Win, Lose, or Sack, It's Always Entertaining at Chelsea. Here's How to Make it Better

Win, Lose, or Sack, It's Always Entertaining at Chelsea. Here's How to Make it Better

Since Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea, the club has entered into a well-established cycle of prolific success and tragic capitulation. Though this pattern could be seen as far back as during Mourinho’s first stint at Chelsea, the recent squad of players have taken it to an entirely new level.

After winning the Premier League under Mourinho in 2015-16, the core players of the squad such as Eden Hazard, Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, and Willian said, “You think finishing first was impressive, check this out.” The following season, Chelsea finished 10th in the league after sacking Jose Mourinho. At the time, the decision to remove Chelsea’s most successful manager in their history came as a result of locker room mutiny.

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Should He stay or Should He Go: Eden Hazard’s £100 Million Question

Should He stay or Should He Go: Eden Hazard’s £100 Million Question

In an interview with French radio station RMC, Eden Hazard admitted that he has finally made up his mind on what he intends to do in the future. The interview, recorded two months ago but released recently as part of a documentary on the Belgian’s career, includes Hazard saying: “I know what I will do. I have made my decision.”

The Guardian’s Matt Law recently reported that Hazard is “expected” to tell Chelsea that he wants a move to Madrid any day now. Similarly, La Liga journalist Guillem Balague has revealed Real Madrid’s £300 Million summer transfer budget, which they are expected to throw at a double transfer for Hazard and Eriksen or for Neymar alone.  

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Why Signing Higuaín Reflects a Changing Chelsea and Why the Argentine's Performance Will Determine the Club's Season

Why Signing Higuaín Reflects a Changing Chelsea and Why the Argentine's Performance Will Determine the Club's Season

As I type these words out on my laptop, Chelsea are in the final stages of negotiations with Juventus over the loan deal that will send Gonzalo Higuaín, “El Pipita” to Stamford Bridge for the remainder of the season.

Both Dominic Fifield of the Guardian and Matt Law of The Telegraph have written on the specifics of the deal that will see the Argentinian forward move from his current loan at AC Milan to Chelsea. Chelsea will have Higuaín on a 6-month loan with the option to make the deal permanent if certain goal incentives are met by the player. Also, reports speculate that Chelsea will have an option to extend the player’s loan for the entirety of the 2019/2020 season.

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Honoring a Legend: Petr Cech's Best Moment in Blue

Honoring a Legend: Petr Cech's Best Moment in Blue

“Drogbaaaaaaaaa!”

“They’ve pulled the rabbit out of the hat again! Can you believe it! Chelsea will just not let go in the Champions League.”

On May 19th, 2012, Chelsea won their first and only Champions League victory in the stadium of their opponent, Bayern Munich. Although both Drogba’s bullet header and emotional final kick will go down in the record books as the defining moments of the match, it was the man between the sticks, Petr Cech, who won the match for Chelsea.

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Premier League Predictions: Matchday 22

Premier League Predictions: Matchday 22

The Ole Gunnar Solskjaer regime faces its first challenge with a tricky trip to Wembley to face Tottenham.

The Red Devils will be facing a red hot Tottenham side that features Harry Kane, who has scored in each of his last 6 games in all competitions, and Son Heung-min, who has contributed to 12 goals in the premier league since the start of December.

Manchester United, however, are on quite the run of form themselves. The club has looked reinvigorated under the Norwegian, and a win against Tottenham would inflame hopes of a top-four finish. United have won 5 from 5 under caretaker manager Solskjaer, scoring 16 goals altogether. Rashford, Pogba, and Lukaku have regained peak form and are scoring as they did in previous seasons.

Though it may be short-lived, one thing is for sure – Manchester United have their swagger back.

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An American Soccer Fan in London

An American Soccer Fan in London

The next day, Manchester City would pull of a thrilling 2-1 win over league leaders Liverpool. That game would have incredible goals, consequential decisions, and Jurgen Klopp committing adultery with a water bottle. It was a spectacular game that highlighted the Premier League at its best, not at its most average. Its most average was on display for 90 minutes on a cold, dreary, Tuesday night in London. 

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Graded: Every Top 6 Transfer of the 2018 Summer Window (Part 1)

Graded: Every Top 6 Transfer of the 2018 Summer Window (Part 1)

At the midpoint of the second international break, the Why Always Mou team sat down to grade every significant transfer of the Premier League’s big six. The teams had their players graded individually and have been listed in the order they appear in the table. Disclaimer: To all Bournemouth and Watford fans, we are legally obligated to include Manchester United in the Top 6 due to our site's namesake being the manager in charge of the dumpster fire that currently holds 8th place in the league.

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