Mason Mount, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, and the Marek Hamšík-Shaped Hole in Chelsea’s Midfield – Improving Chelsea Part Three

This is the third part of my “Fixing Chelsea” series. If you missed “Improving Chelsea – Part 1” or Part 2, I would recommend reading those first as they provide some context to this instalment, and what this series is trying to achieve more generally. Part 1 in particular sets out some assumptions about Chelsea’s […]

What Chelsea Could Look Like Six Months From Now – Improving Chelsea Part One

When Maurizio Sarri was appointed by Chelsea in the summer, there was a hope amongst fans that they would finally get to see their team play in more possession-based, attacking, and proactive style than what they watched, at times, through the previous two managers’ tenures. Whilst it would have been fairly naive and unrealistic for […]