Tag Archives: Chelsea

There is more to come from me – Andre Schurrle

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Andre Schurrle has said that there is more to come from him and believes Chelsea will be stronger this season. The 23-year-old started the Blues’ opening game of the Premier League season against Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday. The former Bayer Leverkusen star scored Chelsea’s second goal and was impressive in their 3-1 comeback victory over the Clarets. Schurrle ...

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Arsenal don’t regret letting Fabregas go to Chelsea – Wenger

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is adamant that there are no hard feelings over former captain Cesc Fabregas‘s move to Chelsea this summer.The one-time Gunners hero departed north London to rejoin boyhood team Barcelona in 2011 but struggled to nail down a first-team place before being sold to the Blues in July.Fabregas played his first competitive match for Jose Mourinho’s side on Monday, setting up two goals ...

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Willian targets more goals for Chelsea this season

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Chelsea midfielder Willian admits he needs to score more goals this season if he is earn a starting place in Jose Mourinho’s star-studded line-up. Brazilian ace Willian was left out of the starting line-up for Monday’s impressive 3-1 win over Burnley, only coming off the bench late on. Willian, who arrived at Chelsea last summer from Shahktar Donetsk, was a ...

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Chelsea targeting EPL title after Burnley win – Terry

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John Terry says Chelsea are targeting the Premier League title after kicking off their campaign with a 3-1 win over Burnley at Turf Moor. Jose Mourinho has already admitted that the Blues will be ‘contenders’ this season, but his side made a slow start as Scott Arfield fired the newly-promoted hosts into a shock 14th-minute lead. Chelsea wasted little time ...

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Jose Mourinho hails “maestro” Cesc Fabregas

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Cesc Fabregas was called a “maestro” by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho after he set up two goals in their Premier League season-opening 3-1 win at Burnley. The 27-year-old former Arsenal midfielder joined Chelsea for £27m from Barcelona in June. “I agree completely with Cesc as man of the match,” said Mourinho, whose side moved straight to the top the table. “He ...

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Mourinho wants substitute Cech to stay at Chelsea

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Jose Mourinho wants goalkeeper Petr Cech to remain at the club, despite the Chelsea boss picking Thibaut Courtois in goal for the 3-1 win over Burnley. Belgian Courtois, 22, has returned to Chelsea after a three-year loan spell with Atletico Madrid.  “I hope Petr doesn’t want to go and I hope he doesn’t have offers to go and, if he does have ...

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Match Report: Chelsea come from behind in comfortable EPL win

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Diego Costa scored on his Chelsea début as the title favourites came from behind to outclass newly-promoted Burnley at Turf Moor. There was the threat of an upset as Burnley’s Scott Arfield opened the scoring with a stunner from distance. But Burnley’s lead was short-lived as Costa levelled with a simple tap-in. Andre Schurrle scored Chelsea’s second after a cute ...

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Ba ‘benched for not being a Chelsea star’

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Demba Ba feels that he was often overlooked by coach Jose Mourinho at Chelsea last season because he is not a “big star.” Ba, 29, left Chelsea for Besiktas in the summer, but will be facing Premier League opposition again on Tuesday when the Turkish side host Arsenal in Istanbul for the first leg of their Champions League playoff. The ...

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Preview: Burnley v Chelsea

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Venue: Turf Moor Date: Monday, 18 August Kick off: 19:00 GMT TEAM NEWS Burnley summer signing Lukas Jutkiewicz could partner Danny Ings up front after impressing in pre-season. Goalkeeper Tom Heaton is fit after missing several warm-up games with a calf injury. Chelsea could hand debuts to new trio Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa and Filipe Luis – and keeper Thibaut ...

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Josh McEachran moves from Chelsea to Vitesse on loan

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Chelsea midfielder Josh McEachran has joined Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem on a season-long loan deal. The 21-year-old has made the move after falling further down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge with Jose Mourinho’s purchase of Cesc Fabregas this summer. McEachran, who joined Chelsea as an eight-year-old, has previously enjoyed loan spells at Watford, Wigan, Swansea and Middlesbrough. Vitesse are ...

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