Signings that could fire Chelsea to European glory

Signings that could fire Chelsea to European glory

With several games to spare, Chelsea all but too easily cruised to the English top flight honours. However, their manager doesn’t so easily get carried away by such ‘trivial’ achievements. Come summer, Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho will still be relishing adding more quality to his star-studded team, not to mention letting go of some perceived dead wood. The former Real Madrid manager is already licking his lips in the prospect of replicating his enviable domestic achievements in Europe. It is …
Diego Costa: Heir Apparent to Didier Drogba

Diego Costa: Heir Apparent to Didier Drogba

Eyebrows were raised when Jose Mourinho splashed out £32 million on Diego Costa in July this year. Costa had previously rattled in 35 goals for Atletico Madrid during the 2013/14 campaign, yet many detractors instead focused on the Brazilian-born forward’s poor World Cup display this summer. There were suddenly questions being asked as to whether or not Costa would be a success, concerns not helped by the performances of the last Spanish striker to arrive at Stamford Bridge under burden …
How Costa Will Set the League on Fire Next Season | Player Analysis

How Costa Will Set the League on Fire Next Season | Player Analysis

Chelsea signed Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid for a fee in the region of £32 million to finally rectify their mistakes from last season when they suffered due to the lack of quality upfront which resulted in a trophy-less season. Chelsea have had a history of signing expensive flops for the striking department. Andriy Shevchenko signed for Chelsea in May 2006 for a club record £30m and scored 9 league goals in 48 appearances, whilst Fernando Torres signed in January …
Drogba back to the Bridge as coach?

Drogba back to the Bridge as coach?

With the day of Didier Drogba’s return to Stamford Bridge with current team Galatasaray in the Champions League knockout stages, another quite different type of return is being mooted by Chelsea chairman Roman Abramovich. Drogba, whose young family still live in Surrey, is rumoured to be returning to Chelsea as a coach when his current contract runs out at the end of the year. Drogba, 35, scored over 150 goals in all competitions for Chelsea - including the penalty that …
Suarez is a diver says Mourinho

Suarez is a diver says Mourinho

Following his teams impressive 2-1 victory over fellow title challengers Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has spoken out in defence of his players and in condemnation of Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez. Speaking in his post game press conference Mourinho was extremely critical of Luis Suarez. The incident in question was in the last few minutes and involved an off the ball challenge by Chelsea forward Samuel Eto'o. "It is not a tackle. Suarez lost the …
Evans - A Steady Rise to Prominence?

Evans - A Steady Rise to Prominence?

Jonny Evans and Phil Jones are starting to show the fans that they are the future of this great football club. More noticeably, the former is a Manchester United academy product - one that we can gloat about. Every  football club has a player that surpasses or finally lives up to the expectations. In Jonny Evans, Manchester United has the former. A Manchester United youth graduate who has everything that a defender requires: two good feet, good awareness, commanding and …
Who is the most influential player from the Top 8? | Statistical Comparison

Who is the most influential player from the Top 8? | Statistical Comparison

Last season's top 8 clubs in the Premier League was some what predictable, in what order they finished in was a surprise to many, but which players at those clubs were the most influential at that club, I take a look at their stats here. The top 8 clubs, United, City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Newcastle, Liverpool & Everton, all had at least one top quality striker, Arsenal has Robin van Persie (left) and were all able to score at consistent …
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