Stefano Pioli: Fikayo Tomori has interesting qualities, but needs time to settle

Fikayo Tomori of AC Milan warm up prior to the Serie A match between AC Milan and Atalanta BC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 23, 2021 in Milan,...

After his loan deal from Chelsea was complete, centre-back Fikayo Tomori was named in Milan’s matchday squad but didn’t feature during their 3-0 home defeat by Atalanta over the weekend. His new head coach, Stefano Pioli, praised his intelligence and said the 23-year-old has interesting qualities, though a lack of training with them means he’ll need time to settle in Italy. Continue reading

Sheffield United 3-0 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points as Blades blast Blues into submission

The hosts soaked up pressure and eased to an excellent 3-0 win over Chelsea to open up the top-four race

David McGoldrick’s first Premier League goals proved pivotal as Sheffield United ultimately cruised to a 3-0 win over third-placed Chelsea – blowing this summer’s race for European football open again with three games left to play. What were five talking points as the Blues succumbed to another frustrating defeat here? Continue reading

David Luiz: Not good enough or another media over-reaction?

Following his second red card in less than two weeks during Chelsea’s 2-1 away win over Atletico Madrid, questions have once again been asked about David Luiz. 

Despite receiving plaudits for his performances upon returning to England’s top flight last term, many believe the Brazilian still has not matured enough to cut out the erratic side of his game. Is it a typical over-reaction by the media, or has Chelsea’s change in formation helped significantly mask his deficiencies?

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