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Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has said that he believes that Chelsea’s new first-choice goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga could end up costing the team a top four finish in the Premier League this season.
The Blues were forced to sign a new goalkeeper after Thibaut Courtois left to join Real Madrid earlier this month for a fee of £35 million. Courtois has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the World and won the Golden Gloves award during the 2018 World Cup as Belgium reached the semi-finals.
The Blues were forced to sell …

Aston Villa are reportedly looking to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, according to a report which has been published by The Birmingham Mail.
The 20-year-old is a one of the most highly-rated youth footballers in English football. However, he is unlikely to see much action should he choose to remain at the Blues this season considering that he sits below the likes of Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud in the club’s pecking order.
Abraham is a proven high-scorer at Championship level having smashed 23 goals from 41 appearances for Bristol City during …

Manchester City are 4/6 to win the 2018/19 Premier League title after finishing 19 points clear of the competition last season, for those considering online betting with Toals. Pep Guardiola’s men hit 100 points from 38 games in 2017/18 and could be the first team in nine years to retain the league crown.
Only Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho have managed to achieve it in the Premier League era, but Guardiola will fancy his chance given his already-strong squad has only been improved – Riyad Mahrez joining from Leicester City.
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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri arrived at Stamford Bridge on July 14 and has been implementing his system to the players – ‘Sarri-ball’ it’s known by at Chelsea, with the aim of retaining high levels of possession but attacking fast when a chink in the opponent’s armour is spotted.
Sarri’s former club Napoli got the ball from back to front faster than most teams last season and that’s how Chelsea could look in 2018/19. The Blues are training hard to develop their one-touch football and ability to play the ball out of …

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Chelsea are reportedly considering bringing goalkeeper Petr Cech back to Stamford Bridge this summer due to the uncertain future of Thibaut Courtois. The 36-year-old is high on Transfer Hound’s hot-o-metre and left the Blues to join Arsenal in 2015 where he’s been underwhelming ever …

Premier League title favourites Manchester City – you can use this bethard bonus code to still get good odds on the Premier League champions – were dealt a major blow in their pursuit for Napoli midfielder Jorginho, with the Italian international turning down the Sky Blues to join Chelsea. Jorginho followed Maurizio Sarri to Stamford Bridge this summer, joining one day his former manager and being pictured with Sarri in the announcement photos on social media.
Chelsea fans were unsurprisingly delighted to bolster their midfield with a world-class player like Jorginho, …

Chelsea fans are enduring a nerve-wracking summer and have no indication of what direction the club is headed in.
It’s been more than a month since the 207/18 Premier League season ended and there’s still no definitive word on the future of manager Antonio Conte or owner Roman Abramovich.
Conte still manager, Sarri not yet confirmed
Conte is expected to leave the club off the back of a disappointing campaign at Chelsea, with ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri set to replace him. However, the Blues were reticent to pay Conte’s lofty compensation package on …

The 2018/19 Premier League fixtures have been released and we’ve listed all 380 games that will be played by Arsenal, Bournemouth, Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Cardiff City, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Huddersfield Town, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford, West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Bournemouth v Cardiff
Arsenal v Man City
Fulham v Crystal Palace
Huddersfield v Chelsea
Liverpool v West Ham
Man United v Leicester
Newcastle v Tottenham
Southampton v Burnley
Watford v Brighton
Wolves v Everton

Saturday, August 18

Brighton v Man United
Burnley v Watford
Cardiff v …

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has recently halted stadium plans, citing an ‘unfavourable investment climate’. It comes after the 51-year-old was recently denied a UK Visa renewal, forcing him to seek residence in Israel.
It’s already been a bad summer for Chelsea supporters. Their owner is currently denied visitation in the United Kingdom, there’s uncertainty over who will be manager next season and a number of important players could be on their way out in the coming weeks.
Chelsea are falling apart and could be in for a rough season.
Player recruitment has been …

Last season at this stage Chelsea under the guidance of Jose Mourinho managed just 11 points from 12 games and 16th on the league standings.
At the beginning of this season, Chelsea saw their 100 percent record ended by Swansea in 2-2 draw then followed by a back to back defeat in the hands of Liverpool and Arsenal. Chelsea at this point are lacking ideas and fear the season will not be any different from the last.
The rapid introduction of the “three back” system by the Italian gaffer, Antonio Conte will …