Chelsea’s most featured centre-half pairings have been either Zouma and Tomori or Rudiger and Christensen. This appears to be a decision on the basis of experience, and with little genuine tactical foresight. Rudiger and Christensen have been at the club for the last three years and have during that time played under three different managers, … Continue reading The Centre Back Dilemma
Chelsea links with Kai Havertz have intensified in the past days, with reports now suggesting the Blues are determined to beat Bayern to bring him to West London. Tobi Promise sets out his case as to why Chelsea should NOT acquire Bayer Leverkusen's man this summer.
Tobi Promise analyses the colossal impact of Christian Pulisic on Frank Lampard in his limited playing time this season, and discusses his prospects for next season.
What was the plan that Chelsea had for him? How was a one-month adventure to a relegation struggling team going to help a prospect’s development? It's not ideal - the stress of listening to two different managers’ pre-match instructions in one month should not be overlooked. He can't be Ruud Guilt if he's sitting on … Continue reading Breakdown: Development System with Ampadu, the Overlooked Glitch on Ake.
Jorginho is a physically lean footballer by nature and has a distinctive quality that could be world-class if well managed. To be discussed in this article are three crucial matches of his season, his moment of the season and where he can improve. Credit: Manuel The stats listed below divulge some special qualities of Jorginho. … Continue reading Player Profile Series: Jorginho
If not for a sequence of deathly fixtures in early February, there would've been very little to write in collating Willy Caballero's seasonal profile. Many thought Caballero's destiny this season was to end up like buttocks made for the bench, yet his greatest moment has irrefutably been acknowledged as coming in to save the day. … Continue reading Player Profile: Willy Caballero – The Man With a Masked Impact
During Hazard's time with Chelsea, he was arguably the best player in the Premier League, and beyond doubt the most outstanding player for us. He had a great impact on every trophy Chelsea won. Upon his departure, the fan base was rife with talk of resulting chaos, and the odds that Chelsea would have a … Continue reading A Look Back At How Chelsea Coped With The Loss of Eden Hazard
This year marks my tenth year supporting Chelsea. I didn't have the chance to watch Chelsea much in my younger days, as TV services can be expensive in my country. I can’t remember the first Chelsea match I saw, but I do recall images of Lampard in a yellow kit, which I later found out … Continue reading The Blue In My Head
Lampard clearly wants Chelsea to return to the Mourinho days playing a double-pivot, which means a DLP (Fabregas type of midfielder) is now important to Chelsea’s midfield. Anytime the “Fabregas replacement” phrase comes up amongst our fan base, the first name mentioned is the visionary Italian penalty-taker in Jorginho. Yet, now also mentioned is the … Continue reading Gilmour vs. Jorginho: Who is the Best Midfielder?
Chelsea has of late been fond of emulating the top sides in the league, from Maurizio following Pep's lead to Lampard simulating Klopp's plan. This Chelsea team is far from Liverpool's level, but what are the similarities? Prior to Chelsea’s win over Liverpool, Lampard said: "Behind what we see now at Liverpool, a team that … Continue reading MODEL LIVERPOOL: Core Likeness Between Chelsea & The World Champion.