Duje Caleta-Car: A Lesser Known Solution To Our Defensive Woes

Could Marseille's powerful ball-playing defender be a solution to Chelsea's defensive disarray? Ameya examines the talented young Croatian Duje Caleta-Car.

Chelsea’s critical yet confusing centre-back dilemma

Football’s long-awaited return is just around the corner, as the clock ticks down to Chelsea’s trip to Aston Villa. It’s vital that the Blues get off to a good start, with only three points between them and a Europa League spot, currently occupied by Manchester United. Frank Lampard has decisions to make about who to … Continue reading Chelsea’s critical yet confusing centre-back dilemma

The Tragic Odyssey of Lewis Baker: What Went Wrong for Chelsea’s Great Hope – Part 1

“My conscience tells me that if, for example, Baker, Brown, and Solanke are not national team players in a few years, I should blame myself.” – Jose Mourinho, 2014 Every so often, a player appears at youth level that seems to have everything in their locker. Intelligent movement. Crisp passing. Two-footed. Good physical development. An … Continue reading The Tragic Odyssey of Lewis Baker: What Went Wrong for Chelsea’s Great Hope – Part 1

Chelsea 2020-21 Part 1: What Frank Lampard will need in defence

Chelsea’s first season under Frank Lampard (the Blues’ all-time top goalscorer and legend for both club and country) is still three months from being finished, as the current coronavirus pandemic has delayed all football competitions in Europe. Whether the season resumes or is cancelled, Lampard will have to dip into the transfer market this summer … Continue reading Chelsea 2020-21 Part 1: What Frank Lampard will need in defence