Chelsea football club of England were phenomenal in the just concluded campaign especially since the emergence of the German tactician, Thomas Tuchel in charge of the club late January consequent to the sacking of then English manager, Frank Lampard. Thomas Tuchel in charge of the Blues was at top notch as he enjoyed stellar performance and sensational delivery from his squad, with his great reformation and rebuilding process which turned the team to a very formidable one.
Super Eagles of Nigeria dazzler, Wilfred Ndidi was superb for his English premier league giant, Leicester City in the last season with his world class and top notch delivery for the Foxes across all competitions. The Super Eagles midfield enigma since his move to the King Power stadium from KRC Genk, has established himself as one of the best defensive/attacking midfielders in the modern game of football.
Chelsea become the 1st side since 1911 to finish in the top 4 with no player to reach double-figures
Chelsea football club of England were in action yesterday against Dean Smith's Aston Villa team at the Villa Park in their last league game of the season. The Thomas Tuchel's side in the game suffered a shock two goals to one defeat but were able to make it to the top fours, with Brendan Rodgers' Leicester City also losing to Ryan Mason's Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium.
Transfer Update: Brendan Rodgers Is Exploring The Option Of Bringing Coutinho On Loan, Real Madrid Wants Timo Werner
There may be an international tournament going on, but that doesn’t mean the transfer rumour mill doesn’t stop turning. Could Brendan Rodgers be reunited with Philippe Coutinho. According to Mundo Deportivo the former Liverpool boss is exploring the option of bringing the Barcelona playmaker to Leicester City on loan.
The close of the 2020/21 European club season has afforded a lot of players the opportunity to take some time out for rest. Although a few will be in action for their national teams in the forth coming European Championship and also the South American tournament (Copa America).
Leicester City Center back, Wesley Fofana has cleared the air after he was recently pictured putting on an Arsenal jersey. Fofana joined English Premier League club Leicester City at the beginning of the just concluded season from Saint Etienne. He signed a five year contract with the club for a fee of £36.5 million.
England international and former Leicester City star Harry Kane was in action for his team yesterday, Tottenham Hotspur against Brendan Rodgers' Leicester City team at the King Power Stadium in their last league game of the season. The prolific and versatile forward has been spectacular for the Ryan Mason's side in the just concluded campaign both under their manager then, Jose Mourinho and their interim manager now.
Nigerian stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi missed out on Champions League qualification over the weekend following their 4-2 Premier League defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on the last day. The defeat meant the Foxes finished fifth on the table at the end of the season despite enjoying a tremendous season.
Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed his disappointment following the Foxes failure to secure a spot for next season’s Champions League. Brendan Rodgers side were 5th on the League table before the final game of the campaign and a victory over Tottenham Hotspur would have guaranteed them a place in the Champions League next season.
When the roll call of Nigerian players that would be competing for honours in the UEFA Champions League next season will be reeled out, two star players from the country will be conspicuously missing. The 'unlucky' duo are Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred who together with their Leicester City teammates blew away the chance for a top-four finish in the Premier League on Sunday.
One competition any player in Europe covets playing in is the UEFA Champions League. Apart from the monetary gains that await the teams that qualify, the players are also eager to show their talents in the biggest stage available as far as club football is concerned. Unfortunately, three Super Eagles star bottled up their chance of qualifying for the flagship competition.
1 thing Tuchel got right against Villa that he must replicate in the UCL final despite their defeat.
The blues finished fourth on the premier league table after suffering what suppose to be a damaging defeat again Aston Villa.A Chelsea defeat, coupled with a win For Leicester city would have seen Chelsea drop out of UCL spot, however, Brendan Rodgers' side defeat at the hand of Tottenham means Chelsea finished fourth, two points behind Liverpool.
In life, you must be ready to experience both the good and the bad times. When the going is good, celebrate to the fullest and when it is the opposite, remain positive it is only a phase and the good times will soon be back. A few days ago, the Nigerian duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi were jubilating after winning their first-ever FA Cup title.
Leicester City experienced a late drop out of the top-four after Tottenham spoilsport their Champions League dream with a heavy 4-2 defeat at the King Power stadium on Sunday, giving Chelsea the opportunity to seal a Champions League spot even with a lose to Aston Villa. Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers feels disappointed with his team failure to secure a Champions League football for next season having spent more time in the top-four than any other club this season (242 days), but were unlucky to hang onto their spot.
Right now, the internet is already full of reactions from Chelsea fans after the London based club announced not quite long via their social media handle that they have finally extended the contract of their manager, Thomas Tuchel for another two years. Thomas Tuchel, who took over Chelsea's job from Frank Lampard in January has done so well since joining from Paris Saint Germain.
Former England Striker, Micheal Owen has predicted the Premier League clash Between Leicester City and Tottenham at The King Power Stadium. Micheal Owen submitting his prediction to Sky sports news on Saturday Said he see the match to be a very tough one for Hotspur because the home needs a win to secure Champions League place next season.
Tottenham will try to persuade Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers, to become their new manager if the Foxes fail to qualify for the Champions League. The Leicester boss has been on Daniel Levy’s radar for some time now and is the preferred choice to replace Jose Mourinho.
Cengiz Under has appeared as a possible summer transfer target for Arsenal FC. The 23-year-old Roman talented attacker, Cengiz Under has surfaced as a possible summer transfer target for the Gunners, according to a report. Cengiz Under has been plying his trade on loan at the English Premier league side, Leicester City FC during the 2020/2021 season, but he has struggled to become a starter in Brendan Rodgers' team.
After emerging as the surprise winners of the FA Cup, Leicester look to take a last push by securing Champions League football next season.Welcoming the fans back in the stadium for the final game, the club made a nice gesture to the fans. Leicester, as a team, have been above average this season.
Brendan Rodgers men might have celebrated their FA Cup triumph with lots of joy and they were looking forward at securing their place in the Champions League next season. However, their hopes winked likes the Titanic after Tottenham ensured they didn't get any point after the encounter forcing the foxes to go down the log.