Monthly Archive:: June 2013

Overlooked Oscar will be Chelsea's MVP for years under Mourinho

Chelsea’s golden trio going in to last season were Juan Mata, Eden Hazard and Oscar. However, come the end of the season and while Mata and Hazard are justifiably receiving tremendous praise, Oscar seems to have been forgotten. David Luiz and Frank Lampard were our other two headline grabbers – Oscar simply went about his

Bruma exits Chelsea – Romeu to follow him out the door?

Jeffrey Bruma has joined PSV on a four year contract after short negotiations between the two clubs. Bruma never really developed in to the player Chelsea had hoped, and it’s hard to believe he is still only 21. A £2.5 million pound move to PSV will allow Bruma to continue his development at a level

Juan Cuadrado Edges Even Closer To Chelsea Move

Chelsea have stepped up their chase of Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado. The Fiorentina of Italy playmarker has been a subject of transfer speculation lately after it emerged that Chelsea are courting the signature of the world cup star in the wake of an impending move for either of their under performing forwards Andre Schurrle and

Schurrle completes Chelsea move, but where will he play?

Andre Schurrle has completed his dream £18 million move from Bayer Leverkusen as he becomes the first of Jose Mourinho’s signings of his second reign. Many Chelsea fans may have limited knowledge of the German attacker, but Chelsea have acquired the services of a tremendous talent with huge potential. At 22, Schurrle has already made

Will Gary Cahill spend another season on the bench for Chelsea?

The 2012/13 season was an exceptionally long and demanding experience for the Chelsea squad, and the players are only now preparing to come back for pre-season training and to begin life under Jose Mourinho. There is still huge uncertainty over which players Mourinho is likely to favour, and in what way will he choose to

Are Chelsea taking a risk allowing Thibaut Courtois to stay at Atletico Madrid?

Following the release of back-up goalkeepers Ross Turnbull and Henrique Hilario, there were rumours that Jose Mourinho might look to keep Belgian starlet Thibaut Courtois in London as second choice keeper behind Petr Cech. However, it seems that short-term reliability has been sacrificed for long-term gain, and Courtois has been allowed to return to Atletico

Lukaku ready to come of age at Chelsea next season

There is a reason why players like John Terry, Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba are rightly considered Chelsea legends, and it’s not solely because of their performances on the pitch. During their time at the club, these players have always expressed their love for the club and their absolute desire to succeed and prosper at

Ramires reveals Mourinho's love!

It will be a couple of weeks before Chelsea fans start to get a firm idea about how Jose Mourinho will look to line up next season, but one player who is optimistic about his chances under the new manager is Brazilian international Ramires. Mourinho’s arrival prompted much speculation over the future of many of

Is this Chelsea team as good as the 09/10 Double winning team?

The return of Jose Mourinho has prompted an awful lot of reflection and review amongst many Chelsea fans; yours truly included. Interestingly, I’ve found myself reviewing our seasons starting in 04/05 when we won the league. That was the start of something glorious for this club, and although we won the league double under Mourinho,

Chelsea star set for showdown with Mourinho over smoking?

Photos of Chelsea left back Ashley Cole smoking have been published in tabloid papers this weekend, leading to some journalists predicting that the English full back will be dropped come the start of next season. Mourinho is well known to punish players who are caught smoking; he dropped Portuguese defender Fabio Coentrao when photos of