Monthly Archive:: October 2011

Chelsea To Move For Uruguayan International

Last winter the then Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti made a move for Diego Godin of Atletico Madrid and as we all know was unsuccessful, but there are reports surfacing over the last couple of days suggesting that Andre Villas-Boas is about to renew the clubs interest in the Uruguayan defender. The Sun newspaper reports that

Ashley Cole in line for one more big pay day

Chelsea and England full back Ashley Cole is being lined up by Barcelona and Anzhi Makhachkala according to various reports today. The Daily Mirror reports that Cole is a target for Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona and a fee of £12million has been mentioned. Meanwhile big spending Russians Anzhi are rumoured to be offering Cole a four

Russian Giants Anzhi Chase Chelsea Striker Nicolas Anelka

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka is in the last year of his contract at Chelsea and as yet he or the club have not made a decision on a new contract. He has been attracting interest from a number of clubs and the latest of those is the Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala. The Russian

Chelsea Scouts Line Up South American Defender

Chelsea are always on the lookout for young talented players and the latest name to crop up is teenage Chilean defender Igor Lichnovsky. Lichnovsky, 17, is currently on the books of Universidad de Chile and has been for the last seven years, but has yet to make an appearance for the first team. He has

Chelsea Transfer Target Looks Likely To Stay In Italy

Andre Villas-Boas has been searching for a tough tackling midfielder to replace Michael Essien since he became injured back in pre-season. One target was thought to be Daniele De Rossi, but according to reports today he is about to sign a new contract with his club Roma. De Rossi, 28, has spent his entire career

Chelsea Target Signs New Contract In Portugal

Over the summer Chelsea were chasing numerous players and one in particular almost signed, but because a fee could not be agreed Alvaro Pereira remained in Portugal with Porto. Even after the transfer window closed the links remained strong and it was thought that Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas would try again in January for the

Abramovich Searching Hard for New Chelsea Home

The current capacity at Stamford Bridge is around the 42,000 mark, which on the face of it sounds a lot, but did you know it is only the eighth biggest in England. Owner Roman Abramovich has looked at various different ways to expand Stamford Bridge, but because of its location that option is just not

AVB – Chelsea Has The Talent To Challenge For The Title

Chelsea put in one of their best performances of the season yesterday when they beat Bolton 5-1, a performance that manager Andre Villas-Boas thinks could spur his talented side on towards the Premier League title. Chelsea are just three points behind the two Manchester clubs heading into the two week international break and Villas-Boas was

AVB Pleased With ‘Clinical’ Chelsea

Today was a performance that will certainly silence some of the critics, and it was a performance that has been coming for some time now according to Chelsea boss Andre Villas- Boas. Chelsea hammered Bolton 5-1 this afternoon, and have now won on their last nine visits to the Reebok Stadium to play the Trotters.

Andre Villas-Boas Confident Over Drogba Contract Talks

Didier Drogba is out of contract in the summer and the big Ivorian striker has yet to sign a new deal with the club he loves, but blues boss Andre Villas-Boas is confident he will sign when he is good and ready. According to reports contract negotiations are well advanced with Drogba who has been