Cesc Fabregas - A world class player in decline?

Cesc Fabregas - A world class player in decline?

Cesc Fabregas will be remembered as one of the best midfielders of the modern era when he eventually hangs his boots up. The 30-year-old has been playing regularly since the 2004-5 season when he broke through at Arsenal at the age of 17. In the time since he has racked up an impressive 338 Premier League appearances across two spells in the division for two of England's biggest clubs. There is a case that the Spanish international is one of …
Chelsea vs West Brom Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs West Brom Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea are facing a must-win fixture on Monday night as they attempt to reclaim their place in the top four of the Premier League. They welcome bottom-placed side West Bromwich Albion to Stamford Bridge, which on paper looks a straightforward three points. However, the Blues have been in a disarray recently and although the Baggies are at the foot of the table, they are no pushovers, as they showed last month by knocking Liverpool out of the FA Cup at …
Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea have had an intense schedule since the beginning of December and it wasn't helped by an unneeded FA Cup replay ahead of their Premier League meeting with Brighton. They managed to triumph to the next round, but it took extra time and penalties which will have further fatigued the players. This is a great time to play the champions and the home side have to look for a positive result. Home advantage will be a huge positive and they …
Chelsea v Southampton Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea v Southampton Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

As the games are coming thick and fast, the Champions are all set to entertain an unsettled Southamption side at t he Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea are probably the best inconsistent team in the Premier League this season. On the surface, their campaign is not a disaster by any means. The Blues are only 3 points off second in the league - wining 11 out of 17 games - losing 4, but the inability to hit the heights they …
Stoke City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After dropping points at home to Arsenal for the first time since 2011, Chelsea will now look to bounce back as they travel to the Bet365.com Stadium to face Stoke City on Saturday. Stoke City have had a pretty average start to the season, but have been strong at home.  They've had about as hard of a start to their home schedule as they could, facing Arsenal then Manchester United, but they have got four points from their first two …
Analysis of Transfers from European Leagues to EPL - 2: La Liga

Analysis of Transfers from European Leagues to EPL - 2: La Liga

This is Part 2 of a multi-part series. You can read the first part here. In the first part, we took a look at the transfers to Premier League from Eredivisie. In this part, we will take a look at how Premier League clubs have been recruiting players from La Liga. La Liga is believed to be one of the best leagues in the world in terms of football talent. My personal belief is that image of the whole league …
Why Mourinho Should Seek a Fabregas Reunion

Why Mourinho Should Seek a Fabregas Reunion

On Sunday, Jose Mourinho kept himself some good company by becoming the third manager to win the EFL cup four times, after the great Brian Clough and Sir Alex Ferguson. Incidentally, it was also United's 42nd major accolade in English football, officially making them the most successful club in the land. The Portuguese has instilled a winning culture at United and he deserves a lot of credit for that, given the two failed regimes before him still fresh in memory. With only …
Wolves vs Chelsea Preview | FA Cup Fourth Round

Wolves vs Chelsea Preview | FA Cup Fourth Round

Wolves are hoping to cause an upset when they take on the Premier League leaders in Saturday's FA Cup fourth round clash against Chelsea.
A place in the quarter-final is up for grabs and both teams are unlikely to take the game lightly despite Chelsea's title chase. With an eight-point lead in the Premier League table, Chelsea can concentrate fully on the FA Cup competition too and will be desperate to add further silverware to their cabinet. Wolves …
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