Jorginho will be a Central Figure in Sarri's Revolution at Chelsea

Jorginho will be a Central Figure in Sarri's Revolution at Chelsea

Chelsea finally parted company with Antonio Conte and they have appointed compatriot Maurizio Sarri to replace the outgoing manager. The fact that the former would be leaving Stamford Bridge was one of the worst kept secrets in football. It became clear that he had fallen out with the board during last season, but both sides have been stubborn and it has taken some time to come to an agreement. Remarkably, Conte took charge of the start of pre-season before he …
Chelsea's Season So Far: A Roller Coaster Ride

Chelsea's Season So Far: A Roller Coaster Ride

Ever since Manchester United won their eighteenth title in 2008-09, which was their third successive title in as many seasons, the Premier League title has been very difficult to defend. Manchester United came close to repeating the hat-trick of three titles in three years between 2010-11 and 2012-13, but the 2011-12 title was snatched away from them in injury time on the last match day of the season by their neighbors. Since that run from the Red Devils, none of …
Farewell Pellegrini: Manager's successful departures

Farewell Pellegrini: Manager's successful departures

Fernandinho recently called for English clubs and their fans to get behind Manchester City's Champions League campaign and vowed his side wanted to go all the way for Pellegrini, who couldn't wish for a better send off if they're successful. The Chillean manager will be leaving the Blues at the end of the season as Manchester City welcome ex-Barcelona boss, Pep Guardiola to the helm for the start of the 2016-17 Premier League campaign. As it stands, Pellegrini could still …
Jose Mourinho - Then And Now - The Differences

Jose Mourinho - Then And Now - The Differences

The Special Happy One Jose Mourinho’s return to Chelsea F.C. was a big story in the offseason, and could just be the biggest coaching change during the summer break. While his first tenure at the club was a standout success, his second is meeting with jitters right from the off-set. Be it shocking results away from home or the players sidelined individually due to performance and adaptation issues, this time things look a wee bit too different for Jose Mourinho than the last …
Didier Drog-Ba? Demba Ba v Romelu Lukaku v Didier Drogba

Didier Drog-Ba? Demba Ba v Romelu Lukaku v Didier Drogba

To the relief of Rafa Benitez, the imminent signing of in-form striker, Demba Ba (27), has just about done enough to overshadow Chelsea’s poor showing in the 1-0 defeat to QPR on Wednesday night. Chelsea remain 14 points adrift of league leaders, Manchester United, and despite having played one game less, their title aspirations look all but over. However, as a club in transition, Chelsea fans can be optimistic for the future. This season has seen the likes of Oscar …