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Chelsea’s Champions League Group Stage Opponents Have Been Announced

Chelsea have been drawn with last season’s semi-finalists Ajax, Valencia and Lille in their Champions League group, UEFA have announced. Ajax have lost a number of their key players since last season, including Matthijs de Ligt to Juventus and Frenkie de Jong to Barcelona. Considering the Blues could have got the likes of Real Madrid, …

Chelsea Close To Agreeing Terms Over £32m Deal To Offload 25 Year Old Midfielder

Bakayoko

Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal with Monaco over the potential sale of Tiemoue Bakayoko, according to RMC Sport reporter Mohamed Bouhafsi. The 25-year-old’s former club are believed to be ready to take the midfielder on a season-long loan, with the option to buy at the end of the season for €35m (£32m): Ça …

Chelsea V Sheffield United: Match Preview And Betting Odds

Pulisic and Mount

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard will be relieved to have gotten the first three points of his reign with a 3-2 win against Norwich City last weekend. There is still some improvements to be made, especially in defence, but the victory at Carrow Road saw a lot to build on, including the performances from Tammy Abraham …

‘He Is A Fantastic Player’ ‘Never Doubted His Abilities’ Fans React As Lampard Praises Much Maligned Chelsea Star He Is “Fortunate To Have”

Jorginho

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has been full of praise for Jorginho following the Italian’s good form at the start of this season. The 27-year-old was criticised at times during his first campaign at Stamford Bridge, but after taking over from Maurizio Sarri in the summer, Lampard has seen nothing but good things from the midfielder …

Why Abraham has proved doubters wrong and repaid Lampard’s faith

Abraham celebrating

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has been heavily praised this week after his performance against Norwich on Saturday. The 21-year-old scored two goals as the Blues beat newly promoted Norwich 3-2, ensuring Lampard’s first win of the season and Abraham’s first goals. The forward has had a difficult start to the 2019/20 season, with his penalty …

Will The Return Of This Chelsea Star Make The Difference That Lampard Hopes?

To say that Chelsea’s defence has been a bit ropey at the start of this season, would be an understatement. In their four matches in all competitions so far they have conceded, on average, 2.25 goals per game. No matter how good your attack is, the Blues will not make the top four with such …

Chelsea Injury News Ahead Of The Game Against Sheffield United

N'Golo Kante warms up

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has revealed that both Pedro and N’Golo Kante are major doubts for this week’s game against Sheffield United. Pedro was due to start against Norwich in the 3-2 win on Saturday, but he was injured in the warm-up and had to be replaced by Ross Barkley in the starting eleven. Lampard …

Crooks Says Chelsea Star Has Proved Him Wrong After Norwich Performance

Abraham celebrating

Garth Crooks says he could change his mind on Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham after his double against Norwich City at the weekend. The 21-year-old’s first goals for the club were decisive in the 3-2 win. Talking about the England international in his Team of the Week column for the BBC, Crooks said he didn’t believe …

‘Amazing Display’ ‘More To Come’ Glad For Him’ Fans On Social Media Are Delighted For Chelsea Ace After Brace Seals Win

Abraham

Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham proved many of his doubters wrong after two excellent goals in the 3-2 win over Norwich yesterday afternoon. The 21-year-old swept home the opener after just three minutes following a cross from Cesar Azpilicueta. He then sealed victory in the second half after an excellent run and finish from outside of …

Lampard Wants Chelsea To Emulate Liverpool In One Key Area

Frank Lampard

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard wants a front three that can rival Liverpool’s in terms of goal output. The Blues have come under fire this season for a lack of cutting edge. Asked about the issue in his pre-match press conference yesterday, Lampard said he is keen for the team to begin scoring more goals from …

Would Batshuayi Improve Chelsea’s Attack? Let’s Look At The Statistics

Michy Batshuayi is determined to stay and fight for his place at Chelsea, according to the Evening Standard. The Belgian international staked his claim for a place by scoring a brace in the Under 23s 3-0 win over Liverpool on Monday night. Manager Frank Lampard is in search of goals following the lack of cutting …

‘That’s Mad Fast..Super Excited’ ‘Miraculous’ Chelsea Fans On Twitter Delighted With Latest Injury Update

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek will return to first-team training in the next six weeks, according to the Sun. The midfielder has been out with an Achilles injury since May. It was expected that the 23-year-old would be back fit at the turn of the year, but it looks as though he could be back earlier …

Do Chelsea need to move to a gambling sponsor to bridge the revenue gap?

There are no two ways about it, Chelsea could potentially be in trouble over the next few years. With Roman Abramovich seemingly losing interest in the club, a transfer ban currently in place and a novice manager in charge, there could be some upheaval over the next couple of seasons.  The transfer ban is the …

How to get Chelsea FC home tickets and watch the mighty Blues at Stamford Bridge

Getting tickets for football matches at Stamford Bridge has become an increasingly difficult task in recent years. The Blues have become a European powerhouse over the last 15 years, and attract fans from all over the world. There is certainly a misconception attached to the club that going to games is near impossible due to …

Norwich City V Chelsea: Match Preview And Betting Odds

Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard will be desperate to get his first win under his belt as Chelsea manager this weekend. After a bright start against Leicester on Sunday, the Foxes’ comeback in the second half showed there is a lot more to do to get the Blues up to scratch. Saturday’s opponents Norwich are a dangerous team …

Chelsea Star “Very Excited” As He Arrives In Italy To Complete Move Away From The Club

Zappacosta

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta has arrived in Italy ahead of his loan move to Roma. The 27-year-old has undergone a medical before finalising his switch to the Serie A side: Speaking ahead of the loan deal, the fullback admitted that he has been missing his homeland, and is keen to get back playing following a …

Latest Chelsea Injury Report Ahead Of The Game Against Norwich

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger played the full 90 minutes as the club’s under 23s won 3-0 against Liverpool on Monday night. The German is in contention to face Norwich at the weekend. The Blues’ medical staff will look to ensure he doesn’t suffer any adverse effects from his first full match since the back end …

Lampard’s ‘Basketball’ Tactics Are A Sign Chelsea Haven’t Got The Balance Right Between Chaos And Order

Frank Lampard

Control is a key element of how teams like Manchester City manage to consistently win trophies and titles. For manager Pep Guardiola, possession is crucial to controlling the game. Without it, you lose the ability to decide the outcome of the match. Last year, Maurizio Sarri had a similar philosophy to Guardiola. In the Italian’s …