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Premier League
Where should Callum Hudson-Odoi go next season?
15:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Destiny awaits Callum Hudson-Odoi. Now it’s his decision whether he takes the path to success or failure. Maurizio Sarri’s turned an eye over his talents, deeming him too inexperienced to make his team. Regardless of the 18-year-old…

Premier League
Can Michy Batshuayi solve Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea woes?
12:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Maurizio Sarri sent Michy Batshuayi on loan shortly after taking the Chelsea reins this past summer. When players score the crucial goal that delivers a league title, repeated loans aren't the path they expect their career to take.…

Europa League
Rating the Europa League quarterfinal matchups
09:00 Monday 18th March 2019

After a hectic January and February, the Europa and Champions League are finally on parallel tracks. The quarterfinal draws for both took place on Friday. Uttiyo Sarkar ran the rule over the senior circuit. Now for a look at the junior competition.…

Opinion
Olivier Giroud gives perfect answer to critics
13:00 Sunday 17th March 2019

Lack of goals threatened Maurizio Sarri’s future in the Chelsea dugout early into his reign. The Italian manager resorted to desperate measures to solve the problem. First choice striker Alvaro Morata had to go, even if it was just on…

Features
Europa League critical to Chelsea, Sarri
17:00 Thursday 14th March 2019

Once Roman Abramovich purchased the club, Chelsea grew into a European force. Jose Mourinho and other great managers lived under the pressure to deliver every season. The Russian's vast resources and insatiable interest dominated the…

Premier League
Is Gary Cahill asking why he stayed at Stamford Bridge?
15:00 Thursday 14th March 2019

Gary Cahill came close to leaving Chelsea during the January transfer window, frustrated as he was with a lack of playing time under Maurizio Sarri. The 33-year-old made just seven appearances this season, one in the Premier League,…

Transfers
Can Chelsea hold onto Eden Hazard beyond the summer?
08:00 Thursday 14th March 2019

Eden Hazard has been the main man at Chelsea for several years now. Having played under Jose Mourinho, Antonio Conte and now Maurizio Sarri, the different managers have depended on the Belgian to lead the team to excellence. He has usually…

Premier League
Why Chelsea's transfer ban is a blessing in disguise for Maurizio Sarri
15:00 Monday 11th March 2019

Chelsea will face a two-window transfer ban and cannot sign a player until the summer of 2020. The London club was “astonished” to see their appeal of getting the ban freezed. Moreover, the summer signings Kepa Arrizabalaga and…

Premier League
Can Chelsea make sense of the Kepa substitution row?
08:00 Thursday 28th February 2019

Kepa Arrizabalaga stunned the football world when he refused to be substituted in extra time's final minutes during the League Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester City. For a club under the spotlight for all the wrong reasons recently,…

Premier League
7 youngsters who have been surprisingly good in the Premier League
15:00 Monday 25th February 2019

The pace in the Premier League is ramping up as we rapidly approach the finish line. Manchester City, Liverpool and perhaps Tottenham Hotspur are the ones challenging for the title while Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal are in a race…

Premier League
Maurizio Sarri to AS Roma suddenly makes more sense 
12:00 Monday 25th February 2019

Before the EFL Cup final, Maurizio Sarri may have brushed off rumours linking him to AS Roma. After Kepa Arrizabalaga blew him off in front of 80,000 at Wembley and how many millions on the telly and internet, he might revisit the idea. Social…

Capital One Cup
Will the ghost of Arsene Wenger haunt Wembley for the EFL Cup final?
09:00 Sunday 24th February 2019

Managers tend to last at clubs about as long as the average Hollywood marriage although exceptions exist in both cases. Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn have been together since 1983 despite eschewing any nuptials. Denzel Washington married Pauletta…

Premier League
No Chelsea for Zizou!
15:00 Thursday 21st February 2019

Chelsea hired Maurizio Sarri at the beginning of the 2018/19 season. Many supporters harboured hopes that this would finally signal the end to the circus that had become their managerial recruitment. At first, all the signs were positive. The…

Premier League
Why sacking Maurizio Sarri won't help Chelsea
15:00 Monday 18th February 2019

Chelsea are in a colossal mess. A 2-1 win in the UEFA Europa League away from home against Malmo may have prolonged their silverware hopes, but the 6-nil defeat to Manchester City will continue to haunt the Blues. It was their worst defeat…

Premier League
Is Zinedine Zidane the answer for Chelsea?
12:00 Monday 18th February 2019

Without question, Maurizio Sarri can be regarded as a good tactician. The Italian understands football and holds a strong philosophy about how it should be played. But managing a bunch of multi-millionaire footballers goes far beyond being…