Chelsea News Round Up – Key Chelsea Stars Gang Up Against Mourinho

The current EPL title holders have not had it good since the season started, recording their worst start to a season in more than 20 years. They currently sit in 14th place after having picked up 2 wins out of a possible 7. They face Southampton in their next game.

Following Chelsea’s defeat to Porto in the Champions League match, the side’s handler, Mourinho has come out to openly criticize the players for failing to defend the set piece that resulted in the winning goal for the Portuguese side. Chelsea boasted the best defence in the EPL last season, but they have let in as many goals in 7 League games and have lost 4 games thus far already.

Chelsea continue their loan spree after sending out midfielder, John Swift on loan to England’s division 2 side, Brentford. He will be spending a month on loan at the Championship club, joining the long-list of over 20 loaned-out players from Stamford bridge.

The Blues will remain without the services of first-choice goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois for another 2 months. The Belgian himself confirmed this development via twitter. And in preparation for his time on the sidelines, Chelsea are close to acquiring the services of former Italy international, Marco Amelia. The World Cup winner is set to undergo his medicals in few hours and will sign a contract till the end of the season after having impressed earlier in a trials.

Everton forward, Romelu Lukaku has talked of his desires to once again work with Jose Mourinho. The Belgium international already has 4 League goals after starting the season on great form. He was loaned by Mourinho to West Bromwich Albion after failing to impress 2 seasons ago, but has since become an integral part of the Everton squad.

Reports coming from the Stamford bridge claim the players aren’t satisfied with Mourinho’s strange treatment of the team’s leader, John Terry. Terry has been sidelined since his halftime appearance against Manchester City in early August, and he has received supports from fans who want him reinstated to the starting lineup.

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