Chelsea To Sign De Bruyne

Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Genk winger Kevin De Bruyne, with a club official revealing the transfer could soon be concluded. However, the Belgian outfit will not be affected by his departure just yet, with Andre Villas-Boas planning to loan the 20-year-old straight back to Genk until the end of the season. Genk’s general manager Dirk Degraen was reported to be in London on Tuesday as the…

January 25, 2012

Villas-Boas Leads Chase To Sign Bolton Defender Gary Cahill

Chelsea are leading the fight to sign Bolton defender Gary Cahill with the west London club set to secure his signature when the January transfer window opens. Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas is conducting an overhaul of his squad and has identified Cahill as the man to play alongside captain John Terry. The Trotters are keen to cash-in on their star defender who is out of contract in the summer and…

December 21, 2011

Andre Villas-Boas Defends Ageing Players

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has defended his squad after Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson suggested that the Blues might need to be worried because of the age of their players. The west London outfit currently have nine players over the age of 30, but the Portuguese boss insists that they also boast of a wealth of experience that could be imparted to the rest of the squad. “These players…

July 25, 2011

Liverpool Line Up £8m Bid For Florent Malouda

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has identified Chelsea winger Florent Malouda as the solution to his search for more width and is preparing an £8million bid. The 30-year-old, who only has one year left on his contract, could soon be surplus to requirements if Guus Hiddink succeeds Carlo Ancelotti as Blues manager. The Dutchman will bring Arda Turan with him from Galatasaray, after the Turkey star impressed Hiddink while on international…

June 7, 2011

Hope Alive For Chelsea

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has not conceded this season’s Premier League title after his side beat Birmingham 3-1 on Wednesday. The victory lifted Chelsea to second on the table, six points behind Manchester United and with the leaders still to play Ancelotti’s side and Arsenal, their faint hopes of retaining their Premier League crown are still alive. A Florent Malouda double and a goal from Salomon Kalou gave Chelsea the…

April 21, 2011

Champions League Preview: Manchester United v Chelsea

Chelsea face Manchester United at Old Trafford in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, looking to overturn a 1-0 deficit. The first leg saw Chelsea denied a clear-cut penalty that angered Blues supporters and players alike but they could hardly complain with the result given their players’ performances. Manchester United took a deserved aggregate lead through Wayne Rooney’s first-half golf. And given the circumstances that Chelsea are in, the game…

April 11, 2011