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BigMabz

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  1. Watford 1-2 Chelsea

    Behave. CHO will be fine. He just recovered from an achilles injury. Sat on a bench for 80 minutes. Cant expect him to have a beast of game when I am sure his instructions were to stay compact and be opportunistic. He has had games this year where he has looked great. Give him some time.
  2. Chelsea 1-2 Man Utd

    Disappointing result thats for sure. Never want to lose to Utd. I knew when I saw the team sheets it was going to be tricky. The Chelsea team sheet is exactly what a lot of us were calling for, youth, fresh legs, faces etc. The UTD team sheet was a team put out by an under fire manager who needs to win the Carabao Cup to soften the blow of finishing 8th in the table this year. I would gladly substitute a 1/4 final Champions League run, FA Cup run, and a top 4 premier league position right now for a 1/4 final Carabao Cup berth.
  3. General Transfer Talk

    Absolutely cant wait to see what Football Manager 2020 says about this years Chelsea team and the quality of our academy. Always thought that the game did no justice to the few academy's in world football that churn out top prospects. In FM, maybe 1 out of 50 youngsters from an academy becomes a good player. We are seeing right now that we have a group of talented youngsters right here in London. Sounds as though FM 2020 is going to make some tweaks to player development and the nurturing of younger prospects. Will be interesting to see what happens with the academy and how the likes of CHO, Pulisic, Abraham, Mount, James etc get rated. Anyway. UP THE CHELS
  4. Norwich 2-3 Chelsea

    Next two matches are must wins as far as I'm concerned. Think it would be a huge boost to see a net of 5 goals and no more than 1 conceded over the two. Norwich have looked dangerous to be fair, they play a pretty effective style. Still think we should be taking maximum points over the next two fixtures. Maybe a good opportunity for Tammy to put a couple in the back of the net.
  5. Chelsea 1-1 Leicester

    Easy mate.
  6. 9. Tammy Abraham

    Good point. However, Morata came from spells at two of the biggest clubs in the world, RM and Juve. For a hefty price I might add. Tammy has come through the youth ranks for pennies. He can't be compared to someone who was supposed to light the prem on fire (if you base this on his price tag). I get that we want to win games also, but theres also a business to run. If we let the youngsters play and they do well, we benefit. If we play them and they don't do well. We sell them and make SOME money. Still a benefit. This year should be about changing the culture of the club and finding ways to adapt so we can get closer to Pool, City, and Spurs. Sometimes 1 step back to take 2 forward is okay.
  7. 9. Tammy Abraham

    He just needs to find a way to be more clinical. He COULD have 3 goals already this season and a penalty. Hit the post at UTD and had a clear cut chance in that game. Missed a sitter against Liverpool. Penalty was not well taken. But hes getting into the areas we want him to get into. He's 21 if I remember rightly. This is what we are doing this year, giving youth a chance to grow. At the very worst we can audition Tammy to the masses and get 20-25 million out of him. I honestly think he will come good. Like I said hes a slice of luck and a little more clinical finishing away from us singing his praises. Lets continue to support the young fella.
  8. Wilfried Zaha

    Dont like the price tag. Do like the player. Do like the fact that he helps with the HG quota. Do like the fact that he is versatile. Can play CF, LW, maybe some CAM if we need it.
  9. Man Utd 4-0 Chelsea

    Salty? Have you not watched Jose over the past few years? Its easy to perceive him as salty because he doesn't smile and says some questionable things at times. But I thought his punditry was refreshing. I appreciated the break down of the principles and tactics as far as working in blocks. Thought that was quality. The Uncle Rafa comment was hilarious. These types of shows need a little humor in them. To me, him calling out Rafa that way is sign of respect for the manager. I don't think youll ever hear Jose explicitly praising another manager, but he clearly respected Rafa's touchline communication. Pundits have become more opinionated than ever because thats what they are trained to do at times. "Have an opinion and get people talking, get the fans discussing your comments". Creates more viewers and more interest in the game.
  10. TalkChelsea EPL Fantasy 2016/17

    I have a league I was trying to get up and running. So far just me in it lol. Would love for others to join for a bit of free fun. Here is the link and passcode etc.... Hi I'm playing Fantasy Premier League in a league called Super Frankie Fantasy. Why not join me? The code to join this league is: 5gu23x Enjoy the game! Hope to find a few more entries for some fun.
  11. Kenedy

    Can see this deal as more of an investment. Probably doesnt have huge wages. But could be worth 10-15 million in a year or two. I wonder if the loan deal has an early termination clause if we get unfortunate with injuries etc. Hope to see him gain some confidence and kick on at Reading.
  12. David Luiz

    David Luiz- the good time guy. I appreciate the time youve spent at the club. I really appreciate the work he has down and the enthusiasm he shows when working in the community. Hes a top guy for the way he interacts with the kids in the CFC foundation for example. Great community presence. But, this is a football decision and Lamps appears to be operating from the stand point that reduces player power, regardless of reputation. Lets drop his large contract, give some of the young guys some regular playing time. See what happens over the course of the year and when we need to, dip into the transfer market and make a big splash on a world class CB. I love the decision to let him leave. Even if it is to Arsenal.
  13. David Luiz

    We have no leaders when times get tough. One thing we've been sorely lacking since the core left/retired. I respectfully disagree. We have LAMPS. He is a leader and he is okay with moving away from those who arent interested in working for the team. David Luiz has always been a good time guy. To me this sounds like Lamps is finally putting a stamp on player power at CFC.
  14. PREMIER LEAGUE FANTASY LEAGUE

    Hi all, I thought it might be fun to start a fantasy league on www.premierleague.com I have created a private league for those on this forum should you be interested. Here are the steps to join: - Create an account on premierleague.com - Search for league name "Super Frankie Fantasy" - Use this code: 5gu23x to join the league. Hope to a see a few entires for a bit of friendly fun. Best, Big Mabz
  15. Tiemoue Bakayoko

    I wonder if Bakayoko could be a temporary stop-gap while RLC is recovering. Probably a really useful player early on in the season if the next manager can tap into his athleticism and physical attributes. Could he be a poor mans RLC? Bursting runs and using his strength to be a presence in the midfield? Maybe.... Maybe not....But I do think he could be a useful squad player next season.