A good week for Chelsea’s England youngsters

It’s been a good week for Chelsea’s young crop of players away on international duty.

At senior level, Tammy Abraham scored his first goal in England’s 7-0 win against Montenegro. Coming on in the 57th minute, it was the 22-year-olds 12th goal of the season. It was a typical strikers finish, with the youngster arriving in the box to fire home.… Read More

Two young England stars coming in, and Frenchman to leave? – Chelsea transfer rumours round up

International football is the main thing on the menu for fans of the beautiful game this week. Leaving club football news dominated by transfer rumours with an international twist.

Chelsea are still waiting for their appeal to a two-window transfer embargo to he heard, with the day edging closer.

Next Wednesday Blues’ fans will get a clearer idea of whether the club will be able to spend during the forthcoming January transfer window.… Read More

‘Weak foot rocket’, ‘sensational’ – How some fans reacted to Chelsea loan stars international goal

Chelsea’s production line of young stars is already at an impressive level. Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori, Callum Hudson-Odoi, and Reece James have already broken into the starting XI at Stamford Bridge.

Marc Guehi, and Billy Gilmour have also made appearances as they stake a claim for more senior action.… Read More

Agent claims Chelsea made audacious bid for Serie A right-back

The agent of Napoli defender Elseid Hysaj has claimed the Albanian was a wanted man in West-London, during the summer of 2018.

Mario Guiffredi, who represents the 25-year-old, told Radio Punto Nuovo (via Daily Mail), that The Blues tabled a bid of €50m (£43m) for the Albania international. He said:

“A year-and-a-half ago, Napoli could have taken €50m from Chelsea”.

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‘Goal machine’, ‘Plenty more to come’ – How some Chelsea fans reacted to strikers first international goal

Another milestone has been accomplished by Chelsea’s big striker. Coming off the bench for Harry Kane with 34-minutes remaining, the stage was set for Tammy Abraham to break his duck at full international level.

Making only his second appearance for The Three Lions, the Chelsea academy graduate duly obliged. Arriving in the six-yard at the right time, with six-minutes remaining.… Read More

Alvaro Morata: ‘I had stopped enjoying it’ – Spaniard reveals reasons for leaving Chelsea

Alvaro Morata didn’t have the best of careers at Chelsea. Although, The Spanish international started life with a bang, when he first arrived at Stamford Bridge during the summer of 2017.

Scoring on his premier league début in a defeat to Burnley, Morata went on to score six-goals in as many games.… Read More

‘He brings great leadership’, ‘workrate is amazing’ – How some fans reacted to Chelsea star’s performance against Crystal Palace

It came as a surprise to many that captain Cesar Azpilicueta was rested for yesterday’s game against Crystal Palace. Especially as The Spaniards deputy, Jorginho, was absent due to suspension.

Frank Lampard decided to hand the armband over to another experienced member of the squad, Willian. The Brazilian didn’t disappoint as Captain for day, leading The Blues to a 2-0 win over their London rivals.… Read More

Kante back, James to start, Predicted Chelsea lineup, (4-2-3-1) against Crystal Palace

Chelsea take on Crystal Palace this afternoon in a lunchtime (12.30pm) kick off at Stamford Bridge. The Blues will be hoping to climb into the top two, by registering their eighth premier league victory of the season.

Predicted Lineup

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Defence

Barring any last-minute changes, Kepa will start in goal as usual.… Read More

‘I am loving it, ‘everyone knows how I feel about the club’ – Frank Lampard speaks about life as Chelsea boss

Frank Lampard has made an excellent start to his tenure in the Stamford Bridge hot-seat. It’s been four-and-a-half months since the club legend was appointed as the replacement for Maurizio Sarri.

With a transfer ban in place, and Eden Hazard departing for Real Madrid – You would be forgiven for thinking it was going to be a difficult season for the rookie manager.… Read More

‘Immense talent’, Remember the name’ – How some Chelsea fans have reacted to Reece James’ Champions League performance

Chelsea fans were out in force to praise the youngster who salvaged a point, in what was a dramatic night at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues trailed 3-1 at half-time, when the 19-year-old entered the action in place of Marcos Alonso. Little did fans know that half an hour later, James would prove the hero with The Blues coming back from 4-1 down to draw 4-4, thanks to an equaliser from the Chelsea prodigy.… Read More