculation surrounding the future of David Luiz is not true, insisting that the defender is ‘very happy’ at the club. The Brazil international, who has been out injured for weeks, has had speculation surrounding his future ever since Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to Roma – where it was …

David Luiz to leave in January?

The future of David Luiz at Chelsea is certainly a hot topic at the moment. Ever since the Blues’ 3-0 defeat to Roma, where Luiz was involved in an altercation with Antonio Conte, he has found himself on the sidelines and hasn’t featured in the league since. Conte is adamant that Luiz remains out with …

Chelsea star insists he is happy despite transfer rumours

Chelsea winger Willian has insisted he is happy at Stamford Bridge, despite growing speculation linking him with a move away from the club. The Brazilian has often been touted for a reunion with former boss Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, and was apparently close to doing so in the summer. The rumours have started again …

Courtois hints at move back to Spain

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has warned he will consider all of his options if he is not in agreement over a new deal by the end of the season. The Belgian stopper’s current deal expires in 18 months time, and various reports have linked him with a move to Real Madrid. Courtois himself has insisted …

Chelsea Could Face Tough Opponents In The Champions League Knockout Round

Chelsea could only draw with Atletico Madrid and now face a nightmare last 16 draw in the Champions League after finishing second in Group C. It is not a bad result as it was a strong group, also containing Aletico and Roma, but the Blues should have topped it after Atletico flopped. Instead they were …

It’s All Gone Very Quiet At Stamford Bridge

In the not too distant past there were rumblings of unrest at The Bridge. Was Antonio Conte going to stay or was he going to return to Italy? Was he going to be sacked? There were rumours that Roman Abramovich was fed up with his constant moans about not getting players in during the transfer …

Chelsea enter the race to sign Brazilian star

Chelsea are apparently eyeing up a move for Brazilian star Arthur, joining the race to sign him with Barcelona. The 21-year-old Gremio midfielder has a 50million euro release clause in his contract (£44million), and is seen by Chelsea as a potential long-term replacement for Cesc Fabregas. Arthur has already earned his fair share of plaudits, …

Richarlison hints at Chelsea move after cryptic tweet

Watford forward Richarlison has set the Premier League alight since his move in the summer. The Brazilian cost the North London side £11.2m when they signed him in the summer from Fluminense, a rather large fee for a relatively unknown star. But that fee looks to be a bargain based on his current performances for …

Chelsea to battle United for Mesut Ozil

Chelsea have reportedly locked horns with Manchester United and Barcelona in the race to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil. The German international has less than 12 months remaining on his current Arsenal deal, and with no suggestion he will sign a new deal, he is welcome to discuss a pre-contract agreement with foreign clubs in …

Why Conte must resist transfer approaches for two key men at all costs despite player discontent

Am I the only Chelsea fan who believes that Jose Mourinho is intent on doing everything he can to break up out title winning squad? The move for Matic is well documented and arguably has to go down as one of the worst pieces of transfer business that the club has ever done, but is …

This Chelsea deal is simply a no-brainer for Belgian ace

Courtois: Press Wants To Destabilize!

A good goalkeeper is probably worth anything from 15 to 20pts a season and in many ways just as invaluable as a 25 goal a year striker. They are worth their weight in gold and if you have a good one then you need to do everything in your power to keep them. It is …

Premier League Match Preview And Latest Injury News For The Crunch Clash Between Liverpool And Chelsea

Chelsea travel to Anfield for a 5.30pm kick-off on Saturday, November 25th and it is Jurgen Klopp’s team which holds the upper hand in recent meetings between the two teams. Chelsea are coming into the game on the back of a 4-0 thumping of Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday in Baku having qualified …

Why Chelsea need JT more than ever now

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There is no question that John Terry had to leave the football club in the quest for playing time; however, I do wonder in hindsight if Antonio Conte wished he had persuaded him to take on a player/coach role and keep his presence in and around the Chelsea dressing room. Clearly there is a lack …

Blues youngster ‘had a vision’ to leave Chelsea and it is proved right as he wins man-of-the-match on England debut

Chelsea loanee Ruben Loftus-Cheek has admitted he had to leave the club in order to speed up his career, a decision that seems to have paid off as he as seen himself given an England call up ahead of the upcoming international friendlies. The 21-year old joined Crystal Palace on a season-long loan at the …

Chelsea Starlets Set To Make Full International Debuts On The Biggest Stage

This international break sees England facing arguably the world’s best two international teams. England will play World Champions Germany on Friday the 10th of November, kicking off at 8pm at Wembley. The Three Lions will then follow up that up with another mouth-watering game as they take on Brazil on Tuesday 14th of November again …

Update: Hazard praises new Chelsea signings

Chelsea’s newboys have been praised by star man Eden Hazard. The Blues spent just under £200m on new recruits during the summer, bringing in 6 new faces at the club. Willy Caballero was brought in by Chelsea on a free transfer from Manchester City, and was joined by club record signing Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger, …

Conte thanks Diego Costa for Chelsea service

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has thanked striker Diego Costa for his service to Chelsea during his three years at the club. Conte only managed Costa for one of those years, and the couple had numerous hiccups during that time with the latest of them supposedly pushing the Spanish international out of the club. Costa managed …