England international Ben Chilwell has expressed his delight after making the switch to Chelsea from fellow Premier League side Leicester City. The left-back was on the radar of Frank Lampard since the beginning of the year and the Blues finally landed his signature after agreeing on an initial fee of £50m with the Foxes.
He has now put pen-to-paper on a five-year contract with the west London outfit and is looking forward to working with the young and dynamic squad at Stamford Bridge, he told the club’s official website: “I am delighted to be joining Chelsea at this very exciting time for the club. I’m looking forward to being a part of this young, dynamic squad led by Frank Lampard as we challenge for honours next season. I can’t wait to get started and hopefully it won’t be long before we’re playing in front of the Chelsea fans at Stamford Bridge.” Continue reading
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that Billy Gilmour will miss out four months as he will be undergoing knee surgery. He suffered the injury in the game against Crystal Palace when he had a collision with the opposite player Luka Milivojevic. Chelsea won the match for 3–2. Lampard on Friday confirmed that the player will be going through knee surgery and needs three to four months of the period of rest.
In the current season, he has been doing great under the eye if Lampard and has flourished up the order in the regular team. He has made 11 appearances for the club across all competitions. The coach says that it is fortunate the injury happened now. As he will be not missing out most of the matches, he will be recovering from the injury during the time of the off season. Continue reading
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Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has denied the speculations regarding the interest of the club on Angel Gomes who has departed from Manchester United and they have also denied any interest on the West Ham United footballer Declan Rice.
Gomes has cut down the ties with Manchester United as he didn’t agree with the renewed contract with the club and ended being free transfer. His potential at the game had a lot more to be discovered and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer side has done everything that could keep him at Old Trafford but he didn’t choose to deal. Continue reading
Willian wants to finish his football career at a high level says his agent Kia Joorabchian. His future plans at Chelsea has not yet been confirmed and there have been discussions between the club and him. He joined Chelsea in 2013 from Anzhi Makhachkala for £30 million.
Since his arrival, he has been the constant pillar of the club. He has scored 58 goals with 329 appearances. He has also been the part of winning many trophies for the club which includes two Premier League titles. Through all these years, he has grown to be a prominent part of Blues. Continue reading
Christian Pulisic should be prepared for rivals in the team as Chelsea will be signing new players in the summer transfer window says, Craig Burley. He also said that even amid the presence of other players, Pulisic can play a big role in the club for the next season.
Chelsea has marked down several players and one among them is Hakim Ziyech with whom Lampard has managed to sign a deal. He will be joining the club from Ajax soon. As per the reports, Chelsea might be joining in the race to sign Jaden Sancho and if Philippe Coutinho is made available on the market by Barcelona, then Chelsea is free to place a deal there. Continue reading
Lampard in a recent interview has said that the traces of one of the great midfielder Paul Scholes can be seen in the 18-year-old Billy Gilmour. He also supports the statement of Roy Keane on the rising star. Before the suspension of football activity due to the spread of coronavirus, the player has appeared in six games and made his debut in August. His game against the rivals Liverpool and Everton was exceptional in both FA Cup and Premier League.
His excellence in his game has earned him the praise from Roy Keane, who has said that Gilmour has the potential to be on the top line of the game. Lampard has said that he supports Keane’s statement saying that Roy is not someone who goes on praising others regularly and only gives credits of he is sure he has seen talent. He also said that Gilmour should take the praise seriously and focus more on his game. Continue reading
Chelsea legend John Terry believes the Blues should make a big-money move to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund this summer. The west London side have been inconsistent during the backend of the 2019/2020 season under Frank Lampard and they are still holding onto the fourth spot in the standings which would guarantee them Champions League football next term.
In an interview covered by Frank Khalid on his YouTube channel, Terry spoke about the progress of young players under Lampard’s guidance and mentioned the names of Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount, who have proved their worth in their breakthrough seasons. He added that the Blues should seek to land the signature of Sancho, who can take the team to the next level. Continue reading
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta believes the Blues must improve on home form for the rest of the season in order to end the season on a good note. The west London outfit have been largely inconsistent at home when compared to their travels this term and that has hampered their prospects of staying clear of the chasing pack for the final Champions League spot.
At present, they have only a four-point lead over Tottenham Hotspur in the race for the fourth spot and Azpilicueta has urged the team to respond strongly after the winter break, he told: “We haven’t made Stamford Bridge as solid as we would like this year. This is the best time to recover this solidity, with three big games in a row at home where we can show we are ready and able to make Stamford Bridge a tough place to come. With the fans we have had some disappointments at home altogether. When these three opportunities come we have to take them one by one, and hopefully we can build up on this. It’s key for the success of the season.” Continue reading
Frank Lampard’s appointment as Chelsea manager has gone well so far, with the club fans optimistic about the future of the club, and the players seem to be equally looking forward to the future.
One of the major hopes of the club is that more youth players make the grade at the club and Lampard is expected to promote a number of academy players this season. One of the players that has been touted to have a good season is Mason Mount, and the England u21 midfielder was all smiles on Tuesday after signing a new five-year contract with the club. Continue reading
Three years ago, British eSports company Gfinity opened Britain’s first ever eSports stadium, just a stone’s throw away from the doorsteps of Stamford Bridge. Three years later, the multititled tenants of that hallowed stadium has formally joined in on the eSports craze.
The Premier League, in partnership with game developer EA Sports, launched last October the e-Premier League (ePL), the official digital version of the acclaimed league. All teams, including Chelsea, will be fielding in a team in the ePL, which according to ESPN will kick off in January of next year
. It will run for three months, giving gamer-fans the rare opportunity to actually win a title for their favourite club. The inaugural champions of the ePL, though, won’t be receiving a cash prize, unlike in the e-World Cup — yes, even the FIFA World Cup has an eSports version — where thousands are at stake. Nevertheless, the first ePL winners will receive a trophy, and earn bragging rights for themselves and their club. Continue reading