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Conte proud of his players

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has stated that he is proud of his players after their victory against Everton.


He said that this match was a tricky one and that it was important to respond with the right attitude. The Italian manager said that many people were predicting that Chelsea was a club in crisis after the defeat in their opening game, but he believes that they have responded well.

He said that the second game away to Spurs was not an easy one, but they managed to come out of it with an important victory. He said that last season they were outclassed in this corresponding fixture, but they have managed this time to get out with a victory.

Similarly, the game against Everton last weekend was a tough one, and they managed to win convincingly. He said that Everton has strengthened well during the summer and that they will be causing problems to many sides but he believes that his players have responded well to the challenge. Read more »

Kurt Zouma not Happy with Chelsea management

Kurt Zouma is not flustered by the fact that the Chelsea management is planning to add another defender to their squad this summer.


There were rumours that in case of the arrival of a new defender at the Bridge, Zouma would prefer an exit because his chances of playing would be minimal.

And Marseille was believed to be the club well ahead in the race to secure the services of the Centre-back.

But, Zouma has come out and put the rumours to rest by stressing that he is not willing to part ways with Chelsea and is determined to earn a permanent place in the starting line-up.

As per Zouma, everyone’s been saying that this club is trying to buy him and that club is trying to buy him and that’s not a bad thing for a Footballer as it means that he is in the picture and is getting talked about, but, he is pretty clear in his mind about his future and his future lies with Chelsea at this stage. Read more »

JOHN TERRY OFF TO THE MLS

As the season gradually winds down, there are some players that rumoured to be on their way out of the Premier League at the end of the term.


Chelsea legend John Terry is one of the top contenders to exit the league after a long time. The former Three Lions star is likely to exit Stamford Bridge for the Major League Soccer with LA Galaxy being the likely destination, according to reports.

LA Galaxy have lost Steven Gerrard and Robbie Keane but as the season starts this weekend, Terry could still join this summer – with hopefully him lifting the Premier League and leaving on a high. His contract is set to end in July but by current indications, Coach Antonio Conte would not give him a new deal. The 36-year old still has experience that would be helpful to the Galaxy in their title charge. Read more »

WILLIAN SET TO START FOR CHELSEA AGAIN

Chelsea playmaker Willian is set to star again for the club after almost two months.


The Brazilian lost his mother and he was granted a compassionate leave to return home in October. Willian has not started a game since then but insists that he is ready to get his start now.

Since Chelsea found a rhythm that works, Willian has settled for the impact substitute role. He came on in the clash against Manchester City to get the second goal earlier this month. The player was brilliant for Chelsea last season even when his teammates were not in fine form. He said current manager Antonio Conte has been supporting him in his tough times. He added that he wanted to fully contribute to the team’s brilliant run.

“The manager changed the team because I was in a difficult moment. I lost my mum and I had to stay in Brazil for a few days. I missed some games and the team started to win and play well. Pedro came in and he did very well. Read more »

VICTOR MOSES ENJOYING FOOTBALL AGAIN

Chelsea star Victor Moses says he is enjoying his football at Stamford Bridge again.


The Nigeria international has been phenomenal for the Blues under the new manager’s arrangement. Coach Antonio Conte made tactical changes that saw the player get a starting shirt in the new set-up. The player was signed by Chelsea three years ago, but he has spent a better part of his Chelsea life on loan.

“I’m feeling happy, I’m feeling excited and right now I’m looking forward to every game. The most important thing is getting out on the pitch and enjoying your football, and that’s what I am doing at the moment. It’s also good to have a team that believes in your ability and encourages you to keep driving on and playing well,” Moses told the club’s website.
Moses added that he appreciated the support of the fans, and that he has “a huge amount of respect and love for them as well.”
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Terry needs to be replace

Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf has stated that Chelsea needs to replace aging players such as John Terry if they want to dominate English football.


He said that the team needs to have a proper plan in place for players such as John Terry, BranislavIvanovic, and Gary Cahill so that they do not find themselves in trouble when they stop playing. He believes that replacements need to be identified now so that they can be ready when the mature players retire.

The former French international said that it was a bad campaign last season and that Chelsea should find ways to avoid such problems to happen again. He believes that Antonio Conte is the right person to bring the club forward.

Frank Leboeuf said that although he is not a Chelsea player anymore, he still follow the team and said that he wants the best for the team. He believes that the only way forward is for the Italian manager to bring new players in the team so as to replace the aging stars. He admitted that at the moment there is not a proper player development plan in place, and this is what is preventing the team from going forward. Read more »