Chelsea: The Rationale for Rooney

So, Wayne Rooney eh? Is he coming or not? And more importantly, do we want him to?  Well that depends on who you’re talking to.

I had a conversation with my dad about him the other night and we’re both on the ‘yes’ side of the fence. My eldest son however, whilst inheriting the general football intelligence to support Chelsea from me, must have inherited the logic part from his father because he was on the ‘no’ side of this particular debate.  … Read More

Midfielder Heading To Chelsea

I have to admit I know nothing about Marco van Ginkel but Jose obviously knows a lot more because the 20 year old Vitesse Arnhem midfielder looks set to become Mourinho’s second signing of the summer.

Rumoured to be worth somewhere in the region of £8 million, the youngster who was a regular for the Dutch side last season, according to a Blues statement “will join Chelsea subject to a medical, agreement of personal terms and legal documentation.”

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Cavani: Are Chelsea Really In The Race?

The race to sign Edinson Cavani is largely reminiscent of the hare and the tortoise – and the tortoise will come up trumps again. Ok, so there’s 3 or 4 clubs with their eyes on him but the principle is the same.… Read More

Do Chelsea Risk Losing Luiz?

When it comes to David Luiz, he could be the Marmite of centre backs – love him or loathe him, but whilst it might have been the in thing to take pot shots at him after Gary Neville’s ‘Playstation’ comments, in the wake of his stand-out performance in the Confederations Cup, the curly-haired one is hot property.… Read More

Chelsea A Decade On: Thanks Roman

Time flies when you’re having fun, that’s what they say isn’t it? And the last ten years under Roman Abramovich has been a blast hasn’t it? Well, relatively speaking anyway: 3 Premier League titles, 4 FA Cups, 2 League Cups, 2 Community Shields, 1 European Cup, 1 Europa Cup – not to be sniffed at is it?… Read More