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Chelsea Fancy Permanent Move For Teenage Trialist

Burkino Faso international Bertrand Traore has been on trial with Chelsea since the start of the 2010-11 season, when he rejected Manchester United in favour of the Blues, but has been unable to sign for the London outfit since he is not eligible for a work permit in the UK. The 17-year-old was reportedly taken …

Mourinho Shows Respect And Friendship Towards Wenger

Jose Mourinho’s return to the Barclays Premier League was always going to bring unexpected interviews with the press, and the Portuguese manager has unexpectedly been full of praise for Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. Chelsea supporters would be very pleased with owner Roman Abramovich, not only for supporting every manager with funds, but also for convincing …

Cahill Reckons It Is Lukaku’s Time To Shine

Now that Romelu Lukaku is back at Chelsea, there were questions about his role in the squad for the upcoming season. His chances of becoming a regular in the first-team were put into jeopardy when the Blues purchased young German international Andre Schurrle, and are also being linked with a move for Manchester United’s Wayne …

Mourinho: Rooney Is My Only Transfer Target

Jose Mourinho has declared that Wayne Rooney will be his only target for the rest of the summer transfer window, as Chelsea wait for a reply from Manchester United for a bid which was made public by the Blues. The former Real Madrid boss has been talking about his interest in Rooney, and confirmed that …

Ba Has No Intention Of Leaving Chelsea, Saying: I Will Stay

Speculation about Demba Ba’s future has taken a twist, as the striker has now revealed that he wants to stay at Chelsea, ignoring any talk of a potential move to Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala this summer. Jose Mourinho has been trying to increase competition in the side in order to boost team performances, and the …

Chelsea To Give Brazilian Loan Opportunity

Chelsea will give their young Brazilian winger Lucas Piazon an opportunity to go out on loan and gain some first team experience, while it gets tougher each season to break into the first team, which is now over-flowing with world class players. Jose Mourinho has been using his man-management skills to get to know each …

Mourinho Reveals Plans For Getting The Best From Frank Lampard

The Chelsea legend that is Frank Lampard has been ever present in the Blues starting line-up since he joined Stamford Bridge from West Ham prior to the 2001-02 season. He has consistently made more than 40 appearances in all competitions throughout the last decade, the one exception being 32 appearances in the 2010-11 season owing …

Relief For Chelsea’s De Bruyne After Injury Scare

Kevin De Bruyne had an awkward fall just after scoring the second goal for his side in their 4-1 win against Malaysia XI. He did not expect that to happen after a well taken goal, as he lay on the pitch, gesturing to the touch line regarding his need to receive some medical attention. He then …

Chelsea Starlet Deserves A Starting Spot

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has continued to develop his talents and deserves a shot at starting for the Blues. The 20-year-old Belgian, who is entering his first full season at Stamford Bridge, showed signs of an up and coming star while playing for West Bromwich Albion on a loan last season. Lukaku showed the Premier …

Lukaku Happy To Compete With Rooney For Striking Role

Romelu Lukaku has declared that he does not fear the possibility of Wayne Rooney arriving at Chelsea and claimed he is content that it is the manager who will have all the say in picking the right first team as the new season draws closer. Chelsea have been revitalized with the arrival of Jose Mourinho, …

Schurrle Keen To Impress

Andre Schurrle has spoken about his relief at finally securing a move to Chelsea, after his seemingly imminent move last season was blocked by former club Bayer Leverkusen, but is now keen to impress the Stamford Bridge faithful in his first season. Jose Mourinho has already been an influence on the current Chelsea squad, after …

Mourinho Still Motivated To Succeed – Cech

The self-styled ‘Special One’ returned to London early last month for a second stint with the Blues after a remarkable trophy-laden spell between 2004 and 2007. The Portuguese tactician became the club’s most successful manager in history during his first spell in charge as he won the Premier League (twice), FA Cup, FA Community Shield …

Bertrand Eager To Make His Mark At Chelsea Despite Liverpool Interest

The 23-year-old Ryan Bertrand signed as a teenager for the Blues back in 2005 and has gone to play for several lower division clubs on loan between 2006 and 2010 in order to gain valuable match experience. He has been at Stamford Bridge since the start of the 2010-11 season and famously started in the …

Mourinho’s Words Of Motivation For Lukaku

Belgian international Romelu Lukaku was struggling to break into Chelsea’s first-team setup after his arrival from Anderlecht. To allow him to play regularly, he was shipped out on loan to fellow English Premier League club West Bromwich Albion. The move worked wonders for him as he shone brightly at The Hawthorns. He has now returned …

Kevin de Bruyne Scores Awesome Strike And Then Gets Carried Off

Kevin de Bruyne, who is currently on the pre-season tour with Chelsea, featured in their match against Malaysia XI. He was undoubtedly eager to make an impact and impress new boss Jose Mourinho in order to have a shot at breaking into the Blues’ starting 11 for the upcoming season. He was lively during the …

Michael Essien Returns Fit And Ready To Go

The Ghanian international was bought from Lyon back in 2005 by Jose Mourinho when he was in charge at Chelsea for the first time around. He cost them a massive £25 million at that time and arrived in England with high expectations, something which his strong shoulders could very well take. However, his time at Stamford …

Mourinho Confirms Position On Mata And Luiz

There were some reports suggesting that Mata, Chelsea’s Player of the Year for the past two seasons, is surplus to requirements under new Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. To add to the bemusement among Chelsea fans, even the impressive David Luiz has been linked with a move away from the club. In another one of the …

Mourinho – Rooney Is Our Only Target

Jose Mourinho marked his return to London from Real Madrid by completing a couple of signings in the first few weeks. He has already signed German attacker Andre Schurrle and midfielder Marco van Ginkel. Chelsea are also heavily linked with United’s Rooney. The England international is understood to be unhappy at Old Trafford and is …