Manchester City Archive

Chelsea target 2nd spot but are not far from 5th

Today is an absolutely crucial day for Chelsea, and could decide whether the rest of the season is a dogfight with today’s opponents Manchester City to see who comes second in the Premier league, or a battle with Arsenal and Tottenham for the Champions league positions. At the moment, the Blues are at a tipping

Chelsea to test Man City´s reserve to keep quality striker

Chelsea are ready to rock rivals Manchester City with an opening bid of £18million for striker Edin Dzeko, following an interview in which the forward suggested he could move on from the club. Chelsea have been in the hunt for striking options this month, with Fernando Torres continually disappointing in the lone-striker position. Demba Ba

Brazilian’s move to Chelsea close to collapse

Metalist Kharkiv striker Taison Freda’s move to Chelsea is reportedly close to collapse. The forward´s club have set a January 10 deadline date on the move, with the second half of the Ukrainian league set to kick-off. The Brazilian, who turns 25 on Sunday, had been confident on completing his move to the West London

Chelsea target Real Betis’ midfield maestro

Chelsea are said to be eyeing up a move for Real Betis midfielder Beñat Etxebarria, who is available for €20million. The 25 year-old’s contract is set to expire in 18 months, leading various suitors to believe he could be available for a cut-price deal. The Betis boss has refuted such claims, insisting Beñat will not

Chelsea target Man City’s versatile defender

Manchester City defender Micah Richards has reportedly become a surprise target for Chelsea FC. Chelsea were expected to try to sign an experienced centre-back, but now appear to be chasing Micah Richards, with a view to Branislav Ivanovic returning to play in the centre, allowing David Luiz more time in midfield. Richards is currently out

Chelsea losing grip on the market – Man City emerge as favourites for Barca wonderkid

Since the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo, Chelsea have fallen behind in their attempts to sign 18 year-old Gerard Deulofeu from Barcelona, with Manchester City taking prominence. Deulofeu is considered to be the stars of the Academy and is being billed in Spain as the heir to Lionel Messi’s throne. He has played briefly in

Chelsea target Pep Guardiola agrees deal with Man City claims agent

FIFA agent Francois Gallardo has claimed that Pep Guardiola has a preliminary agreement to take over at Manchester City. The Spanish coach quit Barcelona in the summer and pledged to take a year sabbatical out of football to spend some time with his family. Premier League champions City appointed former Barcelona executive Txiki Begiristain as

Chelsea rumours – Wilfried Bony, Luke Shaw, Suarez and Willian

With christmas songs starting to be played all around us, football clubs are starting to line up their January wish-list, which always leads to the usual rumours. There is no surprise that there is a fair share of Chelsea transfer rumours appearing in the media, especially with Torres yet to score in nearly two months.

Rafa Benitez adament he will win over Chelsea fans

Rafa Benitez spoke out after Chelsea’s 0-0 draw yesterday after receiving a very hostile reception from Chelsea fans. The former Liverpool manager was loudly booed before the game, while many Chelsea fans sang songs such as “F*** off Benitez, you’re not welcome here”. Roberto Di Matteo’s name was sung throughout the match. Rafa Benitez claimed

New Chelsea boss to push Fernando Torres

The new Chelsea interim manager has finally met with Chelsea’s Russian billionaire owner, Roman Abramovich, to discuss their current plans and targets. When asked if Fernando Torres was the main talking point, Benitez responded: “I cannot say we were not ­talking about Torres. We were talking about a lot of things in two or three