Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Chelsea Times - Ancelotti Confident, Terry's Warning, Stuuridge's Ambition and Club Legend Tambling on Torres

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"We are in a very good moment and we have definitely turned the corner." – Ancelotti after Sunderland win.
   The sheer class performance from the men in Blue earned us a vital 2-4 win over in-form Sunderland who beat us at Stamford Bridge when these sides met last time. Surely the match was going to be cracker as there have been the spree of goals whenever these two sides have met in recent past. The trip to Stadium of Light wasn’t going to be walk on a cake for the Blues but team performance and excellent display of football from Anelka ho played behind the two strikers earned us 3 precious points and after the match Carlo himself agreed that we surely have turned the corner now.

"We certainly haven't written Chelsea off," - Rooney
    Despite the big gap between Chelsea and United, still Wayne Rooney admits that his side won’t make a silly mistake of writing Chelsea off just yet. Chelsea is yet to face United this season in league as these two sides are supposed to meet on March 1st at Stamford Bridge if both the sides do not have to play replay match of 5th round of FA Cup.

"To sign Torres and Luiz is a huge statement for the club," – Terry
    In an interview with London Evening Standard, club captain John Terry expressed his delight of signing of two world class players in the name of Fernando Torres and David Luiz on the deadline day. Terry went on to say there is "No one is getting too carried away but everyone is upbeat. There is a spring in our step, there is a boost around the club worldwide, not just England. It sets a massive tone." He also added that, "From a club point of view, reading things like the Bolton quotes that they didn't fear Chelsea no more – we say don't fear us at your peril."
    Surely you couldn’t have seen as happy faces as of Chelsea fans than any other team after the closure of transfer window on January 31st.

“Chelsea told me from day one that I wasn’t going to be involved in any deal with Torres” – Sturridge
    Youngster Daniel Sturridge who joined Bolton on loan from Chelsea for remainder of the season stated that he was never going to be used as makeweight by the club in order to bring Fernando Torres from Liverpool. And said though it’s now more difficult to break in the first the arrival of Torres, he believes in himself and will try his best to impress club management.
    We also hope the same from the youngster who hasn’t got the regular first team football at Bridge and has joined Bolton to get more number of games and quality experience under his belt.

Chelsea Denied Signing of Lukaku in January
    According to the general manager of Anderlecht, Chelsea made a move for teen sensation Romelu Lukaku but the offer was turned down by the club stating that he still needs a time and will remain at home for bit longer.
''Torres, like Ossie (Osgood), is an exceptional player'' – Tambling

 The highest goal scorer at Chelsea till date has expressed his delight of Chelsea signing Torres in January transfer window and compared him with club legend Peter Osgood and said that he wanted to see Fernando Torres at Chelsea even before Liverpool signed him from Atletico Madrid. He also said they he doesn’t have any doubts in his mind whether Anelka, Drogba and Torres would fit in together of not, and said "GREAT PLAYERS CAN ALWAYS PLAY TOGETHER". Also he denied that arrival of Torres means it is the end of Drogba at Chelsea.