Can The Real Cesc Fabregas Please Stand Up?

Can The Real Cesc Fabregas Please Stand Up?

The biggest surprise of the new Premier League season has been the reigning Champions atrocious start. After eight fixtures Chelsea find themselves 16th with only eight points. Two wins, two draws and four losses is not what we expect of a Jose Mourinho side. There can be lots of arguments for what has gone wrong at Stamford Bridge. Jose Mourinho has already gone into defensive mode with the club offering assurances his spot is safe. When Mourinho goes for self-preservation rather than …
What else do Chelsea need in this Window?

What else do Chelsea need in this Window?

Chelsea were champions last season and ran away with the league title due to the excellent business they did in the previous summer. The decision to bring in Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas was instrumental in Jose Mourinho's side lifting the Premier League trophy in May. This summer, they have already added Asmir Begovic and Radamal Falcao to add competition in the squad, but they must do more before the window closes. Manchester City have made the mistake in the …
Why Chelsea will need further additions this summer

Why Chelsea will need further additions this summer

A mistake a championship winning side can easily make is resting on their laurels. Even the very best sides in the world should always be looking to freshen up their squads in the summer with new faces. The risk of becoming stagnant is a real threat to any title holder and it’s an easy trap to fall into when you are experiencing success. The current Premier League champions Chelsea are no different. In the end they took the Premier League …
Why Chelsea's Superior Defence Won them the Title

Why Chelsea's Superior Defence Won them the Title

With Chelsea on the verge of winning the title, their rock solid defence has helped them to get to this position and in the process firmly squashing whispers of a dramatic late collapse. Games against United and Arsenal preceded by a trip to serious relegation contenders QPR were seen as tricky fixtures, which would test their mettle especially since they weren't playing particularly well, having also bowed out of the Champions League. But in classic fashion, Mourinho's men kept consecutive …
Just how Good Is John Terry?

Just how Good Is John Terry?

It ended 0-0 at the Emirates and Mourinho's men got their job done, once again. Chelsea's 10 point cushion over rivals Arsenal meant the Premier League trophy will be heading back to London, to Stamford Bridge after a four year stay in Manchester. A gritty, organized away performance, especially at the back from the champions elect which was not the first time one would have witnessed this season, largely down to the man that wears his heart on his sleeve …
Leicester City vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

On paper this may seem like a complete mismatch. Chelsea are visiting the King Power stadium on Wednesday night with the Premier League title within touching distance. Leicester City meanwhile just climbed out of the relegation zone for the first time since November. However, if we look at the two sides form in the last 6 game there is surprisingly not much difference. Both Chelsea and Leicester City have managed 4 wins in their last 6. While Chelsea have drew …
Has Gary Cahill Declined This Season?

Has Gary Cahill Declined This Season?

Gary Cahill was superb last season and was a major part of Chelsea's strong defence. He went to the World Cup in great form and was considered England's best centre-half. Cahill still has that title, however he is losing his place at Chelsea, with former England captain outshining him this season, while French youngster Kurt Zouma is also making an impact on the first team. Many believe that Chelsea may opt to sign a new centre-back in the summer after …
Chelsea v Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea v Southampton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Premier League leaders Chelsea host 7th placed Southampton on Sunday, the 15th of March. Having won the Capital One Cup, the Blues will look to add to their silverware this season, with Premier League in sight with just 11 games to go. Coming off a defeat to PSG, Chelsea manager and players will have very less time to leave behind the painful memory of the ouster and attend to the task at hand. Once high-flying Southampton have seen their fortunes …
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