Monthly Archive:: October 2013
When Kevin De Bruyne took to the field in Chelsea’s first game of the season against Hull, you would have been forgiven for thinking that this was the start of big things for the Belgian youngster. As it turned out, he performed indifferently that night, and was substituted for Andre Schurrle in the 66th minute.
Reports have emerged in the press that Chelsea are considering making a move for Xabi Alonso in the summer. The 31 year old whose contract expires in the summer, is yet to put pen to a new deal at Madrid; and rumours suggest he might be on his way out of the Spanish club. Alonso
Chelsea got off to a rocky start in their home clash against Cardiff City this weekend. Going behind to a Jordon Mutch goal in the first half, for a moment it seemed that the most unlikely of upsets was on the cards. Normal service resumed in the 33′ minute, when Eden Hazard scored an equaliser.
Can the Blues beat the Sky Blues? As things stand, Chelsea are joint favourites with Man City to be lifting the Premier League title come next May. And it’s for this reason that there’s so much attention being focussed on the forthcoming match at the Bridge between the two richest clubs in English football today.
Chelsea have become relentless in their quest to acquire young prospects in the last few years. One such acquisition was the gangly Belgian youngster Thibaut Courtois in 2011. Destined for bench time at Stamford Bridge, the Chelsea back room elected to send Courtois on loan to Spanish club Atletico Madrid. In the 3 years since