Day: October 21, 2020

Chelsea, News

Zola – Petr Cech can still perform for Chelsea

Former Chelsea star Gianfranco Zola is certain that Petr Cech can still perform for the Blues at the highest level after the retired shot-stopper was included in the club's Premier League squad for the season. The inclusion was initially seen as a mistake but the club confirmed that his inclusion was correct. It can be recalled that Cech returned to Chelsea last summer in a managerial but has now become a player again. Cech is currently serving as Chelsea's technical and performance adviser but will provide emergency cover in the goalkeeping position which includes the likes of Edouard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga, and Willy Caballero. READ: Klopp and Carragher clash due to no replacement for Van Dijk “Petr Cech has been included in the squad as emergency goalkeeper cover,” read a ...
Liverpool FC, News

Klopp and Carragher clash due to no replacement for Van Dijk

It's a no-brainer that Virgil Van Dijk is a big loss for Liverpool after he sustained an anterior cruciate ligament injury in the Merseyside derby in the Premier League on Saturday which ended in a 2 all draw. The incident has resulted in a clash between Reds boss Jurgen Klopp and former Reds defender Jamie Carragher, with emphasis on the club's transfer business this summer. Liverpool legend Carragher questioned whether the club should have signed a defensive cover for the injured Dutchman in the course of a chat with Sky Sports on Monday. "Dejan Lovren went and they didn't replace him so they only have three center-backs and one of those, Joel Matip, is always injured," "There are question marks now about Joe Gomez. So there is no doubt that Liverpool had to go big in the tra...
Chelsea, News

Chilwell says keeping a clean sheet was a must against Sevilla

Chelsea left-back Ben Chilwell has admitted that the Blues knew eyes were on them in the game against Sevilla in the UEFA Champions League, following their collapse against Southampton in the Premier League last weekend. The Blues played out a barren draw against visitors Sevilla at Stamford Bridge in their first game of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League. New goalie Edouard Mendy and veteran defender Thiago Silva returned to the starting lineup after the poor showing in defense against the Saints. The English fullback accepts the criticisms that came after the performance and noted the pressure on them ahead of the game against Sevilla. “The important thing was the clean sheet,” he said. “We knew people would be looking at us after conceding three goals at the weekend and I thi...