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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…

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…

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…

Bundesliga
Why Dortmund should pay whatever it takes to keep Michy Batshuayi
12:00 Friday 20th April 2018

Michy Batshuayi has been quite a pleasant surprise for Borussia Dortmund since his arrival. The German side acquired the Belgium international from Chelsea on a season-long loan deal. At the time, the move seemed like the perfect scenario for…

World Cup
Can Belgium win the World Cup?
08:00 Saturday 31st March 2018

For the past two World Cup cycles we've heard how good Belgium are. This is their golden generation. There are world-class players throughout the lineup, perhaps even on the bench. So, maybe it's true, but Marc Wilmots wasn't able…

Premier League
Will Chelsea regret loaning out Michy Batshuayi?
12:00 Thursday 15th March 2018

An interesting statistic came up on social media over the weekend. After Michy Batshuayi’s two-goal haul in the Bundesliga game against Eintracht Frankfurt, it was discovered that he has now scored the more goals combined than the…

Bundesliga
Marco Reus giving Dortmund the exact boost they needed
09:30 Sunday 11th March 2018

Borussia Dortmund are on a good run over the past few months. Ever since Peter Stoger's appointment, the Bundesliga giants have bounced back to respectability. They are in position to claim another UEFA Champions League berth in 2018/19.…

Europa League
3 players to watch during UEFA Europa League's Round of 32 action today
09:30 Thursday 22nd February 2018

The UEFA Champions League gave us four impressive games this week. Okay, three and Manchester United/Sevilla, but the European action is far from over. Even though it sometimes doesn't receive deserved recognition, you…

Germany
Borussia Dortmund must retain Michy Batshuayi beyond this season
12:00 Monday 12th February 2018

Despite having played only two games for Borussia Dortmund, Michy Batshuayi has made a big impression since joining on loan from Chelsea. The Belgian demonstrated his talent to the Bundesliga in nine days, perhaps to a greater extent than he…

Transfers
Batshuayi loan move may come back to haunt Chelsea
08:30 Friday 9th February 2018

Michy Batshuayi was a highly rated striker before his 2016 Chelsea move. The Belgian was renowned for his scoring prowess at Standard Liege and Marseille. Many thought he would be the Blues' new Didier Drogba. Chelsea had signed Drogba…

Germany
Michy Batshuayi makes everyone except Borussia Dortmund look the fool
10:00 Saturday 3rd February 2018

Michy Batshuayi should change his twitter handle to @IToldYouSo! Before he left Stamford Bridge for the WestfalenStadion, the Premier League saw an impromptu game of musical chairs erupt between second-string scorers during the January window.…

Premier League
Hotel living has ruined Antonio Conte
09:30 Tuesday 30th January 2018

From a young age, footballers must travel to far off towns, even countries, to find a club. If they go on to be managers, it’s more of the same. Such a nomadic life requires a lot of hotel living. At least there’s maid service.…

World Cup
Analysing Belgium's attacking options with the World Cup in mind
14:30 Tuesday 19th December 2017

Belgium are arguably the most balanced team heading into the 2018 World Cup. They have a strong side both offensively and defensively, although there is no question, they have alternatives aplenty in the attacking third. Their defensive…

World Cup
Three players who must move clubs in January to secure World Cup selection
09:30 Monday 18th December 2017

The 2018 World Cup is set to be held in Russia next summer. In today's age, players may perform to a high standard at club level, but it’s what they do on the international stage that defines their legacy. That's why every…

Premier League
Huddersfield 1 - 3 Chelsea: 3 talking points
09:30 Wednesday 13th December 2017

For the two sides' first top-flight meeting since January 1972, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea traveled to the Kirklees Stadium to take on David Wagner’s Huddersfield Town. After beating Manchester United on the same pitch a few…