Raul Meireles: We Need Didier And His Goals

Raul Meireles has praised Chelsea team-mate Didier Drogba and believes his goals are the key to their English Premier League title challenge. Meireles scored the equaliser in Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Manchester City on Monday, but previously it had been Drogba scoring the goals, with the Ivorian netting four times since November 23 and three of those coming in the Champions League. The return of the striker to the starting…

December 14, 2011

Anelka In No Hurry To Quit Chelsea

Nicolas Anelka has insisted he has yet to make up his mind whether to quit Chelsea at the end of the season. Manager Andre Villas-Boas last week claimed the striker had indicated he wished to leave the club when his contract expires next summer. Anelka turns 33 in March and his future at Chelsea looked under threat when former boss Carlo Ancelotti was sacked at the end of last season….

September 21, 2011

Fernando Torres’ Spain Place Under Threat

Fernando Torres has been told by coach Vicente del Bosque that he will lose his Spain place unless he starts scoring regularly for Chelsea. Torres has looked a shadow of his former self since signing for the Blues in January, struggling to reach full fitness and scoring just one goal. His Chelsea place is under serious threat from Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka and Romelu Lukaku – and now it seems…

September 8, 2011

Ferguson Sees Chelsea As A Title Threat

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson still considers Chelsea as a title threat despite their aging team. With Manchester United hogging headlines recently with their young squad, it was inevitable that attention was drawn to the London side’s aging squad. However, Sir Alex believes that the situation at Stamford Bridge is not as bad as perceived, and that the Chelsea squad’s experience may be to their advantage instead. He told…

September 7, 2011

Daniel Sturridge: Torres Is A World Class Striker

Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge believes that team-mate Fernando Torres will hit the back of the net sooner than later. The young Englishman is ready to make his first start for the new Premier League season against Sunderland after being under a three match ban, because of a red card on the final day of last season while on loan at Bolton. However, Sturridge believes that his return to Chelsea’s line-up…

September 2, 2011

Kenny Dalglish: Arsene Wenger Has Been Fantastic

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has leapt to the defence of rival Arsene Wenger, describing his Arsenal counterpart as “fantastic”. Wenger is currently under scrutiny as his bid to finally end the Gunners’ trophy drought seems to be undermined by high-profile exits and a lack of prominent acquisitions. But Dalglish – who was involved in an angry touchline exchange with Wenger during their sides’ 1-1 draw at the Emirates in April…

August 20, 2011