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20 Jan 2021 12:44:33
I still maintain Frank will be gone in first week of February said this a few weeks ago
The problem I have is 1 his stubbornness to play 433 it's clear we haven't the players for this formation and trying different players in those positions just for the sake of it does seem like a lack of ideas going forward
We are short in midfield with this system so why play it
Havertz clearly isn't a 8 he's a 10
Rudiger over zouma just for the sake of it Frank adhered to this in his interview
Nearly every poster on here said werner has to play this game to stretch there defence with the ball over the top
Yet he played Abraham who is clearly not cfc standard Frank and never will be that's why we got rid of batshuyi same qualityi and you finished with giroud last year
Im all for bringing in youth if there good enough and Mount James cho are the only 3 who are going to make it jury is out on gilmour my only problem with mount is I don't think they have the right players to play him to his strengths at the minute he likes to press hi up the pitch and is easily bypassed not his fault all the time but others need to sit and they don't I don't think he knows his best position could be 10 8 or 6 imo stick to 1 and become a legend of the club as his heart is clearly with Chelsea and that's ffing great
Reece James up until yesterday was my player of the season but he looked so disinterested and lacking belief in the system this might have something to do with cho ahead of him he has no desire to track back and help leaving James very exposed something sarri said because he isn't hazard yet we're you can make excuses because he's so good going forward cho is in my eyes still potential and nothing more
Gilmour haven't seen enough of him just glimpses against Liverpool last year he was superb but yet to see it again but hasn't played much size and lack of pace is a worry
Havertz is such a talent at the 10 role he could be world class if given the right position and support but forcing him to play number 8 to fit a system is criminal and a massive lack of respect for a players talents or complete arrogance and stubbornness in your system
Werner is clearly a player who is suited to ball over top or a counter attack type player not a procession based cf who will hold it up that's giroud so why play him in a team that plays procession football out of position and in a team that doesn't suit his style what's that going to do to his confidence
Pulisic and ziyech are special talents who are out of form with injuries fitness and confidence just haven't clicked I'd say this is 50% lbad luck and 50% bad management because chopping and changing there place in the team builds lack of confidence and lack of understanding with the players around them as they also change every match to so no cohesion in front four or back 6
There doesn't seem to be a team playing together just 11 players running around coz there getting paid
Arteta klopp pep rodgers and many others
are managers who are building or built a great team and a great spirit we're the manager believes in the players 100%and the players believe in the manager 100% we have neither which isn't good for a top team
Silva last 2 games looks like what am I doing here expression on his face so frustrated and bemused at what is going on around him
We have a world class cb
World class midfielder
World class ten
World class striker in werner and even giroud World Cup winner
Are you telling me these players aren't capable of beating a top 10 side with top talent around them in James chillwell mount zouma Dave ziyech
Come on its ridiculous
We have a surplus of great cbs play a system that suits that even play christensen in a two midfield with kante play on counter attack
Play 3 at back with kante as protection
Play 41 41 442 352 anything that's suits the players at your disposal and adapt
Rather than be stubborn to your system at the detriment of such great talent just because you want declan rice
Smell the nescafe Frank before it's to late
And your in lockdown with the rest of us watching it on telly.

gianfranco gola

1.) 20 Jan 2021 13:18:01
Interesting post and I agree something has to change.

I would also and obviously prefer it sooner rather than later but change means different things to so many people.

Take my view about Rudiger. I think he is a total liability and if other players are fit he should never start but last night with Zouma with injured and Christensen coming back from injury, the options were limited. This is just my view and I fully appreciate other people’s views will be totally different from mine.

A change in manager doesn’t guarantee success no more than selecting James or Christensen in midfield would guarantee a cure fo our problems.


2.) 20 Jan 2021 14:02:35
Yes rudiger is a liability which strengthens my point then play 3 with Azpi if there is a weakness in team then protect it that's just basic stuff
Yes I agree Tom change doesn't mean instant success but it's been very clear for a year this isn't a work progress this is just wrong man wrong time
Wrong decision simple am I sad I'm gutted big Frank hasn't been up to it one of the greats of the club struggling is sad to see but I support Chelsea football club not a dream scenario Roy of the rovers ending
gutted absolutely 100%
But realistic to
Ktbffh chaps we will be back soon sadly not under this current setup I fear I'm not even confident of beating Luton haha chins up.


3.) 20 Jan 2021 14:21:25
The introduction of young talent to a squad in Lamps first season and achieved what most people said was unlikely, Champions League Football

His second season is almost a reverse of his first season as he is introducing new players to young players and a few players who have been with the club for a prolonged period.

Both in their own way created problems and I definitely thought the process this season would have gone a lot better but I say again there is NO guarantee a change of manager would improve the results.

I want change but primarily I want a change in performance and results. Change guarantees nothing.

As a club we have some good and not so good examples of Change.

It there was a plan and think there was I hope our club sees it to a conclusion. I hope Lamps is at the helm to see it through but I do NOT want the plan to change.


4.) 20 Jan 2021 14:38:35
Wondering why the first week in Feb rather than the last week in Jan?


5.) 20 Jan 2021 14:54:14
Change is as good as a rest as they say
And if there was a plan I hope they stick to it but not to the detriment of the club and if there was a plan who's plan or project was it Romans or franks or both as Ed01 said tuchel talks a good game maybe Frank did
Some plans get changed for the better no shame in it
Maybe the plan would work better with a different guy or women or them or they for the pc crowd at the helm
The point is and will be Frank has been given all the tools and has yet after 18 months or if your picky 19 games known how to use them
No other manager in top half has got the tools and resources Frank has been handed and still hasn't a clue on how to get the best out of his team.


6.) 20 Jan 2021 15:25:10
If buts and maybes don’t cut it for me!

Thera are NO guarantees that any potential new manager would carry on or be willing to carry out the existing plan if there is such a plan.

No one can say things will absolutely get better and as a club we know change doesn’t always bring success.

As I mentioned much earlier today. I think an announcement could well be imminent. So this will probably be all academic.


7.) 20 Jan 2021 15:27:54
Just the fixtures in that week.


8.) 20 Jan 2021 15:44:44
Do you really think that Tom I think anther 2 prem games but if it's sooner its sooner if it's later it's later but I don't think hell be given another season even if by some miracle he gets top 4.


9.) 20 Jan 2021 16:04:38
Christiansen is not the answer in dm. When playing centre back he is too weak, as shown by the goal vs aston villa.


10.) 20 Jan 2021 16:06:28
Like everyone else I haven’t got a clue if Lamps will be our manager today, tomorrow, next month or next year.

I am pretty sure something will happen very soon.

If Lamps manages Top 4 this season I would extremely confident about him our manager next season.


11.) 21 Jan 2021 04:42:39
Gola I agree with I has to be sooner than later sto save our season ton change doesn't gaurrantee success but neither this embarrassing continuity. u would like manager like Henites whivjniws the club and the leagueaneirbw lwelllast timhe as given think eeim Cha g vwuth young layers of Oscar, hazard and mata I e werepenetrating defenf c e lwuth fluidity . he really understand splayers strengths unlike naive to ank continue to play them out of positions. rwfa please.


12.) 21 Jan 2021 09:44:20
I personally believe that Lampard will get it right, if he gets given the time. I think that this is the type of season, most people thought we would of had last year and unfortunately Lampard is a victim of his own success.

The football world is very reactionary, whilst its obvious that the string of results and performances over the past month are not up to standard, the month prior to that we were in a run of 16 games unbeaten, which shows he can manage this team along with all the achievements of last season.

Being 5 points off the top 4 is not a cause for this amount of unrest.

In my opinion, trust the process, trust Frank, KTBFFH!


13.) 21 Jan 2021 12:22:26
Ed002 has hinted at changes in Feb - but I can't imagine that would be sacking Frank - you surely wouldn't plan to sack your manager in a month's time!


14.) 21 Jan 2021 21:01:17
I don't think there planning it mdw
With our next three league games it could be inevitable or not depending on the results.


15.) 21 Jan 2021 22:46:04
I agree MDW. If help for Lamps does come in it would be bizzare to then sack him.


 

 

08 Jul 2020 15:52:07
Ed who is interested in michy bat's and will it be loan or sold.

gianfranco gola

{Ed002's Note - Efforts are being made to sell him with Crystal Palace a potential option if a price can be agreed.}


1.) 08 Jul 2020 18:52:30
Let’s just hope they’ll cough up a half decent fee instead of loans to buy i’d rather just see players gone permanent. I’d take 15m for him.


2.) 08 Jul 2020 18:58:34
I really liked Michy as a player and IF he goes palace i hope he does well, j.


3.) 08 Jul 2020 21:06:51
I didn't realise you were selling him kenny.


4.) 08 Jul 2020 21:05:34
Thanks Ed for reply
Hope he does well there seems like a nice fella i know people are pissing you off Ed with havertz thing and rightly so
My question is he being purchased to play 4231 or 433 I just don't see how all this great talent we have will fit in lol
Hope your enjoying a few margaritas
Plus lads I have been a bit critical of mount lately I have to say first half yesterday he was brilliant so apologies
Might be hard on kepa see if it has same effect haha take care lads.

{Ed002's Note - MB is simply a potential option. I would not worry yourself about formations, nothing is ever as fixed after the defence.}


5.) 08 Jul 2020 23:03:05
Ed002 any chance giroud going? Inter reports agian? And if him and michy went would we then go for a striker to replace them? Possibly moussa dembele? Thanks alot.

{Ed002's Note - Yes there remains a chance - he is of an age where he wants to be playing regularly. Dembele won't be joining.}


6.) 09 Jul 2020 00:39:55
Ok ed so if he and michy went would we look to bring a striker in? Or just stick with werner and tammy? thanks.

{Ed002's Note - Why do you try and complicate matters after I have previously explained things?}


7.) 09 Jul 2020 02:10:28
Sorry ed, my bad thanks for answering.


8.) 09 Jul 2020 05:47:59
Thanks Ed appreciate it enjoy your weekend.


 

 

04 Apr 2020 17:07:00
Ed002 I beg for your help lol I've never been so bored stuck at home with 3 kids and no sport even to pass the time I do love my kids by the way
Could you give us an update on Chelsea targets and players leaving when all this crap ends
Have mercy ed on a lot of bored men reaching out to your charitable side
LOL stay safe any news would be great.

gianfranco gola

{Ed002's Note - I will explain where the club is with the goalkeeping situation.

Kepa Arrizabalaga (G) no decision yet but Chelsea has a list of possible replacements that they have had two people take a look at – right now don’t expect him to leave but there is a tiny bit of interest in him.

Gianluigi Donnarumma (G) not expected to be available (a) if he signs a new deal, AND (b) Milan avoid a financial crisis - in which case Juventus could pounce - interest from elsewhere which could possibly include Inter, but I think that would be too difficult. PSG and Juventus are viable options and Real Madrid cannot be discounted. An approach has been made to an Chelsea side but there is a significant levy being put on wages.
Juan Musso (G) has been watched on several occasions since arriving in Italy. Inter has an interest as well and price could prove to be an issue.
Thomas Strakosha (G) several sides have shown an interest including Liverpool and Spurs but a discussion Chelsea had with Lazio regarding another player led to it being stated that the player will not be sold and they are looking at agreeing a new contract.
Alex Meret (G) lots of clubs have been looking - Inter are keen with Juventus interest dropping away.
Andre Onana (G) has been looked at by Spurs as a potential Lloris replacement, Chelsea if they decide to part ways with Arrizabalaga and Barcelona who expect ter Stegan to look for a move might be interested.
Mike Maignan (G) has been scouted on a number of occasions.
Ugrucan Cakir (G) Trabzonspor want €30M to ease financial issues and are happy for Eddie Newton to aid a move to Chelsea. Lots of interest from elsewhere.
Brad Young (G) Several Premier League sides and Middlesbrough have sent scouts to Billingham Town to watch young loanee Brad Young of whom much is expected. Chelsea have already agreed a transfer with Hartlepool (who ironically have two ex Chelsea goalkeepers at the club and an ex Chelsea goalkeeper as a coach) and initially agreed to take him to London to show him the ground and to Surrey to show him the training facilities. All agreed that he will move to Chelsea after he turns 18 in the summer. }


1.) 04 Apr 2020 20:06:02
Brilliant Ed thanks very much
Enjoy your tiffin and margaritas
Stay safe.

{Ed002's Note - And you.}


2.) 05 Apr 2020 00:06:55
Thanks for the update Ed.

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome.)


3.) 05 Apr 2020 19:21:29
Ed002, is the other Lazio player one amongst Acerbi and Milinkovic-Savic?

{Ed002's Note - No. It doesn’t matter now.}


4.) 05 Apr 2020 21:40:19
Ok. Is it possible for you to tell us who's interested in Kepa?

{Ed002's Note - It would not be appreciated.}


5.) 06 Apr 2020 18:50:33
Thank you so much for the update ed! Much appreciated!

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome.}


 

 

24 Mar 2020 00:18:55
Ed with everything up in the sir do you think the transfer window could change dates and times
With seasons basically postponed or over do you think they might bring it forward.

gianfranco gola

{Ed002's Note - The intention remains that the season will be completed if possible. As such if it runs through June you would then see a shorter transfer window. They will certainly not be bringing it forward.}


1.) 24 Mar 2020 08:24:33
OK thanks for reply stay safe mate were ever you are.


 

 

06 Mar 2020 15:25:28
Apparently gilmour is peps main target according to guardian

gianfranco gola

1.) 06 Mar 2020 16:46:23
Who got it from a Spanish tabloid. Non-story.


2.) 06 Mar 2020 19:48:59
PEP'S PLAN:
Pep pushes for Gilmour (meanwhile he's actually targeting/ more interested in Jorginho) which makes Chelsea to reject any move for Gilmour leading to Chelsea valuing Gilmour even more; which could result to more game time for Gilmour and which he (Pep) believes Chelsea will consequently interpret as less game time for Jorginho; which could open the door to Jorginho being felling unsettled even more at the club; which gives him (Pep) an easier route to snapping up Jorginho.
Sorry Pep, you ain't getting any of our midfielders.


3.) 06 Mar 2020 21:35:31
You're some story teller obinna, I'll give you that!


4.) 07 Mar 2020 09:16:20
I'd let him have Jorgi if he wants to be honest. I'd prefer us to use a bit more combative midfielders.


5.) 07 Mar 2020 10:24:30
Hi Jackson, I am one of Jorginho's biggest fans and I feel we aren't utilising his ability maximally maybe cos of our brand of football or cos we don't have the kind of attacking players that will can connect better with him; but even if he (Jorginho) eventually leaves Chelsea, I will never sell him another premier league club esp Manchester City or Liverpool. If for whatever reason, Jorginho gets to Manchester City, I can swear to you that Man city will dominate both English and world football for the next 3-4 years cos Pep's brand of football will make explode right to the top.


6.) 07 Mar 2020 18:11:55
This reminds me of when Jack Wiltshire has a good game v Barcelona and was linked.


7.) 08 Mar 2020 10:26:53
If Pep wants Jorginho I'll drive Jorginho to Manchester myself for free.


 

 

 

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22 Jan 2021 07:12:27
Chelsea article in the mail

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20 Jan 2021 21:15:21
After asking Ed001 advice on managers I read up on his tip Gallardo as a up and coming manager
This guy has won everything at such a young age on the South American continent look him up a very good read and a very interesting guy thanks Ed 001 Id say a Spanish club will scoop him up which would be a shame for the prem seems like a bielsa type just does his own thing his formations are crazy but they work look him up guys.

gianfranco gola

{Ed001's Note - I am surprised he is not already in Europe. He is someone who stands out from the crowd.}


1.) 20 Jan 2021 22:57:18
He certainly does Ed if he was a player he be worth millions
I just hope I doubt it though marina and roman have looked at this guy.


 

 

20 Jan 2021 19:57:47
Ed watching a lot of bundesliga in lockdown and noticed they have a quite a bit of safe standing in there stadiums do you think that will be brought into the premiership in time.

gianfranco gola

{Ed002's Note - It was delayed two year until this coming summer but I suspect there will be another one or two year delay due to circumstance.}


1.) 20 Jan 2021 20:55:06
Cheers thanks for reply makes for a better atmosphere I think.


2.) 21 Jan 2021 16:05:40
Can't wait for an area of standing to be re-introduced - hopefully Shed and MH lower as well as West Stand lower (or bring back the benches) .


 

 

20 Jan 2021 00:30:59
Wouldn't it be nice if Frank was ranieri got all the new signings didn't happen and our new manager made an impact like Jose did
Possible with right choicr.

gianfranco gola

{Ed0666's Note - very probable in my opinion. You have a stellar squad


1.) 20 Jan 2021 11:02:22
Thanks for reply ed is it me is our
Squad perfect for 4231 and he refuses to play it and the players that suit it
Mendy
James. Zouma silva. Chillwell

Kante. Gilmour or kova

Ziyech. Havertz. Pulisic
Werner

Its perfect in my eyes lol.

{Ed0666's Note - in most people’s eyes mate.


2.) 20 Jan 2021 11:53:10
Would you change manager now Ed or wait.

{Ed0666's Note - I wouldn’t have hired him in the first place mate. If it were me I’d get Huddink in till the end of season depending on his contract with the Curaceo national team. Hiddink knows the lay of the land at Chelsea and will be a safe pair of hands. Then I’d pay the money and go get Nagelsmann on a two year deal and see what happens.


3.) 20 Jan 2021 13:25:05
Agree with everything you posted take care mate.

{Ed0666's Note - you too fella.


 

 

19 Jan 2021 21:47:48
Werner looks man of match for us already.

gianfranco gola

1.) 19 Jan 2021 21:51:08
Mendy MOM but it’s not a high bar!


2.) 19 Jan 2021 21:55:48
Hahahaha.


3.) 19 Jan 2021 22:00:08
Werner scored a goal but offside. Fime margins. His my MOTM.


4.) 19 Jan 2021 22:07:31
I thought Werner was onside that line was awful.


5.) 19 Jan 2021 22:10:17
Mount and Silva easily our best players tonight but general standard so low. Werner lookin sharper when on in cameo was something i suppose.


6.) 19 Jan 2021 22:19:31
I assume it was a correct decision but I have to say with my very biased eye it do look very close.

Anyway, it would have only papered over the cracks.


 

 

 

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21 Jan 2021 21:02:50
Other than his pace I never thought alonso was that bad he was really good under conte.

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21 Jan 2021 21:01:17
I don't think there planning it mdw
With our next three league games it could be inevitable or not depending on the results.

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20 Jan 2021 15:44:44
Do you really think that Tom I think anther 2 prem games but if it's sooner its sooner if it's later it's later but I don't think hell be given another season even if by some miracle he gets top 4.

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20 Jan 2021 15:27:54
Just the fixtures in that week.

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20 Jan 2021 14:54:14
Change is as good as a rest as they say
And if there was a plan I hope they stick to it but not to the detriment of the club and if there was a plan who's plan or project was it Romans or franks or both as Ed01 said tuchel talks a good game maybe Frank did
Some plans get changed for the better no shame in it
Maybe the plan would work better with a different guy or women or them or they for the pc crowd at the helm
The point is and will be Frank has been given all the tools and has yet after 18 months or if your picky 19 games known how to use them
No other manager in top half has got the tools and resources Frank has been handed and still hasn't a clue on how to get the best out of his team.

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21 Jan 2021 21:22:47
What has olive heard G8 I'm sure Mr abramovich was lying in a pool of his own sick after spending 200 million and drowning his sorrows after the Leicester game
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21 Jan 2021 21:17:27
I don't think the long term replacement will be until the end of season if needed
I think there could be interim if needed
If a long term replacement came in now and didn't get top 4 it would be seen as let's say not a goos start which wouldn't be ideal even though they would be starting on the back foot
And not having a go Tom just saying I couldn't care less if academy players come through if we are to remain at the top and roman has to buy from all over the world so be that academy stuff just saves money and if I'm not spending knock yourself out Mr abramovic
The most successful times we have ever had had 1 academy player in it that'll do me
That get the local young hero idealologyvi i think is dead as a lot of academy players are foreign which is great and not my point
I just think that old local hero thing is gone sadly the kid you could relate to the one from your area was a great thing no longer with us as most are millionaires b4 they get to first team and I can't relate to that lol
Anyway good win against Luton to talk about something positive and not the manager for a change.

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20 Jan 2021 22:57:18
He certainly does Ed if he was a player he be worth millions
I just hope I doubt it though marina and roman have looked at this guy.

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20 Jan 2021 20:55:06
Cheers thanks for reply makes for a better atmosphere I think.

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20 Jan 2021 18:44:10
Gilmore is not better than kante.

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