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Chelsea star labelled as unstoppable despite earlier criticism

Michy Batshuayi has had a bit of a roller coaster of a season so far for Chelsea. The striker has been deemed not good enough by many, and it was rumoured that manager Antonio Conte did not trust him to lead the line. The Belgian has made just three Premier League starts since signing from …

Chelsea star calls for calm over title defence

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill has rallied his side to not give up on their Premier League title hopes, calling for calm among his teammates. Conte’s men went into the game against Watford on Saturday off the back of some poor results which included back-to-back league defeats. Despite going behind to the Hornets, the Blues eventually …

Conte ‘different’ to past Chelsea managers

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is not feeling the pressure at the club despite some poor displays in recent games, and insists he is ‘different’ to previous managers of the Blues who faced the sack. Stamford Bridge has seen many managers walk in and out the door since owner Roman Abramovich has been around, …

Chelsea should consider moving for Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann is one of the hottest players on the planet at the moment, and despite signing a new deal at Atletico in the summer, there is still a strong suggestion that he will depart the club within the next 12 months. As Spoken from the Veteran Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has already given the …

Crisis at Chelsea? Why did the Blues allow so many midfielders to leave?

Chelsea are being talked about as if they are in some sort of crisis at the minute, as is often the case when a side goes a couple of games without a win. Victory against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League, the first time an English team has done so away from home, prompted many …

Conte makes training confession

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has spoken out about his team’s performances of late and admitted that he sometimes goes into games without the players having a chance to train. The Blues’ results in recent times have been a bit shaky, and until their win against Watford this weekend they had lost two games in a …

Conte hits out at rumours

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has hit out at reports this week that suggest his players have complained about their training sessions. It’s been a tough week for all involved at Chelsea, particularly for the boss who has seen his side lose against bottom of the table Crystal Palace in embarrassing style. It had been reported …

Chelsea vs Watford: Match Preview and Predictions

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Chelsea face a tough test against high-flying Watford on Saturday afternoon, with the Blues hoping not to suffer their third straight league defeat. Watford have been a surprise dark horse so far this season and currently sit fourth in the table after beating rivals Arsenal 2-1 last week. Chelsea on the other hand lost 2-1 …

Conte ‘does not trust’ Chelsea star

Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas believes Chelsea manager Antonio Conte does not trust Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi to lead the line for the club. The striker has started just three Premier League games since signing from Marseille for £33m during the summer of 2016, one of which came last weekend during Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat to …

Conte fires shots at Mourinho

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has hit out at his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho, saying he needs to ‘look at himself’ and not other teams. Mourinho hit out at opposing managers in a recent interview, saying he does not ‘cry’ about injuries like his rivals. But the comments seemed as if they were mainly aimed …

Willian hits back at his critics on social media

Willian’s performance against Crystal Palace was certainly not the best, but then again, were any of the Chelsea players up to scratch? Either way, the Brazilian more than anyone else has been getting plenty of stick for his performance against the Eagles at the weekend, with many suggesting that he wants to join up with …

Chelsea’s title hopes slipping away

Chelsea chances of defending their Premier League title have taken a huge hit, and they will struggle to overcome the nine-point gap between themselves and leaders Manchester City, says former Blues assistant manager turned Sky Sports pundit Ray Wilkins. The Blues lost to bottom of the table Crystal Palace in embarrassing style over the weekend, …

Chelsea vs Roma: Match Preview and Predictions

Chelsea host Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday hoping to keep up their 100% record in the group stages so far. The Blues have made a brilliant start, beating FC Qarabag 6-0 and overcoming favourites Atletico Madrid away from home 2-1 to sit top of their group. Roma are also unbeaten though, and will …

Hazard reveals Ballon d’Or ambition

Chelsea star Eden Hazard says he has no chance of winning the Ballon d’Or award this year with Cristiano Ronaldo on the scene, but did admit he hopes to one day win the award by shining for club and country. The Belgian believes Ronaldo’s performances last season were too superior to be matched, and that …

Conte makes admission on future

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has admitted that he suffered from living in England last season with his personal life, but says he is more settled now with his family joining him. Conte has been constantly linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge despite his undeniably good management of the team. A return to his …

Costa the best I’ve played with, says former Chelsea star

Former Chelsea defender Filipe Luis says that Diego Costa is the best player he’s ever played against, and insists he is a better player than Eden Hazard. Luis joined Chelsea in 2014 and spent one season at the club, making 15 appearances in an all-round underwhelming individual year for the Brazilian. He did win the …

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea – Match Preview and Predictions

Chelsea travel to Selhurst Park on Saturday to face struggling Crystal Palace. The Eagles have had a disastrous start to their season having won none of their opening 7 Premier League games, scoring no goals in the process. They sit rock bottom of the league table with a goal difference of -17 and are well …

Shearer hails Morata impact

Premier League all-time top scorer, England international, Newcastle United and Blackburn legend – the list could go on in order to introduce Alan Shearer. The former forward turned pundit is an all-round hero to many, and his latest words of praise towards Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata will be a nice touch for Blues fans. Shearer …

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