After the news Michael Essien has been ruled out for the start of the season, it will be interesting to see how new Chelsea manager Andres Villas-Boas opts to fill the void left by the Ghana midfielder. Reports in the media suggest Villas-Boas is looking at the possibility of bringing midfielder Scott Parker back to [...]
I think most of us would agree we need some new players at Chelsea. Far too often last season we looked jaded and worse still – at other times we just didn’t look up for it. After a blistering start, we lost our way and whether it was energy or enthusiasm we lacked, we [...]
Ok, so its transfer time again – or at least that time of year when we start biting our nails in anticipation, then hope, then sheer desperation to sign someone who might make all the difference to the Chelsea squad. Alright, so with our average age not coming down as fast as we’d necessarily like [...]
With confirmation that Michael Essien will miss the majority of the new season following knee surgery, it’s not unexpected that we’d be linked with potential replacements – what is unexpected though is that one of those ‘replacements’ is rumoured to be Scott Parker.
Some journo was asking the other day what Modric will do if Spurs make him stay – well, as far as Daniel Levy is concerned, we’ll find out soon enough – but it had me thinking, there seems to be a glut of players wanting out of clubs this summer (ask Arsene Wenger) and whilst [...]
Right, I know it’s been quiet on TheChelseaBlog lately, so apologies or that but aside from the appointment of Roberto Di Matteo as assistant coach it’s probably fair to say there’s nothing very concrete to get our teeth into unless we’re going to buy into all the nonsense about Nasri and the game playing around [...]
Ray Wilkins may well have tried to warn Andre Villas-Boas to keep on the right side of our established players, but the new man in the Chelsea hotseat isn’t planning to bow down to anyone in the dressing room according to the press.