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‘Frank Lampard welcome at Juventus with open arms’ says Pirlo

Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo has expressed his admiration for Frank Lampard, insisting he would love to play alongside him in Italy. The Chelsea legend’s contract is due to expire at the end of the season, and Roman Abramovich has reportedly refused to offer the 34 year-old an extension. No official stance has been given by

David Luiz: Chelsea don’t have time to cry

David Luiz believes Chelsea could restore their European reputation in the Europa League following the “embarrassment” of becoming the first Champions League holders to crash out of the competition before Christmas. Chelsea we’re last night eliminated from the Champions League, regardless of their 6-1 win at home to Nordsjaelland, after Juventus’ away win against Shakhtar

Pirlo: No dirty tricks on Chelsea, Juve will play to win

Andrea Pirlo is determined to kill off Chelsea’s hopes of being the first team to successfully defend the Champions League on Wednesday night. A win or a draw for Juventus against Shakhtar Donetsk will send holders Chelsea out of the competition. The Blues’ only hope is a Shakhtar win in Ukraine coupled with a Stamford

Chelsea’s hope of Champs League progression dampened by key suspension

Chelsea’s hopes of qualifying past the group stages took a huge blow last night as Luiz Adriano received a suspension for the final group game against Juventus, with Chelsea needing Shakhtar to claim a win. The striker was suspended for unsporting behaviour, after chasing down a ball and rounding the keeper when the dropped ball

Chelsea’s Roberto Di Matteo insists ‘we’re all in it together’

In a week full of intense pressure, from the speculation surrounding his job safety to the build up to two crunch games, Roberto Di Matteo has spoken out in the press this week. Rumours surrounding Stamford Bridge are suggesting that the Italian manager, who lead the Chelsea team to success in last years Champions League,

David Luiz not fazed by current Chelsea form

David Luiz spoke to reporters after the loss on Saturday, and seemed unconcerned with the loss in form, pointing out that 2 wins could put us back on the top of the Premier League table. After a run of 3 league games without a win, Chelsea had hoped to return to winning ways, but that

Di Matteo loses control of the Chelsea dressing room

Roberto Di Matteo has come under increasing pressure in recent weeks, with the Chelsea team´s current slump in form, as well as Pep Guardiola speaking about a return to management next summer, then on Saturday after Chelsea´s 2-1 loss to West Brom, raised voices and arguing were heard coming from the Chelsea dressing room. Petr

RDM finally admits “maybe I have to do some changes.”

Roberto Di Matteo has been answering questions this weekend, after Chelsea´s second league defeat of the season, on the subject of addressing the current slump in form, and on the possibility of making changes to the way the team are playing. The manager admitted: “Absolutely it is a challenging time when you don’t win games

Ivanovic calls for Chelsea to focus on defending

Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has called upon his Chelsea teammates to improve the team’s defensive record or face a trophy-less season. Chelsea have only conceded 2 goals in 4 league games this season so far, however they have looked shaky in defence at times and Ivanovic wasn’t happy with how Chelsea conceded 2 cheap goals

Juventus want Torres from Chelsea

Italy’s most successful ever team, the old lady Juventus, are back at the top after the scandal of match fixing saw them demoted to the second division, stripped of titles and many of their players leave. The club won Serie A last year after going the whole season unbeaten in the league. Their record goal