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31 Jan 2018 21:41:03
Better give Hudson-Odoi a run of games. At 17 years old he's head and shoulders ahead of Pedro as a footballer. First player I'd sell in the summer would be Pedro. Offers nothing. If Conte can't see it then he's in the wrong sport. Same can be said for "running in treacle" Fabregas. Unless he's got his passing game on (which isn't very often nowadays) he's an absolute passenger. There's still an hour to get Mahrez haha.

1.) 31 Jan 2018 21:47:12
Doesn’t matter if conte see’s It he will be gone soon himself so won’t care who stays or goes.



05 Aug 2017 10:46:59
Hi Ed,
Nobody has mentioned Vergil Van Dijk of late. There's a lot of talk around the media at the moment that he's going to go. Do you think this might be to Chelsea rather than Liverpool, as Southampton would rather sell to us than them apparently?
I think if a player of his calibre is available you sign them, I was slightly disappointed in the Rudiger signing knowing that VVD was going to be available. Not saying Rudiger isn't a good player and I'll obviously get behind him if he plays, but Van Dijk is a top top centre back!
Thoughts Ed?

{Ed002's Note - Southampton are aware if he is available there is interest from Chelsea and probably Arsenal still.}

1.) 05 Aug 2017 12:51:56
Do you know Ed if they will still do bussiness with Liverpool for VVD, they seemed to be favourites until the whole tapping up scenario. I don't expect you to know but i find it hard to believe they ended their interest in him. Thank you for all of the updates recently! .

{Ed018's Note - look through the Liverpool page. You will probably find your answer there}

2.) 05 Aug 2017 13:06:07
Vvd won't get first team football. that's why zouma went out on loan.

3.) 05 Aug 2017 13:22:42
Yeah there's a whole thread on the Pool page where Ed002 gave answers regarding Pool's dealings. Quite an interesting read.

4.) 05 Aug 2017 13:30:51
if he joins cfc . yes he will.
i don't think he will join tho.

5.) 05 Aug 2017 13:34:09
wht date and time Jackson?

6.) 05 Aug 2017 14:27:39
Date and time? Do you mean the thread on the Pool page? I think it was from yesterday on their Rumors page. Time stamp of the original post: "04 Aug 2017 10:15:05"

7.) 05 Aug 2017 12:55:52
Ok will do, appreciate the reply.



03 Jan 2016 11:46:30
Hey Eds. First time I've been on this year so Happy New Year to you and everyone else on the site! Just a quickie, used the search bar but didn't see anything so thought I'd ask. There's a lot of rumours regarding Nicolas N'Koulou leaving Marseille this month as his contract runs out on the summer. Any truth that we're front runners. He's a decent signing for a small transfer fee which could mean we spend more elsewhere on other players!
He's the sort of player who would probably do well in the prem, but I'll be honest I'm still praying for Stones as unlikely as that transfer is haha.

{Ed002's Note - Happy NY Nick. N'koulou was looked at by a number of sides including Arsenal, Lyon, Norwich, West Ham and Napoli with a view to a summer move. Marseille did expect interest from Lyon to lead to an offer but they may well be hedging their bets to pick him up when his contract runs out in the summer. Three clubs have held discussions with Marseille that could lead to an offer being made in January to take the player. Roma are very keen on adding another centre back in January, Chelsea who have been having on-going discussions over two other matters and Lazio. Lazio have told Marseille that they are looking for a pre-contract agreement to take the player when he is out of contract in the summer - but Marseille has explained he would be available for a small fee now if they are interested - and selling is clearly the preference of the club. Norwich and Arsenal have watched the player again this season and it is not out of the question that either could step in and make an offer.}



31 May 2014 17:30:47
Hey Ed,
I tried the search but couldn't find a recent answer from yourself. I've seen on ssn that Fabregas will almost certainly be leaving Barca this summer, and he has a £30m release clause. Do you think Chelsea May bid as a cheaper option to Pogba? I think he'd be amazing next to Matic!

{Ed018's Note - I'm pretty certain last time Ed002 mentioned it there was no interest in Fabregas from Chelsea. I believe it was mentioned that City were interested in him}



12 May 2014 21:39:41
Looks like we're getting Costa! Few agreed for £32m. Made my day!

1.) Where is this coming from? I would not expect anything serious until after his season is over surely?

2.) Ssn have been covering it for the last 2 hours. A £32m fee has been agreed, with the signing to be formally announced at the beginning of June, after the Champions League final and before the World Cup. Looks like we're sorting things out quickly, he's the missing piece and we've got him so I'm pleased as punch!




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19 Jan 2019 19:20:19
Won't be posting on here anymore lads unfortunately. Ed's never approve my posts anymore so I will wish you all luck.

1.) 19 Jan 2019 19:32:18
I’m glad that’s over I know it’s easy sitting here with our opinions but trying different things/ players wouldn’t hurt if we can all see players out of form how can’t he.

2.) 19 Jan 2019 19:41:56
ya danny fair point that was painfull.

3.) 19 Jan 2019 19:42:47
Good jobs ed. No time for rubbish to be posted.

4.) 19 Jan 2019 19:45:03
Nick, may I ask what type of posts they are? I’ve posted some super negative and toxic posts before and they’ve made it through. Maybe your posts just aren’t making it through.

5.) 19 Jan 2019 19:51:05
i posted a few rants during the game thankfully edds didn't post them im usually calm that was frustrating do. sorry edds for posting nonsense.

{Ed0333's Note - it’s ok mate, I reply with nonsense all the time I don’t make apologies for it lol.

6.) 19 Jan 2019 20:12:48
haha yeah i no but i guess i don't want to be too negative it is a banter site after all.

7.) 19 jan 2019 21:59:03
Yeah, I'm with Nick - the attitude of posters on this site is perfectly demonstrated by CFCShak's post: all you lot want to hear is your own views regurgitated - no time for any other view. You lot remind me of all those closed-minded Brexiters - wouldn't surprise me if you're one and the same.

8.) 19 Jan 2019 22:01:26
Ed033 after you’ve teased with the comment we’ll be in better spirits come the end of the transfer window anything you’d like to share 😂.

{Ed0333's Note - nope

9.) 19 Jan 2019 22:05:14
Rich coming from you CFCShak, you post nothing but rubbish. Only guy on here who rates Jorginho. I posted suggesting Sarri out with my reasons as to why he’s not up to the job. Wasn’t approved for some reason.

10.) 19 Jan 2019 23:35:48
I follow my team regardless of the situation. MDW you carry on praising opposition players and criticise your own team, you are the most negative fan i've known on here. Have you ever been satisfied? Your always the first for managers to get sacked. Stop being an instant success fan and pray for stability. Its more than the manager that is the problem.

Nick you care to share who you want as our manager given that Sarri isn't up for the task? Your another poster that posts rubbish after rubbish. Get a grip son. We are 4th, we've got a transfer windown ahead of us. You seem like a depressed fan, non stop negatuve rubbish. Go supoort liverpoop or Man city if you can't take the bad results of late. You fans have had it easy, you should have supported chelsea pre roman era.

Sorry if i've offended anyone but these childish posts have annoyed me.

11.) 20 Jan 2019 22:22:04
I rate Jorginho, yes he's having trouble adapting but that's expected. Far out guys give it a break. Okay so we sack Sarri, what next? Who do you suggest we bring in? We all want attacking football but we don't have the players to play it, it's as simple as that. Any manager that comes in will face the same problems and will need to go through the same transition phase that Sarri is having to go through currently.

I get the whole piece around not rotating but see it from Sarris POV he drops Willian, Alonso etc and watch the so called "senior" players throw their toys out of the pram and start undermining him, case in point was Conte with Willian.

We've been dictated by player power for far too long and unfortunately we don't have any leaders left in the squad to pull it back into line Ala Terry and Lampard. Sarri will get the players he wants and move on the players that don't fit his system until that happens reserve judgement, fact of the matter is we aren't the team we were 5-10 years ago and we are going through a transition phase which will take time, have faith!



08 Jan 2019 23:42:34
Just a bit of fun. Be totally realistic otherwise it's pointless haha. Wondered what people's starting XI would be at the end of the transfer window if it was up to you?

GK: Kepa
LB: Emerson
CB: Rudiger
CB: Luiz (I'd like Koulibaly but won't happen)
RB: Azpi (if we sign Hysaj he'll push him close)
CDM: Kante
CM: Paredes/ Barrela (both look neat players)
CM: RLC (I know he isn't fit right now)
LW: Hazard
ST: Icardi
RW: Hudson-Odoi

So as negative as people think I am, there's actually only 2 new signings in that starting XI. I actually think we're not far off at all! Obviously the controversial decision is Kante to CDM, but that's just my choice, I honestly don't rate Jorginho in the slightest I'm never going to be a fan.
I think there will be a lot of players leaving the club so it'll be an interesting period up until the end of the month as they will need replacing?

1.) 09 Jan 2019 02:21:03
I don’t rate Jorginho either mate, unfortunately being critical will cause people to think you’re negative. What can you do.

{Ed0333's Note - maybe the adjective is ‘objective’ and not negative?

2.) 09 Jan 2019 02:46:48
Azpi Rudi Luiz Alonso/ Chilwell
RLC Kante Kovacic
Hudson-Odoi Higuain Hazard.

3.) 09 Jan 2019 08:59:49
i think jorginho is a really lovely footballer and our midfield is 10 times better with him kante and barkley/ kova/ rlc dis season. d only thing we lack is a bit of extra creativity.

4.) 09 Jan 2019 12:09:27
After selecting Hudson-Odi last night I was disappointed he wasn't given a target man in the box so he could put in his crosses. Sadly, I am not a fan of Jorghino either, not in the same class as Fabregas in his heyday with his weighted passes. With him there is far too much short passing sideways or ten yards forward and I prefer Kante in his old position not going forward as much.

To me Barkley is now fully fit and no more than a good quality sub, preferring Kovacic but with him, his inability to score means he will always be vulnerable if we can get an attacking midfielder who scores. It was a good performance against a useful team up to their ten yard area and then it is was the same as every other game, we have to buy in January someone with an eye for goal.

5.) 09 Jan 2019 13:39:57
I really don’t understand why people seem to want to play Kante as a CDM. He’s at his best when he’s played as a CM (not as advanced as he’s playing now) . We saw under Conte when he first signed that playing CDM limited him massively, it was only after Conte switched him and Matic that we saw him at his best.

I think Jorginho is a good player. He hasn’t been at his best recently but I think that coincides with our decline in general play. I think with a new ST and maybe another winger or CHO playing more regularly we’d see him being able to pick out more Fàbregas-esque passes. Both Willian and Hazard (for the most part) want balls into their feet, so we’re not seeing as many balls played long over the top for them to run onto.



08 Jan 2019 22:02:38
Shouldn't have lost that game. Lads didn't play badly. Unfortunately we've had a few carry us through that game. Some just aren't good enough.
Our need for a proper striker is so blatantly obvious I don't understand how the club can't see it. Go big or go home, don't care if it costs £100m just get Icardi or another proven finisher. We're 4th without a striker! We've just played Tottenham off the park (still lost though) without a striker. Time for the club to invest their money efficiently and buy a striker that's going to win us silverware! Never mind chucking 30 or 40 million on squad players which is what we do. Cough up and buy a premium striker!

1.) 08 Jan 2019 22:25:41
need Drogba! I feel Costa would be fit perfectly in our current time. shame he is gone.



05 Jan 2019 19:44:58
Just got home from the bridge. Callum Hudson-Odoi was different class today! HAS to start from now on. Takes players on and gets the ball in to the box, totally different to Pedro and Willian. If we sell him we've lost the plot.

1.) 05 Jan 2019 20:36:02

2.) 05 Jan 2019 20:58:41
Tom he won't understand. He thinks the club want to sell.

3.) 05 Jan 2019 21:11:35
What a talent we have, still pretty raw but glides past defenders. Hopefully gets a few more games under his belt so he can establish himself in the squad. BUT he’s still just a kid and I believe Chelsea are managing him really well, giving him minutes when they can and look what he’s giving back! Love the positivity in the forum as late, love reading everyone’s opinions. Up the blues!

4.) 05 Jan 2019 21:16:58
I agree Blue, the club are managing him well.

He could well end up taking part in over 20 first team games by the end of the season and I think that’s just about right for a kid with lots to learn.

5.) 05 Jan 2019 21:20:43
I totally understand the situation Tom. Chelsea don’t want to sell, however, if you don’t give the kid chances he’s understandably going to want to go elsewhere to a team that will give him a chance. He’s 18 and absolutely mustard! Best player on the pitch today, time to give him serious minutes. If we play him he’ll stay, he needs something to believe in though.
Sorry Shak, I don’t take offence at what you say. We just have differing opinions, you big up players that most people don’t rate that’s all, for example jorginho.
Some good performances today. I thought Ampadu did really well in midfield. Emerson was fantastic, he needs to be starting as his pace and ability to overlap is a big threat! Christensen had a great game too. As much stick as we give Morata he took his chances well and overall had a decent game, not sure how he missed from 4 years a out though. Best of luck to Fàbregas, his standing ovation was excellent today, great atmosphere at the bridge!

6.) 05 Jan 2019 21:56:19
Nick, your poin is the CLUB will have lost the plot if they sell him.

My point is the CLUB don’t want to sell him.

If he wants to leave he can ask for a transfer and my guess is the the club will let him go, albeit reluctantly.

He is a good player and I don’t want him to go. I want ALL our kids to play for us and be world beaters but sometimes they just don’t work out.

7.) 06 Jan 2019 00:07:33
Spot on nick, tomB I believe he just worded it wrong. I’ve said Chelsea would be mad to sell him but obviously they don’t want too. What I mean by that is if we lose him it’s completely our fault. If CHO doesn’t start or come on as a sub next game regardless of fitness I’d Pedro and Willian he should leave for his own good.

8.) 06 Jan 2019 05:19:41
That’s up to him Standard.



03 Jan 2019 21:22:13
Watching these 2 keepers makes me certain we've got a quality keeper on our hands in Kepa! He's better than both these 2!

1.) 03 Jan 2019 22:03:00
what we did learn is both liverpool and man city are the 2 best teams in the country by a mile outstanding game of football.

2.) 03 Jan 2019 22:15:01
I agree two very good teams and a very enjoyable game to watch. We’ve played them both and got four points.

Klopp has got far to many teeth and Firminos are two white. Other than that they are an ok side.

Pep on the other hand just looks like a cool dude and Kompany played like JT in his pomp.

We are now only ten points away from topping the league with us all playing the same amount of games.

Come on my MIGHTY BLUES.

{Ed0333's Note - 😂👏🤣

3.) 03 Jan 2019 22:27:00
Have to agree with Magic, those two teams are really above everyone else in this league at the moment.

It was a joy to watch a match.

4.) 03 Jan 2019 22:28:16
I wouldn't normally say 10 points is that much. Tom we need a striker asap to have any chance.

5.) 03 Jan 2019 22:51:13
Have faith Shak.




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16 Jan 2019 00:12:28
My brain hurt reorganising those sentences haha.



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06 Jan 2019 11:13:49
Mikel was a great player for Chelsea. Wrongly slated throughout his career with us.



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02 Jan 2019 22:35:35
We’ll never find out now will we as unfortunately we don’t play people who warrant a chance. Instead we play strikers who can’t hit a cows arse with a banjo. Tammy has scored goals consistently and you’re either born a goal scorer or not.
We’re becoming a laughing stock of a club now. I see Juve also want CHO now, meanwhile we’ve signed an American who won’t end up being anywhere near the level of CHO when they both hit their peaks.

I’m writing this whilst watching the game, and yet again Sarriball continues to be boring and non-productive in the attacking phase. I’ll be honest I’m nowhere near impressed as what I thought I would be with Sarri. If plan A doesn’t work he’s got no back up plan. Changes needed at the club!



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26 Dec 2018 22:58:19
I think it’s time to switch the style. Do Liverpool have a regista in their team, no. The idea of pressing that Sarri brings is good, I like how he press teams which we saw with the first goal today. However, Kanté HAS to go back to CDM. Unfortunately it’s affecting us defensively now. Jorginho simply isn’t good enough for a top premier league side. He’s not good enough when pressed, it’s alright doing it for Napoli who were never pressed in Serie A.

He also gives the ball away too much. We’ve been conceding goals that wouldn’t normally occur with Kante in the same role. To look back and think we used to have a midfield of Ballack, Lampard, Essien and Makalele is scary!



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25 Dec 2018 23:54:00
We had an idiot who decided Oscar was better than De Bruyne. That’s why he left. Quite right to ask for a transfer away from the club. Should have been given the playing time at the end of the day.




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19 Feb 2019 01:22:47
Kovacic has offered nothing really since coming and you want to sign him on a permanent deal?



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30 Jan 2019 21:48:13
You can hardly blame RLC for that?



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19 Jan 2019 22:05:14
Rich coming from you CFCShak, you post nothing but rubbish. Only guy on here who rates Jorginho. I posted suggesting Sarri out with my reasons as to why he’s not up to the job. Wasn’t approved for some reason.



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18 Jan 2019 18:10:37
RLC is our best midfielder after Kante. Don’t know what you’re watching if you don’t rate RLC haha.



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16 Jan 2019 18:33:39
I think you all might be suprised who the “understudy” will be after a few weeks. Parades doesn’t exactly have to be a superstar to make Jorginhos role his own!