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
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Didier Drogba Set For Chelsea Return

Didier Drogba is set to return after injury for Chelsea’s League Cup third-round tie against west London rivals Fulham at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. Manager Andre Villas-Boas said the Ivory Coast striker was back in contention for a place after suffering a nasty head injury in an aerial challenge with Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy three and a half weeks ago. Villas-Boas also said he would adopt a new strategy…

September 21, 2011
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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
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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
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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
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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
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