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Paul Canoville names ‘unbelievable player’ in Chelsea squad
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Paul Canoville names ‘unbelievable player’ in Chelsea squad

Former Chelsea winger, Paul Canoville has identified Trevoh Chalobah as an ‘unbelievable player’. Canoville said that Chalobah is so down to earth, adding that the centre-back was given his chance by Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, and he took it. The 59-year-old said this ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League tie with Aston Villa on Boxing Day. “He [Chalobah] is a very humble guy, very honoured,” Canoville told The Sun. “I love what the youth academy has done… Neil Bath especially. “It is a project of getting the young players to understand how the first-team plays and acts. “That is what they have picked up. “As soon as they have come in, right away they understand the system and that’s what makes them gel, that is what makes them not look out of place – they look like...
Thomas Tuchel names important Chelsea player after 0-0 draw with Wolves
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Thomas Tuchel names important Chelsea player after 0-0 draw with Wolves

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has singled out Saul Niguez as an important player for the club after Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Wolves on Sunday. Saul has struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge since joining from Atletico Madrid on loan in the summer. But the Spain international put up a positive show after he was brought on as a half-time substitute against Wolves following an injury to Trevoh Chalobah. “Yes, he played well today,” Tuchel told Chelsea TV after the match. “In general we played better because the structure was better, the discipline was better in the structure. “That helped us to be better, to be high up the pitch, to impose our style of play, to increase the intensity, we were, in general, better as a team and Saul was an important part of it.”...
Champions League: Five key players missing as Tuchel announces Chelsea’s squad against Zenith
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Champions League: Five key players missing as Tuchel announces Chelsea’s squad against Zenith

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has announced his side’s squad to face Zenith in today’s Champions League fixture in Russia. Tuchel excluded Ben Chilwell, N’Golo Kante, Trevoh Chalobah, Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho from the 20-man squad to tackle Zenith in a post via the club’s website. Chelsea head to the game following a 3-2 defeat to West Ham United in the Premier League last weekend. The kick-off time for Zenith vs Chelsea is 6.45 pm. Below is Chelsea’s squad against Zenith: Kepa Arrizabalaga Antonio Rudiger Marcos Alonso Andreas Christensen Thiago Silva Romelu Lukaku Christian Pulisic Timo Werner Ruben Loftus-Cheek Marcus Bettinelli Edouard Mendy Saul Niguez Ross Barkley Mason Mount Callum Hudson-Odoi Hakim Ziyech Reece Jam...
Champions League: Tuchel names five top players that’ll miss
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Champions League: Tuchel names five top players that’ll miss

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has named five top players that will miss his side’s Champions League tie with Zenith on Wednesday night. Chelsea head to the game following a 3-2 defeat to West Ham United in the Premier League in their previous fixture last weekend. Chelsea currently top the Champions League Group H with 12 points from 5 games, while are in the third position with 4 points from the same number of games. Speaking at the pre-match press conference on Tuesday, Tuchel said the likes of Ben Chilwell, N’Golo Kante, Trevoh Chalobah, Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho would not take part in the Zenith clash. “We had a bit of an acute overload due to injuries and the schedule. Due to our injuries in some positions, like central midfield, when we struggle. The game tomorrow is no...
Chelsea caused us so many problems – Bonucci says after Juve’s 4-0 defeat
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Chelsea caused us so many problems – Bonucci says after Juve’s 4-0 defeat

Veteran Juventus defender, Leonardo Bonucci has admitted that Chelsea caused them ‘so many problems’ in their 4-0 defeat in the Champions League on Tuesday. Chelsea delivered a command performance with Trevoh Chalobah, Reece James, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Timo Werner scoring for the home side at Stamford Bridge. Thomas Tuchel’s side have now secured their place in the knockout stage of the competition and are on course to finish top of Group H ahead of Juve. And Bonucci wants his teammates to ‘learn lessons’ from their humbling against the Blues. “It’s a heavy defeat, certainly, we have to take the lesson that against these teams you must always go at 1,000km/h, because the moment you slow it down, they punish you,” Bonucci told Sky Sport Italia. “We tried in the second hal...
EPL: Trevoh Chalobah reveals his ‘idol’ in football, gives reason
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EPL: Trevoh Chalobah reveals his ‘idol’ in football, gives reason

Chelsea defender, Trevoh Chalobah, has named teammate, Thiago Silva, as his ‘idol’ in football. According to Chalobah, he wants to follow in the footsteps of Silva, who has so far had a successful career. The 22-year-old played alongside Silva in a three-man defence as Chelsea defeated Leicester City 3-0 in a Premier League tie on Saturday. Chalobah, who made his seventh Premier League appearance of the season for Chelsea against Leicester over the weekend, also expressed his gratitude for sharing the pitch and training sessions with the Brazilian international. “Thiago Silva was one of my idols growing up as a kid, and with how successful he’s been,” Chalobah told Chelsea’s official website ahead of their Champions League tie with Juventus on Tuesday. “It is great sharing t...
EPL: Chalobah reveals what Rudiger did to him at Chelsea
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EPL: Chalobah reveals what Rudiger did to him at Chelsea

Chelsea defender, Trevoh Chalobah, has disclosed that fellow teammate, Antonio Rudiger, helped him to become a key player in Thomas Tuchel’s squad at Stamford Bridge. Chalobah said Rudiger has been a very big mentor to him since he joined Chelsea. According to him, the Germany international took him in and helped him in training sessions even when he went on loan. The 22-year-old said this ahead of Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Juventus on Tuesday. “Antonio [Rudiger] has been a very big mentor for me since I first came here,” Chalobah, who shares Sierra Leonean heritage with Rudiger, was quoted by Chelsea’s official website as saying. “He took me in and helped me in training sessions. When I went out on loan, he told me what was needed. “Now’s it’s good to share t...
Brentford vs Chelsea: Tuchel rates Malang Sarr, Chalobah’s performances after EPL 1-0 win
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Brentford vs Chelsea: Tuchel rates Malang Sarr, Chalobah’s performances after EPL 1-0 win

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has praised the performances of Malang Sarr and Trevoh Chalobah following his side’s Premier League 1-0 win against Brentford on Saturday. Sarr and Chalobah played in a back three, alongside Andreas Christensen. The youngsters played their part in keeping a clean sheet for Tuchel’s side as Ben Chilwell’s first-half goal gave Chelsea all three points against Brentford. Speaking on their performances, Tuchel told Sky Sports: “We trust the guys who played, they are young and they needed it. “Otherwise, if you don’t play, you can’t get experience. “They did very, very good and in the last 25 minutes, we need to talk about where we can do better and always there is room to improve.” Chelsea’s next fixture is against Malmo in the Champions League o...
Ian Wright hails ‘scary’ Ruben Loftus-Cheek after Chelsea beat Southampton
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Ian Wright hails ‘scary’ Ruben Loftus-Cheek after Chelsea beat Southampton

Former Arsenal forward, Ian Wright, has singled out Chelsea star, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, for praise after the Thomas Tuchel’s side defeated Southampton 3-1 in a Premier League clash on Saturday. Wright said Loftus-Cheek was ‘dangerous’ against Southampton, adding that the midfielder was magnificent during the encounter at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea defeated Southampton at home, thanks to three goals from Trevoh Chalobah, Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell. “What was good about Ruben Loftus-Cheek is that after the injury he had while going to Fulham, I didn’t think we would ever see him go back to this kind of form. “The display today was magnificent. People say Ruben Loftus-Cheek about his energy and it looked like he was playing by himself. “But today, in his own box, ...
‘Struggling to be decisive’ – Chelsea boss Tuchel on Ziyech absence
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‘Struggling to be decisive’ – Chelsea boss Tuchel on Ziyech absence

The Morocco playmaker has only made two league appearances so far this season Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel suggested Hakim Ziyech might have lost a bit of belief and confidence after he missed their 3-1 win over Southampton. Ziyech was an unused substitute as goals from Trevoh Chalobah, Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell powered the hosts back to winning ways after last weekend's loss to Manchester City. The Morocco international and Kai Havertz were not involved at Stamford Bridge on Saturday and Tuchel has defended his decision.  
EPL: Tuchel names two out-of-form Chelsea players after Southampton win
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EPL: Tuchel names two out-of-form Chelsea players after Southampton win

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has admitted that Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech are “not in their very best shape”. Tuchel was speaking after their 3-1 over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday. Trevoh Chalobah gave the Blues the lead before James Ward-Prowse equalized from the spot. Ward-Prowse was sent off shortly after and Chelsea took advantage with late goals from Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell securing maximum points. Both Ziyech and Havertz were left on the bench for the match, while Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Ross Barkley were introduced instead. “We always try to do our best to bring the players in the best shape. But after a lot of chances, we have to admit that Kai and Hakim, for example, are not in their very best shape. “It is maybe not even their fault. It...
Werner overcomes VAR setback to fire Chelsea past 10-man Saints
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Werner overcomes VAR setback to fire Chelsea past 10-man Saints

Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell both struck late as Chelsea overcame 10-man Southampton 3-1 at Stamford Bridge in a game shrouded in VAR controversy. Trevoh Chalobah headed in an early opener for the hosts (9) and Thomas Tuchel's men thought they had doubled their lead when Werner's header was ruled out by VAR for a foul from Cesar Azpilicueta on Kyle Walker-Peters in the build-up. Southampton took full advantage of their reprieve as a foul by Ben Chilwell on Tino Livramento inside the box allowed James Ward-Prowse to level (61) but the Saints captain then saw red for a late challenge on Jorginho, upgraded to a red following VAR review. It proved a turning point as Werner met Azpilicueta's cross to restore Chelsea's lead (84), and Chilwell added a third five minutes later to ensu...
Chelsea vs Man City: We know your dangers – Chalobah sends warning to Guardiola
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Chelsea vs Man City: We know your dangers – Chalobah sends warning to Guardiola

Chelsea defender, Trevoh Chalobah, has warned Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, that the Blues are aware of the dangers his team can cause. Chalobah gave the warning on Friday during his pre-match press conference ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Man City in the Premier League. Chelsea will on Saturday afternoon host Man City at Stamford Bridge in a Premier League clash. But Chalobah, who has been impressive for Chelsea so far this season, warned Guardiola that Thomas Tuchel’s side would be ready for his team Chelsea head to the game after eliminating Aston Villa from the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, while City thrashed Wycombe 6-1. “I think we have done well in big games this season against big opponents and it is another chance for us to go out there and sh...
Tuchel names Chelsea squad to face Arsenal at Emirates
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Tuchel names Chelsea squad to face Arsenal at Emirates

Chelsea’s squad to face Arsenal in today’s English Premier League, EPL, tie has been revealed According to Football London, Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has named a 23-man squad to tackle Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Chelsea head to the game following a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace in their previous Premier League fixture last weekend. Arsenal, meanwhile, lost 2-0 against Premier League newcomers, Brentford. Below is Chelsea’s squad against Arsenal: Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Marcus Bettinelli, Edouard Mendy. Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Trevoh Chalobah, Kurt Zouma, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Ethan Ampadu. Midfielders: Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Mason Mount, Tino Anjorin. Att...
Lukaku reveals Chelsea player that must ‘keep pushing’
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Lukaku reveals Chelsea player that must ‘keep pushing’

Chelsea striker, Romelu Lukaku, has told teammate, Trevoh Chalobah, that he must ‘keep pushing’ after establishing himself in the club’s first team. Chalobah scored from outside the eighteen-box in Chelsea’s Premier League 3-0 win against Crystal Palace last weekend. But Lukaku believes the defender seized his opportunity to be part of Thomas Tuchel’s squad. “It was such a great strike,” Lukaku told Chelsea’s website when asked about Chalobah’s incredible goal-scoring Premier League debut against Crystal Palace. “But you know what, I think he has been here since he was nine years old, so to see him gradually coming up and then going on loan, coming back and now he’s just seizing his opportunity. “In the Super Cup, he was amazing and now in the league game, he...
The door is always open’ – Tuchel promises chances for Chelsea academy players
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The door is always open’ – Tuchel promises chances for Chelsea academy players

The manager hopes that more youngsters will follow Trevoh Chalobah's lead and push themselves into contention Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel promised that he would remain open to giving the club's budding young academy talent a chance to shine. Trevoh Chalobah has made a big first impression so far this season in defence, scoring in the Blues' 3-0 Premier League victory over Crystal Palace on the opening day of the season. And his boss called on other academy graduates to make their own case for selection over the course of 2021-22.
Chelsea to start Chalobah contract talks after Tuchel takes him off loan list
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Chelsea to start Chalobah contract talks after Tuchel takes him off loan list

The Cobham academy star is set to fully graduate into the first-team this season after taking his chance under the Blues boss Thomas Tuchel has met with Trevoh Chalobah to tell him that he is no longer available for loan and that he wants his future tied up at Chelsea. Clubs like Lille, Valencia and Club Brugge have all expressed an interest in signing the 22-year-old defender on loan but are set to be knocked back. Having had the meeting, the Blues chiefs now need to meet with his representatives to extend a contract that has less than two years left to run.
EPL: Lukaku reacts to Chelsea’s 3-0 win against Crystal Palace
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EPL: Lukaku reacts to Chelsea’s 3-0 win against Crystal Palace

Chelsea new signing, Romelu Lukaku, has reacted to the Blues’ Premier League 3-0 win against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Chelsea defeated Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from Marcos Alonso, Christian Pulisic and Trevoh Chalobah. Lukaku was certainly happy with the performance of his new team-mates as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace at home in their first Premier League campaign this season. The Belgium international took to his Instagram Twitter handle after the match to hail Chelsea players. “Well done boys! Good start!” Lukaku tweeted. DAILY POST reports that Lukaku completed his £97.5million move to Chelsea from Inter Milan earlier this week, but wasn’t able to be involved in the game against Crystal Palace. Instead, the striker had to watch on as Thomas...
Lukaku reacts to Chelsea’s 3-0 win against Crystal Palace
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Lukaku reacts to Chelsea’s 3-0 win against Crystal Palace

Chelsea new signing, Romelu Lukaku, has reacted to the Blues’ Premier League 3-0 win against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Chelsea defeated Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from Marcos Alonso, Christian Pulisic and Trevoh Chalobah. Lukaku was certainly happy with the performance of his new team-mates as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace at home in their first Premier League campaign this season. The Belgium international took to his Instagram Twitter handle after the match to hail Chelsea players. “Well done boys! Good start!” Lukaku tweeted. DAILY POST reports that Lukaku completed his £97.5million move to Chelsea from Inter Milan earlier this week, but wasn’t able to be involved in the game against Crystal Palace. Instead, the striker had to watch on as Thom...
Chelsea confirms new shirt numbers for Kovacic, Chalobah, others
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Chelsea confirms new shirt numbers for Kovacic, Chalobah, others

Chelsea on Friday confirmed squad numbers for the 2021/2022 season. Mateo Kovacic will now wear No. 8 shirt, switching from 17, while loanee Ruben Loftus-Cheek takes up the No.12 shirt he wore before heading out on loan last season. Tino Anjorin is another player to take up a new number, moving to 27, while Trevoh Chalobah will wear the 14 shirt previously owned by Fikayo Tomori. Goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli, who arrived from Fulham in the summer, takes No.13. New signing, Romelu Lukaku, who joined Chelsea from Inter Milan yesterday, will have his squad number announced in due course. Chelsea squad numbers 2021/22; 1 Kepa Arrizabalaga 2 Antonio Rudiger 3 Marcos Alonso 4 Andreas Christensen 5 Jorginho 6 Thiago Silva 7 N’Golo Kante 8 Mateo Kovacic 9 Ta...
UEFA Super Cup final: Tuchel rates Chalobah’s display as Chelsea defeat Villarreal
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UEFA Super Cup final: Tuchel rates Chalobah’s display as Chelsea defeat Villarreal

Chelsea coach, Thomas Tuchel has hinted that defender, Trevoh Chalobah, may have forced his way into the Blues’ plans for this season following his ‘strong’ performance against Villarreal in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday night. Chalobah was impressive in Chelsea’s backline and played the full match as the Premier League giants defeated Villarreal in penalties in the UEFA Super Cup in Belfast. “Absolutely, that is why he [Chalobah] played,” Tuchel said at his post-match press conference. “Trevoh was first in training, the very first in training and is physically strong and deserved to play by his performances so far and again today he was very strong. “He never lost face and stayed calm and was physical enough to play 120 minutes. It was quite impressive....
‘Don’t sell him at any cost’ – Tuchel advises Abramovich to keep Chelsea star
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‘Don’t sell him at any cost’ – Tuchel advises Abramovich to keep Chelsea star

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has advised the club’s owner, Roman Abramovich, not to sell Trevoh Chalobah at ‘any cost,’ Goal reports. Chalobah came through Chelsea’s academy but is yet to make a first-team appearance for the club so far. The 22-year-old has spent the last three seasons on loan at Ipswich Town, Huddersfield and Lorient, respectively. Chalobah reported back to pre-season training with Chelsea this summer and Tuchel has been so impressed with the defensive midfielder that he has told the club not to keep him beyond this summer. The report added that Tuchel also told Chelsea’s chiefs that he will consider using Chalobah as part of his first-team plans next year. Meanwhile, Chalobah had drawn the interest of LaLiga side, Valencia, in the past. ...
Chelsea vs Villarreal: Tuchel names Squad for Super Cup clash
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Chelsea vs Villarreal: Tuchel names Squad for Super Cup clash

    Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has named his 26-man squad for the UEFA Super Cup against Villarreal. The Blues, however, have until 11pm on Tuesday to make any amendment to the squad as they wait for the arrival of Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan. There are a couple of surprise inclusions and omissions in the squad list Chelsea have submitted to UEFA for the Super Cup that will be played in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Wednesday evening. There are places for Ethan Ampadu and young striker Armando Broja while Trevoh Chalobah and Loftus-Cheek are not included in the squad list. See the full ist below: Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy, Kepa, Marcus Bettinelli, Lucas Bergstrom Defenders: Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Kurt Zou...
Pre-season friendly: Tuchel singles out two players as Chelsea fail to beat Tottenham
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Pre-season friendly: Tuchel singles out two players as Chelsea fail to beat Tottenham

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has singled out two of his players for praise following their pre-season friendly 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night. The players are Tino Anjorin and Trevoh Chalobah. Two goals from Hakim Ziyech and a strike each from Lucas Moura and Steven Bergwijn ensured Chelsea and Tottenham drew at Stamford Bridge. Speaking after the game, Tuchel said: “I’m a bit sad because he [Tino Anjorin] trained so, so well for us in the last half year, but the race for top four was on and there were so many decisive matches every three days, so it wasn’t the time to try stuff with young players. But he always showed his quality in training. “When the season ended we agreed he stays for pre-season and he’d get the minutes he deserves. Unfortunately, be...
AFC Wimbledon sign Chelsea midfielder Luke McCormick
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AFC Wimbledon sign Chelsea midfielder Luke McCormick

AFC Wimbledon have signed Chelsea midfielder Luke McCormick. It will be the Academy midfielder's third season in League One following recent loan spells at Shrewsbury Town and Bristol Rovers. The 22-year-old has been with Chelsea since Under-9s level, progressing through the ranks at Cobham in the same team as Mason Mount and Trevoh Chalobah. A striker and wideman in the younger age groups, McCormick eventually settled into a central midfield role when he became a scholar, quickly developing both his leadership skills and goalscoring ability from deep. James Simmonds, Under-18s assistant coach, is to spend part of the 2021/22 season on secondment at AFC Wimbledon. Working closely with first team head coach Mark Robinson, Simmonds will help to strengthen the relationship between...
Frank Lampard Takes Charge Of Chelsea Training For The First Time
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Frank Lampard Takes Charge Of Chelsea Training For The First Time

Frank Lampard has taken charge of his first training session as the new Chelsea manager on their pre-season trip to Ireland. The club legend and his squad jetted to the Emerald Isle earlier on Friday and wasted no time is taking a look at his players in action with a few drills in Maynooth, a small university town in in north County Kildare. Lampard couldn't resists the temptation to get involved himself and the former midfielder was pictured passing the ball and putting himself in the thick of it. The 41-year-old is known to favour youth and the likes of Ethan Ampadu, Trevoh Chalobah, Fikayo Tomori and Lewis Baker no doubt eager to showcase their talents to the man in charge.

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