Chelsea’s willingness to sell the player drew criticism from numerous figures within the sport, with Paul Scholes most recently questioning the decision to let him go.
Their attack does look very exciting, though, and I think Mohamed Salah is one to watch out for.
“When a player leaves a club, you do not normally see a manager speak so glowingly about them”, the former England worldwide told Sky Sports. But sometimes you must accept this insane transfer market, and sometimes you must accept different decisions. We did it together with a great team, great passion and a great coach.
Antonio Conte summed up a frustrating close season at Stamford Bridge when he cast doubt on Chelsea’s ability to defend the Premier League title unless the champions find a quick solution to their transfer woes.
Reports from the Metro suggest that Chelsea are now seriously considering a move for Everton star – Ross Barkley, who is also a primary target for Tottenham Hotspur and is currently valued at £25 million.
Chelsea have secured the signings of Morata, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger and Willy Caballero this summer – but still the Blues boss wants more. For sure. This league is not easy.
The table below shows the returns you would have obtained by investing £20 in every Premier League team throughout the 16/17 season. “I hope to try to work to try and improve our squad, to improve our quality and then to be ready to fight for the season”. The transfer market is not finished.
“Frank’s incredible pedigree on the field means that he’ll regularly be commenting on a competition that he’s won as a player, which we believe gives him fantastic credibility”.
“We know it’s going to be a special day because it’s the first Premier League game at the Amex, and the first Premier League game for the club”. Three FA Cups in four seasons would be enough for most clubs, but a downturn in Premier League form and their worst finish in two decades led to protests in the stands and demands for him to quit.
With Diego Costa widely reported to be leaving the club, the main striker is Alvaro Morata, brought from Real Madrid, and while he is an undoubted talent, he is untested in English football.
“Will he start this weekend?”
But United’s gain is very much Chelsea’s loss and not only does their spine appear more fragile, it’s also hard to understand Chelsea’s reasoning behind the deal with Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathaniel Chabolah also leaving the club.