David Luiz Wants Neymar To Join Him At Chelsea

Chelsea defender David Luiz has revealed he is trying to persuade Brazil team-mate Neymar to join him at Stamford Bridge. The 19-year-old is currently one of the hottest commodities in world football, and is reportedly being closely tracked by La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid. However, Chelsea have also been linked with Neymar over the last few months, and Luiz, who himself only joined in January, reveals he has…

September 6, 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

Timing Not Ideal For Fernando Torres: Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti will restore Fernando Torres to his starting line-up against Newcastle with an admission that Chelsea’s failure to secure the Spain international’s services from Liverpool last summer, rather than in mid-season, has seriously hampered his impact to date for the London club. Attempts were made to secure both Torres and David Luiz, from Benfica, at the end of last season only for bids to be knocked back. Their clubs…

May 14, 2011

Who Will Replace Carlo Ancelotti?

So now Carlo Ancelotti can fulfil his ambition to manage Roma, the club he captained for eight happy years and to which he has always said he would return one day. The end of his time at Chelsea surely arrived here, in the form of a defeat far more conclusive than the single-goal margin might suggest. For the genial Italian a midweek trip to the Eternal City is likely to…

May 9, 2011

Champions League Preview: Chelsea Vs Manchester United

Manchester United will be chasing their first victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in nearly a decade on Wednesday as the English giants collide in a heavyweight UEFA Champions League quarter-final. United are riding high in the Premier League after a weekend which saw them open up a potentially decisive seven-point lead at the top of the table, leaving them firmly on cause for a record nineteenth title. But Sir…

April 5, 2011

Ancelotti’s Tactical Switch Heralded

Chelsea coach Michael Emenalo claims the team’s recent upturn in form is down to a tactical rethink from manager Carlo Ancelotti. The Blues have won their last three league games, and are unbeaten in seven in all competitions, and Emenalo sights a back-to-basics approach from the Italian. Manchester United remain nine points in front of the defending champions, although Ancelotti’s men do have a game in hand on United. “Carlo…

March 25, 2011