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Premier League
Why Chelsea must look beyond Morata, Giroud and Higuain
09:00 Sunday 28th April 2019

That the days of Didier Drogba running the show in the Chelsea attack and scoring goals for fun are gone is the stark reality at Stamford Bridge. But the show must continue. Chelsea hit gold with Diego Costa in 2014 and the Brazil-born…

Premier League
Why Chelsea must beg Alvaro Morata to return
08:00 Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Chelsea must go cap in hand and try to persuade Alvaro Morata to return to Stamford Bridge. That, of course, depends on whether the Blues are serious on returning to contending for the Premier League title rather than grappling for a top-four…

Spain
Luis Enrique still trying to rediscover Spain
09:00 Saturday 23rd March 2019

La Roja are still in transition mode. If not the FIFA World Cup disaster, then Luis Enrique’s team selection for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers served as proof. The selection announcement itself was a peculiar one he’s made a…

Opinion
Does Angel Di Maria deserve abuse from Manchester United fans?
12:00 Friday 15th February 2019

The intensity of the boos and jeers from a section of Manchester United fans towards the returning Angel Di Maria was almost at par with the Argentine’s performance for Paris Saint-Germain. The former Real Madrid winger was in superlative…

Spain
Can Morata find consistency at the Wanda Metropolitano?
09:00 Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Lemony Snicket aside, Alvaro Morata’s Chelsea career can be defined as a series of unfortunate events. After moving to London, things have gone horribly astray for the Spaniard. After missing too many sitters in crucial moments,…

Premier League
How the false nine solves Chelsea's scoring problems
09:00 Saturday 22nd December 2018

Chelsea impressed English football this term with crisp passing and front-foot football. For all that, the Blues haven’t wowed anyone in terms of scoring. Except for their early-season shootout with Arsenal, Chelsea…

European Football
Shocking how Diego Costa is now worse than Alvaro Morata?
15:00 Friday 16th November 2018

Diego Costa and Alvaro Morata have both enjoyed their fair share of troubles at Stamford Bridge in recent times. The Spaniard is the man who most Chelsea fans will choose in a heartbeat, though. Across three seasons stuffed with controversy,…

Premier League
Alvaro Morata must continue to support as Chelsea target title
08:00 Wednesday 7th November 2018

Just over a week or so ago, I wrote that Eden Hazard requires week-in-week-out support if Chelsea is to win the Premier League title. Well, it looks as though a certain Spaniard was listening in... In the season's early-going, Alvaro Morata…

Premier League
Maurizio Sarri and Chelsea squad forging a mutually beneficial arrangement
12:00 Sunday 4th November 2018

Maurizio Sarri is a changed man at Chelsea. He’s not only given up a ridiculous chain-smoking addiction but also developed a special admiration for the club. Sarri’s incredible start shows he’s aiming for a lengthy stay in…

Premier League
Are Alvaro Morata, Olivier Giroud suffering from lack of service at Chelsea?
09:00 Thursday 25th October 2018

Chelsea has two strikers who cost a combined £88 million. Their names: Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud. The pair has totalled 16 Premier League games this season. They've registered a miserly two goals between them. In fact, the…

Premier League
Chelsea or Liverpool: Who is Manchester City's biggest threat?
12:00 Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Manchester City brushed aside every opponent last season, as a Pep Guardiola masterclass took England by storm. When a club loses just two games in a whole league campaign, wins the league with a record-breaking 100 points, it has to be acknowledged…

Premier League
Is there a hole in Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea squad?
12:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

Chelsea breezed through Premier League Matchday 1 with a 3-0 victory against Huddersfield Town but the Blues hard-earned victory against Arsenal on Saturday at Stamford Bridge left many questioning whether Maurizio Sarri's Blues…

Transfers
Signing Robert Lewandowski will be a game changer for Chelsea
08:00 Sunday 5th August 2018

A tree cannot make a forest, or so the saying goes. Robert Lewandowski had a disappointing World Cup, but Poland's problems went far beyond the striker. The ruthless finisher is time-tested and proven. From humble beginnings in his…

Transfers
Why Gonzalo Higuain isn't right for Chelsea
15:00 Monday 23rd July 2018

In a season drifting towards an utterly gloomy summer, Maurizio Sarri's arrival has lit up Chelsea. Jorginho added an extra bulb. Gonzalo Higuain is expected to follow. However, the Argentinean may dim any progress.  There was…

Premier League
Chelsea's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Attack
15:00 Tuesday 10th July 2018

When Antonio Conte came to Chelsea in 2016, he brought with him a playing style that had not been used in the Premier League for quite some time. The three-in-the-back formation helped him bring success to Juventus and served Chelsea Football…