Monthly Archive:: July 2011

Hiddink – Villas-Boas Needs Time

Guus Hiddink was caretaker manager at Chelsea in 2009 and he led them to FA Cup glory, and he was one of the favourites for the vacant managers job before Andre Villas-Boas was appointed. He has been giving his thoughts on the new manager and his chances of success, but more importantly he feels Villas-Boas

Coyle Targeting Another Loan Deal For Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge has been impressing everyone it seems with his performances for Chelsea on their pre-season tour, so much so that Bolton are preparing to bring him back to the Reebok Stadium for this season. Bolton manager Owen Coyle is hoping to persuade Chelsea and Andre Villas-Boas to loan him Sturridge for the coming season.  Speaking

Will £40Million Tempt Spurs To Sell Modric?

We are all aware that the transfer market can be a very volatile place, none more so than when it comes to Luka Modric and a proposed move to Chelsea. There have already been numerous offers of cash, and cash plus players, but the latest offer may just be the one that is to good

AVB Has Faith In Chelsea's Young Stars

When it comes to transfers this summer Chelsea are lagging behind the two Manchester clubs, so much so that a very small minority of fans are questioning the clubs new management, but Andre Villas-Boas did say earlier in the summer that he would evaluate all the squad before making any move in the transfer market. 

Rajkovic – To Play Or Not To Play?

Slobodan Rajkovic has been playing a major role in Chelsea’s pre-season games, and catching the eye with some impressive performances, but it looks unlikely that he will be playing in the Barclays Premier League again this season. He has been speaking about the time he has spent with the Chelsea squad on tour, but he

Johnson “Would Consider” Move To Chelsea

As the summer goes on Chelsea have still to make their move in the transfer window. There has been story after story, about this player and that player moving to Stamford Bridge and one of the many names that keeps popping up is Adam Johnson of Manchester City. The whole of the football world knows

Chelsea To Fight PSG For Pastore

Just a few days ago it seemed as though Javier Pastore was certain to move to Stamford Bridge, but Chelsea now have a fight on their hands if they wish to capture the Argentinian midfielder.  The latest club to express an interest are Paris Saint Germain, and their director of football is Leonardo who had

Sturridge States His Case To Stay

There has been lots of speculation over the summer months about whether Daniel Sturridge would be leaving Chelsea and moving on to pastures new, but as yet nothing has materialised and he remains at Stamford Bridge. Sturridge came on as a second half substitute in yesterdays 4-0 victory over Kitchee and scored a great goal,

Chelsea To Increase Their Offer For Lukaku

Last week it was reported that Chelsea were close to signing Romanu Lukaku from Belgian side Anderlecht, but their initial offer of £18million was rejected. Well today news has broken on the Belgian TV Station RTB that they have come back with an improved offer for the teenager, reported to be £20million.  Herman van Holsbeeck

Ivanovic Wants More Of The Same

Branislav Ivanovic has played 113 games for Chelsea in his three years at Stamford Bridge, and has played the majority of those as a right back, but over the course of pre-season he has been used in the centre of defence along side Captain John Terry. Ivanovic also has the happy knack of popping up