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Why I think Chelsea shouldn’t sign either Cristiano Ronaldo or Neymar Jr.

As attractive as the idea may be. I think it is one the new owners at Chelsea should avoid. Yes, it would be a massive statement to sign either player, would attract headlines and open up all sorts of commercial opportunities, but I just don’t think it would work. For one thing, Cristiano Ronaldo is… Continue reading Why I think Chelsea shouldn’t sign either Cristiano Ronaldo or Neymar Jr.

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Chelsea’s transfer strategy has to be spot on this year.

Well, the transfer window is now open and one of the many storylines that will unfold across the next two months is just how much of a splash Chelsea are going to make this year. With new owners in place with access to major resources, all the talk has been that they are ready to… Continue reading Chelsea’s transfer strategy has to be spot on this year.

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Does it matter that Chelsea didn’t sign anyone in January?

So, it’s been a few days since the January transfer window closed and Chelsea had a very, very quiet window. It consisted of the usual group of youth team players going on loan, one leaving permanently and one player returning to the first team squad to provide cover. There were no big-name arrivals or departures.… Continue reading Does it matter that Chelsea didn’t sign anyone in January?

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Chelsea’s transfer business has been out of the top drawer, but I don’t think they will win the Premier League

That doesn’t mean I don’t think the season will be a successful one. I think it could well be one of the most exciting non-title winning seasons Chelsea have had in a long time. This season could be the precursor to Chelsea returning to being a major force in the league for a long time… Continue reading Chelsea’s transfer business has been out of the top drawer, but I don’t think they will win the Premier League

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Chelsea are making serious moves in the transfer market. And that can only be a positive.

While the transfer window has been pushed back until August, Chelsea are making their moves now. And they are not going to waste their time, having not signed anyone for two windows now. They have already committed around £35 million to bring in Hakim Ziyech from Ajax, and look set to complete a deal for… Continue reading Chelsea are making serious moves in the transfer market. And that can only be a positive.

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The coronavirus outbreak may actually benefit football in the long run.

It's so unbelievably annoying that there is no football on at the moment. It feels like something intrinsic is missing from the weekly routine. You do your work for the week, you get to the weekend and you can relax and either go to the football or watch on tv. That's the way the week… Continue reading The coronavirus outbreak may actually benefit football in the long run.

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Lampard was never going to get who he wanted in January. The transfer focus needs to shift to the summer.

With only a day until the January transfer window closes, Chelsea’s lack of activity has a number of fans voicing their anger. Why did the club go to such lengths to get the ban they were saddled with overturned if they weren’t going to do any business in January? Lampard has also been very vocal… Continue reading Lampard was never going to get who he wanted in January. The transfer focus needs to shift to the summer.

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What will Chelsea do in the January transfer window?

Well, here we go again, the January transfer window is upon us. The last minute deals, the constant speculation, Harry Redknapp driving away from his club's ground at a ridiculous hour in the morning, and as usual Chelsea are being linked with a name for almost position you can have on a football pitch. However,… Continue reading What will Chelsea do in the January transfer window?