Chelsea Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Big matches come thick and fast in the Premier League and it has taken just one game week for this season to deliver its first marquee clash. Liverpool travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon to continue their attack of the title. While Jurgen Klopp does not agree that he has a rivalry brewing with Frank Lampard, Liverpool fans will relish this occasion. Especially since Lampard was heard trying to teach the Reds’ bench a lesson in humility a few …
Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea have been the story of the summer as they have been the biggest spenders of the transfer window. They will travel to Brighton to face Graham Potter’s side. It won’t be an easy opening weekend fixture, but they will be expected to pick up the three points. Supporters may not expect a title challenge, but they will expect Frank Lampard to get a lot closer to Liverpool and Manchester City. Potter had an encouraging first season in charge of …
Profiling Chelsea goalkeeping target Edouard Mendy

Profiling Chelsea goalkeeping target Edouard Mendy

Chelsea look set to continue their eye-catching summer spending spree with attentions switching to a goalkeeper. This has always felt like the biggest priority for the Blues, which is why it is interesting they have left it until last. Sky Sports report that they are in talks with Rennes for Edouard Mendy. The fee for the 28-year-old could be in the region of £18 million. This comes after the club were priced out of a move for French youth international …
Thiago Silva wouldn't guarantee an end to Chelsea's defensive issues

Thiago Silva wouldn't guarantee an end to Chelsea's defensive issues

Chelsea could be set to strengthen their defence by bringing in Thiago Silva on a free transfer. The Guardian report that the Blues have held talks with the Brazilian's representatives and a decision on his future will be made following the Champions League final. There won't be a shortage of options for the 35-year-old, but a move to the Premier League could appeal to him. This proposed transfer is difficult to analyse without looking at the wider picture at Chelsea. …
Why Can't Elite Teams Defend Anymore?

Why Can't Elite Teams Defend Anymore?

A video of Alphonso Davies went viral when football returned to the Bundesliga in May. In a crucial encounter against Borussia Dortmund which eventually tipped the league title Bayern Munich’s way, the left-back made an astonishing recovery run dispossessing Erling Haaland in the box while he was poised to score. With the striker having a head start of 12.5 meters on him, Davies caught up in 3.1 seconds while hitting a top speed of 35 km/h. The Canadian’s speed had …
Chelsea shouldn't gamble on Declan Rice as a centre back

Chelsea shouldn't gamble on Declan Rice as a centre back

Chelsea are set to have a big summer of spending following a year without a signing, due to their transfer ban. They have already made attacking reinforcements with more expected to follow. However, it is at the back that supporters will be hoping for improvements. According to the Times, West Ham United value defensive target Declan Rice at £80 million. The Hammers have already rejected a player swap deal involving Michy Batshuayi and Ross Barkley. It is important that their …
Chelsea vs Arsenal FA Cup Final Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Arsenal FA Cup Final Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After months of play and delay, the FA Cup will finally come to a close with Arsenal and Chelsea competing in the final. The two teams are looking to end a crazy season on an incredible high. Chelsea's Premier League season has to be considered a success. Despite an up and down season, they managed to make the top four. An FA Cup on top of a Champions League finish would make it a spectacular first season for Frank Lampard. …
Chelsea vs Wolves Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

There are a few big matches during the final weekend of this protracted Premier League season, but Chelsea hosting Wolves is one of the most intriguing. The hosts know that they need a win to clinch a top four finish. Meanwhile, the visitors will be hoping to maintain their position in the top six, with Tottenham on their tails. In the previous meeting this season, the Blues ran out convincing 5-2 winners, thanks to a hat-trick from Tammy Abraham. It …
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