Lampard primed for Chelsea return, for whom Sarri remains the hardest word

The Roman Abramovich-era ha over the last fifteen years brought unimaginable success to Chelsea Football Club but with success comes expectation, impatience, and as demonstrated on innumerable occasions: the costliest of mistakes. A self-made, Russian oligarch who prospered during the aftermath of Soviet disintegration and the economic free-for-all under the disastrous Boris Yeltsin presidency, Abramovich,…

Chelsea start another Premier League season by once more overlooking Ruben Loftus-Cheek

A penny for the thoughts of Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek. From being picked for England's 2018 World Cup squad on the back of an outstanding season on loan at Crystal Palace, the 22 year old could already feel aggrieved that former Blues' manager Antonio Conte purchased Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater for a frighteningly over-inflated £30 million,…