Chelsea 2018/19 - You can bank on Barkley

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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Not sure who the manager will be.

    Not sure if the owner will be allowed into the country.

    Only 1 pre-season game is confirmed.

    We'll win the league for sure.
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    Eboue nasty little twerp with crazy bitter-man opinions

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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    They are screwed.
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    haram Full Member

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    When is Hazard leaving?
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt Scouse Lover

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    They look rudderless atm.
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    Raw Full Member

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    No idea what's going on there. 2 months of the window to go and they don't seem like they've done much in terms of transfers or their manager. Plus there's the world cup, so it's gonna take more time to get the best players.

    Meanwhile the other teams in the top 6 have done business and/or are close to making more.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    They look a shambles and any other club you'd be confident they were in for a proper shit season.

    But Chelsea make no sense, they seem to thrive on chaos.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    A great man once said "chaos is a ladder".
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    And look what happened to him.

    Hopefully that's Chelsea 2018/2019
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    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    Little finger counts as a great man does he?

    Has anyone seen the promontional photos for Hyundai they have done with fans? It looks weird, like they’ve mucked up the photoshop on the guys head. As for what else is going on from the outside it does look like chaos, don’t really see what they are doing but guess once they sort out the manager situation i’d Imagine they’d make some moves.
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    Chelsea 18/19
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    We are the Starks in this analogy. Winter is coming for all those who doubt a Bakayoko/Drinkwater combo can dominate the 7 kingdoms.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Seriously only one pre season game?
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    So you'd be losing your leader, Abramovich banished (Ned beheaded), Conte gone soon after initially doing well (Robb winning a few battles and getting killed), Hazard (is he Sansa or Arya in this analogy? :confused: Sold to the Lannisters or leaves the shores to a foreign country?)

    Who are the Lannisters in this case?
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    Pexbo has never watched Star Wars

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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Theres only one game noted on the club website. We were supposed to be playing in the "International champions cup" but there seems be be some confusion about that.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    That's you lot. Fergie was Tywin. Moyes was Orson, Rui Faria and Jose were Jamie and Cersei but now Cersie/Jose is on his own. You know damn well Jose would love to play the Mountain up front.

    Mata is Tyrion because he's the only nice one.
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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    Mata did not murder Sir Alex. :nono:

    Anyway, that means we get Sansa (Hazard) for a few years?
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Cersei and The Mountain (her plan b)...
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    You southerners can't handle the winter, you take a week off work if there is 2 inches of snow underfoot.

    And you wear gloves during summer time. For shame!
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    Don't know what to think about them atm. They seem to be in no man's land atm, with the problems surrounding the new manager and the owner.
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    ayushreddevil9 Full Member

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    Well that escalated quickly
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    TheReligion Abusive

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    Very odd all this. Figured Chelsea would have the management situation sorted early to allow a solid pre season and early transfer business.

    Things seem totally up in the air at the moment and can fully understand why as a player you'd have serious concerns about joining the club.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt Scouse Lover

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    Looks like they're finally about to appoint Sarri.
    Should be fun to watch next season.
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    Can't believe we announced a friendly against Lyon (where I live) and then it turned out to be at the Bridge. FML. :(
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Sarri with Zola in the next 24 hours is what my sources are telling me.

    If Sarri can't speak English (which I'm not sure about, heard conflicting reports), hopefully we get Zola in all interviews.:angel:
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    Don _ Conte Banned

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    I am really really happy with this appointment.

    An attacking style of play, and a club legend coming back to help manage.
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    ayushreddevil9 Full Member

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    What about your username?
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    Does Zola have any managerial experience or will this be his first gig?
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    Don _ Conte Banned

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    Still a don, shame it couldn't continue.

    1 Prem & 1 FA cup in 2 years, thanks for the memories Antonio.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    He's had a few jobs, was shit in pretty much all of them.

    Too nice to be the boss. Coaching suits him far more.
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    Replacing Conte with Sarri is like replacing Costa with Morata, just 15x worse.
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    :nono: Sarri will play entertaining football and win nothing, the cafe would love a manager like that.

    I'd take Conte when Mourinho leaves, he's a very good manager.
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    BarstoolProphet Full Member

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    Was managing West Ham in the match against us when Berba sent Collins to buy a hotdog IIRC.
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    It’s a step backwards without a doubt. Conte is a much better manager than Sarri.

    It’s alright if he plays attacking football but that will mean feck all to Abramovich if he doesn’t produce trophies.
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    ah ok. Yeah you do seem to need to be ruthless to succeed as a manager. Will be interesting to see what happens.
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    We have no idea whether Sarri or Conte is the better manager so far. Napoli is the biggest club Sarri has had to date, and they came much closer to the title than they had any real right to. Let's wait and see what he can do at a club with real resources.
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    I presume they're back for pre season training this week with the season starting in under six weeks.

    Surely Conte can't take the session if he's going to be sacked imminently? Still manager anyway.

    Chelsea always seems a bit of an odd club with some of the decisions they make but seems a real lack of direction there atm. Don't understand why they don't just pay up and also pay to get Sarri in as they'll probably overspend on players later on in the summer like they did with Bakayoko, Barkley and Drinkawater. Think those three cost close to 100m so no problem signing mediocre midfielders for 30-50m but won't pay 10m to sack Conte and get Sarri in?