Confortably sitting in an armchair since his arrival at the club, Juan Mata has seen his status be challenged by José Mourinho in the implementation of a more long-termist gameplan than Roberto Di Matteo’s or Rafael Benitez, while taking on more solid foundations that André Villas Boas’ “project”. Twice elected best player of a club that ended the last two seasons 25 and 14 points … Continue reading Mataphysics of a relationship
It’s been 3 full seasons Chelsea last won the domestic crown. Ever since, 3 managers have taken charge at Stamford Bridge with mixed success until José Mourinho decided to come back to the club he was the manager between 2004 and 2007. Chelsea ended the season 25 then 14 points from top in 2011-12 and 2012-13, a gap that must be taken into consideration in … Continue reading Whereupon can José Mourinho rely on to implement a high pressing game at Chelsea ?
Chelsea began a new sporting era marked by the return of Jose Mourinho to the position he was employed between 2004 and 2007. It thus put an end to the last fifteen months during which the team was assigned to temporary managers as Rafael Benítez succeeded Roberto Di Matteo. This last point proves to be crucial ahead of the new season, especially after a 69-game … Continue reading What will José Mourinho’s Chelsea look like ?