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.

Chelsea are reportedly one of several clubs interested in Villarreal’s Alex Baena. According to Sport, the Blues are one of the Premier League teams that have set their sights on the 21-year-old La Liga star. It is understood that Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal, and Liverpool are all interested in the Spanish attacker. The report adds the winger currently has a €35million (£31million) release clause in his Villarreal contract, but they would like to increase that figure to fend off potential buyers. Chelsea interested in Alex Baena Baena’s had an excellent start to the new season, scoring six goals in 10…

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AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli claims Empoli will represent tougher opponents than Chelsea ahead of their much anticipated Champions League showdown later this month. The former Fiorentina and Inter boss has masterminded the Rossoneri’s revival following his appointment three years ago with Milan’s which culminated in last season’s Scudetto success. Milan will head to Stamford Bridge looking to build on their victory over Dinamo Zagreb earlier this month which has put them in a commanding position in Group E. Chelsea, by contrast, have made a disappointing start to their European campaign with defeat in Zagreb, which proved to be the…

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Graham Potter’s first weeks in charge of Chelsea have been eventful and his handling of key players in upcoming matches will be an early test of his man-management skills. The former Brighton boss was without both N’Golo Kante and Edouard Mendy for Chelsea‘s match against RB Salzburg – Potter’s first and so far only game in charge – whilst the pair nursed knocks that were picked up under Thomas Tuchel. Kante has only played two matches this season after injuring his hamstring in the second half against Tottenham and Mendy missed the first Champions League group stage game with a…

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Chelsea’s already dramatic summer transfer window threatened to turn things up to 11 … to the power of 11 in the final hours, with rumors of a supposed €90m bid for young Joško Gvardiol, the center back prince that was promised. Obviously, that idea didn’t really make it any further than Fabrizio Romano’s YouTube channel, but once the window shut, the 20-year-old was almost immediately re-linked with the Blues. A January pursuit was proposed by the likes of The Athletic, even as Gvardiol then signed a new 5-year contract with Leipzig through 2027. Do signatures mean anything these days? Gvardiol’s…

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Graham Potter has been left with only a handful of senior stars to work with at Cobham with the majority of his new Chelsea players away on international duty “The beauty of football and life is that you never know what is around the corner – and things can happen very quickly,” Graham Potter said at his unveiling as Chelsea head coach. “I can’t lie, it’s been a whirlwind in terms of leaving Brighton, getting to know people, and learning about the players. But so far, it’s been really, really positive.” It feels a lifetime ago that Potter was appointed…

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Chelsea spent over £270million over the summer to strengthen their ranks but they could continue to splash out on signing American players, according to reports. It is thought that new owner Todd Boehly is keen to prise talent from his homeland to Stamford Bridge. According to the Si & Dan Talk Chelsea, the Blues have recently drawn up plans to start heavily scouting the USA in an attempt to bring the best rising talents to England to develop. Thus, it is safe to assume that an American player or two could be targeted over the coming transfer windows to act…

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It’s been a couple of weeks now since Chelsea announced the sacking of Thomas Tuchel, and for many the dust has yet to really settle. Tuchel is expected to soon be back in management when the next opportunity arises, and he has already been linked to a few clubs. Sources: Find out how Chelsea lined up versus Brighton in their behind closed doors friendly on Saturday, plus inside reports on who is impressing Graham Potter in training! At the moment though, he is still biding his time in London before making his next move. He was spotted by a Chelsea

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Chelsea “will be back for talks” over AC Milan’s Portuguese star Rafael Leao, with the club setting their sights on “one of the most entertaining footballers in the world.” That is according to transfer insider Dean Jones, who has informed GIVEMESPORT of Chelsea’s desire to sign the 23-year-old, whom he believes would offer more to the side than Kai Havertz currently does. The insider expects the Stamford Bridge outfit to test AC Milan’s resolve by diving back into discussions next summer, after the Blues’ initial proposal of £61million, plus add-ons, fell well short of Milan’s expectations. Speaking to GIVEMESPORT, Jones…

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Chelsea are already working on alternatives to Christoph Freund, who is surprisingly staying at Red Bull Salzburg despite agreeing a deal to become the new director of football at Stamford Bridge. Everything looked set for Freund to leave Salzburg for Chelsea, with a five-year contract ready for him, and with the Blues left very surprised at failing to get the deal over the line, according to Fabrizio Romano. Writing in his exclusive column for CaughtOffside, Romano said that Chelsea are now working on other options for the role, and are talking to more than one candidate. “It was a very…

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Guilty of a few mishaps earlier on in the season, Edouard Mendy hasn’t played for Chelsea since September 3rd in a 2-1 win against West Ham in the Premier League. Placed on the bench against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League, he was also left out of the squad against RB Salzburg due to injury, but was still called up by Senegal manager Aliou Cissé for the international break. He won’t be playing, however, as the Chelsea goalkeeper, despite being called up, travelled to Orléans in France, where his national team are preparing their first friendly, only to then head…

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