Will Robinho Be Scolari’s First Chelsea Signing?

With Scolari taking up the Chelsea reins this week, rumours of a first potential acquisition have already hit the headlines. According to reports last night, Chelsea have offered Real Madrid somewhere in the region of £27million for Robinho. Reports in the Spanish media suggest Abramovich has offered 35million Euros in anticipation of Scolari’s arrival. The [...]

Michael Ballack: The Unluckiest Player Going?

The end of last night’s Euro 2008 final saw one very subdued German standing in the semi-circle whilst red shirts jumped up and down in celebration around him.  Little wonder, given his increasing frustration during the game was pretty evident, that his manager and team mates seemed to give him a wide berth for a [...]

Chelsea’s Ballack To Miss Euro Final?

How unlucky can a player get? Chelsea midfielder and Germany captain Michael Ballack, having worked so hard to help Germany to the Euro 2008 final could now end up missing out through injury. Ballack not only scored one of the goals of the tournament against Austria, banging in a free-kick from 30 yards out, but [...]

What’s The Deal With Lampard At Chelsea?

Ironically, with a bit of a lull on the subject of Frank Lampard’s possible transfer to Inter Milan, I’d just started writing a piece on our ‘committed’ midfielder when news started to break he’d signed a four year contract with the Italian club. According to the source – highly regarded magazine France Football – Lampard [...]

Will Drogba Still Be At Chelsea Next Season?

Plenty of transfer stories have done the rounds since the end of last season and none more so than that of Didier Drogba. After a poor season by the Ivorian’s previously high standard, during which he publicly expressed his desire to leave on as many occasions as he put the ball in the back of [...]

Will Scolari Get Ronaldinho At Chelsea?

Whilst we await July 1st and the arrival of our new manager, most of the transfer speculation seems to have quietened down this week. However, one name, whether being connected or distanced from the club remains constant – Ronaldinho. Amid the countless stories in the press of the player expressing a desire to come to [...]

Should Wenger Concentrate More On Arsenal?

Never one to keep his opinions to himself too long, Arsene Wenger seems to be immersing himself in all things Chelsea this week. Having given us the benefit of his thoughts on Ballack, he’s now moved on to our new manager. Of Scolari, he says “I like him as a person. I like him as [...]

Will Rafa Get The Cash At Liverpool?

With the dust not even settled after a (trophy-less) year of in-fighting at Anfield, Rafa’s rumoured to be ready to re-ignite the fireworks. Because after spending a few million last season, he’s obviously got a taste for it and recent reports suggest he’s just put in a request for £50million spending money this time round. [...]

Chelsea’s Midfield Puzzle

With Lampard looking increasingly likely to join Mourinho at Inter and Ballack offering his services long-term, thoughts turn to who exactly will be bossing our midfield next season. Rumours of a possible move to bring in Deco have gathered so much pace lately, it’s hard to see how the Portugal star will end up anywhere [...]

Could Roman Bring Arshavin To Chelsea?

There’s always someone who catches the eye in the big tournaments and Euro 2008 has been no exception. After some pretty impressive displays for Russia, the man with an unfortunate name has got several Premier League clubs sitting up to take notice. 27 year old midfielder Andrei Arshavin, rumoured to be ready for a move [...]