Could Batshuayi be Chelsea's new Drogba?

Could Batshuayi be Chelsea's new Drogba?

After a summer of being linked with West Ham, Tottenham, Crystal Palace and Juventus, Michy Batshuayi is closing in on a move to Chelsea. The transfer fee is reported to be €37.5m, a huge outlay for a player who has only had one season as Marseille's first choice forward. However, the Belgium international is a little bit special, and has the attributes to be a great centre forward in the years to come. He is still young and has stepped …
Can Chelsea bounce back this season?

Can Chelsea bounce back this season?

After a dismal start to the season under Jose Mourinho last year, Chelsea’s defence of their title got off to one of the worst starts in recent seasons of the Premier League. It led to the sacking of the Portuguese ‘Special One’ and saw the 2014-15 PFA Player of the Year become invisible in the space of six months. Eden Hazard’s fall from grace and the subsequent falling apart of his team-mates was met with astonishment and amusement by many …
5 players Arsenal should call time on

5 players Arsenal should call time on

Arsenal have a host of players with creativity, raw talent and flair. Wenger has built squads, re-built and added to his collection and now has a vast selection of players to choose from. However, amidst a squad which possesses clear talent, there's a number of players that Arsenal have put their faith in for far too long and now it's time to give-up. Abou Diaby is one player that Arsenal kept on the books for an unhealthy amount of time …
The Premier League influence on Spain

The Premier League influence on Spain

Ever since Rafa Benitez took over as Liverpool manager in 2004 and brought the likes of Xabi Alonso and Luis Garcia with him, there has been a steady stream of Spanish players plying their trade in the Premier League. Whilst Barcelona and Real Madrid caught most attention as Spain enjoyed their golden period that saw them win the 2008 and 2012 Euros, along with the 2010 World Cup, the Premier League also contributed towards those squads. Whilst many of the …
Chelsea vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Tottenham Hotspur have been enjoying a great season so far, but their hopes of winning the Premier League title depend on the game between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford this Sunday. Even if Spurs had won against West Bromwich Albion on Monday night, it still would have been quite the challenge to replace Leicester at the top, but to not win was a huge blow. Mauricio Pochettino's side started brightly and Craig Dawson's own goal had them …
A huge summer ahead for Chelsea

A huge summer ahead for Chelsea

Chelsea’s FA Cup quarter final exit at the hands of Everton will probably be best remembered for the antics of Diego Costa. The striker’s red card inevitably overshadowed the performance of Romelu Lukaku and the progression he has made at Everton under Roberto Martinez since been deemed surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge. The improvements in his movement, link up play and consistency are making him a very effective Premier League striker, arguably one Chelsea have missed this season. The …
Is Diego Costa Worth the Trouble?

Is Diego Costa Worth the Trouble?

Diego Costa grabbed the headlines, albeit for the wrong reasons, in Chelsea's latest defeat against Everton in what was a feisty FA Cup quarter-finals clash on Saturday that saw Guus Hiddink's side crash out of two competitions in the space of four days. The Spanish forward has been hot and cold for Chelsea this season and not been able to replicate his fantastic record last year plagued by injuries but found form since the turn of 2016. A bad week …
Norwich vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

On March first, Norwich City play host to reigning Champions Chelsea at Carrow Road.  The Canaries will be looking to take points off the Blues in their quest to stay in the Premier League. Currently only outside of the relegation zone by three points, Norwich need to pick up points, but they know it won't be easy.  The Blues are unbeaten in the Premier League since Guus Hiddink took over for Jose Mourinho.  Their hopes of the title or even …
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