How Thomas Tuchel Is Succeeding at Chelsea

On the 25th of January, Chelsea announced they had parted ways with club icon Frank Lampard as manager and a day later Thomas Tuchel was the new man in charge. The German is the 14th manager since Roman Abramovich bought the club 17 and a half years ago. Despite being sacked from PSG in December, …

What Went Wrong for Lampard At Chelsea?

The 2020/21 Premier League season has taught us to expect the unexpected. Southampton have been top of the table despite their 9-0 loss last season, the media have expected Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United to win every game this season, Everton and Aston Villa both won their first four matches, Spurs won 6-1 at Old Trafford …

Have Loan Deals Shaped Modern Football?

Loan deals are becoming more common in football as it is a cheaper alternative to buying the player and they can return the player if they are unsatisfied with their output. Top clubs typically have a squad of 30 with some extras out on loan all over the world. The hope is that their market …

What Werner and Ziyech Can Bring to Chelsea

For around £90m Chelsea are bringing in two players who have contributed a combined 42 goals and 28 assists in 63 league and Champions League games during 2019/20. Their talent is clear but what will they bring to Stamford Bridge? Timo Werner: Under Julian Nagelsmann Timo Werner has taken his game to the next level. …

Premier League Team of the Decade (2010-2020)

Team of the decades are done differently but this will be done on their Premier League career over the decade rather than on individual seasons. Due to this, players like Luis Suarez and Gareth Bale have missed out. David De Gea Since joining Man United in the summer of 2011, the Spaniard has gone on …

Frank Lampard’s Chelsea tactics

The club icon’s tenure at Chelsea has started interestingly with his return to Stamford Bridge not being how he would have dreamt of. In preseason there were plenty of goals both scored and conceded. Lampard prefers a 4-2-3-1 which he has tried to implement but at times has had to revert to a 4-3-3 similar …

How to replace club legends

César Azpilicueta: The Spanish defender turns 30 on the 28th of August and is starting to age out as more is demanded from full backs. Azpi has been a consistent performer for the Blues since joining from Marseille in the summer of 2012. Apart from being strong defensively, it’s difficult to see what he is …

The best Under 23 Premier League players

This is a list comprising the best players in the Premier League that will be 23 or under when the new season kicks off on the 9th August. As it is a top 10, some very good players have had to miss out, so honourable mentions to Rúben Neves, Lewis Cook, Issa Diop, Jack Grealish …

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