Chelsea's Kurt Zouma lies on the pitch after sustaining an injury. Reuters/Stefan WermuthLONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea's French defender Kurt Zouma needs knee surgery and is likely to be out of action for six months, the Premier League champions said on Monday.The news is a blow for the west Londoners, who face Paris St Germain in the last 16 of the Champions League next week, and Zouma's hopes of playing at the European championship fin
Mata still a popular figure at ChelseaEx-Chelsea star Juan Mata showed why he is such a popular figure in Manchester after he greeted and hugged every one of his former teammates at the end of the game on Sunday. Mata once again put in a good performance against his old club but it’s his off-field etiquette that's garnering the appreciation of the fans.Mata won the Man-of-the-Match award for his clinical display at the Bridge and p
Juventus coach Allegri is one the top contenders to take charge of ChelseaJuventus director Beppe Marotta has dismissed speculation that the Italian football champions could lose their head coach Massimiliano Allegri to Chelsea as the English champions continue their hunt for the post.Chelsea sacked champion head coach Jose Mourinho and appointed Guus Hiddink until the end of the season. But they are yet to name the head coach from the next seaso
These teams have been successful for a long time and each of these teams have used different methods to reach and stay at the top. Many of us have wondered what it takes to play for the top clubs in Europe. What makes managers and clubs go for a particular profile of player so desperately that they are willing to break the bank to secure his services? These top teams in Europe have followed their ideology religiously and have had huge successes
Leicester City have one of the lowest possession stats in the Premier League this seasonAfter 25 games in the 2015/16 Premier League season, the table reveals what absolutely nobody expected at the start of the season. Defending champions Chelsea have been left behind in the wake of Leicester City’s remarkable rise to prominence this season. Under Claudio Ranieri, the Foxes have steamrolled past almost every opposition in the Premier L
Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez with 14 goals and 10 assists in 2015/16 has been among the key players. “Can we play you every week,” chanted the buoyant fans of Leicester City as the clock approached full time at the Etihad. This was a Manchester City outfit that the Foxes were dispatching 3-1 at their own backyard to go FIVE, yes five points clear off the top of the table. Quite an endorsement for t
Eden Hazard dreams of playing Zinedine ZidaneEden Hazard says he would love to work with current Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, one day but insists that he's happy at Chelsea. The Belgian has had a start-stop season at the Bridge with frequent injuries and some poor form but insists that he's willing to fight for his place and make his mark in London. Last season's Player of the Year winner, Hazard, has only scored on
Mata trying to comfort Zouma till the Med-team arrivesLuke Shaw becomes one of the many to tweet his concerns and hopes for fast recovery for the injured Chelsea-man, Kurt Zouma. The big Frenchman's injured occurred during the match between Chelsea and Manchester United.Shaw is one of the few who can clearly understand the situation of the French international, having suffered a similar injury in a Champions League match in the year 2015. How
Louis Van Gaal has endured a difficult time at Manchester United this seasonLouis Van Gaal was at his spiky best and refused to entertain any talks of Jose Mourinho taking over at Old Trafford following his side’s 1-1 draw at Chelsea. When asked by a reporter as to why claims of Mourinho taking over at Manchester United were not being denied, Van Gaal snapped saying:"Why does the club have to deny it when you are creating stories?
Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink during the Press Conference Action Images via Reuters / Paul Childs/ Livepic By Mike CollettLONDON (Reuters) - Until Sunday's draw with Manchester United, Chelsea's Guus Hiddink believed his side could qualify for next season's Champions League with a top-four finish but he has now virtually written off their chances.A new head coach will be at Stamford Bridge next season after interim manager Hiddink
Chelsea's Diego Costa celebrates after the match with John Terry (Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley/Livepic) By Mike CollettLONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea captain John Terry said there had been "no communication" between him and the club following his announcement that he was leaving at the end of the season. Terry, 35, said last week that he had not been offered a new deal when his contract expires in the close-season."
Chelsea were rewarded for their presistency as a stoppage time Diego Costa goal helped them snatch a well-deserved point against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. A first half saw Manchester United set the tone for a fanstastic encounter, winning corner after corner to exert pressure on the Chelsea back-line. However, the Blues put the pedal on the accelerator and began to test the United defence in the latter stages of the first-half. Oscar
Diego Costa grabbed a late equalizer for ChelseaChelsea and Manchester United played out an entertaining 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge which on the surface looked like a fair result that would have however ultimately left both teams unhappy with the result in this hugely competitive season this year.ChelseaThibaut Courtois – 8/10Chelsea's best player of the game by far, the Belgian shot stopper made a slew of fantastic saves throughout th
Terry wants to stayJohn Terry spoke to the media in his post-match interview after Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United. When asked about his future he once again expressed his desire to stay beyond this season. Last week after their FA Cup win against MK Dons Terry said that this would be his last season at the club after Chelsea had supposedly not given him an extension. But Chelsea have stated they haven’t made a decision
Diego Costa scored late on to preserve Chelsea’s unbeaten streakDiego Costa scored an injury time equalizer to salvage a point for Chelsea after Jesse Lingard had given Manchester United the lead in the 61st minute. The draw leves United in 5th place, 6 points away from fourth placed Manchester City, while climb to 13th in the table on 30 points.Both teams named an unchanged lineup, as Guus Hiddink and Louis van Gaal decide t