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Chelsea Story: Defend or perish?

This is my first ever Manager story and Chelsea is the team I follow and so I thought of starting a manager story with Chelsea.
Started on 15 August 2015 by kingpin_blue
Latest Reply on 16 September 2015 by kingpin_blue
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Very happy to sign first transfer for chelsea...very excited...
What say guys...was it a 'Wise' decision?
A wise signing as he can add depth in your squad. Are you going to sell Mikel?
2015-08-15 23:37#218607 Jer : A wise signing as he can add depth in your squad. Are you going to sell Mikel?

Thanx Jer, i really hope Motta can add the depth in Defensive mid position.

Well mikel is useless lets c...may be...may be not..PSG wants ramires though...a huge chunk of money they are giving me..

So...i think..ramires might leave..

Chelsea enjoyed a great pre-season tour to China. The Blues managed to get good results against clubs like Shenhua and Jiangsu.

John Terry (26)
Juan Cuadrado (31)
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6 yearsEdited

Chelsea enjoyed a great pre-season tour in China. The Blues managed to get great results against clubs like Shenhua and Jiangsu. Chelsea's new signing Radamel Falcao also managed to grab a pre-season debut goal in chelsea shirt. The games were very satisfying which also showed that Dennis Wise's tactics are very much adaptable
John Terry (26)
Juan Cuadrado (31)
Diego Costa (2,51)
Juan Cuadrado (8)
Eden Hazard (12)
Nemanja Matic (79)
Eden Hazard (51)
John Terry (73)
Loic Remy (75)
Oscar (32)
Falcao (35)
Eden Hazard (45+1)

Player of Pre-Season


Chelsea star had a wonderful start to his 2015/16 campaign in China. He scored 3 goals and 4 assists to give the Blues a wonderful start in the pre-season campaign. He looked more dangerous than last season. Hazard showed a huge amount of determination and dedication.

Manager's Thought

The team played brilliantly in China. They showed a very strong side and dominated all their games. Eden Hazard and Juan Cuadrado stood above all. Juan Cuadrado did not have a good season in 2014/15 but with such a form in the pre-season, it looks like Juan might just push himself towards the first team. Chelsea's new signing Radamel Falcao also played much much better motivation than in his previous disastrous performances in Manchester United shirt. It was very satisfying to see Falcao grab his pre-season debut goal against Hoffenheim. We start our Premier League campaign with a game against Swansea, followed by fixtures against Bournemouth and Leicester, three matches from which I'm hoping to get nine points.

Ramires signs for PSG for £27m

PSG have signed the twenty seven year old Brazilian center midfielder Ramires from Chelsea for £27M on a 4-year deal. Ramires was rumored to be surplus to Wise's Chelsea and with the signing of Thiago Motta, it was confirmed that Ramires was not in the plans of Chelsea Manager Dennis Wise for the new season.

With Ramires, also seen departing from the club were Marko Marin to Southampton for £2.7m and Victor Moses to AS Monaco for £3.1m.
well done on getting so much on Ramires! I would sell Mikel and add at least one more midfielder, unless RLC will play :P
2015-08-16 03:40#218627 Jer : well done on getting so much on Ramires! I would sell Mikel and add at least one more midfielder, unless RLC will play :P

ThanKs Jer, I am really trying to sell Mikel but he just got injured and now nobody wants to take him. I am thinking of pushing Nathaniel Chalobah though. My formation would be 4-2-3-1 so..I think Fabregas, Motta, Matic, Chalobah and Mikel(sometimes) would be enough.

I am strongly going for John Stones, so only after I manage to sign a defender(which is much required), I will look for the mid-fielder positions. Thanks for the advice though.

Appreciate it brother.....!!!
A full evaluation of the squad has been done by Dennis Wise. I will be posting the squad evaluation with the formations and tactcis.

Stay Tuned...
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6 yearsEdited


A complete evaluation of the team by the manager Dennis Wise himself, before the start of the new season. This report, compiled by Wise and his staff, will assist greatly for his side's upcoming league campaign.


Chelsea will play with this 4-2-3-1 formation as I believe this is the best suited formation of Chelsea's squad. The striker inconsistency was solved by Jose Mourinho in the name of Diego Costa. Now, my Assistant Manager Steve Holland has added further firepower by signing Falcao and we already have Remy. rotating these three players would do just fine. Costa remains my main striker.

Juan Cuadrado impressed me a lot in the pre-seasons. I would be using him a lot for rotation in my winger positions (right/left). Though my main three attacking midfielders remain the same: Hazard, Oscar and Willian.

Chelsea have very strong central midfielders in the names of Fabregas, Matic and the new signing Thiago Motta. I am thinking of pushing Nathaniel Chalobah towards the first team as I was very impressed with is skills and determination on the training grounds.

The back four remains the same: Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry and Azpilicueta. I have Zouma to help me rotate the squad. If i manage to sign John Stones, then only I will think of changing the roles and positions of the central defenders. Till then, this is my final evaluation.


John Terry
Ager: 34
Sqaud Number: 26
Best Postion: CB


Eden Hazard
Ager: 23
Sqaud Number: 10
Best Postion: AML

Diego Costa
Ager: 26
Sqaud Number: 22
Best Postion: ST

Full Squad

1. Thibaut Courtois
13. Asamir Begovic

2. Brainislav Ivanovic
24. Gary Cahill
26. John Terry
28. Cesar Azpilicueta
5. Kurt Zouma

12. John Obi Mikel
11. Thiago Motta
21. Namanja Matic
4. Cesc Fabregas
10. Eden Hazard
8. Oscar
23. Juan Cuadrado
19. Willian


22. Diego Costa
9. Falcao
18. Loic Remy
I'm already on the second half of my first season currently in the save so I'll be rushing through the first season's updates, also I won't be able to provide some stuff like the league table for every month since I didn't take screenshots of them at the time I was at those particular months, you'll get the general idea by the results I have though. Thank you


Chelsea are reported to be on the verge of submitting a second bid for England defender John Stones, according to Soccerside.
The earmarked Everton star has been a top target for Blues boss Jose Mourinho, with a view to eventually replacing the iconic John Terry in the heart of the Stamford Bridge backline. But can the young defender be groomed into a future England captain?

Stones has impressed during his short career, making four appearances for the England national side, and being placed on the standby list for last summer’s World Cup.
The former Barnsley defender arrived at Goodison Park for a reported £3m at the start of 2013. After climbing through the youth ranks at his hometown club, his impressive performances caught the eye of then Toffees boss David Moyes, who splashed out on the 6ft 2 in centre back. An impressive debut season followed, and he was shortlisted for the prestigious Golden Boy Award in 2014.

Despite some injury woes, Stones has impressed Jose Mourinho enough to bid in an excess of £20m for him. For such a large blocker, he plays with an elegance on the ball that is reminiscent of compatriot Rio Ferdinand. In fact, the young lion spoke about his ambition to emulate both the former Manchester United captain and potential new team mate John Terry in some form of ultra-defending hybrid. ‘I’m trying to get that mixture’, he was quoted as saying, ‘between smooth passing and tough defending.’

Gary Cahill is the man who currently pairs JT in the heart of Chelsea’s defence. The emergence of Kurt Zouma last year put pressure on both Blues centre-backs, but Terry enjoyed perhaps his finest season yet. After doubts were raised by former manager Rafa Benitez, the ex-England captain led his club to their first Premier League title in five years. Terry may not be going anywhere just yet, but the move for Stones makes sense.
The Everton defender produced a near identical pass completion rate to the Stamford skipper last term, verging on 90%. He bested all of Chelsea’s centre back options last season in number of passes and number of tackles per game, along with more interceptions. It appears Stones certainly has the stats to not only replace Terry, but to slot into the first team right away.

Terry praised the young England international, describing himself as ‘a big fan’ of John Stones. ‘He pulls wide of the box and wants the ball,’ the Chelsea captain told the reporters, ‘and for a young defender in the Premier League that takes a lot of guts.’

The fee to bring Stones to West London is likely to eclipse the one that took Luke Shaw to Manchester United last year. However, it is hard to argue against paying it. The premium on English players has been much talked about, but Stones has proved himself in the Premier League. Replacing John Terry will be no mean feat, but he has age on his side.
Last year’s stats prove the Everton defender has what it takes to make it in the Premier League. Praise from the man he is set to take over from at some point suggests both Chelsea and England are in very good hands.
My august update will be posted soon.

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