Batshuayi and Alonso to start – Predicted Chelsea lineup (4-3-3) v West Ham United

Today Chelsea entertain West Ham (kick off: 3pm GMT) in a premier league clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues are hoping to get back to winning ways after last weekend’s defeat at Manchester City, and a draw from the midweek Champions League trip to Valencia.

Predicted line up

Formation: 4-3-3

Defence

Kepa Arrizabalaga had what can be described as a good and bad game on Wednesday.… Read More

Jadon Sancho is a far better option than Wilfred Zaha – Opinion on Chelsea transfer rumours

The transfer window reopens in just over a month from now, with the Blues are still awaiting a verdict on their transfer ban appeal. However, rumours will continue of who Chelsea may, or may not be interested in signing in January. Whatever the outcome, the ban is due to end in time for the summer 2020 window. Read More

The curious case of Kepa Arrizabalaga – ‘prevented us from winning and losing at the same time’ – How some fans reacted to mixed night in Valencia

Kepa Arrizabalaga made headlines in August of last year when he became the world’s most expensive goalkeeper. The Spaniard made an astonishing £72m move from Athletic Bilbao, leaving many fans shell-shocked. It’s fair to say that unless you’re an avid watcher of La Liga, it’s unlikely you’d have known a lot about him.Read More

‘There’s no stopping the beast now’ – How some Chelsea fans reacted to Mateo Kovacic finally scoring

It’s been a long time coming, but Mateo Kovacic has scored a goal for Chelsea. Yes, that’s right, he’s finally found the back of the net in a Blues shirt.

Overall, for club and country, the Serbian had not found the back of the net since January 2017. Stretching a total of 145-appearances, including time at former club Real Madrid.… Read More

James and Christensen start – Confirmed Chelsea starting lineup v Valencia (Champions League matchday five)

Frank Lampard has made two of changes from Saturday’s defeat at Manchester City. Reece James is preferred at right-back, with CesarAzpilicueta moving to the left-back role he occupied during the second-half against Ajax on matchday four.

The other change is Andreas Christensen coming in for Fikayo Tomori. The Dane has missed out recently due to injury, and his return will be welcomed by many,with The Blues also without Antonio Rudiger.… Read More

‘happy to stay’ – N’Golo Kante reveals happiness at Chelsea to deliver Paris Saint-Germain snub

N’Golo Kante is arguably Chelsea’s best player. The diminutive Frenchman has been a revelation since arriving in the premier league in 2015.

An unlikely title success with Leicester City in his first season, led to a £32m move to Stamford Bridge. The World Cup winner then repeated that feat with The Blues.… Read More

‘ So far as I know, absolutely not’ – Chelsea Chairman, Bruce Buck denies that Roman Abramovich has any intention to sell the club

Chelsea chairman, Bruce Buck has quashed rumours that Roman Abramovich wants to sell the West-London club. The Russian has owned Chelsea since buying the club in 2003.

Rumours started to circulate after the 52-year-old withdrew his visa application last year. The Russian Billionaire was unhappy the process was taking too long, amid problems between the UK and Russia after the Novichok poisoning of a former Russian spy.… Read More

‘Very proud’, ‘Development is paramount’ – How some Chelsea fans reacted to defeat at Manchester City

It was always going to be a tough outing for The Blues at the Etihad. The defending champions were looking to put a defeat to title challengers Liverpool firmly behind them. However, Chelsea had other ideas.

The evening started well for the Blues, with N’Golo Kante forcing home an opener to put them 1-0 up in the 21st-minute.… Read More

Chelsea await transfer ban appeal decision

The long awaited appeal to CAS was completed yesterday. However, it will be some time before Chelsea know their fate.

The Blues were banned by FIFA from registering players for two-transfer windows earlier this year. An investigation by the world’s football governing body, found the club guilty of 150-rule breaches with regards to the signing of minors, involving 71-players.… Read More

‘I will lose all respect for him’, He will always love Chelsea’ – How some fans have reacted to Jose Mourinho possibly becoming Tottenham boss

News of Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking as Tottenham manager wouldn’t usually affect Chelsea in any way whatsoever. Barring maybe a little chuckle that a major rival are managerless. Especially as the Argentine has done a decent job on a very small, if not non-existent budget.

However, former Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho is the hot favourite to take over at the North-London club.… Read More