1. Will Jose Mourinho Use Chelsea's Champions League Draw to Develop Youth Talent?

    An "easy" draw in the Champions League does not exist. What does exist, however, are relatively easy draws when compared to others—and Chelsea Football Club received one such group in 2015/16: Group G...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 4 days ago 12,180 reads 24 comments

  2. Have Chelsea Overstepped in Their Pursuit of Everton's John Stones?

    While protesting aircraft soar above Goodison Park, the ground below has become increasingly stressed—as " John Stones " is now uttered with a sense of impending depression...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 5 days ago 22,818 reads 97 comments

  3. Weekly Why: Arsenal, Karim Benzema and the Mystery of Arsene Wenger's Chequebook

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's Weekly Why, a place where we discuss world football's biggest questions that may go neglected and/or avoided. Ranging from the jovial to the melancholic, no subject matter is deemed off limits...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 7 days ago 38,890 reads 147 comments

  4. Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona: How Should Luis Enrique's Side Line Up?

    Barcelona officially start their treble defence this weekend—travelling to Athletic Bilbao's San Mames Stadium in La Liga's opening matchday. Luis Enrique's men have already been up-close-and-personal with their Sunday hosts...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 11 days ago 23,171 reads 57 comments

  5. Does Pedro to Chelsea Signal Manchester United's Diminishing Transfer Clout?

    Make no mistake: Pedro Rodriguez is not a generational talent, but the former Barcelona attacker is unquestionably world class...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 12 days ago 41,426 reads 234 comments

  6. Radamel Falcao and Chelsea's Premier League History with the No. 9 Shirt

    One's subscription to superstition, myth and/or the supernatural notwithstanding, they must admit something peculiar exists about Chelsea 's No. 9 shirt...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 14 days ago 24,305 reads 54 comments

  7. Weekly Why: Manchester United, David de Gea, Sloth and the Gluttony of Transfers

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's Weekly Why, a place where we discuss world football's biggest questions that may go neglected and/or avoided. Ranging from the jovial to the melancholic, no subject matter is deemed off limits...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 14 days ago 35,248 reads 44 comments

  8. Manchester City vs. Chelsea: How Should the Citizens Line Up?

    In the 2015/16 Premier League season's first heavyweight clash, reigning holders Chelsea travel to the home of once-removed champions Manchester City ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 18 days ago 10,493 reads 11 comments

  9. Should Pedro Choose Manchester City over Manchester United?

    If Pedro's last meaningful kick for Barcelona was the ninth goal in the UEFA Super Cup's 5-4 offensive thriller: "Not a poor way to leave Catalonia," he might think...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 19 days ago 13,864 reads 73 comments

  10. Might Jose Mourinho's 3-Year Itch Return After Physiotherapists Controversy?

    Jose Mourinho 's first Chelsea stint was successful. Starting in June 2004, enjoying five major trophies, an unbeaten Stamford Bridge league record and lifting the once middle-class ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 19 days ago 28,187 reads 107 comments

  11. Weekly Why: Chelsea, Jose Mourinho, Pragmatism and the Cancer of 'Sexy Football'

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's Weekly Why, a place where we discuss world football's biggest questions that may go neglected and/or avoided. Ranging from the jovial to the melancholic, no subject matter is deemed off limits...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 21 days ago 27,017 reads 166 comments

  12. How Should Manchester City Line Up vs. West Bromwich Albion?

    Eighteen teams will have placed 90 minutes of Premier League football under their belts before Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion square off at The Hawthorns on Monday...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 23 days ago 12,164 reads 9 comments

  13. Who Is Set to Become Manchester City's Next Big Star?

    Manchester City have been England's third-best club since their takeover in September 2008. City Football Group have won four domestic trophies building their English project, enjoying ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 24 days ago 7,969 reads 12 comments

  14. Chelsea vs. Fiorentina: Lessons Learned from International Champions Cup

    Playing the final International Champions Cup match of 2015, Jose Mourinho 's Chelsea could not find the formula to beat Fiorentina . Attempting to rebound after losing the Community Shield vs...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 27 days ago 22,719 reads 83 comments

  15. How Will Manuel Pellegrini Use Raheem Sterling at Manchester City in 2015/16?

    As Europe's most lucrative summer expenditure thus far, one might expect Raheem Sterling to be under more pressure than his manager to start 2015/16, but Manuel Pellegrini probably has his young star beaten...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 27 days ago 7,006 reads 21 comments

  16. Should Manchester City Continue Their Pursuit of Wolfsburg's Kevin De Bruyne?

    Manchester City have backed themselves into a rather expensive corner this summer. To secure the signature of England's best under-21 attacking midfielder in Raheem Sterling—spending ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 28 days ago 9,372 reads 48 comments

  17. What Happened to Mohamed Salah's Chelsea Career?

    Sold by FC Basel in the first month of 2014 for £11 million, Mohamed Salah was always a Jose Mourinho gamble...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 22,137 reads 65 comments

  18. Why Greed Is the Next Step in Eden Hazard's Evolution

    In a match where Barcelona's iconic No. 10 was absent, Chelsea 's version was in full effect. The Blues—reversing their first-half performance from Charlotte, North Carolina vs...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 23,950 reads 55 comments

  19. Club America vs. Benfica: Things Learned from International Champions Cup

    After four pre-season games in North America, 360 minutes and two penalty shootouts, SL Benfica finally got their first win in summer 2015, vs. Club America in Mexico City...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 1,558 reads 0 comments

  20. Club America vs. Benfica: Team News, Preview, Live Stream and TV Info

    If any competition signals the beginning of a new season, the International Champions Cup (ICC) has surely taken that particular mantle...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 5,169 reads 0 comments

  21. Why 30 Goals Is a Realistic Aim for Chelsea's Diego Costa in 2015/16 EPL Season

    The only Chelsea player ever to score 30 or more goals in the English top flight was Jimmy Greaves. The Chelsea youth product, perhaps the most natural goalscorer in English ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 20,794 reads 78 comments

  22. Can Chelsea Play at Their Maximum with Cesc Fabregas in the 'No. 10 Role?'

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Playing out a 1-1 draw in the International Champions Cup , Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain needed penalties to settle their third meeting during the last ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 25,991 reads 32 comments

  23. Benfica vs. New York Red Bulls: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

    If any competition signals the beginning of a new season, the International Champions Cup (ICC) has surely taken that particular mantle...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 5,938 reads 2 comments

  24. Can Bertrand Traore or Victor Moses Stake Claims on Chelsea's Right Wing?

    With Willian away, contenders come to play. Resting from his Copa America duties with Brazil, Jose Mourinho 's first-choice right-wing option could do nothing about Chelsea 's ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 15,486 reads 29 comments

  25. Chelsea vs. New York Red Bulls: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

    If any competition signals the beginning of a new season, the International Champions Cup (ICC) has surely taken that particular mantle...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 month ago 22,874 reads 17 comments