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Chelsea appoints Enzo Maresca as new head coach

Chelsea appoints Enzo Maresca as new head coach

Italian manager Enzo Maresca has been named the new head coach of Chelsea, the Premier League club announced on Monday. The 44-year-old, who led Leicester City to victory in the Championship in the 2023–34 season and helped them secure an immediate return to the English top-flight, has signed a five-year contract with Chelsea with an option for a further year. Maresca will replace Mauricio Pochettino following...

How did Chelsea fare in 2023-24 Premier League season

How did Chelsea fare in 2023-24 Premier League season

Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea has had contrasting results all through the season, as they have blown both hot and cold across the 2023–24 Premier League campaign. The Blues have had to make numerous adjustments following injuries to key members of their squad, and with two matches to go until the end of the season, Afrosport reviews how the season has shaped up for the London club.  ...

Premier League: Jackson gets brace, Madueke scores in Chelsea’s five-nil rout of West Ham

Premier League: Jackson gets brace, Madueke scores in Chelsea’s five-nil rout of West Ham

Senegalese forward Nicolas Jackson scored twice, and Noni Madueke added another as Chelsea thrashed West Ham United 5-0 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. Jackson, who has recently come under scrutiny for his wastefulness, made it three goals in two games to take his season tally to 13 goals in 32 league matches, while Madueke, who is of Nigerian descent, made it five...

Nicolas Jackson: Chelsea legend Drogba sends encouraging message to Senegalese forward

Nicolas Jackson: Chelsea legend Drogba sends encouraging message to Senegalese forward

Nicolas Jackson may have endured a tough start to his life at Stamford Bridge, but the Senegalese forward is not the reason why Chelsea have struggled this season. The 22-year-old, who joined the London club in a £32 million move last summer, has netted 13 goals and provided five assists in 37 matches across all competitions, including scoring ten goals in the Premier League. However, his...

Transfer Deadline Day: Nottingham Forest sign Hudson-Odoi from Chelsea

Transfer Deadline Day: Nottingham Forest sign Hudson-Odoi from Chelsea

Anglo-Ghanaian Callum Hudson-Odoi has completed a permanent transfer from Chelsea to Nottingham Forest, the club announced on Friday. The 22-year-old, who spent last season on loan in Germany with Bayer Leverkusen, has signed a three-year deal worth around £5 million with add-ons for Steve Cooper’s side. Hudson-Odoi will wear jersey No. 14 at the City Ground, where he will call home until June 2026. https://twitter.com/NFFC/status/1697655565319802950?s=20 The...