Callum Hudson-Odoi: is this his breakthrough season?

'We’re not in a period where the transfer window or market is acting like it has done in recent years in terms of how players move or what level they move at. Again, the competitive games have just started. I’m very open to those conversations with the players as the next couple of weeks go … Continue reading Callum Hudson-Odoi: is this his breakthrough season?

Chelsea 2020-21 Part 3: What Frank Lampard Will Need in Attack

Welcome back everyone. In the last two parts, we analysed what Lampard would need in defence and midfield for next season, but in this article we’ll move further up the pitch into the attacking positions. As said previously, Lampard wants his style of play to be similar to the one at Derby: a 4-3-3 formation. … Continue reading Chelsea 2020-21 Part 3: What Frank Lampard Will Need in Attack

Player Profile: Callum Hudson-Odoi – Is he Genuine or Overrated?

From bursting onto the scene in January 2018 to then earning an international call-up in 2019, Callum Hudson-Odoi is among a plethora of young, talented players in England. Now let’s take it back to late January in the winter of 2018, during the FA cup fourth round tie against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge, the home … Continue reading Player Profile: Callum Hudson-Odoi – Is he Genuine or Overrated?

Mentality: Where are Chelsea’s Cojones?

Following a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal in January 2019, former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri publicly criticized his Chelsea players as “extremely difficult to motivate” with a lack of “ferocity”. Fast forward one year and it can be argued that Frank Lampard’s Chelsea, whilst not necessarily lacking in motivation, are certainly lacking ferocity in their game. … Continue reading Mentality: Where are Chelsea’s Cojones?