Cesc Fabregas is close to completing a £30m move to Stamford Bridge following Barcelona's decision to sell the Spanish international. The Blues are the favourites for Fabregas' signature after former club Arsenal rejected the chance to re-sign him. There was an option in Fabregas' contract that Arsenal would have the first option to buy the player if Barcelona were willing to sell, but Arsene Wenger has refused to take up the offer. Instead it appears as if Chelsea are holding off Manchester City and United in the race to sign Fabregas. Jose Mourinho has openly admitted that he is interested … [Read more...]
Is Daniel Sturridge ready for an England call-up?
As the England national team look ahead to securing their place in the European Championships next year Liquid Football ponders whether one man - Bolton’s on-loan striker Daniel Sturridge is ready to get his chance in Don Fabio Capello’s England squad when his side face Wales this month. … [Read more...]
Chelsea 2-1 Manchester United
Chelsea kept their domestic season alive thanks to a second-half comeback against current league leaders Manchester United at Stamford Bridge this evening. Despite taking the lead thanks to a venemous Wayne Rooney strike in the first period, Manchester United were unable to hold a one goal lead and eventually lost the tie 2-1 after second-half goals from David Luiz and Frank Lampard. The hosts made a lively start to the match and could have taken the lead early on when French international Florent Malouda came racing into the area with the ball but could only direct his shot safely within … [Read more...]
FC Copenhagen 0-2 Chelsea
Chelsea gave their Champions League hopes a massive boost this evening as they ran out 2-0 winners over FC Copenhagen thanks to two goals from Nicholas Anelka. The Blues started brightly and it didn't take long for the away side to open the scoring after a misplaced pass from ex-Chelsea midfielder Jesper Gronkjaer fell straight to Anelka's feet and he provided a cool finish past the Copenhagen keeper Johan Wiland just inside twenty minutes. As the second peiord began things worsened for the hosts and again it didn't take long for Chelsea to take the initiative and add a second goal … [Read more...]