Chelsea vice-captain Cesar Azpilicueta is hoping that his side can challenge for the Premier League title this season. After a less-than-impressive summer transfer window, not many neutrals and pundits gave the Blues much of a chance during pre-season, but Maurizio Sarri’s side have silenced their critics so far.
Chelsea have exceeded the expectations of most in the Premier League this season. They have been on par with the likes of title favourites Manchester City and Liverpool and if they build on their current momentum, they could be in with a chance of winning the league this season – but do they have the strikers necessary to fire them to success?
Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho has boldly predicted that his former club are capable of winning the Premier League this season.
Chelsea veteran Gary Cahill has performed a U-turn and decided to stay at the club until the end of the season, according to reports.
Former Chelsea manager and Netherlands football legend Ruud Gullit has claimed that Eden Hazard and Willian do not pass the ball to their teammate Alvaro Morata because they “do not trust” his ability.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has played down reports suggesting that he wanted to replace striker Alvaro Morata during the summer transfer window. Morata arrived at Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2017 and was viewed as a direct replacement for the outgoing Diego Costa.
Chelsea ace Eden Hazard has admitted that he would love to one day be reunited with former manager Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has revealed that he hopes to see striker Alvaro Morata shed more tears of joy this season. The Spanish international netted the only of the game during the Blues’ 1-0 Europa League victory against Hungarian outfit Videoton last week.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek was one of the breakthrough success stories of the Premier League last season. In an attempt to get more experience, the 22-year-old joined Palace on loan during the summer of 2017 from Chelsea. Not many would have anticipated the success that was to follow, but the youngster played a starring role in keeping the Eagles in the top flight and ended up also earning a place in the 23-man England squad that reached the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup.
Chelsea manager Ruben Loftus-Cheek has urged youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek to toughen up in order to establish himself within the club’s first-team plans.
Chelsea star Eden Hazard has admitted that he had hoped to leave the club during the summer transfer window to join reigning European champions Real Madrid.
Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has finally commented on the rumours that linked him with a move to Chelsea during the summer transfer window.
Veteran Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has indicated that he is unhappy at being left on the bench for the Blues this season.
It was surprising to most Chelsea fans that Alvaro Morata stayed at the club this season. The Spaniard was brought in ahead of last season to replace Diego Costa, who had helped the club win the Premier League during the season before. There were heavy expectations on Morata but in the end, he managed just 15 goals from 48 games in all competitions as the Blues finished the season in a frustrating fifth position.
Former West Ham and Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Shaka Hislop has been impressed by what he has seen from new Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga so far this season.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has brushed off talk of a potential title challenge following the Blues’ 2-1 victory over Newcastle on Sunday.
Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne has opened up on his failed spell with Chelsea, admitting that he lost patience with former manager Jose Mourinho.
Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton has claimed that new Maurizio Sarri can take the game of midfielder N’Golo Kante to another level.
Former Chelsea and current Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic is convinced that new Blues signing Kepa Arrizabalaga has all of the qualities required to succeed in the Premier League.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has informed the public that they can expect more from the Blues following their opening Premier League victory against Huddersfield Town on Saturday.
Chelsea winger Willian has blasted the club’s former manager Antonio Conte. Despite having led the Blues to FA Cup glory during his last game in charge, Conte was recently sacked as manager of the club and has been replaced by Maurizio Sarri.
Former England striker Chris Sutton believes that Chelsea could be headed for disaster if star midfielder Eden Hazard is sold before the transfer window closes this week.
While this summer has seen some upheaval at Stamford Bridge, with coach Antonio Conte making way for former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri, it’s not quite been the wholesale clearout some fans expected.
Ross Barkley has revealed his desire to force his way back into the England team over the coming season.
Chelsea’s signing of goalkeeper Robert Green came as a complete surprise to the club’s coaching staff, according to reports.