Chelsea Ready To Cash In On Players?

With Petr Cech now in his tenth year at Chelsea, a general assumption might have been that Thibaut Courtois would be the natural successor to the number 1 shirt in the near future. Having spent the past two and a half seasons at Atletico Madrid, the Belgian keeper has never made a professional appearance for [...]

Mourinho Considering Midfield Movement?

We might have recently signed Nemanja Matic but according to recent reports, Jose Mourinho has his eye on Sami Khedira for the summer. Mourinho signed Khedira for Real Madrid at the start of the 2010/11 campaign and before his torn cruciate ligament in November, he’d barely missed a game. Fortunately, in spite of his ever-present [...]

Chelsea Transfer Gossip

We’re now 4 days into January and silly season is well under way with transfer rumours galore. Here’s the latest involving Chelsea: Touchline Talk tell us Napoli will try to lure Mata Whilst Give Me Sport bring us Jose’s denial of a Higuain bid The price isn’t so right for KDB according to The Transfer [...]

More Worried About Willian Than Spurs

Imagine this, a player has his travel paid for, gets fawned over by a Premier League club, is completing a medical for them and then decides he’d actually rather sign for a club already in the Champions League than the side which, consistently fails to get there.

Will he, won’t he? Rooney to Chelsea move still up in the air

Wayne Rooney’s future is still very much up in the air, with the England international forward conspicuous by his absence from Manchester United’s matchday squad for the Community Shield over the weekend. David Moyes says there is no internal rift between player and manager, while it is widely believed that the former Everton prodigy is [...]

Chelsea Updates: Nothing To Roo Pre-season

With the new season now less than a week away, here’s a quick round-up of the latest pre-season stories:   EatDrinkFootball ask if Chelsea can afford to Luiz our Brazilian defender? Clubcall give us Jose’s response to Barcelona’s interest The official CFC focus on Azpilicueta’s return in pre-season There’s some inside opinion on our win [...]

Rooney: All Part Of The Plan?

Anyone who’s read this blog over the last six years or so will know I love theories. Call me cynical if you like (people often do) but there’s always a bit more to what goes on in the world of football than meets the eye – and what does go on, usually does so for [...]

Rooney: Chelsea’s Priority, United’s Option

I don’t want to go into the new season with a row (although I probably will) but some things just can’t be left unsaid. It’s this whole Wayne Rooney thing – or more to the point, United’s reaction to it – it’s driving me up the wall now and if I bite my tongue any [...]

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 [...]

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.