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

Oriol Romeu: It Was Not Hard To Leave Barcelona

Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu said that leaving Barcelona was not a tough decision for him as he wanted to face the new opportunity. Romeu signed afour year contract with Chelsea in the first week of last month. The deal cost the English club a fee of €5 million. Romeu was included in the nineteen-man squad Barcelona in August 2010 for the first leg of the season’s Spanish Supercup. He made…

September 8, 2011

Premier League Preview: Chelsea v West Brom

West Bromwich Albion’s gutsy effort against Manchester United will give them heart for their trip south to face Chelsea on Saturday. The Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge is the tea-time kickoff (local time) and the eyes of the country will be on both sides in what shapes as an exciting match. Roy Hodgson worked miracles with West Brom after he took over last season, leading the club to an…

August 19, 2011

Premier League Preview: Stoke v Chelsea

Stoke City face the challenge of hosting Chelsea on the opening day of the English Premier League season on Sunday. Last season’s runners up will travel to the Britannia Stadium for their first game under new manager Andre Villas-Boas, who took over at Stamford Bridge following Carlo Ancelotti’s dismissal. Chelsea began last season with a 6-0 drubbing of West Brom on the opening day, but Stoke midfielder Dean Whitehead is…

August 11, 2011

Didier Drogba Set For New Deal at Chelsea

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has refuted claims he will leave the club this season and is negotiating a new one-year contract extension. The Ivorian has been linked with a move to Galatasary after losing his starting place to Fernando Torres last season, but has insisted he will stay and fight for his place. “I will definitely be here next season,” he said. “We have started talking [about a new contract]…

July 23, 2011

Mikel Obi Excited By Andre Villas-Boas Reign

Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is excited by the dawn of a new era at the club under Portuguese manager Andre Villas-Boas. Previous Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti was unceremoniously dumped at the end of last season after finishing second in the Barclays Premier League, and failing to make any headway in the club’s quest for the UEFA Champions League. While there was much speculation over who would take over at…

July 12, 2011