The Emergence of Demarai Gray under Claude Puel

The Emergence of Demarai Gray under Claude Puel

Since taking charge of Leicester City at the end of October which resulted in a comfortable 3-0 win over Everton, Claude Puel has picked up 11 points out of a possible 18 as the Foxes currently find themselves in 9th position in the league. Puel has made various changes since taking charge that has led to his relative success early on, one of which has been his faith in 21-year-old Demarai Gray. Following his arrival during the January transfer window …
Stoke City v Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City v Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Premier League is back for good and on Saturday, league leaders Manchester United will travel to the Bet365 stadium to take on Mark Hughes' Stoke City. Stoke City have had a decent start to life in 2017/18 - beating Arsenal in their first home game of the season sandwiched between a narrow opening day defeat to Everton and a 1-1 stalemate at the Hawthorns. The Potters enjoyed a rather eventful transfer window in the Summer, bringing in the likes of …
Chelsea Loaning Players to Other EPL Clubs Is Brilliant

Chelsea Loaning Players to Other EPL Clubs Is Brilliant

In the simulation game Football Manager, if your club’s squad is too large and you have too many players out on loan then the simulated journalists ask you questions in accusatory tones. “Why are you hoarding players and not giving them opportunities?” “When will [this next prodigy] get to play for the first team?” and so on. But in real life, clubs and managers have to plan for a real future and hence develop a setup, where large number of …
Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On October 23rd, Chelsea will welcome Jose Mourinho back to Stanford Bridge as he leads Manchester United down to London.  Mourinho was sacked as Chelsea boss for the second time less than a year ago and will be looking for sweet revenge against his former team.  It will be anything but easy for him though. After three match winless streak in the league capped off by a humiliating 3-0 defeat to Arsenal, Chelsea have won their last two matches by …
Chelsea vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

These two sides will be the last to kick off their campaigns on Monday night, as West Ham travel to Chelsea for the first London derby of the season. It will be Antonio Conte's first match in charge and West Ham offer a difficult test for the Italian. The visitors have already played competitive fixtures this season as they have had to play in the qualifying rounds for the Europa League, which could mean they are fitter than Chelsea going into …
Leonard Bonucci To Chelsea - How Will He Fit In?

Leonard Bonucci To Chelsea - How Will He Fit In?

Chelsea appear to leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of Leonard Bonucci. The Juventus defender has also received a £51million offer from Manchester City. The battle between the two clubs heat up further, as both managers have publicly expressed their desire to work with the Juventus defender. Bonucci impressed one and all working under Conte in the Euro 2016, and it is said that Conte would also prefer if he had the services of the defender at Stamford Bridge …
Conte at Chelsea - What Formation Will He Play?

Conte at Chelsea - What Formation Will He Play?

Not many managers in world football get as passionate, aggressive and consumed as much as the Italy manager – and Chelsea’s new manager – Antoine Conte. Watching Conte in action against Spain particularly- a memorable game where amused onlookers saw him leaping on to the top of the dugout to celebrate victory - it has become pretty obvious that the Premier League will become a lot more intense and entertaining. In fact, Conte already looks ready to upset a few …
Changes we might see from Chelsea & Conte in 2016-17

Changes we might see from Chelsea & Conte in 2016-17

Antonio Conte's Italian side lit up the European Championships and looked on course to challenge for the victory before they were knocked out be Germany on penalties in the quarter-final. Chelsea fans would've been delighted to see the style of football that their new manager could bring to Chelsea and there's a lot more optimism surrounding Stamford Bridge than there was at Christmas time. After a disappointing season, there'll be lots of changes at Chelsea and we can expect to …
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