Marcos Alonso v Emerson: Which should stay at Chelsea?

The signing of 23 year old English left-back Ben Chilwell, on a five-year deal, represents a major coup for Chelsea. A Premier League winner with Leicester during the 2015/16 season, Chilwell is a member of the new generation of talented young English fullbacks, with 99 Premier League appearances and 11 England caps to his name. … Continue reading Marcos Alonso v Emerson: Which should stay at Chelsea?

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?