Chelsea FC, latest football news, transfer rumours
Today’s media show gifts us with a mixed bag of Chelsea FC news, the good, the bad, and the Yeovil: Sports Bulletin be briefly addressing the John Terry court saga, revisiting a recent transfer embargo and checking in on Blues youth development.
Kicking off with the bad, and captain John Terry, who has been made public enemy number 1, was banned for four games and fined a hefty £220,000 for racially abusing one-time potential starlet but now run-of-the-mill Anton Ferdinand, of Queens Park Rangers.
Former boss Jose Mourinho, now in charge of the Real Madrid show, has leapt to the defence of John Terry, claiming the Chelsea hero has been misrepresented in this case..
‘He’s not a racist – that’s 100 per cent,’ Mourinho told CNN in a recent interview.
‘We had a squad where we had 12 African players in the squad. It was a fantastic squad and he always had a great relationship with every one of them.
‘But in football it can happen during a match, because football sometimes is more than a game and sometimes you have reactions that don’t represent what you are really.
Now for some more positive transfer news, unless your name is Fernando Torres, who is now under fire for not living up to his £50m price tag, sources claim his replacement goes by the name of Falcao, and resides in Madrid.
Torres has scored just one goal in his last five appearances for the West London club, now Daily Mail, Guardian, The Sun are rooting for Chelsea to make a January switch to bolster the Blues front line, what with Daniel Sturridge having recet injury woes.
The Sun has a close source that claims: ‘The groundwork is already being done for Falcao… The owner wants everything in place now so a deal can be done before any other club can make a counter-offer.’
And lastly, Chelsea duo Rohan Ince and Archange Nkumu have wrapped up their spells at Yeovil Town to return to Stamford Bridge, manager Gary Johnson has decided to not extend their stay at Huish Park.