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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 …

Mourinho – Lukaku’s Future Is Up To Him

Romelu Lukaku has conceded that his conversation with new manager Jose Mourinho will remain private and confidential, but admitted that his place in the starting eleven will remain in his hands. Mourinho faces the daunting task of preparing the strongest starting eleven from the star-studded squad available to him. This includes making a decision in …

Luke Shaw Signs Extension With Southampton Snubbing Arsenal & Chelsea

The 18-year old Luke Shaw has been considered as one of England’s brightest and most promising stars for the future as he has already broken into the Southampton first-team and has established his place at left-back. He is a product of the famed Southampton youth academy which has previously produced current stars like Arsenal’s Theo …

Mourinho’s Chelsea Getting More Serious About De Rossi

According to Metro, AS Roma star Daniele de Rossi could be closer to a move to Chelsea, after the Italian giants completed the signing of Kevin Strootman from PSV Eindhoven for a reported fee in the region of £15 million. Jose Mourinho has been trying to get multiple deals over the line, and is most …

Rooney would be perfect at Chelsea

A move that would send Wayne Rooney to Stamford Bridge makes almost too much sense for Chelsea. It is clear that transfer talks with Rooney have been going on for quite a while. New manager David Moyes has stated that he isn’t completely sold on the 27-year-old English star. He claims that Rooney still needs …

Mourinho Eyeing Drogba Reunion?

Mourinho’s first stint at Chelsea between 2004 and 2007 was filled with success and laden with trophies. That was largely down to their brutal attacking force which was led expertly by Ivorian international Didier Drogba, who was plucked by the Portugese manager from French outfit Marseille by Mourinho. Together, the two broke records and won …

Lampard: It’s a great appointment as manager

A relaxed Frank Lampard revealed that Jose Mourinho has already made his presence felt even though it has been less than a month since the Portuguese manager has taken charge of proceedings at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho made a remarkable comeback to London after he was offered the job for the second time by Russian owner …

Ivanovic Loyal To Chelsea And Rejects PSG Interest

The Serbian international Branislav Ivanovic has established himself in the heart of Chelsea’s defense over the last few seasons. His versatility has been key in him cementing his place in the team, as he has been deployed and has performed efficiently anywhere across the back four. He put in numerous solid performances over the last …

Chelsea Looking At Roma’s Danielle De Rossi

Roma midfielder, Danielle De Rossi is currently on a holiday as he has been exempted from taking part in his club’s summer training camp in Riscone following his participation in the recently concluded Confederations Cup with Italy. He has been given some extra time off to rejuvenate ahead of the start of the new season. …

Chelsea Bid For Portuguese Winger Despite Potential Legal Complications

Chelsea have indeedtabled an £8 million bid for Sporting Lisbon’s highly rated winger Bruma, who is said to be keen on a move away from his native country, as suggested by the player’s agent. Mourinho is not only looking to build a superb starting eleven for the next season, but also lay foundations for gradual …

Romeu Is Loaned To Valencia For The Season

Chelsea youngster Oriol Romeu has been granted a loan move back to his native Spain, where Valencia have offered the defensive midfielder an opportunity to get his career back on track with regular first team football at the club. Jose Mourinho had stated that he was happy with the transfer business conducted by the club …

Sporting Lisbon’s Bruma Wants To Join Chelsea

Sporting Lisbon’s 18-year old Bruma has been highly regarded by a few top European clubs like Chelsea, Galatasaray and Manchester City who all view him as the next big thing. He had a highly productive last season and carried his form into the Under-20 World Cup where he impressed further. It was reported that Chelsea …

Mourinho More Than Satisfied WIth New Signings So Far

Jose Mourinho claims he is happy with the business Chelsea have managed to achieve so far in the summer, which has included the purchase of Andre Schurrle from Bayer Leverkusen, Marco van Ginkel from Vitesse, and Mark Schwarzer on a free from Fulham. The former Real Madrid manager made a remarkable return to Stamford Bridge, …

Mourinho: Rooney Is A Player I Like Very Much

Jose Mourinho has been speaking about transfer speculation amidst Chelsea’s pre-season tour to Asia, and confessed that he is an admirer of the qualities of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. Chelsea have been preparing big money bids for their prime transfer targets, and while the squad trains in Asia, the chairman and officials will be …