Jurgen Klopp Refuses to Respond to Jose Mourinho Liverpool Commentary

jurgen-klopp

Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp wisely refused to be drawn into a war of words with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho. The German said that he is simply “not interested” in what Mourinho has to say about Liverpool, while also acknowledging that his side had a 2015-16 season that was similar to what Manchester United just experienced this past campaign.

Both Chelsea and Liverpool were without European football this past season and it worked to their advantage. The former won the Premier League title while the latter reached the top four. Mourinho said that this upcoming season will be tougher for both as they will now face the added workload.

[Read more…]

Chelsea Send Kenedy Home From Tour Over Controversial Social Media Posts

kenedy

For Kenedy, his days at Chelsea FC may be numbered, and the clock probably started ticking as soon as he posted those two controversial Instagram stories. The Brazilian winger was sent home the team’s Asian tour following his offensive social media posts about China. In one post, he dropped the f-bomb on the world’s most populous country, and in the other he appeared to be mocking a security guard.

Many social media users denounced his behavior as racist, and Chelsea football club were left with no other recourse but to issue an official statement apologizing to China.

[Read more…]

Alvaro Morata, Chelsea FC Record Signing, Makes Debut with Blues

alvaro morata

Chelsea FC broke the club record for most expensive transfer when they signed Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid less than a week ago. The striker, brought in as a replacement for Diego Costa and as a fallback option when Stamford Bridge missed out on Romelu Lukaku, cost the club £58 million.

That makes him the 13th most expensive signing in world history. Morata made his debut in a blue shirt today, in a 3-2 preseason friendly loss to Bayern Munich.

[Read more…]

Chelsea Winger Pedro Suffered Multiple Fractures in Collision with David Ospina

pedro

Injuries are an awful thing whenever they occur, but they take on an added level of negativity when they occur during a meaningless friendly. You always hate to see someone get hurt, but it’s even worse when the setback occurs in an exhibition match. Chelsea beat London rivals Arsenal 3-0 at the Bird’s Nest Olympic Stadium in Beijing on Saturday, but they saw their 29-year-old winger Pedro get banged up pretty bad.

The Spaniard collided with Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina, and suffered multiple fractures from the impact.

[Read more…]

Chelsea FC Issue Apology to China Over Kenedy Instagram Posts

kenedy

Kenedy may have just ended his Chelsea FC career this weekend. When you’re on the fringes as a player, you have no room for error, and what he did on social media was indeed a massive error. The Brazilian, 21, posted a video on his Instagram story in Portuguese, and when you translate the commentary into English, it reads “F**k China.”

He has since issued apology on the same platform, and deleted the post. His apology reads:

[Read more…]

Nemanja Matic Move to Man United Approved By Roman Abramovich

roman-abramovich

According to multiple outlets in England, Chelsea FC Owner Roman Abramovich has stepped in to sanction the transfer of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United. The Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Sun and the Daily Mirror among others are all claiming that Matic will get his wish to reunite with his former Manager Jose Mourinho, and that the order is coming from the very top of the organizational food chain.

Abramovich, a billionaire Russian oligarch extremely close to both Vladimir Putin and Jared Kushner, is approving the deal as a favor to the player for all the time he has served at Stamford Bridge.

[Read more…]

Chelsea FC Unveil Alvaro Morata, who Gives Video Message to Club Supporters

alvaro morata

Chelsea Football Club have moved on in finding Diego Costa‘s replacement. Having seen Manchester United sign their number one transfer target in Romelu Lukaku, Stamford Bridge went out and signed a United target, Alvaro Morata.

The now former Real Madrid center forward was very productive, but not a first team regular in the Spanish capital. He should regularly be in the first team under Manager Antonio Conte at Chelsea.

[Read more…]

Diego Costa Fate Was Sealed in January, Reveals Antonio Conte

diego costa

For most of those external to Chelsea Football Club, the realization that Diego Costa would inevitably be leaving the team came in May. Internally, this idea became accepted in January, Chelsea FC Manager Antonio Conte revealed today.

“In January, the Costa situation was very clear for the club, for him, and for his agent,” Conte said at a news conference in Shanghai Friday. “For me, the situation is closed.”

[Read more…]

New Chelsea FC Striker Alvaro Morata: “been quite a stranger summer for me”

alvaro morata

In the words of the Grateful Dead, “what a long strange trip its been.”

Chelsea FC have confirmed that a deal has been reached for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata. Numerous outlets report that the deal, still subject to personal terms and passing a medical, is worth £70 million.

That amount is £5 million shy of what Manchester United paid for Chelsea’s number one summer striker target Romelu Lukaku.

[Read more…]

Jose Mourinho Says He’s “Not Interested” in Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata Acquisition

jose mourinho

Ahead of the first ever Manchester Derby being held outside Europe, albeit in preseason friendly form, Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho held a news conference in Houston. As expected, Chelsea’s acquisition of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, a long time United target, came up.

“I’m not interested in what Chelsea FC does, really,” Mourinho said at the press conference on Wednesday.

[Read more…]

Alvaro Morata to Chelsea FC Deal Agreed Upon, Reported £70m

alvaro morata

The blockbuster Chelsea FC summer transfer window that we all speculated about in May and June is now taking shape in late July. Many Chelsea supporters were anxious as the club’s delay in transfer activity was trying their patience, but things are really cooking now. Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is on his way to Chelsea, claim multiple reports.

The fee is reported to be in the neighborhood of £70 million, or just £5m shy of what Manchester United paid for Chelsea’s number one summer striker target Romelu Lukaku.

[Read more…]

Romelu Lukaku Believes Jose Mourinho Can Help Make Him Even Better

man united hollywood romelu lukaku

Romelu Lukaku got his first start and scored his first goal for Manchester United Monday night, delivering the game winner in a 2-1 win at Real Salt lake. You can view video of the match winning scoring strike at this link. It was just a goal in a meaningless exhibition, but it was still the number one story in global football yesterday morning.

Afterward, Lukaku focused less on the goal and more on what he has to do to develop and reach the high expectations set for him at United.

“I’m happy for my goal. There is still a lot of work to do, as a team we know we need to be much better,” he said.

[Read more…]