According to reports from Italy, 3 Premier League clubs are set to battle it out for Juventus and Italian international striker Simone Zaza.
The international break appeared just when Chelsea were beginning to show their true potential this season. With 10 games into the season, TheHardTackle analyses the performance of the club, with a look at the tactics, formations, and players.
Andre Villas-Boas' Chelsea travel to the Theatre of Dreams to take on the champions on their own turf. TheHardTackle gives a know down on the game this weekend with an eye on all the team news, tactical information and facts on the biggest game of the season yet.
Owen Hargreaves is in line for a shock move to the Blue half of Manchester after spending four seasons at Old Trafford and the Englishmen's desicison is sure to ruffle some feathers among Old Trafford faithfuls. Here is THT's look at both sides of the coin as resident authors Nitin and Nipun put forward their points in favour and against Hargreaves' decision.
It goes without saying there are several reasons behind Chelsea surrendering the league to Manchester United. And yet, there are some reasons that don't often see the light of day. Here's a look at some of those not-so-evident ones.
One club is in pursuit of its 19th English Top Division title and the other has been yearning for European success for years. TheHardTackle presents the Chelsea versus Man United UCL Quarter-final first leg preview, including the tactics, formations, and players to watch out for.
From now till the end of the season lies a time of immense importance for Chelsea FC. In this campaign, the club got off to a flying start, but then sank without trace, only to slowly rise again. Can the Blues end the season on a high and usher in an era of stability at the club?
This was never meant to be a clash of champions. And yet what transpired was the most open and exciting game between these two sides in recent times.
With Manchester United running away with the league title, Chelsea FC finds itself at unfamiliar crossroads. Can the newly acquired status as a non-favourite for the league title play into the hands of Carlo Ancelotti?
Carlo Ancelotti is under extreme pressure, with the news of his imminent sacking doing the rounds. We at TheHardTackle, think he has been given time till May to turn the situation around. We look at what he should do for the rest of the season, to get Chelsea back on track.