The Court of Arbitration for Sport last month lifted sanctions against Chelsea, allowing the Blues to acquire new players this January. However, the London-based club has yet to make any moves.
Crystal Palace are looking to sign Chelsea ace Olivier Giroud in the January transfer window. The French international is said to be frustrated with how things are working out for him at Stamford Bridge. His lack of action under Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is pushing the former Arsenal and France international to make a dash to the other side.
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has been named as one of the ten contenders for the first Ballon d’Or for goalkeepers, the Yashin Trophy.
The Yashin Trophy was unveiled as part of the main Ballon d’Or award this year. It was announced last month by the organiser of this awarding body that the keeper’s Ballon d’Or will be given for the very first time this year.
The award is named after the Soviet international goalie Lev Yashin. He was the only goalkeeper to have won the main Ballon d’Or back in 1963.
The Spanish keeper got the 2019 Europa League at the end of the season as a Blues player. He is joined by three other goalies from the Premier League, Alisson Becker from Liverpool, Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris and Ederson Moraes from Manchester City.
Completing the list are Samir Handonovic from Inter Milan, Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak, Ajax pride, Andre Onana, Juventus Wojciech Szczesny, and Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Former Chelsea player, Eden Hazard is also listed for the main Ballon d’Or award. He joined by 29 other players across the globe. If he get to win this award, he will be named as a Chelsea player as he had played during the first half of the year before leaving Stamford Bridge for Real Madrid.
Winners for the Ballon d’Or and the Yashin Trophy will be on December 2 in Paris.
Pedro is reportedly increasingly unhappy at Stamford Bridge after he lost his place in the starting XI and in the matchday team.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has been given the list of injuries ahead of their game against Newcastle United this Saturday.
Mason Mount started for the Three Lions, marking his first full game for England. Tammy Abraham also made his first competitive appearance as England lost to the Czech Republic 2-1 on Friday. Another Chelsea player, Fikayo Tomori, was an unused substitute.
The Blues are in the top position to sign Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell if the transfer ban sanctioned against them is overturned.
France head coach Didier Deschamps has downplayed the severity of N’Golo Kante’s injury. The midfielder picked up a problem while warming up for a Euro 2020 Qualifier game against Iceland last Friday.
Chelsea defenders, Reece James and Antonio Rudiger, are reportedly on track to be 100 percent fit after the international break.
Crystal Palace are looking to further strengthen their attack early next year despite occupying sixth position in the Premier League.
Christian Pulisic is eager to impress Chelsea’s boss Frank Lampard following his cameo appearance as a late substitute against Southampton.
Chelsea legend and former goalkeeper, Petr Cech, is set to debut for a professional ice hockey club, Guildford Phoenix, on Sunday.
England manager Gareth Southgate had called up four Chelsea players to be part of the national team.
Frank Lampard reiterated that he wants all of his players to always be on the top of their game if they want to be in his system. Lampard sternly sent this strong warning after dropping Christian Pulisic against Lille in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham is still undecided on whether he wants to represent the Three Lions or Nigeria. The 22-year-old striker celebrated his birthday with his eighth goal of the season in Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Lille in the UCL Wednesday.
Christian Pulisic has failed to start for the Blues since his summer switch from the Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund.
La Liga giants Barcelona are considering another bid for the Chelsea and Brazilian midfielder Willian ahead of the January transfer window.
Frank Lampard was full of praise for Jorginho after his performance during the Blues’ victory against Brighton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Billy Gilmour showed Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard that he deserves to be on his system soon. The 18-year-old has been impressive during training sessions and Lampard could not help but notice Gilmour’s attitude.
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard gave updates on his players’ health status. The Blues manager said that certain players will remain out until they are deemed fit to play.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is all eyes on Wigan Athletic Joe Gelhardt and is said to be leading the hunt. The 17-year-old Gelhardt is considered to be the hottest young prospect outside the Premier League.
Chelsea are going to miss the services of Emerson at the back. He has been ruled out for nearly a month due to an injury. The left-back was missing against Grimsby Town in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
The return of N’Golo Kante last Sunday showed his importance to the team with his stellar performance. But while he was impressive with his game, a lot of critics are saying that Lampard may be putting Kante at risk. The Chelsea boss must manage Kante’s playing time lest risk him burning out.
Frank Lampard had confirmed that Callum Hudson-Odoi and Reece James will be part of the squad that will face Grimsby Town in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup third round match.
Frank Lampard’s managerial debut in the UCL went south as Chelsea lost at home to Valencia.