Marcel Desailly: André Villas-Boas Has To Win Over Stars

Chelsea legend Marcel Desailly says it will be vital for the club’s new manager Andre Villas-Boas to win over the dressing room early in his reign. Desailly believes 33-year-old Villas-Boas cannot afford to make any mistakes if he is to gain the respect from the Blues’ star studded squad. Failure to do so, and the former Porto manager could face a player backlash similar to the one that plagued Roy…

July 29, 2011

John Terry No Longer Guaranteed Chelsea Place

The Chelsea manager, Carlo Ancelotti, has warned John Terry that he should no longer expect to play in every match. Ancelotti will use Monday night’s Premier League derby at Fulham to hand a first start to the £21m January recruit David Luiz and confirmed that the Brazilian’s arrival signals a shift to an era in which all of the defenders at Stamford Bridge must get accustomed to stints on the…

February 14, 2011