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Benitez Turns To Young Nathan Ake Amidst Injury Crisis

It seems that even though Chelsea are one of the most complete teams in the world, the fact that they have played an average of three games per week has really taken a toll on their squad in recent matches. After Ashley Cole was declared out for a couple of weeks because of an injury …

Chelsea Need A Different Kind Of Balance

It takes more than ability to win titles in England. In fact, two letters more. Roman Abramovich needs to find stability – something big money can’t necessarily buy. Chelsea’s squad is balanced as a whole. They have an attacking defender in David Luiz, a true defender in Terry, and Cahill who can mix and match. …

Is Benitez Secretly Hoping For Chelsea Stay?

It appears as though Rafa Benitez still has the belief in his popularity to come out and say that he feels appreciated by the Blues’ fans every time he has a chance meeting with any of them as Metro.co.uk reported recently. This is surprising amidst rumors saying Mourinho is closer to Stamford Bridge than ever …

Chelsea Players Still Gutted Over Champions League Failiure

Even though fans and most recently players have expressed their disappointment with this season Metro.co.uk reveals that Rafa Benitez seems very happy with the way things are working out for him and his team. Even if the Spaniard has managed to still maintain great chances to win two trophies and finish in the top three …

Should Neymar Choose Chelsea Over Barca?

Brazilian 21-year-old, Neymar, is one of the hottest prospects in world football and has catapulted himself into stardom with his amazing displays. He has continuously been linked with a move away from Santos, in favour of a top European club. Chelsea have been monitoring the prolific frontman for quite some time now, and Spanish giants …

Should Chelsea Fight To Keep Lampard?

The speculation regarding Frank Lampard’s future continues to bemuse many people in football. What else does he have to do to be offered a new deal at Chelsea? Caughtoffside.com reveals that there have been many rumors regarding Lampard’s departure, especially a couple of months ago. It looked like Abramovich was not keen on keeping the …

Chelsea To Bring Back Former Star?

Chelsea are looking to bring back some players who have been loaned out possibly because of Benitez. As the Spaniard’s contract is coming to an end at the same time with this Premier League season, one of the Blues’ best players, Essien will return to Stamford Bridge. With rumors that link Real Madrid’s current coach …

Is Chelsea The Only Option For Mourinho?

Sources have indicated that the ex Chelsea manager’s time may be up at the Bernabeu, come the end of the season. He has always indicated a preference to return to England with reports stating that an exit deal is being prepared by President Perez to end his contentious relationship with Mourinho. Chelsea are on the …

Lukaku Senior Embroiled In Controversy

The Belgian international was considered to be ‘the next Didier Drogba’ when he arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2011 due to his physical presence and goal scoring ability. He has since then been loaned out to West Bromwich and is enjoying a fabulous return, scoring 13 goals in 27 Premier League appearances. However, he would …

Benitez Backed To Deliver

Chelsea fans were vehemently protesting against the appointment of Benitez by owner Abramovich. The Spaniard, who replaced the successful Di Matteo in November, was greeted with banners that read ‘Rafa Out’, indicating that the fans had not forgotten about the controversial comments Benitez made during his reign as Liverpool boss. The 52-year-old initially claimed he …

Can Torres Recapture His Liverpool Form?

The 29-year-old Fernando Torres was regarded as one of the best strikers in Europe during his time at Liverpool, notching up 81 goals in 142 appearances. He regularly terrorised opposing defences and scored goals for fun for the Reds. However, he has endured a torrid time since his record-breaking £50 million move to Stamford Bridge …

Will Chelsea Sign Schurrle?

With recent news suggesting that Falcao is closer than ever to move to Stamford Bridge, the Blues are keen on bringing in yet another world class striker. Leverkusen’s Andre Schurrle, who has been targeted by Abramovich’s team for more than a year, would be a great addition to the squad or he may replace Torres, …

Lukaku Impresses Yet Again

West Brom played Arsenal at home at the Hawthorns today and went down 2-1 in a game which could so easily have ended up 2-2. Arsenal really were in total control of the match until Steve Clarke decided to change things and sent on Chelsea loanee Romelu Lukaku to partner Shane Long in West Brom’s …

Drogba Advocates Mourinho For Chelsea

Mourinho and Drogba enjoyed a trophy-laden spell at the Bridge during Mourinho’s reign at Chelsea between 2004-2007 winning the Premier League twice, FA Cup once and also two League Cups. He was unable to win the big one though, the Champions League, twice being eliminated by Liverpool in the semi-finals. His relationship with owner Abramovich …

Benitez Issues Come-And-Get-Me Plea To Premier League Clubs

The former Liverpool manager returned to manage in the Premier League for Chelsea in November 2012, controversially replacing Di Matteo who had won the Champions League with the Blues only six months prior. However, he has not had a happy spell with the Blues, continuously being booed by his own set of fans at Stamford …

Reus Willing To Wait On Move To The Premier League

Even though Chelsea seem to have a squad full of quality players, numerous footballers are still being linked to the Blues. Over the past year they invested in some of the best, young talents on the planet, managing to create a great squad that seems to have all the right qualities, but lacks cohesion. With …

Bertrand Set To Take His Chance

Ryan Bertrand is determined to take advantage of the chance to start for Chelsea. He is eager to get minutes on the pitch after Ashley Cole was diagnosed with a hamstring problem that will keep him away for at least 2 weeks according to the Mail Online after getting injured in the FA Cup replay …

Courtois Future At Chelsea In The Balance

With the end of the season quickly approaching, several rumors that emerged during the past transfer periods are actually starting to make sense. Chelsea have been constantly linked to many offensive players, which is not out of the ordinary, considering Torres is still a big disappointment. Demba Ba will not be enough for the Blues …