Monthly Archive:: August 2014

Chelsea Set To Bid £35m For Arsenal Target

William Carvalaho has attracted attention from a number of clubs all summer. Chelsea is reported to be the latest of a long list to join the race for the Portuguese’s signature. The Portuguese newspaper Abola claims Chelsea are preparing a bid for the Sporting Lisbon midfielder estimated to be in the region of £35 million. Carvalaho has a £37m release clause in his contract but it’s been suggested Sporting

Chelsea vs Leicester 5 Things We Learned

1. Chelsea aren’t going to walk the league After Chelsea’s astounding performance away at Burnely on Monday night, people were already coming to the conclusion that Chelsea would walk the league. Leicester put this belief to bed however as their performance at Stamford Bridge highlighted that Chelsea is by no means a perfect side. Chelsea in the first half looked

Chelsea vs Leicester Player Ratings

Chelsea overcame a resilient Leicester at Stamford Bridge as they grabbed their second win of the season. A strong second half performance cancelled out a rather laboured first half as the blues made it two wins from two in Premier League. Here are the player ratings: Thibaut Courtois: Picked up his first clean sheet for

Fernando Torres/Mattia Destro Swap Deal On The Card – Reports

Mattia Destro has been linked to Chelsea these past few weeks with a swap deal with Spanish striker Fernando Torres appearing to be on the cards. Destro is a 23 Italian striker who scored 13 goals in 20 appearances for Roma last season. He has 5 caps for Italy and is valued at £20 million. He moved to Rome from Genoa in 2012 and

Opponent Focus: Leicester City

On Saturday we play our second match of the season against a similar opponent to Burnley, similar because they too just came from the Championship, however ’the Foxes’ didn’t take that into account in their  first game of the season, when they managed to share a point with Everton via a Chris woods equalizer at

Why Chelsea Will Win The League This Season 

Chelsea is my tip for Premier League success come may and here’s why. Two words: Jose Mourinho. When you look at Mourinho’s track record you will notice that his teams tend to peak in his second season at the club, his 2004 Porto side remarkably won the Champions League. His 2006 Chelsea team retained the league playing a more attractive brand of football. His 2010 Inter

Chelsea vs Leicester Preview – Likely Line Up And Predictions

Chelsea takes on Championship winners Leicester at Stamford Bridge on Saturday hoping to reinforce the prediction that they will win the league. The Blues earned many plaudits for their display on Monday night against new boys Burnley, coming from behind to dismantle the clarets with goals from Diego Costa, Andre Schurrle and Branislav Ivanovic. They will hope to maintain their place

Will Chelsea Prove The Bookmakers Right For The FA Cup?

We’re already into the midst of the FA Cup Season, and teams from all walks of life will be battling it out across the country to achieve the coveted title on 30th May 2015. Last year, the final showdown was a battle of North versus South as Hull City took on Arsenal, only for the

£32m Rated Mehdi Benatia To Chelsea?

Mehdi Bentia’s name has been one of speculation all summer. The Moroccan has been linked to Europe’s elite with one of those being Chelsea. The question is do Chelsea need him though? Chelsea currently has three out and out centre backs in Kurt Zouma, John Terry and Gary Cahill. Branislav Ivanovic can fill in as well so that makes four. It does

Cesc Fabregas Vs Mesut Ozil – Who Is The Better Player

When Cesc Fabregas arrived at Chelsea from Barcelona back in June it got football fans all around the globe talking, none more so than Arsenal fans. When it became apparent that Cesc was indeed going to part ways with Barcelona it was widely speculated that he would return to the Emirates as it was no secret that the Spaniard had a