Chelsea v Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea v Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

‘Preseason is fake. If you’re very bad it’s fake, and if you’re too good it’s fake.’
Well, José, your side have certainly been the former this summer, with the Blues’ pre-season schedule drawing to a close with Sunday’s 1-0 reverse by Arsenal in the Community Shield. In fact, Mourinho’s men are without a win in the off-season; losing 4-2 to a second-string New York Red Bulls side, 1-0 to Fiorentina, and drawing 1-1 and 2-2 with European high-flyers …
Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Chelsea

Summer Transfers: Five Key Signings for Chelsea

This is the third of a series of four articles coming to you, in which I will focus on this season’s top 4 finishers of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. I will highlight the 5 positions these teams need to strengthen over the summer to improve their chances of being crowned Premier League champions this time next year. Today, Chelsea will be the team put under the microscope. With The Blues deservedly securing their first title since 2010 …
Can Moussa Dembélé Revitalise His Career At A Bigger Club?

Can Moussa Dembélé Revitalise His Career At A Bigger Club?

‘This is his chance to revitalise his career’ A phrase commonly adopted by fans and pundits alike, the notion represents an opportunity for a player to re-establish himself at a new club, and once again showcase the talent that had previously promised so much. The most common perception is that of a move to a smaller club, which for many of those plying their trade in England often applies to the dropping down of a division. However on the odd …
How Mourinho Could Improve Falcao At Chelsea

How Mourinho Could Improve Falcao At Chelsea

Radamel Falcao is poised to join Chelsea next season, despite the terrible performance at Manchester United last season by the striker. His loan period finished, and he has quit Manchester United. There were a lot of reports suggesting that Falcao wasn’t happy at Old Trafford. With Jose Mourinho ready to take him under his wing, will he improve at Stamford Bridge? No doubt he is a massively talented player, but his capabilities have been dulled by injuries and a rather unsatisfactory …
Is Falcao a Gamble Worth Taking for Chelsea?

Is Falcao a Gamble Worth Taking for Chelsea?

The transfer window is officially open and there will be lots of movement in the coming months for Premier League clubs. Chelsea need to strengthen once again to keep the chasing pack at bay. Manchester City have struggled to build on their success in recent years due to their poor transfer business, but it's unlikely that Jose Mourinho will allow his club to make the same mistakes this summer. The Blues already have a great squad, but a refresh and …
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 …
Is Ashley Young Key To Manchester United's Top Four Hopes?

Is Ashley Young Key To Manchester United's Top Four Hopes?

Manchester United have been under par this season with a number of their big names such as Angel Di Maria, Robin van Persie, Juan Mata and Radamel Falcao failing to have the impact that many expected of them. However, Ashley Young has re-emerged under Louis van Gaal and he has been arguably the standout performer of the season with a number of key contributions. He has played both as a winger and a wing back for the club, showing his …
West Ham v Manchester United - Betting Preview

West Ham v Manchester United - Betting Preview