Premier League Preview 2011-12

Chelsea: New manager, same problems

August 10, 2011
By Dominic Raynor
Chelsea are once again expected to be there or thereabouts when the silverware is handed out at the end of the Premier League season, but this is a presumption that ignores three key issues regarding the manager, the club's out-of-form record signing and a distinct lack of creativity in midfield.

Fresh-faced former Porto boss Andre Villas-Boas may have arrived at Stamford Bridge in the summer clutching a trio of shiny trophies - the UEFA Europa League, Portuguese league title and Portuguese ...

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