Monthly Archive:: May 2012

Chelsea set to raid Fulham for £10m playmaker

Moussa Dembele, if he comes to Stamford Bridge, will be a lot cheaper than Chelsea’s other signings of the season. The 24-year old Belgian international is likely to cost around £10 million, even if we have to compete with Manchester United for the player. Dembele has been pushed further forward into a support role under

Chelsea transfer news-round up – Moura, Hazard, Hulk and Guardiola!

It is all happening at Chelsea at the minute. No sooner is it revealed that the most talked about player of the moment, Eden Hazard, has decided to pick Chelsea over Manchester United and City, then rumours of a £40 million offer for Hulk hits the press. Porto were standing firm over their star striker,

Abramovich will tempt Guardiola with £11 million a year offer

The Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich must have said something to impress Pep Guardiola. The 41-year old announced that he was stepping down after four years managing FC Barcelona. He was exhausted, he said, and was planning a year out of football to recharge his batteries. Jose Mourinho reacted with scorn, saying that he was older,

Real Madrid leave Lucas Moura to Chelsea

Lucas Moura, the 19 year old attacking midfielder who currently plays for Brazil’s Sao Paulo, has been targeted by Chelsea, who try to bring young talented players to their squad. Real Madrid was also interested to sign the youngster, and their manager Jose Mourinho went to see him in the friendly match between Denmark and

Didier Drogba and Jose Mourinho to be re-united at Real Madrid?

The careers of Didier Drogba and Jose Mourinho went interstellar at the same time. Mourinho had performed miracles with Porto, winning first the UEFA cup, followed by the Champion’s league before moving to Chelsea in 2004. Drogba arrived at Chelsea the same year and the two never looked back. Drogba scored the winning penalty in

Hazard signs for Chelsea – now for Moura?

The most anticipated transfer of the summer finally took place, as Lille’s star attacking midfielder Eden Hazard has finally chosen his path. It seems that although Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City were all hot on the Belgian’s trail, Chelsea’s Champions League trophy was more than enough to convince Hazard to join the Blues after

Chelsea win race for Eden Hazard

Chelsea seem to be favorites to land Eden Hazard according to French international Louis Saha. Hazard has been the subject of the biggest saga this summer, but it all seems to have come to a halt as the Belgian international stated today on Twitter that he has now made a decision. “good afternoon guys. i

Arjen Robben booed by Munich fans over Chelsea penalty miss!

You have to feel a little bit sorry for Arjen Robben. Actually, Chelsea owe him big time. When he came to Stamford Bridge in 2004, despite a few injuries, he scored seven goals in just 18 league games as Chelsea won their first league title for 50 years. He was dynamite for the blues and

Di Matteo and Newton still in the dark about Chelsea future

The Italian manager who took over from Andre Villas-Boa managed to lead Chelsea to FA Cup and UEFA Champions League titles, but he still doesn’t know what his future holds. Eddie Newton, who was brought to Chelsea to assist Di Matteo, admitted they have no clue which will be the final decision regarding Chelsea’s manager.

Chelsea's Ivanovic confirms Real Madrid interest

One of the best players at Chelsea this season, Branislav Ivanovic, claims not to be interested in the possibility of making the move from London to Madrid to join Real, despite he does admit that the offer from Spain’s new champions is real. According to Ivanovic, he’s happy at Chelsea after winning the Champions League