Giroud agrees deal to join AC Milan

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud is reported to have agreed a deal to join Italian giants AC Milan. The World Cup winner’s contract was set to expire last month, but Chelsea exercised the option to extend his contract for another year. Despite extending Giroud’s contract, Chelsea are willing to let the former Arsenal forward leave inContinue reading “Giroud agrees deal to join AC Milan”

Ziyech happy after Chelsea’s win against Atletico Madrid

Hakim Ziyech put in an impressive performance in Chelsea’s 2nd leg win against Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge, as the former Ajax man scored the opening goal of the game to put his team in a comfortable position at the end of first half. Ziyech, who has struggled for game time under Thomas Tuchel, combinedContinue reading “Ziyech happy after Chelsea’s win against Atletico Madrid”

Chelsea see off Atletico to reach quarterfinals

Chelsea defeated Atletico Madrid 2-0 (agg: 3-0) to qualify for the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time since 2014. The Blues put on a dominant display to outplay their opponents and become the third English club to reach quarterfinals after Manchester City and Liverpool. The win extends Chelsea’s unbeaten run under Thomas Tuchel toContinue reading “Chelsea see off Atletico to reach quarterfinals”

Pulisic and Thiago Silva to miss Southampton game

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel confirmed Thiago Silva and Christian Pulisic are likely to miss the trip to Southampton as the Blues try to continue their unbeaten run under the German. The American picked up a calf injury in the training, and is expected to be available for the Champions League tie against Atletico MadridContinue reading “Pulisic and Thiago Silva to miss Southampton game”

Hakim Ziyech opens up on injury problems

The 33£m arrival from Ajax has suffered a series of injuries that has hampered his playing time for Chelsea. The Morocco international has seen a managerial change during his initial months at Chelsea, and is willing to play in any position as long as he gets more minutes under the new manager, Thomas Tuchel. ZiyechContinue reading “Hakim Ziyech opens up on injury problems”

Reece James to miss Manchester City game

Chelsea have been dealt a massive blow as Frank Lampard confirmed Reece James will miss the game against Manchester City due to a minor hamstring injury. Chelsea will be hoping to start the new year with a win after picking up just four points from their last five games. Lampard admitted there is uncertainty aroundContinue reading “Reece James to miss Manchester City game”

Ziyech to miss London derby against Arsenal

Frank Lampard confirmed Hakim Ziyech will miss Chelsea’s clash against Arsenal after failing to recover from a muscular injury suffered against Leeds earlier this month. The Blues returned to winning ways against West Ham after two successive defeats, and Lampard will be hoping to continue the winning run against Mikel Arteta’s struggling Arsenal. Speaking toContinue reading “Ziyech to miss London derby against Arsenal”

Chelsea go top of the table after comeback win against Leeds

Chelsea continued their unbeaten run to comeback from an early first half goal and win against Leeds United to go top the table. In a game of two halves, Werner’s double miss didn’t prove costly as the Blues recorded their sixth win of the campaign with Christian Pulisic opening his account in the stoppage timeContinue reading “Chelsea go top of the table after comeback win against Leeds”

Lampard insists he is not comparing Ziyech to Eden Hazard

Hakim Ziyech has been impressive after his return from injury with two goals and three assists in his first five games. The Morocco international has added a much needed impetus to the Chelsea attack which lacked the cutting edge last season after Eden Hazard moved to Real Madrid. Hazard, who scored 85 Premier League goalsContinue reading “Lampard insists he is not comparing Ziyech to Eden Hazard”