The 2022 World Cup has some of the finest defenders in football who are doing well for their respective nations in the biggest competition in football. Most of these players have helped their countries keep clean sheets or concede less in the competition. Top defenders like Raphael Varane, Virgil van Dijk, Ruben Dias, Thiago Silva, Raphael Varane, William Saliba, Antonio Rudiger, Aymeric Laporte, and Lisandro Martinez, among others have performed well for their countries in the World Cup.
Chelsea have had a lot of problems within their team since the beginning of this season. Most of the problems being faced by the Chelsea Football Club has been brought about by the change in administration. They lost a number of their key stars such as Antonio Rudiger and Christiansens.
Former Chelsea football star Antonio Rudiger has shared a celebration style that was once invented by Kenyan football star Sven Ydah. During a training session, Rudiger could be seen joyfully imitating Sven Ydah celebration style. This is after Rudiger an iconic goal against Madrid's goalkeeper. Meanwhile, the celebration style involves a body twist and a break dance.
Chelsea went center-back shopping in the summer and signed Koulibaly and Wesley Fofana from Napoli and Leicester City, respectively, after losing Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen and as per reports now, Pau Torres, a center-back for Villarreal and a member of Spain's national team, is now a target for Chelsea.
Germany is one of the top national teams known to perform well in the FIFA World Cup. They have managed to win 4 FIFA World Cup tittles. They have been placed in group E consisting of Costa Rica, Japan and Spain. The performance of their players is what will determine how they progress in the competition.
Julen Lopetegui has rejected the chance to become Wolves manager.The 56-year old's father is ill and that played a part in his decision. (Source: @GuillemBalague) Kylian Mbappé's entourage have said that the problem with PSG goes beyond football.The climate and environment around the French star is becoming difficult to live with.
Less than one week is remaining before the greatest tournament kicks off ie World Cup which is hosted by Qatar.However all top football leagues are set to resume after one month that is when after the world is through.Below is a top class player who is said that he will use his world cup earnings to help those kids in need.
Manchester City is one of the only first two clubs to qualify to the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draw after drawing 0-0 against Copenhagen at Denmark. Man City thought they had opener through Rodri but the goal was ruled offside before Maharez missed a penalty and Gomez was shown a red card to reduce the visitors to 10 men.
English Premier League is believed to be the most competitive league in Europe. Football analyst FTBL released best XI players in the English Premier League for comparison with the best XI players of the other Europe leagues combined. Alisson Becker is the goalkeeper in the team. Thiago Silva and Virgil Van Dijk are placed as centre backs while Joao Cancelo and Trent Alexander Arnold are the left back and right back.
The 2022 summer transfer window gave some players the chance to play together once more. Here are the former team mates who were reunited in the 2022/2023 season. 1. James Rodriguez And Marcelo Vieira - The Colombian attacking midfielder and the Brazilian left back played for Real Madrid from 2014 to 2020.
New Chelsea signing chilling with the club’s jersey after his major move. Photo by Facebook Chelsea football club have been attracting top players to sign for the club even though the summer transfer window is coming closer to an end. After last season, Thomas Tuchel lost his key players, Antonio Rudiger and Andrea Christinsen to Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively.
Thomas Tuchel wants clean blood in his squad this season. As a result, a number of big players have been shown the door merely for their desire to try new waters elsewhere with examples being Marcos Alonso, Andreas Christensen, Romelu Lukaku, Antonio Rudiger and Calum Hudson Odoi.
At times the club find themselves in a position where they have to let go of their most valuable players for free. This maybe because of financial restrictions or the club and player failing to reach an agreement on a new contract. In the 2021/2022 season, Lionel Messi, Gianluigi Donnarumma and David Alaba each switched clubs as free agents.
Reaching an agreement with Leicester City over a move to sign Wesley Fofana has been one of Chelsea's biggest achievement's this week. The Blues have been chasing the highlyrated French center back for long and managed to finally win his signature few days ago. He is expected to be one of Tuchel's key options in the defence this season.
Chelsea has lost some top players this summer and another star is on the verge of leaving the club. The likes of Antonio Rudiger, Romelu Lukaku, and Andreas Christensen are some of the players who left Stamford Bridge this summer. Despite club manager Thomas Tuchel working hard in the transfer window to sign some top talent, he could lose another player this week.
Former British and Scottish footballer Ally has already revealed to football lovers an instrumental player who was the spine of Chelsea. This came after Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 win over the Blues that saw them throw away the first three points in UEFA champions league. Speaking during the post match interview on TalkSport with Gabby Agbonhlor, Ally honestly claims that Antonio Rudiger was the spine of Chelsea but after failing to give him what he wanted, they lost him to La Liga giants Real Madrid.
On 29th of August 2022, a few hours before the transfer window shuts it is still business at Stamford Bridge. The club has been busy through out the transfer period while trying to find out the potential back up for Thomas Tuchel. As a Chelsea supporter or rather a genuine football fan you might be wondering who is this.
Antonio Rudiger was one of Thomas Tuchel's favourite players during their spell together in West London and was a key figure at the heart of Chelsea defence. The German moved to Los Blancos in the last transfer window and he feels sorry for his former boss Tuchel following his recent dismissal by the club owners.
The 2022/23 Spanish Laliga campaign starts on Friday evening in what is expected to be another exciting season of Spanish top-tier football. Defending champions Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, and Sevilla are all expected to be in the title mix although realistically the title could be clinched by the first three clubs.
Image source: goal.com Leicester City have once again produced an expensive defender like Harry Maguire ok the transfer market. The Foxes have reached an agreement on a world-record fee of £75 million for French international and Leicester's defender Wesley Fofana. The player who has been keen to join Chelsea this summer is set to make a switch from the King Power stadium to Stamford Bridge.