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Raul Sanllehi: The genius behind Arsenal summer signings
19:01 Monday 19th August 2019

Arsenal's failure to finish in the Premier League's top four last season had many questioning the team's credentials. Things were crumbling after a humiliating 4-1 defeat to Chelsea in May's Europe League final. The start of…

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What does David Luiz have to offer at Arsenal?
12:00 Sunday 11th August 2019

Deadline Day always leaves us feeling curious. There’s always that one mind-boggling move. 2019’s edition features David Luiz moving from East to North London, from Chelsea to Arsenal for an £8 million fee. At first,…

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Was Dayot Upamecano the answer for Arsenal?
12:00 Saturday 10th August 2019

Arsenal was desperate for a quality centre-back before Laurent Koscielny's departure to Bordeaux. With their disenchanted captain gone, the urgency increased. Reportedly, the Gunners inquired after RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano.…

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2019/20 Chelsea Premier League preview
17:00 Wednesday 7th August 2019

For Chelsea supporters, they're experiencing the dreaded feeling of heading into a Premier League campaign unable to sign new players.  Frank Lampard’s litmus test begins on Sunday when taking his Blues squad to square up…

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Imagining the Jose Mourinho testimonial
08:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

I ate Chinese last night. The fortune cookie spooked me. Ability will enable a man to get to the top but character will keep him from falling. How did they know I was planning to write about Jose Mourinho? The Special One is finding it difficult…

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2012 Chelsea Champions League winners: Where are they now?
17:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Did time exist when a club other than Real Madrid or Barcelona won the Champions League? If you believe time goes back to 2012, it did. Against all odds, Chelsea pulled off a spectacular heist at the Allianz Arena against Bayern Munich.…

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Is David Luiz misunderstood?
15:00 Monday 11th February 2019

Brazil produces fine flair players. Chelsea’s ‘defender’, David Luiz, exudes the typical qualities of a flamboyant South American attacking footballer, not a Premier League based defender. It’s clear, he’s misunderstood.…

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Unmasking Chelsea’s secret attacking weapon, David Luiz
09:00 Wednesday 30th January 2019

Don’t be too shocked if David Luiz makes it into the PFA Team of the Year for 2019. The Brazilian has polished a particular aspect of his game to give Chelsea an unusual advantage. If there was a lifetime award for mercurial players,…

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Chelsea's Eden Hazard getting huge help from the unlikeliest of sources
15:00 Thursday 13th December 2018

Around six weeks or so ago, I wrote about Eden Hazard's undeniable brilliance not being enough to fire Chelsea to a Premier League crown, singling out players like Alvaro Morata, Olivier Giroud and Willian as potential superstars who had…

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David Luiz is back to his Playstation version
09:00 Thursday 29th November 2018

Back in the day, during David Luiz's first stint at Chelsea, Manchester United legend Gary Neville labelled the Brazilian a "PlayStation defender who played as though he was being controlled by a 10-year-old". The curly…

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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…

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Antonio Rüdiger marshalling Chelsea to Premier League success
09:00 Thursday 11th October 2018

Starting over at a new place is always hard. It's a life most footballers have grown accustomed to. At age 25, Antonio Rüdiger has already lived in five major cities: Berlin and Dortmund during his youth career, Stuttgart where he…

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Chelsea vs Liverpool: An examination of two defences
13:00 Saturday 29th September 2018

When Chelsea and Liverpool square off at Stamford Bridge later today, the offensive football will be everyone's primary focus. Yet, while both teams will provide such entertainment, their performance at the other end will be more…

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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…

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How Antonio Conte's departure impacts Chelsea’s transfer activity
09:00 Friday 13th July 2018

A new Premier League season is less than a month away. As you’d expect, Premier League clubs are falling over themselves trying to make the right recruitments. Meanwhile, Chelsea is only just getting on the act. The Blues recently cut…