Deadline day: Will Nabil Fekir sign for Chelsea?

deadline day

We’ve certainly sprung into action in the past couple of days in the transfer window. Following a very quiet window involving the signing of only Jorginho from Napoli, Chelsea splashed out £71 million to bring in goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao, as a replacement for the outgoing Thibaut Courtois. We have also agreed a loan deal for Real Madrid’s Mateo Kovacic, adding more depth and experience to the midfield.… Read More

What will Mateo Kovacic bring to Chelsea?

Mateo Kovacic

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Mateo Kovacic on a one-year loan deal from Real Madrid. The 24 year-old doesn’t come with an option to buy at the end of the loan term, but we will surely try to tie him down to a long-term contract at Stamford Bridge based on the season he has.… Read More

Transfer news: AC Milan loan for Bakayoko, with Kovacic set to arrive

Transfer news

Chelsea’s busy end to the transfer window is set to continue. After agreeing a world record £71 million deal to sign goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao to replace Thibaut Courtois, there is going to be some reshuffling in the midfield department as well.

Courtois’ exit to Real Madrid is all but done as well, and the Spanish club are also willing to add in Mateo Kovacic as part of the deal to ease proceedings.… Read More

Chelsea agree £71m deal for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga

Chelsea transfer news

Chelsea have agreed a world record deal with Athletic Bilbao for the transfer for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, the Telegraph has reported. The 23 year-old will move to Stamford Bridge for £71 million, making him the most expensive goalkeeper ever in the history of football. This is also the second time in a couple of weeks that this record has been broken, after Liverpool paid splashed out £66.8 million to sign Allison Becker from Roma at the end of last month.… Read More

Chelsea 0-2 Manchester City: Three observations from Community Shield defeat

Chelsea slumped to their fifth consecutive defeat in a Community Shield game, as Manchester City comfortably beat us 2-0 on Sunday. An old foe Sergio Aguero scored both goals, one in each half, and even had chances to complete his hattrick. City completely played us off the park, having a total of 18 shots on goal compared to just 5 from Chelsea.… Read More

Community Shield preview: Who’s available, and how will Maurizio Sarri set up?

Club football is finally back!

The official curtain raiser to the 2018/19 campaign sees Chelsea square off against Manchester City on Sunday. Having qualified as the reigning FA Cup winners, we are looking to win this trophy for the first time since 2009, despite making 4 appearances since then. Back then, nine years ago, this was the debut game for a new Italian manager.… Read More

Is Callum Hudson-Odoi ready for starting place at Chelsea?

It’s an extremely rare sight to see Hector Bellerin, one of the fastest defenders in the world, getting beaten for pace and left on his back. It was, however, something we saw on a regular basis on Wednesday night, when Arsenal took on Chelsea in the International Champions Cup in Dublin.… Read More

Another £35m midfielder targeted, with Drinkwater future in doubt

After spending over £70 million on the duo of Tiemoue Bakayoko and Danny Drinkwater last summer, it looks like we are going to be at it again this summer. Central midfield remains a problem at Stamford Bridge, with Bakayoko flopping badly so far, and Drinkwater hardly getting a game.

According to French source L’Equipe, we could target Nice midfielder Jean-Michel Seri in the summer.… Read More

Transfer news: European giants want to sign Chelsea winger

Winger Kenedy’s loan move to Newcastle United is panning out very well indeed. Since moving to St. James’ Park inin January, he has started every one of their eight Premier League games, recording 2 goals and 2 assists thus far. His best performance came last month at home against Southamptin, where he scored a brace that included a truly wonderful solo effort.… Read More

Defender slams Conte tactics, as Chelsea let another lead slip

It was more of the same from Chelsea on Sunday, as we let a first-half lead slip at home once again. It wasn’t as bad as Spurs last week, when the visitors scored 3 to take all three points away from Stamford Bridge for the first time since 1990. This time, it was West Ham going home with a share of the spoils after a late equaliser.… Read More