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 FC should use transfer embargo to give youth a chance to shine

An outstanding season at newly promoted Aston Villa coupled with a two-window transfer ban for parent club Chelsea should this summer make Tammy Abraham master of his own destiny. Assuming Villa intend to bring in the 21-year old on a permanent basis will Abraham be tempted to showcase his talents at the top table for…