April 18, 2014 by
The Telegraph has published a report claiming that Chelsea are close to a deal for Atletico star man, Diego Costa.
The English tabloid claims that the Blues are very confident of sealing the deal to bring the player to Stanford Bridge in a deal said to be worth £80 Million in total. Jose Mourinho had to switch his attention to the Brazilian turned Spanish international after Wayne Rooney of Manchester United renewed his contract with his club. .....Read more...
April 14, 2014 by
If reports emanating from A Bola, a Portuguese tabloid are anything to go by, then Chelsea are set to activate the £25 Million release clause of Benfica forward, Rodrigo.
The player, who has been sparkling form this season, is also on the transfer of Chelsea’s London rivals, Arsenal. The player, who also scored in last month’s Europa League match against Tottenham can offer a lot to a Chelsea team that has problem converting chances into goals. .....Read more...
April 11, 2014 by
The manager of the Belgian national team, Marc Wilmots has urged Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard to consider joining PSG in the summer in order to further his career; according to a story published in the Metro Newspaper.
In an interview likely to arouse the anger of every Chelsea fan, the boss of one of the most improved national teams in the world, Belgium was quoted to have urged Hazard to move if he hopes to be “taken into serious consideration.”
“It’s an opportunity to be taken into serious consideration if he wants to be part of the category of players who make the difference.” .....Read more...
March 31, 2014 by
It’s a common theme in football to lambaste any team who is taken over by foreign owners, who subsequently go on to hurl huge wads of cash around, in the hope of enticing the worlds best footballers to play for their club. A ‘true fan’, we’re told, is someone who grew up supporting their local club. Someone who supported them through thick and thin, and would rather see a sub par home grown man who loves the shirt, than some flashy foreign guy who’s only there for the cash. The scorn began (and never really ended) with Abramovich and Chelsea, and has continued to sweep football, until PSG joined the big-spenders league when the Qataris came with their wallets spread wide in 2011. And, while I completely understand the sometimes comforting tribal attachment that comes with home grown support, I’m hear to argue for the Big Guys (as though they needed my support). .....Read more...
February 28, 2014 by
Chelsea were unable to leave Turkey with a win last night, in what was very much a game of two halves.
The Blues took a lead in the 9th minute thanks to a fast-paced piece of teamwork which completely opened up the Galatasaray defence, with Azpilicueta playing in Torres to slot home.
The Turks were fortunate to make it to half time with only a one-goal deficit with Chelsea having dominated. Roberto Mancini gave them a much needed talking to at half-time, and they responded with some very clever attacking play putting Jose Mourinho’s side on the back foot. .....Read more...
February 25, 2014 by
The World Cup must still seem a far-off event for the many international stars in Chelsea’s squad. There’s the small matter of some Premier League and Champions’ League silverware to contest before the club season’s out. The little horse has a long way left to run.
Still, unbelievably, the World Cup Finals in Brazil are now just four months away (meaning it’s now a terrifying three years and eight months since you first heard the dulcet tones of a vuvuzela). There’ll be no shortage of players from our squad jetting off on a variety of planes to South America, but only a select few are in with a real shout of individual and national glory, if you find yourself still asking When is World Cup 2014? Odds, group schedules and dates can all be found on Coral.co.uk, read on for our Chelsea players to watch .....Read more...
January 18, 2014 by
Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho has dismissed speculations he was interested in the Man United job before he later joined us.
Prior to the time he re-joined us from Madrid; Jose Mourinho was linked with the Manchester United job by the press. He was said to have declared his intention to succeed the most successful managers in the EPL; but failed as the Man United board was said to have decided on David Moyes instead. .....Read more...
January 10, 2014 by
With Chelsea still going strong in three competitions, Jose Mourinho and the fans want every ounce of the players’ attention focused on the Chelsea cause. With a decent but tricky draw against Galatasaray in the Champions League, there can be no room for taking things easy. And, despite some inconsistency in the first half of the season, the Blues are right up there in the mix with Arsenal and Man City for the Premier League. .....Read more...
December 30, 2013 by
Jose Mourinho believes that Liverpool forward Luiz Suarez should have received at least a yellow card, while also defending Samuel Eto’o for his challenge on Jordan Henderson.
Several English tabloids criticized Eto’o for his terrible challenge on the Liverpool player, and believed he should have received at least a yellow before scoring his goal. In a match that was characterised by a couple of hard tackles; the Chelsea boss did not hesitate to defend the Cameroonian international.
While speaking to Sky Sport, the manager felt that Suarez should have been booked for diving against us. .....Read more...
December 28, 2013 by
Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho has lamented his strikers’ inability to bury clear goal scoring chances created by his midfielders this season, as plan is at advanced stage to re-sign Nemanja Matic.
In a match they ought to have wrapped up in the first half; the manager saw the strikers blew several chances created by the midfielders against Swansea. It took a late second half goal from Eden Hazard to secure all 3 points at stake.
“They kill me,” the manager told press after the match. .....Read more...