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Why this title defence will be different for Chelsea

No Chelsea fan will have forgotten the dramatic drop off in form from winning the title in 2015 to Premier League also-rans in 2016. The spectre of that season and the loss of a legendary manager still lingers, and has partly coloured the anxiety surrounding the Blues’ preparation for the 2017/18 campaign. Questions remain about …

Chelsea end Sanches interest for Drinkwater

Chelsea have reportedly ended their interest in Portuguese star Renato Sanches and turned their attention to £30m rated Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City. The Bayern Munich midfielder has been linked with a move away from Germany all summer, as the youngster failed to make a real impact at the club last season despite a brilliant …

Caballero Hails Club Atmosphere

New Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero says the atmosphere at the club is ‘very good’, and that he is confident the squad will defend their Premier League crown. Chelsea’s squad has had a massive shake-up this summer, with 26 squad members already departing the club on loan or permanent transfer this summer. Conte has added players …

Chelsea seem intent on signing a new winger & could hijack Man United move

Chelsea have made big moves this summer to bring Willy Caballero, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Alvaro Morata and Antonio Rudiger to Stamford Bridge but Antonio Conte is desperate to bolster his squad with further additions. A wealth of departures from Stamford Bridge this summer means the Blues have a squad that currently has 12 players less than …

Conte Makes Controversial Morata Claim

New Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata has only been at the club for a couple of weeks since completing his apparent £70m move from Real Madrid. The Spaniard has looked fairly impressive during the short while he has appeared during pre-season, giving fans plenty of excitement about the upcoming season. Coming into the side in order …

Courtois insists Chelsea will be ready for the new season

Mourinho Makes It Official And Final - Courtois To Return To Chelsea After World Cup

Chelsea have endured a difficult summer and the recent loss of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United has once again raised questions about the Blues’ transfer policy, as a wealth of summer departures have left Antonio Conte’s side looking relatively slim. The Italian boss is desperate to add new faces to his squad before the transfer …

Chelsea need to rally together ahead of crucial start to season

Chelsea stormed to the Premier League title last season but things haven’t quite gone their way since clinching the trophy with a victory over West Brom, losing to Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley and enduring difficult times during pre-season. The Blues defeated Arsenal in China but experienced defeats to Bayern Munich and …

Chelsea need to back Conte in the market, more signings are needed

Chelsea are now just one week away from the Community Shield clash with Arsenal at Wembley, which will raise the curtains for the new Premier League season, but many will feel the Blues have work to do in the market before then. Antonio Conte has drafted Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata …

Further changes on the cards for Chelsea, five transfers could follow

Chelsea made progress in the transfer market following a slow start to the window, where their only initial recruit was goalkeeper Willy Caballero on a free transfer, but the Blues have secured the additions of three top-class names since. Tiemoue Bakayoko has arrived to partner N’Golo Kante in central midfield and Antonio Rudiger will give …

Who Are Chelsea Targeting To Sign And Will They Improve Enough To Keep Pace With Man City?

Man City have broken Real Madrid’s record for the highest spend in a single transfer window, largely to satisfy Pep Guardiola’s obsession with full-backs. Real set the record back in 2009 when they recruited Champions League and Balon d’Or winners like Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka, and they held onto it for eight years. City have …

Morata Dreams of World Cup Place

Alvaro Morata hopes his performances for Chelsea next season will be enough to earn him a place in Spain’s 2018 World Cup squad. The forward has made 20 appearances for Spain since his debut in 2014, scoring 9 goals. He is not always his nation’s favoured striker, but after signing for Chelsea to replace Diego …

Renato Sanches is a very good option for Chelsea this summer

Chelsea endured a slow start to the summer transfer window but picked up pace in recent weeks, bringing in Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger and Alvaro Morata to join fellow new recruit Willy Caballero, who arrived on a free transfer early on in the season. The three major recruits significantly bolster Chelsea’s first-choice XI this season …

Morata will grab the headlines but Chelsea also need Batshuayi

Chelsea endured a fairly slow start to the summer transfer window but have secured major additions to bolster their squad, bringing in Willy Caballero, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger and Alvaro Morata to strengthen the squad ahead of their title defence. The addition of Morata is certainly the one that will get Chelsea fans and the …

Conte Explains Matic and Costa Situation

Antonio Conte has stated he wants ‘total control of the dressing room’ at Chelsea after reports circulated that he has forced Nemanja Matic to train alone and Diego Costa to find a new club. Nemanja Matic is clearly on his way out of Stamford Bridge this summer, after the Blues signed £40m Bakayoko earlier in …

Chelsea Star Backs Morata To Shine

Chelsea goalkeeer Thibaut Courtois insists that new club-record signing Alvaro Morata will shine at the club and backs the striker to score plenty of goals. Morata completed his £60m move to Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid last week and made his debut for the club in a pre-season friendly with Bayern Munich. Chelsea lost the …

Van Dijk is the leader Chelsea need to replace John Terry

Chelsea’s defensive line may not have included John Terry for the majority of last season’s Premier League winning campaign but the loss of the long-serving captain is sure to be felt behind the scenes in West London. Terry had been a permanent fixture at Stamford Bridge since the start of the millennia and had been …

Chelsea Star Sent Home From Tour

Chelsea star Kenedy has been sent home from the club’s pre-season tour of China. The decision comes after the Brazilian made insulting comments about the country on his Instagram page. Kenedy has returned to the UK and has since apologised. The 21-year-old posted two images on his personal Instagram page, prompting criticism and jeering from …

Chelsea seek further signings & Conte needs to make moves quickly

Premier League champions Chelsea have already spent significantly during the summer window to bring Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Alvaro Morata and Willy Caballero to Stamford Bridge but their squad hasn’t actually been improved drastically. The losses of Nathan Ake, Asmir Begovic and John Terry mean that the depth of the squad has remained largely the …

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