Round-Up: Premier League Transfer Targets

Round-Up: Premier League Transfer Targets

With the deadline day just a week away, Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool are among the teams still keen on new players. The last week of the window is always the craziest, with rumours flying all over the place, and all the tension to land good players. Here’s a look at all the expected transfer moves and analysing what it means for each team! GRAZIANO PELLE Contrary to previous reports, it seems like Southampton open to offers for Pelle. The …
Leicester City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Preview, Stats and Key Men

Leicester City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Preview, Stats and Key Men

High flying Leicester City host Flailing Champions Chelsea on Monday in the Match Day 16 of the Barclays Premier League. While Chelsea have garnered a meagre 4 points out of a possible 18 in the last 6 games, they come on the back of a much needed victory over Porto FC in the Champions League. Leicester,  on the other hand not only sit atop the Premier League table but also the form table having garnered a massive 16 points in …
Chelsea's Under-Performing Midfield

Chelsea's Under-Performing Midfield

As everyone knows by now, Chelsea's title defense has not gone according to plan so far this season.  The Blues have accumulated only four points from their first four matches, their worst start to a season in the Roman Abramovic era.  After winning all of their first four games to start last season, the reigning title holders look a shadow of the team that won the league just a few months ago. Chelsea are yet to keep a clean sheet this season …
Chelsea In Deep Trouble Without Matic

Chelsea In Deep Trouble Without Matic

Nemanja Matic will miss this weekend's Capital One Cup Final through suspension after seeing red last Saturday during Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Burnley. Chelsea have since lodged an appeal with the Football Association, but success in doing so would only mean that the player's suspension will be reduced and not rescinded, thus truly confirming that the Serb will miss the final at least. In the wake of Saturday's events, Atkinson has been rested for this weekend's upcoming Premier League matches …
The Ramires Conundrum

The Ramires Conundrum

Top midfielders, broadly, can be classified into two categories. The first one would include the physically gifted guys who, despite possessing excellent technical skills or not, use their superior physical attributes to romp on the pitch. Examples of such players would include Essien, Yaya Toure, Khedira and Matic. These players more often than not trump and win their battles using their physical prowess. The second type would be the hobbits or wood-elves of the midfield. They may or may not …
Mourinho’s Matter with Mata: The Rapidly Discounted Importance of Juan

Mourinho’s Matter with Mata: The Rapidly Discounted Importance of Juan

“I’m sorry I couldn't make Juan a stronger player.”
Not the selection of words one would enjoy any manager choosing to use to describe you. It’s understandable, then, that Juan Mata got the hint that his future was no longer with Chelsea. So, on January 26th, Juan Mata made successful his escape from Chelsea and approved a £37.1m transfer deal to Manchester United. No longer would he be asked to patrol the outer reaches of the Chelsea right …
Mourinho fumes at Foy

Mourinho fumes at Foy

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has called on the Barclays Premier League to stop sending Chris Foy to referee their games. Following his sides 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa, Mourinho was highly critical of Foy's performance. The game saw Mourinho himself sent to the stands and Ramires and Willian were both given red cards. In his post game press conference, Mourinho said "Maybe it's helpful that the (Premier League referees') committee doesn't send him (Foy) to our matches,"  "I don't have the …
Ramires - Underrated In Chelsea Midfield | Stats

Ramires - Underrated In Chelsea Midfield | Stats

Jose Mourinho may only see Chelsea as 'the little horse' but many consider them as the favourites to lift the Premier League title in May. They have finally found the winning formula after a rocky start and the team is now stacked with pace, power and ability. In the recent 1-0 victory over Manchester City, their midfield of Nemanja Matic, David Luiz and Ramires was praised as being pivotal to the result. Ramires has been a key player for a …
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