Shakhtar Donetsk Archive

Chelsea and Spurs on alert as Willian’s Anzhi move falls through

Chelsea target Willian had been firmly expected to move to mega-rich Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala, but that failed to materialise today. Chelsea and Spurs have long been admirers of the Brazilian playmaker, who has been outstanding for Shakhtar Donetsk for some time now. He scored 3 goals against the Blues this season in his 2

Shakhtar Donetsk unhappy with Chelsea target Willian

Chelsea target Willian has fallen out with current club Shakhtar Donetsk, after failing to return from the clubs winter break on time. Willian was still in Brazil while the rest of his team-mates completed their first training session since Christmas. His manager Mircea Lucescu said: “It is not very nice to say that Willian did

Willian hopes Chelsea will up previous bid to complete his signature in January

Shakhtar Donetsk forward Willian has admitted he wanted to jump at the chance to sign for Chelsea when their offer came in, and still hopes to move to a bigger team in the near future. The versatile attacking midfielder attracted plenty of attention over the summer, with Tottenham and Chelsea very keen on the player.

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