Abramovich has really made a lot of good signings since he bought the club in 2003 but he has also signed some flops in the process. Chelsea had won six league titles and a Champions league in their 116 years of existence, but have made some questionable signings in the long run. Abramovich made the blues a force to recorn with in the Premier league by handing over to them their first league title in 50 years, and also by ending Manchester United dominance in the league after spending a lot in the transfer Market.
A lot of footballers have played for both Chelsea and Manchester United, we all know that. The likes of Juan Sebastian Veron, Romelu Lukaku, Juan Mata, Radamel Falcao and Mark Hughes all fall under this category. While some of them played for Chelsea first before later playing for Manchester United, the others played for Manchester United first before later joining Chelsea.
Football Transfer news is always one of the biggest and most interesting, but players don't always perform as they are expected to, it takes time to get used to a new club. In this article, we will be looking at the 5 Worst transfers we have witnessed in football history.
5. Fernando Morientes Fernando Morientes, a striker who usually hit double figures in La Liga, joined Liverpool for the 2004/05 season after winning two league titles and three Champions Leagues with Real Madrid. There was a lot riding on a player who was expected to be in his prime at 28 years old.
When Hernan Crespo moved from Parma to Lazio on July 13, 2000, he became the world’s most expensive footballer. However, Crespo was worth every penny and is just as much an icon of the game. Crespo joined a side which had won the league the previous season and which groaned with the weight of talent at its disposal. His big-name team-mates included Pavel Nedved, Diego Simeone, Alessandro Nesta, Fabrizio Ravanelli, Marcelo Salas and Juan Sebastian Veron, to name but a few. While he had suffered intermittently
Manchester United are one of the biggest clubs in the world and over the years have become known for splashing the cash in the transfer window. In the spell following Sir Alex Ferguson'stenure in particular, hundreds of millions of pounds have been spent on superstar talent, some of whom have flourished while others have flopped.
Alex Ferguson is the greatest manager in the history of the Red Devils because of what he was able to achieve during his time as coach of the club. The Scottish manager won a lot of trophies both in England and on the continent. Meanwhile, the former Aberdeen coach was able to achieve this because he worked with some incredible players, some he signed them while others graduated from the academy. Although he was able to sign some talented players for the club, Ferguson made some signings that never justified
This article reveals footballers with the highest accumulated transfer fees. Here are the top 20 listed below: 20. David Luiz The Brazilian talented centre-back has an accumulated transfer fee of £106.83 million. In his career, he has had a total of 5 permanent moves and the most expensive move came from that of Chelsea to Paris Saint-Germain in 2014 which coated the club £44.55 million for the transfer. 19. Juan Sebastian Veron The Argentine has an accumulated transfer fee of £107.64 million across seven
Who are the top 10 Chelsea football club has ever made? In this post, we will look at the top 10 signings Chelsea ever made, the price of the player, their contribution to the team and their overall play. 10. Juan Sebastian Veron Juan Sebastian Veron was signed from Lazio in his glory days but he ultimately failed to live up to expectations in the English Premier League. He was signed for £15m and he failed to live up to his price tag as well. Between 2003-and 2007, the Argentine star only made seven appea
The Chairman of Estuadiantes, Juan Sebastian Veron, has given an offer of the No 10 shirt to Lionel Messi if he decides to leave Barcelona. According to some speculations made about the player, it's possible for him to move away from his current team, Barcelona, since his deal is set to end in 2021. Although Messi has never been seen as a football player who is ready to leave Barcelona. Lionel Messi has been playing for Barcelona for decades now, and according to record, all his achievements in his football
Image: Chelsea Logo. Here's a list of some of Chelsea's worst-ever signings, with the transfer market still open. Since billionaire owner Roman Abramovich assumed ownership of Chelsea in 2003, the club has been a major player in the transfer market. Chelsea has risen to become one of the most powerful clubs in the world because of Abramovich's money and his brutal yet successful method of selecting and firing managers.
The Argentine winger longingly watched the Premier League as a child and dreamed of playing games at the famous stadium, where some of his fellow countrymen and heroes played before him. In an interview with the club website, the 24-year-old listed the likes of Carlos Tevez, Juan Sebastian Veron and Angel Di Maria as well as some other famous names among those who he had dreams of emulating as a youngster. It's going to be an unbelievable feeling to go there and play at a stadium that has a lot of history,�
Juan Sebastian Veron has suggested that Lionel Messi is no longer comfortable in Barcelona and is struggling because Barcelona is searching for identity under new manager Ronald Koeman. Barcelona have not wonderfully started the new campaign as many would have expected of them and to make everything worst, Superstar Lionel Messi has not scored a single goal from open play in his last six appearances for the club with only two penalties doing little to silence those believing that Lionel Messi is no longer fully
The 25-year-old has established himself as one of Serie A’s leading lights, winning four consecutive titles in Turin and being named in the division’s Team of the Year on three occasions.However, history tells us that signing players from Serie A often comes with risk, with a host of Italian imports
Chelsea is from English premier league and while Manchester United is also from English premier league. The both clubs play football for English league, they are also rated as best clubs in English league. If we are talking about football league, English football league is number one, why?, because they has more fans than any other football league, and they play amazing football in the league, that is why the league is number one. We are here to look at the 9 football players that play or played for both Chelsea
5. Juan Sebastian Veron (Lazio to Manchester United, 2001) transfer fee: £28m MANCHESTER UNITED paid a British record fee to sign Juan Sebastian Verón from Lazio in 2001, and it seemed like good business when he hit the ground running with three goals in his first four Premier League outings.
As football pauses for a period of time in light of the global conoravirus pandemic, how about a rolling quiz to keep your Chelsea brain ticking over... The concept is fairly simple. Each quiz will be based on a past or present Chelsea player, with three questions dedicated to that person. Importantly, the answer to the final question will be the subject of the following quiz. To mark St Patrick's Day today, we have three questions on the Dubin destroyer Damien Duff. Enjoy! Damien Duff signed for £17 mil
Worst signing of All time 1.Andy Carrol (Newcastle- Liverpool) Fee £23M(January 2011) It wasn't that Andy carrol was a bad striker he has scored 11 goals in 19 appearances for Newcastle utd helping them return to the premier league ,But it was such an obvious case of square peg fitting a round hole,and showed how poorly prepared liverpool were for the sale of Fernando Torres. Sure enough, Andy Carroll scored only six premier league goals in 44 appearances before he was bought by westham utd for £20m less than
Everyone loves a comeback except fans of those teams it happens against, but some comebacks stick out more than others for players’ sheer guts, heart and desire to get their side back in the game. And, such games are often so exciting with goals galore that both teams to score would be an obvious bet. Here are five of the greatest in Premier League history. Tottenham 3-5 Manchester United (September 2001) Though Tottenham were languishing in 16th and Manchester United climbing to second before these sides
Chelsea football club remains one of the biggest club in the world. During a time in my career, I felt like going to Chelsea could be a great opportunity for me to improve and play football more often but reverse was the case. I should never have gone there, however Chelsea are a very good team and it was good to have a big team of such that wanted to sign me. I felt excited that I could contribute my quota to the development of the team. To make such a big commitment and investment like this, the club has to