Didier Drogba turned down chance of Chelsea return with Frank Lampard

Didier Drogba turned down chance of Chelsea return with Frank Lampard

Didier Drogba has revealed that he turned down the chance to return to Chelsea again this summer – because he is committed to helping Ivorian football. Blues legend Drogba, 41, scored 180 times in 381 appearances for the west London outfit during two glittering spells at the club. During his first stint at Stamford Bridge, […]

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Kurt Zouma expresses admiration for Olivier Giroud's reaction to being benched

Kurt Zouma expresses admiration for Olivier Giroud’s reaction to being benched

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma has praised Olivier Giroud for continuing to remain professional despite his lack of minutes for the Blues so far this season. Manager Frank Lampard has tended to opt for either Tammy Abraham or Michy Batshuayi over the Frenchman, and Giroud has not played since Chelsea’s 4-2 win over Burnley at the […]

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Callum Hudson-Odoi explains one conversation with Frank Lampard ended Bayern Munich interest

Callum Hudson-Odoi explains one conversation with Frank Lampard ended Bayern Munich interest

Callum Hudson-Odoi has revealed it only took one conversation with Frank Lampard to convince him to sign a new Chelsea deal and insists he is pleased with his decision to snub Bayern Munich. The 19-year-old was heavily linked with a move to the Bundesliga giants in the summer before agreeing a new five-year contract at […]

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Willian wanted by Juventus and Barcelona but Frank Lampard keen to keep Chelsea star

Willian wanted by Juventus and Barcelona but Frank Lampard keen to keep Chelsea star

Chelsea winger Willian is a target for Juventus and Barcelona with his contract coming to an end next summer. The Italian and Spanish champions have been circling the 31-year-old for some time and could try to land him on a pre-contract in January. Willian looked set for a bit-part role at Stamford Bridge before Eden […]

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Chelsea players face fine of £20k for being late for training

Chelsea players face fine of £20k for being late for training

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has imposed a strict disciplinary regime on his young squad with a series of hefty fines, including £20,000 for being late for the start of training. Blues players are also charged £500 for every minute they are late to team meetings, it is understood. Any player not reporting an illness or […]

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Chelsea players face fines of £20,000 for turning up late to training | Football

Chelsea’s manager, Frank Lampard, has imposed a strict disciplinary regime on his young squad with a range of hefty fines, including £20,000 for being late for the start of training. Players are also charged £500 for every minute they are late to team meetings. Any player not reporting an illness or injury before a day […]

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Reece James: Frank Lampard hints at new position for Blues youngster in future after impressing against Crystal Palace

Reece James: Frank Lampard hints at new position for Blues youngster in future after impressing against Crystal Palace

Frank Lampard has hinted at Reece James playing in midfield in the future after the Chelsea youngster’s impressive full Premier League debut against Crystal Palace. The 19-year-old performed admirably at right-back in place of Cesar Azpilicueta, enjoying great success up against Wilfried Zaha. And Lampard has hailed the youngster and predicted a future for him in midfield […]

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Reece James could be deployed in new position, hints Chelsea boss Frank Lampard

Reece James could be deployed in new position, hints Chelsea boss Frank Lampard

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says Reece James could be deployed in central midfield in the future as his all-round game is so good. James was selected in his favoured right-back position ahead of Cesar Azpilicueta for Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. And he impressed up against Wilfried Zaha, snuffing out the threat […]

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Chelsea assistant Jody Morris mocks Jose Mourinho over latest comments

Chelsea assistant Jody Morris mocks Jose Mourinho over latest comments

Chelsea’s assistant manager Jody Morris has mocked the club’s former boss Jose Mourinho following his latest comments about the Blues. The Stamford Bridge club have enjoyed a decent run of form which has propelled them to joint-second in the table. Alongside manager Frank Lampard, no.2 Morris has seen the Blues win their last seven league […]

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Chelsea: Why Jose Mourinho is still worried about his former side’s form despite strong start

Chelsea: Why Jose Mourinho is still worried about his former side’s form despite strong start

Jose Mourinho is “still worried” about his former side Chelsea despite Frank Lampard‘s side recording their sixth consecutive Premier League win. Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday took them into second, with Leicester’s win over Arsenal dropping them into third on goal difference. It has been a strong start to the season for […]

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