Category Chelsea

Right-Back Still An Issue?? Chelsea 2 Manchester City 3

Originally posted on chelseanewsletter:
Second-half goals from Yaya Toure, Carlos Tevez and Samir Nasri gave the Premier League champions their first Shield triumph since 1972. But it was the succession of niggly tackles, eight yellow cards and a straight red for Branislav Ivanovic that left the biggest impression as Chelsea lost out, despite Fernando Torres and…

West Brom Sign Lukaku

West Brom have signed Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku on a season-long loan. The young Belgian has featured heavily in Chelsea’s pre-season but has fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge. Lukaku would surely see a move to the Midlands club as a chance to play first team football.

Romelu Lukaku’s agent denies Fulham move, responds to Calvin criticism

Christophe Henrotay, who represents Romelu Lukaku has scotched rumours that the Chelsea striker will be joining neighbours Fulham on loan but he could not reveal the youngster’s exact destination. “I can assure you that Romelu Lukaku will not go to Fulham,” he told the reputable Sport/Foot magazine. “I am in the course of finalising his…

Community Shield Preview: Chelsea v/s Manchester City

Originally posted on Matthew Harding Stand:
The long wait is finally over. After a bunch of pre-season games, long travelling and International duties for few the new season finally kicks off with the usual season opener- FA Community Shield. Defending English Premier League champions Manchester City will take on Chelsea, the FA Cup holder, on…

Ex Chelsea boss wants Ashley Cole

Originally posted on Now Football, Latest football news, transfer news, stats, facts and more.:
Paris Saint-Germain have made a sensational move to sign Ashley Cole according to Mirror Football Cole, 31, has one year left on his current contract and has yet to be offered a new deal – which has made PSG turn up…

Small Rumor Updates

Originally posted on Chelsea Blue Across The Pond:
Looks like CFC’s initial bid for Cesar Azpilicueta has returned a counter-offer, and the club is prepping another to induce Marseille to part with the Spanish right back.  I expect this to get worked out, as I’ve said below. Unsurprisingly, Chelsea have confirmed that they have loaned out Kevin De…

More Spending Coming?

Originally posted on Chelsea Blue Across The Pond:
Ah, another week, another set of transfer rumors, another post title with a question mark. Chelsea CEO Ron Gourlay has come at and stated that despite all the money CFC has splashed this summer, more moves are coming, likely two.  ESPN mentions Wigan’s Victor Moses and Porto’s…