Prior to last weekend's showdown at Old Trafford, it wasroundly statedthat Manchester United was going to face its biggest challenge of the new campaign when Louis van Gaal's side matched up with league leading Chelsea.
Following the contest,the majority offootball experts agreed that Uniteddisplayed their best performance of the early season by securing a last-minute draw against Jose Mourinho's men.
Chelsea close to signing £23m Manchester United target, truth behind the story - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
For the past few months, we've found that British tabloid The Metro are using an intelligent ploy to fetch more hits from their articles. Knowing that using other tabloids as source could be a put off among the readers, they're going for a more authentic route, that is finding the story from the point of origination.
Why Didier Drogba Is More Important For Chelsea This Season Than We Thought. - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Didier Drogba's return to Chelsea in the summer was more about romance and fairytales than football. That's what most people believed, at least. The club legend, now 36, could surely not offer too much on the pitch.
Carefree Blues Podcast Episode 5 Under the weather, both myself and Chelsea Football Club lately. Lots of stuff going on, from set piece frustration, to conceding on the road, to injuries to key players. Amadi and I discuss those in today's episode! If you like this podcast please subscribe,..
Manchester United plot shock move for £35k-per-week star, full story - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Much has been written about Manchester United's shaky defensive set up, but Louis van Gaal has been really unlucky with injuries. Three central defenders Jones, Evans and Smalling have spent most of the time on treatment room which has made the task even harder for the Dutchman.
According to various reports in the last few days, Chelsea are preparing to raid Barcelona again and this time to place a bid of around £24m for defender Gerard Pique. I am wondering how you feel about these reports?
If it's true, then you would have to believe that Andreas Christensen (after his impressive debut yesterday) would be allowed to leave on loan, which is a shame.
PHOTO: Diego Costa returns to training ahead of Chelsea's clash against QPR - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea have been handed a massive boost after star striker Diego Costa was spotted during the training sessions on Thursday.
The Spain international has been on the sidelines after the international break earlier in October as he missed the west London club's fixtures against Crystal Palace, Maribor, Manchester United and Shrewsbury Town.
Photo + Video: Diego Costa returns to Chelsea training - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Finally, there is some good news for Chelsea fans. Striker Diego Costa has returned to training and is expected to available in the Blues' weekend encounter against Queens Park rangers in the Premier League.
The Capital One Cup quarter-final draw washeld following the completion of the Newcastle United's 2-0 victory over title-holders Manchester City.
The standout tie will be Championship side AFC Bournemouth hosting Premier league giants Liverpool. The Cherries got to thelast-eightof the competition for the first time in club history by beating West Brom 2-1 on Tuesday night.
FIFA's annual Ballon d'Or shortlist inevitably divides opinion. From the widespread disgust that Wesley Sneijder didn't receive the award for his outstanding 2010 campaign, where he led his club side, Internazionale, to Champions League glory and then his national side, the Netherlands, to the World Cup final, right through to the annual battle for the award between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, there have been a lot of controversial choices down the years.