Villas-Boas Insists Frank Lampard Still Has A role To Play

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas insists Frank Lampard still has a major role to play at Stamford Bridge. Lampard was the only player to lose his place in the side from their Premier League win over Newcastle for Tuesday’s 3-0 Champions League victory over Valencia, which booked their place in the final 16 of the prestigious European competition. Lampard was an unused substitute for the midweek match, but the Portuguese manager…

December 7, 2011

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

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

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