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

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

Chelsea are the only unbeaten team in the top five leagues and they will attempt to uphold that stat on Sunday against Everton. It will be a tricky match for the home side, as the Toffees have a talented squad capable of beating the very best on their day. As things stand, the Blues are emerging as one of the most serious contenders for the title, but they will need to manage matches better if they are to maintain their …
Destination Madrid for Chelsea Star Hazard?

Destination Madrid for Chelsea Star Hazard?

It’s the transfer story that just won’t go away, much to the frustration of Chelsea, who are keen to tie Eden Hazard to a lucrative new contract with the club. However, Real Madrid seems ready to pounce and money likely won’t be a problem for the Spanish giants, who are ready to make the Belgian star their next ‘Galactico’ signing. During the 2018 World Cup in Russia, while in action with the Belgian national team that secured third place at …
Ross Barkley Proving his Worth at Chelsea Under Sarri

Ross Barkley Proving his Worth at Chelsea Under Sarri

Ross Barkley’s Chelsea career exploded into life on Sunday as he played a key role in the team’s win over Southampton. Since joining the club in January, the 24-year-old has only played nine times in the Premier League. It was thought that the move could allow him to fulfil his potential, but he wasn’t given many opportunities to do that under Antonio Conte. The midfielder would have been tempted to look for a move elsewhere during the summer. At the …
Liverpool vs Chelsea - Carabao Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Chelsea - Carabao Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool welcome Chelsea to Anfield for the first meeting between the two clubs this week on Wednesday in the Carabao Cup. These two sides are unbeaten in the Premier League and the two fixtures promise to be exciting for the neutral. It is unlikely that full-strength teams will be played by either club in mid-week, but the cup-tie will provide a good opportunity for fringe players to further their claim for regular action. Although this competition doesn't carry a lot …
West Ham vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

West Ham United welcome Chelsea on Sunday in what will be a fiercely contested London derby. The home side got their first win of the season last weekend against Everton and Manuel Pellegrini will be hoping that it will kickstart their season. It won’t be easy to make it back-to-back wins as they face one of the two Premier League teams that have a 100% record. The visitors had a slow summer, but it hasn’t impacted their start as Maurizio …
Can Sarri Win Trophies With Chelsea?

Can Sarri Win Trophies With Chelsea?

Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte had already won five major club trophies when he arrived at Stamford Bridge and wasted no time adding to that tally, winning the Premier League in his first season in England and adding an FA Cup the following term. However, things still turned sour during his second year in charge and there was a sense of inevitability when he departed during the summer. Chelsea is a club where the bar is set high. Trophies are …
Marcos Alonso thrives despite change of role under Maurizio Sarri

Marcos Alonso thrives despite change of role under Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea have won their first three Premier League matches under Maurizio Sarri. After a period of uncertainty during the summer, the Blues have quickly adapted to life under the Italian. A number of players have made a good impression on their new manager, but Marcos Alonso has been the standout. The left-back shone under Antonio Conte in a left wing-back role, which gave him freedom to get forward and influence the game in the attacking half. There were doubts regarding …
Analysing Chelsea's Striking Options for the 2018/19 Season

Analysing Chelsea's Striking Options for the 2018/19 Season

Chelsea are entering a new era under Maurizio Sarri and that provides a new start for every player in the squad. One problem area for the Blues last season for their lack of a reliable striker to put the goal in the net. Alvaro Morata scored only 11 Premier League goals during his first season in England, while Michy Batshuayi wasn’t given a fair chance by Antonio Conte before being loaned out. Olivier Giroud is another option, but he is …
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