Mourinho Could Stop The Rot


Remember the famous Mourinho bus that used to park itself firmly in front of our goal? Well I’m not going to suggest the wheels have come off because it would actually be a bonus if that had happened, or at least if it happened in the right place on the pitch.… Read More

Why Bale Signing is Hard To Resist

In the last few weeks, Chelsea have been linked with Real Madrid winger, Gareth Bale. It has survived past a few weeks, which means the media is either bored, or the move could actually have some substance. At first glance, the idea of Bale wearing blue next season seems ridiculous. I was guilty of taking the attitude of “we don’t need him anyway”.… Read More

Chelsea Dwelling on the Past?


It might be silly season, with Chelsea linked with everyone except Joey Barton so far but the link with a return for Didier Drogba at least gives us something to debate. … Read More

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 us but has done pretty well for himself in Spain, and with Petr Cech showing no signs yet of climbing up the hill never mind being over it, Courtois knows he’ll need a chat with Chelsea to decide on his future.… Read More

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 status pre-injury, Real haven’t missed him as much as you’d imagine, so a deal is always possible – if the player fancies it.… Read More

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 Tavern
The Daily Star have gone all Beano again with talk of a PSG bid for Hazard
Caught Offside reckon we’ll offer cash plus Bertrand for Luke Shaw
And even with our lack of strike power, the Express says Newcastle want Demba Ba… Read More

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. … Read More

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 making eyes towards the Old Trafford exit door.… Read More

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 over Roma from Soccerway

And the Rooney rumblings continue with BleacherReport approving Mourinho’s angle… Read More

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 a reason.… Read More