Author: Oluwole

The creation of sports content, in general, gives me great delight, and I have a great deal of affection for Chelsea football club as a long-time die-hard supporter. I am a terrific storyteller with a creative mind, and my mantra is to make the most of whatever is presented in front of me while maintaining a high level of professionalism and enthusiasm throughout the process.

Frank Lampard has backed “low maintenance” Edouard Mendy to keep hitting new heights despite Chelsea’s goalkeeper already racking up five consecutive clean sheets. Senegal stopper Mendy will face former club Rennes in tonight’s Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge, in a quick-fire reunion following his £20million September transfer. The 28-year-old has kick-started his London career in style, conceding just once in his first six matches. Boss Lampard has been impressed by Mendy’s attitude and application, but still believes the new recruit’s best is yet to come. “I think what he’s shown so far has been very complete,” he said. “Those…

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Frank Lampard is slowly beginning to establish his best Chelsea XI at Stamford Bridge. It’s a statement that has been a long time coming for the Blues boss, who has made a habit of tweaking his starting line ups. In his defence, Lampard has had to accommodate plenty of new signings in west London and he looks to strike the right balance between experience and youth. Now Chelsea are beginning to put together some consistency as they look to establish themselves as regular top-four competitors. Much of that is down to the fact Lampard is slowly beginning to settle on…

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Timo Werner has hailed compatriot and Chelsea team-mate Kai Havertz as one of the world’s most talented players. Striker Werner believes Havertz already boasts wisdom beyond his 21 years of age, backing the Blues playmaker to improve rapidly as he settles into life in England. Werner traded RB Leipzig for Chelsea in a £53million deal in the summer, while his Germany colleague Havertz joined Frank Lampard’s side in a £70m transfer from Bayer Leverkusen. The 24-year-old Werner has settled in at Chelsea the faster, with four goals to his name already, but insisted that his close friend Havertz has the…

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Frank Lampard has lifted the lid on his individual plan for Thiago Silva this season and says he will hold ‘honest’ discussions with the defender over his playing time at Chelsea. The Brazilian joined Chelsea on a free transfer after his contract expired at Paris Saint-Germain in the summer and has made six appearances for the west London club in all competitions. Eyebrows were raised at the signing, given Silva recently celebrated his 36th birthday, and the centre-back had a Premier League debut to forget as Chelsea drew 3-3 away to West Brom at the end of September. Silva has…

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Chelsea are one of the clubs the Argentina international has been linked to and Calciomercato takes a look at the possibility of the Blues signing him. The west London club invested more than €100m in signing Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz from Ajax and Bayer Leverkusen respectively. It’s claimed Roman Abramovich’s ‘trusted men personally received a clear guidance’ and that states Chelsea are ready to invest, but not on an attacking midfielder or a second striker. As per the report, the English capital club hasn’t contacted Dybala’s camp because the Russian billionaire wants to ‘protect the investments’ made on the…

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Chelsea have big hopes for the season ahead. After a massive summer of spending it was only natural that the Blues would be looking to mount a serious title challenge this term. It seems that they could be on the cusp of doing that. Frank Lampard’s side have lost just one game so far this term – an away clash to current champions Liverpool. But their recent form has showed that they seem to be the real deal. While seventh in the table at present, Chelsea are just four points from the top of the table and on current form…

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Chelsea target Alaba open to move David Alaba is open to leaving Bayern Munich at the end of the season after a contract offer from the Bundesliga champions was withdrawn. The 28-year-old’s deal is set to expire next summer and he has been the subject of interest from Chelsea and Liverpool. But according to Bild, Alaba has his sights set on a move to Real Madrid or Barcelona. Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City have all expressed an interest in signing the Austria international. Chelsea were linked with Alaba in the summer as Lampard looked to bolster his defensive options.

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Cech reveals how long he spent monitoring Mendy Petr Cech has revealed he spent three years watching Edouard Mendy before Chelsea signed the goalkeeper from Rennes this summer. The Frenchman was brought in as a replacement for Kepa Arrizabalaga, whose inconsistent performances often proved costly for the Blues last season. Mendy has started well, keeping a clean sheet in each of his last five appearances. And Cech, now the club’s Technical and Performance Advisor, is not surprised. “We had to make sure it was someone everyone agreed on, not just me,” Cech told Telefoot. “It had to be the club,…

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Chelsea FC are preparing a bid to sign Malmo defender Anel Ahmedhodzic ahead of the January transfer window, according to a report in Sweden. Swedish media outlet Expressen, as quoted by the Mail, is reporting that Chelsea FC are looking to sign the former Nottingham Forest defender in a £6.9m deal from Malmo to bolster Frank Lampard’s defence. The same article states that Frank Lampard is still keen to make improvements at the back despite signing Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell and Edouard Mendy in the summer transfer window. According to the same story, the Blues manager has identified the 21-year-old…

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Premier League giants Chelsea will be looking to continue their unexpected run of clean sheets when they take on Ligue 1 outfit Rennes in the Champions League this Wednesday. The Blues are coming into this tie on the back of a convincing 3-0 win against Burnley on the weekend, where they managed to completely dominate the Clarets on the pitch. The defensive pairing was able to neutralise the threat that Burnley posed entirely, while the attack seemed like it was really starting to gel as well. Although the Blues currently find themselves in 6th place on the table, they can…

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