Is Kepa’s Chelsea Career Over for Good?

Kepa Arrizabalaga Chelsea

Just two years ago, Kepa Arrizabalaga became the most expensive goalkeeper in football history after Chelsea forked out more than seventy million pounds for his services. His arrival at Stamford Bridge was met with great excitement from the fans as Arrizabalaga had been one of the best keepers in La Liga playing for his native club Athletic Bilbao. Unfortunately, the Spaniard never really settled in London and after a string of high-profile errors since the start of his Chelsea career, he is now looking closer than ever to losing his…

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Who Will Make the Premier League Top Four Next Season?

Premier League Top Four

The Premier League is set to return this weekend and as always, one of the most discussed topics is the race to the top four. Securing the Champions League seems to be more important than ever for the top six clubs in the country and with the whirlwind season that awaits us, the race promises to be the most competitive one we’ve seen in a while. In this post, I lay out an early prediction on which four clubs have the best chance of clinching a spot in the Top…

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Can Chelsea Be a Serious Title Contender Next Season?

Chelsea Title Contender Next Season

Chelsea’s season may have not ended the way Blues fans wanted but there is no denying that Frank Lampard made some steady progress in his first year as head coach. A win in the FA Cup final would’ve been even better, however, Lampard did earn himself time to implement his model by finishing in the Top 4. Securing Champions League football was crucial for his project and it is one of the main reasons the club was already able to attract a couple of the top European talents on the…

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Can an English Team Win the Champions League Again This Year?

English Teams in Champions League

The 2019/2020 football season across Europe has mostly been concluded but we still have the advanced stages of this year’s Champions League tournament to look forward to. Some juicy clashes are coming up and today I will be focusing on the two remaining Premier League clubs. Manchester City and Chelsea are the only English clubs left in the competition after holders Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur were booted out in the last round by Atletico Madrid and RB Leipzig respectively. The first legs of the upcoming quarter-finals have already been played…

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Who Will Win the 2020 FA Cup Final?

2020 FA Cup Final

A few weeks back, the FA decided on staging the 2020 FA Cup Final on August 1st. In this unprecedented time, it was not always certain that the competition would be concluded, but luckily we are going to see yet another final of football’s oldest competition take place at Wembley Stadium. We’re in for another London derby as Arsenal and Chelsea proved to be a cut above the rest of the competitors and will be gearing up for their third FA Cup Final bout in the history of the two…

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What Will Happen to Chelsea’s Current Strikers if Timo Werner Signs?

Timo Werner Chelsea

This week, news came out that RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has agreed personal terms with Chelsea. The transfer sum negotiations between the two clubs are yet to take place but it does seem highly likely that a deal will go through. This is a big statement of intent from both the London Blues and Frank Lampard as a manager but it will also have major repercussions to the current squad. Especially the players fighting for the starting berth at the number 9 position. I take a look at the…

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Which Clubs Are After Timo Werner and How Would He Fit In?

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is definitely among the hottest properties on the European football market and it seems that a couple of clubs are working hard to persuade the player to join their ranks. Werner’s release clause of £49m expires in about two weeks so it’s no surprise that the elite organizations are after him even in these uncertain times. In this post, I go over the clubs that are rumored to be the frontrunners for his signature and how he would fit in with each one. Bayern Munich…

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What Should Teams in the Top 4 Race Do to Clinch a Champions League Spot?

Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea, Sheffield United, Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur Logos

Despite all the uncertainty that looms over the remainder of the Premier League season, we’re bound to get back to action sooner rather than later. And one of the first questions that come to mind is what is going to happen in the Top 4 race. The battle for the Champions League places has defined the recent years in the competition and this season promises to produce one of the most exciting conclusions of we’ve witnessed in modern history. We are yet to see what exactly will happen to Manchester…

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UEFA President reveals plans of big change in UCL final allocation policy

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has revealed that he intends to change the policy to select the venue for the UEFA Champions League final. While speaking at the Oxford University, Ceferin said that UCL finals should only be held at four-five biggest stadiums in Europe, such as Wembley Stadium. He said, via Daily Mail, “We had 62,000 tickets in Madrid and 980,000 requests. If we would play for example in Wembley, we would have 30,000 more [tickets]. “Probably that as a top, top, top event should be played only at the…

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Hazard to cost £88.5m, claims the latest report

Real Madrid and Chelsea have agreed over a transfer fee for Eden Hazard, according to the latest report from the Guardian. Famous football journalist Fabrizio Romano claims that the Spanish giants have agreed to pay £88.5m (€100m) plus add-ons to Chelsea for the services of the Belgian star. The report mentions that following an initial disagreement over the transfer fee, both clubs came to an understanding on Wednesday. Real Madrid have been in pursuit of Hazard for quite some time, and head-coach Zinedine Zidane is also a fan of the…

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Chelsea explain Sarri’s outburst

Earlier today, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri stormed out of his side’s training session ahead of their Europa League final with Arsenal on Wednesday. The incident took place during a training session open to media in Baku, and it quickly went viral all over the internet. At first, many football fans assumed that the Italian’s reaction was due to Gonzalo Higuain and David Luiz coming to blows in training just minutes before. However, a Chelsea spokesperson has dismissed this story and has claimed that Sarri’s reaction was not down to any…

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Why Alvaro Morata is not the answer to Chelsea’s lack of goals

Back when at Real Madrid, he was the future of the Santiago Bernabeu, and indeed of Spanish football.  In 2012/13 he had made his breakthrough under Jose Mourinho, making regular appearances and even starting in el clasico, playing a key role in a 2-1 victory, and made 12 league appearances that year, netting twice. 2013/14 saw further progress, 23 league matches, scoring 8 goals as Carlo Ancelotti joined the club and Morata found his place in rotation with Karem Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Angel Di Maria and an emerging…

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Could John Terry really join Mourinho at United?

John Terry, Aston Villa

There have been suggestions recently that former Chelsea defender John Terry could turn down a move to Sporting Lisbon – or a return to Aston Villa – in favour of reuniting with former Blues boss Jose Mourinho at Man Utd. The suggestion – credited initially to Adrian Durham on talkSPORT – may seem somewhat silly on the surface of it, but dig a little deeper and there is certainly an argument to be made for it happening. Assuming there is any interest from the Portuguese manager (who counted Terry as…

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Who will win the Premier League 2018/19?

The FIFA World Cup is over, and now it’s time for some good-old club football. The Premier League 2018-19 season kicks off with Leicester City’s trip to Manchester United on 11th August. Football fans are eagerly waiting for the real action to begin and to see their favourite clubs fight it out for the Premier League trophy. It makes for an interesting season, and we expect a very interesting battle for the league and for top four places. Here’s a glimpse at top contenders and their chances of winning the…

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Five Premier League transfers to bet on in the summer window

Following the competition of the FIFA World Cup, one can expect a flurry of transfers in the coming weeks. The Premier League is bound to see the majority of the action as the transfer window closes early, 9 August, in England this summer. Therefore, clubs have around 20 days to sort out their transfer activity. Here, we are predicting five summer transfers that can earn you money in the betting market. Anthony Martial (Manchester United) There has been a lot of speculation about Anthony Martial’s future at United. The 22-year-old…

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Serie A rivals in pursuit of Chelsea star

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata have endured a disappointing debut season in Premier League, and it appears he will be leaving the West London club in the summer. Morata’s stature has certainly fallen following his struggles in Antonio Conte’s side this season, and in the latest setback, he failed to make Spain’s squad for World Cup. However, there are still suitors for him in the transfer market, especially in Italy. Juventus’ interest in their former player has been reported for some time. These rumours have gained momentum in last few hours…

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Chelsea’s search for new manager continues as Conte’s exit appears imminent

Chelsea lifted their first silverware of the season after claiming a 1-0 win over Manchester United in the FA Cup final on Sunday. However, it doesn’t appear that cup success will be enough for club manager Antonio Conte to save his job at the West London club. The rumour market is abuzz with various reports linking the FA Cup winners with various candidates to replace their Italian manager. The Daily Express has claimed that Conte could get the sack within next 48 hours. Conte is in the final year of his contract,…

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Manchester City ahead of the competition in pursuit of Serie A midfielder

Napoli midfielder Jorginho is attracting interests from multiple Premier League sides this summer, according to the latest report in the Daily Mirror. As per the report, Jorginho’s agent, Joao Santos, has confirmed on Radio station CRC in Brazil that the likes of Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal and Chelsea are interested in his client. The Mirror quotes him as saying: “I’m in Brazil, nobody called me from Naples, but English teams have called me, Liverpool, Manchester City, but also Arsenal and Chelsea.” However, the whole situation gets quite murky when you…

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FA Cup Final: Chelsea vs Manchester United – Betting Tips and Predictions

Premier League powerhouses Chelsea and Manchester will take on each other in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. The last game of the season represents the opportunity to both sides to claim their first and only silverware of the season. The Blues will come into the final on the back of a terrible season. The West London side could only manage the fifth spot in the league table, and they will be playing in Europa League next season. There has been a lot of speculation regarding Conte’s…

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Mourinho looks for Premier League experience and more Manchester United news

If the latest transfer rumours are to be believed, Manchester United are planning to raid more than one of their Premier League rivals, this transfer window. According to the report from the Evening Standard, United are confident of signing Tottenham centre-back Toby Alderweireld this summer. The Belgian has reportedly refused to sign a new deal with Spurs, and it is believed that the North London side would consider selling him this summer. The Red Devils are willing to spend more than £40million on the 29-year-old. Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona…

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Chelsea battle with Arsenal in pursuit of midfielder

Chelsea’s pursuit of Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri is under threat as London-rivals Arsenal have also joined the race for the 26-year-old. Sky Sports claims that the Gunners have already held discussions with the representatives of Seri regarding a summer move. Arsenal’s director of football, Raul Sanllehi, is reportedly leading the negotiations for the Ivory Coast international. Sanllehi rates Seri highly and nearly signed him for Barcelona last summer. Reports suggest that the former Barcelona man still enjoys a good working relationship with Seri’s camp. However, Arsenal still have a long…

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Chelsea to sack Conte to sign star player, and more from Stamford Bridge

Chelsea are desperate to keep Eden Hazard at the club, and they are prepared to sack Antonio Conte to make it happen. Conte’s future at the West London club has already been a subject of speculation, and it looks very unlikely that the Italian will stay in his current job for another season. The Daily Telegraph claims that Hazard’s current situation has further helped Chelsea make up their mind about their Italian manager. Hazard reportedly has fallen out with Conte, and the report suggests that the arrival of an attack-minded…

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Newcastle United vs Chelsea – Betting Tips and Predictions

Chelsea will hope for a miracle when they make the trip to St James’ Park to face Newcastle United on Sunday. The Blues could only manage a 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town during the midweek, and now they find themselves a couple of points behind fourth-placed Liverpool. Chelsea not only need a win over the Magpies on Sunday, but they also require Liverpool to lose at home against Brighton and Hove Albion. The Reds haven’t lost a home game at Anfield throughout the season, and we see a very little…

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Chelsea vs Huddersfield Town – Betting Tips and Predictions

stamford bridge chelsea

Chelsea are back in the race for top-four, and they will look to keep their winning run going when they host Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. The Blues have won their last four games in the league, and in their last game, they picked up a crucial 1-0 home win over Liverpool. They are currently placed fifth in the table with 69 points, and a win against the Terriers will put them level with the Reds. However, Chelsea don’t have their fate in their hands due to a poor…

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Jose Mourinho plans to raid former club, and more

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is planning a summer move for Chelsea star Willian, according to the latest report from the Mirror. Mourinho is a fan of the Brazilian from his days at the West London club, and he unsuccessfully tried to sign him last summer. He managed to bring Nemanja Matic to Old Trafford, but his move for Willian was thwarted by the Blues. Chelsea are reportedly looking to sign Anthony Martial from United in the summer, and it has provided Mourinho with an opportunity to involve Willian in a…

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