Mateo Kovacic has handed Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri a massive boost by saying he can imagine himself staying at west London on a permanent deal.
Cesar Azpilicueta has revealed his admiration for Maurizio Sarri’s off-beat style of defending.
During Didier Drogba’s time at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea became one of the most intimidating teams in the Premier League. Mentored by a then swaggering Jose Mourinho and playing alongside other Blues greats like John Terry and Frank Lampard, Drogba and Co. struck terror and fear into the opposition, combining an indomitable defence with ruthless precision up front.
Glenn Hoddle was perplexed by Maurizio Sarri’s decision to field a strong starting XI against PAOK in the Europa League, saying that he wanted to see more of the club’s young talents instead.
Maurizio Sarri has given his thoughts on Chelsea’s 1-0 win over PAOK in the Europa League, saying that the Blues need more killer instinct when it comes to closing out matches.
Ex-Blues leftback Minto has backed Eden Hazard to score 40 goals this campaign.
Five matches into the new season and Chelsea are on top of the Premier League standings. Having maintained a 100% record together with Liverpool so far, they lead the Reds via goal difference thanks to their new swashbuckling brand of enterprising football instilled by Maurizio Sarri.
In the pre-match conference before Chelsea’s match against Cardiff last Saturday, Maurizio Sarri has revealed he has made a decision on who will be the permanent captain of his squad. “I have my idea, I have decided, but before telling you my decision I would like to speak to the players and the club,” said the Italian.
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has shared his thoughts regarding Eden Hazard’s excellent record from the spot.
Eden Hazard paid tribute to Olivier Giroud following Chelsea’s 4-1 victory over Cardiff on Saturday, saying the World Cup-winning forward is one of the best target men in the world.
When former Blues great Frank Lampard took his first step into football management with Derby County early in the summer, there was always this idea that he was gonna raid his former club, Chelsea, for talent in a bid to guide The Rams back to the English top tier for the first time since the 2007-2008 season.
Maurizio Sarri has said he is open to John Terry returning at Chelsea in a coaching role should the 37-year-old central defender finally decides to hang up his boots.
Maurizio Sarri has claimed he does not see Chelsea challenging for the Premier League title in his debut season in charge, adding that Manchester City and Liverpool are currently the main title contenders.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has revealed he is getting pointers from Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola in order to learn the Maurizio Sarri way.
David Luiz insists there is always pressure when playing for a massive club like Chelsea, saying this is the norm rather than the exception.
Paul Merson rues the lack of game time Ruben Loftus-Cheek is experiencing at Chelsea, saying his situation at the massive club is a tricky one.
Willian has revealed he has no qualms regarding which wing he plays at for Chelsea, saying he will play at whichever flank Maurizio Sarri tells him to.
Chelsea legend Claude Makelele has backed Maurizio Sarri to accomplish greatness at Stamford Bridge.
Ethan Ampadu has been praised by Ryan Giggs following Wales’ 4-1 thrashing of the Republic of Ireland in the opening game of their UEFA Nations League campaign.
Blues head coach Maurizio Sarri has revealed he only found out about his departure from Napoli after switching on the television.
Maurizio Sarri has claimed Marcos Alonso is the best at his position in the world right now, although the Italian believes there is still room for improvement for the marauding fullback, especially in defence.
Jorginho has opened up about life in the Premier League, saying the England top flight is different with Serie A in terms of rhythm and physicality.
Marcos Alonso is one of those players you would enjoy watching when he plays on the pitch. Unless you’re Paul Merson, chances are that when you see a handsome, free-flowing locks-rocking man gliding down the Blues’ left-hand side to exchange cute passes with Eden Hazard or float an inviting cross for Alvaro Morata to head into the far corner, you will be mesmerised.
When Nathan Ake left his native Netherlands for the glamour of London, it was not without controversy. Like many before him, bright young things attracted admiring glances from Europe’s elite and when Chelsea saw a 15-year-old Ake bamboozle their youth team in a Willem II junior tournament, the Blues swiftly moved to lure the talented teenager to England.
Kepa Arrizabalaga has revealed being the world’s most expensive goalkeeper does not put any extra pressure on him while also saying his move to London from Bilbao was an important gamble to make.