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chelseafc.comCurrent position: 4th Money: £20 million. It has hardly been the best of seasons for new Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas. Slipping down the Premier League table after back-to-back home defeats to Arsenal and Liverpool, but qualification for the next round of the Champions League has at last brought some relief to West London. Fernando Torres…
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Chelsea will be without Didier Drogba for tonight’s Champions League clash with Bayer Leverkusen as he continues to recover from concussion. Boss Andre Villas-Boas is also expected to rest skipper John Terry, Frank Lampard and Nicolas Anelka ahead of the trip to Manchester United on Sunday. Fernando Torres is expected to start up-front whilst Daniel…
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Chelsea defender David Luiz has admitted he cannot wait to pull on a Chelsea shirt again after enduring a frustrating spell on the sidelines. The Brazilian has yet to play a competitive game for new Blues boss Andre Villas-boas due to a thigh injury but looks set to start for Brazil against Ghana on Monday…
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Arsenal have made a sensational bid to bring Chelsea star Alex to the club before the transfer window closes on Wednesday. Desperate Gunners boss Arsene Wenger finally realised he must act after his depleted side were beaten 8-2 at Manchester United yesterday. Despite becoming a key member of their first team squad, Alex is no…
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There is absolutely no doubting the fact that Michael Essien is a fantastic football player, but the truth is he did not enjoy the best seasons last campaign and struggled with injury. His latest set-back in training this week is expected to keep the Ghanaian out of action for several months, if not the majority…
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Although Chelsea currently have John Terry, David Luiz and Alex as their three main central defenders, it can be revealed that Villas-Boas has made signing a new British central defender one of his top priorities in this summer’s transfer window. There have been rumours over the future of Brazilian defender David Luiz with Barcelona and…
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Carlos Puyol is perhaps one of the greatest defenders that has ever lived. He is considered as the Paulo Maldini of Barcelona, the captain, the inspiration and a ‘one club man’ in every sense of the word. He has racked up an incredible 516 appearances for the Catalan club and his no-nonsense style has made…
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Old Trafford is the venue for the second leg of the heavyweight battle between Manchester United and Chelsea, with the Red Devils taking a 1-0 lead back to their ground after Wayne Rooney's goal in the first leg last week. The home side followed up the 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge with a 2-0 win…
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Chelsea's £21.3 milion January signing David Luiz has started his career with the Stamford Bridge club brightly, but has said that his best is yet to come and Blues fans can expect even more from him. The Brazilian defender spoke before his country's match against Scotland at the Emirates today, stating: "I am happy with…
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£25mil. January signing from Benfica has already proved his point, Chelsea's goal would always be safe when he's around, but showing also they can count on him to score when having a hard time. In only five appearances for the Blues, he has already netted two goals, this being against both Manchester clubs, being only…
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Chelsea FC received another confidence boost after a successful crunch clash with Manchester City, lifting them one place above today's opponents. David Luiz broke the deadlock very late in the second half becoming only the fourth player to score both against Manchester United and City this season. It was 2-0 for the Blues very short…
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Sir Alex Ferguson's out of order post-Chelsea comments on MUTV could get him into a serious problem with the FA. He's one step away from being fined once more for improper conduct. At a post-match conference Fergie hinted the referee Martin Atkinson failed to do his job. The main reason that inflamed such a harsh…