Financial Fair Play And Its Consequences: A look at City & Chelsea

Financial Fair Play And Its Consequences: A look at City & Chelsea

Manchester City are due to be levied with a £50 million fine and a play registration limit in next year’s Champions League for their breach of Financial Fair Play rules. The fine can be paid over three years, so will not be a problem for a financial powerhouse such as City. The restriction of their Champions League squad is the sanction that is most likely to cause them some difficulty. Although City will no doubt appeal the sanctions, if they …
Torres does have a Chelsea future

Torres does have a Chelsea future

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that under fire striker Fernando Torres does have a future at Stamford Bridge. Torres has only notched 44 goals for the blues since his move from Liverpool in 2011, that includes 9 form 33 games so far this season. He also found himself left on the bench on Wednesday evening when Mourinho chose winger Andre Schurrle as his teams only forward in their UEFA Champions League tie with PSG. "Does he have a future? …
Mourinho made a mess of the tactics

Mourinho made a mess of the tactics

Former Chelsea boss Glenn Hoddle has suggested that Jose Mourinho got his tactics wrong in Chelsea's 3-1 UEFA Champions League defeat to PSG last evening. With Samuel Eto’o ruled out through injury, the Blues manager opted to start Andre Schurrle – who has played in wide areas for most of the season – as a centre-forward in the Parc de Princes with Fernando Torres and Demba Ba left on the bench. “I don’t think Schurrle playing up front worked,” Hoddle …
Chelsea to get first hand viewing of Cavani

Chelsea to get first hand viewing of Cavani

Chelsea face PSG in the UEFA Champions League this week and boss Jose Mourinho will get a close up view of rumoured transfer target Edison Cavani. Cavani, who only joined PSG last Summer has recently expressed his frustration at having to play wide on the right in a 433 formation. “Will I remain at Paris next term? We will see at the end of the season," he told L’Equipe when asked about his future. "I am fine in Paris, but …
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