With every participating country now having played at least one game at the World Cup, it’s time to have a little look at some Chelsea players that have been playing. Have they all been living up to expectations and playing the way that they do for the Blues?
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With the sale of David Luiz rocking the football world for the sheer amount of money exchanged between the Blues and Paris Saint Germain, the media have already begun linking Chelsea with a new centre-back. A whole host of names have been thrown into the hat and most seem reasonable replacements.
Defenders aren't used to being subject to the kinds of bids that midfielders and strikers receive; which is a blatant suggestion that the latter two positions are the most important in the team. However, things seem to be heading that way as the amount of money thrown around by today's papers are getting more and more ridiculous.
After an escape against the Villa on Wednesday night, it is clear to see that our defence is not perfect - yet.
Here we go through the remainder of our defence, and find out if we have enough to see ourselves crowned Champions in May 2014.
It’s been a busy season in the tabloids for Chelseas ‘old guard’, and John Terry’s recent spell on the sidelines seems certain to fuel speculation on his future at the club too.
It was just two starts in three months prior to the Brentford game for the defensive stalwart, and with Cahill and Ivanovic doing a more than adequate job, it would seem harsh to disrupt the pairing and throw Terry straight back into the fold.
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has revealed in the betting news why he thinks that the Blues have come unstuck in recent games against QPR and Swansea. The 27-year old puts the two shock defeats down to a lack of incision and has called upon his teammates to regain their consistency if they are to turn their season round.
With John Terry injured for England’s game tonight against Ukraine at Wembley, Frank Lampard believes Gary Cahill is the man to replace his Chelsea team-mate.
That’s likely to be the case, with national manager Roy Hodgson set to pick Cahill to partner Joleon Lescott in the heart of the defence, preferring him to Everton’s Phil Jagielka, and Lampard cites last seasons’ performances in the Champions’ League from Cahill as the main premise for his inclusion.
For those of you outside of Europe, or those that country hasn’t even qualified for Euro2012, who will you be supporting?
I will be giving you a helping hand, by looking at the players that are representing Chelsea, and their countries at Euro 2012, and their chances of doing well.
On Saturday I had the delightful choice between shopping or spending most my day staring at my laptop screen watching my beloved Chelsea face Everton. As much as the shopping sounded tempting – just as much as watching next door’s painted fence dry – I chose the footy.
A quiet January transfer window by the Premier League’s standards saw Chelsea bring in three new faces, earlier in the month England International Gary Cahill made the switch from the North-West to the capital.
Chelsea take the long trip to Wales as the Liberty Stadium plays host to one of the handful of Premier League fixtures on Tuesday evening.
Cahill began his career with AFC Dronfield, a Sunday League team in Derbyshire, where he played until he was 15. During his time there, he was scouted by a number of clubs, including Barnsley, Sheffield Wednesday, Derby County and Aston Villa whom he signed for as a member of the club’s Academy.
With both parties happy with negotiations Gary Cahill has signed on the dotted line and is now a Chelsea player.
With Cahill in the bag, according to the Daily Mail AVB is keen to sign the impressive Eden Hazard.
Chelsea expect to complete the transfer of Bolton defender Gary Cahill's for £7m.