Claude Makelele: The man with a position named after him!

Image by Claude Makelele. The man that the football world have named a position after due to effect that he had in the role of a defensive midfielder. Makelele signed for Chelsea pre Abramovich in the summer of 2003 for £16.8 million from Spanish giants Real Madrid. Before he joined the joined The Blues... Continue Reading →

Bayern stroll past Fortuna Dusseldorf

Bayern Munich moved ten points clear at the summit of the Bundesliga with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Dusseldorf. Bayern's 10 point lead at the top last 24 hours before Dortmunds game the following day. The German giants gained the lead in the 15th minute through an own goal by Mathias Jorgensen. Some good passing... Continue Reading →

Bayern put 5 past Frankfurt to extend lead to 4 points

(Article written two days ago, Dortmund review will be up tomorrow!) Bayern re-established their four point lead in the Bundesliga by defeating Frankfurt 5-2 after second place Borussia Dortmund won 2-0 away at VfL Wolfsburg. Chelsea target, and current Barcelona player, Philippe Coutinho on loan at Bayern missed the game due to an ankle injury... Continue Reading →

Marcel Desailly: Chelsea’s best bargain signing ever?

Marcel Desailly joined Chelsea in 1998 in a £4.6 million switch from Italian giants AC Milan. This was during a time when transfer fees were not as excessive as they are nowadays; Chelsea were managed by former player Gianluca Vialli. So what makes Desailly a candidate to be the best bargain signing ever? Image by... Continue Reading →

RB Leipzig and Freiburg play out draw in Bundesliga reopener

Football today returned in Germany after the outbreak of the Coronarus pandemic, with games being played behind closed doors. I watched the clash between third placed RB Leipzig, who welcomed eighth placed SC Freiburg to the Red Bull Arena - with an eye on players who have been linked with Chelsea over the last few... Continue Reading →

Federico Chiesa: Scout Report

Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa has been one of the latest players to be linked with Chelsea over the last few days. But who exactly is the young Italian and what would he bring to Frank Lampards squad? Son of former Italian and Fiorentina forward Enrico Chiesa, Federico made his Fiorentina debut in 2016 in a... Continue Reading →

Would signing Onana from Ajax be a risk?

Chelsea have been linked to highly rated Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana since January but is he a risky transfer? Over the last few days Ajax have named their price for Cameroonian 24-year-old 'keeper Andre Onana wih a price tag starting at £35 million. Now, £35 million sounds like loose change these days in a transfer... Continue Reading →

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