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About Superblue_1986

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    European Champions
  • Birthday 09/23/1986

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Gloucester
  • Fan Since 1992
  • First Match Chelsea 0 - 3 Arsenal
  • Memory I went to the 1997 and 2000 FA Cup finals.

    Obviously the title winning campaigns and celebrations have also been fantastic.
  • Interests Chelsea obviously.
    American Football (New Orleans Saints)
    Playing on PS3
    Spending time with the wife and daughter

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  1. 30. David Luiz

    He is popular and loved though. I'm sure I read somewhere he has a bigger twitter or facebook following than Chelsea as a football club does. The thing with popular big name players if they don't play for your club though is you love to see them make a mistake. If Zlatan missed a penalty or Pogba shanked a pass. And it's no different with David Luiz apart from if a keeper or defender makes a mistake it's highlighted more because it often leads to conceding a goal.
  2. 30. David Luiz

    Yeah agree with this. Ramos is a very talented player, but I've always felt he is no more than a slightly above average defender. His mistakes aren't generally highlighted because he plays in a Real Madrid side who almost score at will at times, and a Spain side that have dominated until recently, so they aren't mistakes that cost games. Unfortunately the Premier League is much tighter most of the time and a mistake can cost points.
  3. Deadline Day!

    I like David Luiz when his head is screwed on and he is a better player than Cahill. However, it's clear he isn't our first choice and we are getting to the point where we are going for anyone and everyone in defence. This mooted loan deal for Abdennour sounds better. Get him in, see how he is for a year. If he's no good get rid of him next summer with no ties. We still have Zouma and Christensen to come back in and it's important not to block their paths to the first team with an expensive panic signing.
  4. Kalidou Koulibaly

    Yeah it's weird but I've noticed this. The only reason I can think is that he plays against a lot of inverted wingers and cutting in against him makes things easier for him on to his right foot. It does completely cock our balance up though when attacking. You have Ivanovic on one side who is Cafu in his mind, but fucking Frank Sinclair in reality, and Azpi who can't attack down the left cos he needs to cut back onto his right foot all the time. I agree the defence is brittle but I think if we had two full backs who were equally good attacking as defending it would give us so much more impetus and put teams on the back foot which would also help the defending indirectly.
  5. Kalidou Koulibaly

    I would actually say full back is more important than centre back. At least if we brought a full back it would free up Ivanovic to play at centre back when needed where he is a much better player and less exposed than out wide. Also, if we only brought a centre back it would be a guarantee then that we would have Dave at LB and Ivanovic at RB for the rest of the season which is a lot worse than Terry and Cahill at CB.
  6. 4. Cesc Fàbregas

    I think it would be a mistake for him to leave. I know that Oscar gives more intensity to a pressing game but Matic and Kante can offer that too, and I think the notion that Fabregas is a 'lazy' player is a myth as I've seen plenty of instances of him getting stuck in, making tackles. I do feel last night when we started dropping off after 60-65 minutes and West Ham slowly were getting back into the game we missed Fabregas to wrestle control back our way and keep possession. 4-3-3 is the best possible formation imo for him to thrive and I hope he stays and gets back in the team because I do think we're a better and more dangerous team with him than we are without him.
  7. Moussa Sissoko

    Very good couple of performances for France recently and has had some stellar games against ourselves too for Newcastle. His consistency is a big issue, but that maybe comes with his character and with the greatest respect to Newcastle, perhaps in his mind he feels he should be playing for a bigger club challenging for trophies. On recent performances he does seem to be a 'Conte' player for the midfield, and also someone who clearly looks near unplayable when motivated. With Conte seemingly the master motivator this boy might just be worth a punt.
  8. Graziano Pelle

    If he were to take Remy's spot in the squad then I'm all for it. Would offer something completely different to the squad with his size, presence and hold up play with proven premier league experience.
  9. Carlo Cudicini

    Rumours that Conte wants him as part of his backroom team
  10. The Conte Thread

    Cool, and it also makes me a little less concerned with the transfer activity for the club. People are having kittens at the moment because we've yet to splash £30-40m on a player, however (correct me if I'm wrong) I'm sure Conte never spent more than £15m on a player at Juventus and brought some real top drawer players during his time. I can possibly see one or two 'lesser' signings that people aren't overly thrilled about, but they will work within the framework that Conte wants to create. You only have to look at Belgium currently and England a decade ago to know that a hugely talented pool of players doesn't necessarily make a great team.
  11. General Transfer Talk

    A lot will depend on what system Conte plans to use. I think he will have a couple in his head and want players flexible and versatile enough to use a couple of different ones. Centre back, centre mid and striker is the absolute minimum we need though.
  12. The Conte Thread

    What impressed me most about last night is how much he got out of what is on paper a very average bunch of players (excluding Buffon and the defence). If England had to make do with the likes of Giaccherini, Eder and Pelle as some of our strongest attacking options (not to mention a player as piss-poor as Borini made their preliminary squad), we wouldn't even qualify for the tournament. I've read a lot about how he took a lot of players to the next level at Juventus, and last night seemed to confirm that. We clearly need 3 or 4 top signings to go into the team, but I have high hopes that Conte can also get more out of some of our squad options and younger players.
  13. Leonardo Bonucci

    For me he's the most complete defender in the world. Excellent all round at defending and reading the game, and uses the football like a playmaker to top it off.
  14. 22. Willian

    This Oscar/Willian stuff is such bollocks! I can understand the argument that Oscar has more upside than Willian. I think he's a technically better player, I just don't think his game is fully suited to English football. I think he would thrive in a slightly slower, more tactical league. Willian's strengths of pace, work rate, directness though perfectly suit English football, which is why I think he is definitely the better fit for Chelsea. That doesn't necessarily mean he's the better player. Can't we all just fucking move on though...
  15. England v Russia

    Thanks England just won me some nice money! Cashed out on England win 20 seconds before Russia scored and also had the draw so double win haha!