‘It wasn’t Chelsea’s first team,’ Rio Ferdinand urges Arsenal supporters to have “reality check.”

Rio Ferdinand to the effect ‘it wasn’t Chelsea’s first team’ – but former Blues man Jason Cundy believes Arsenal can win the league Rio Ferdinand says Arsenal fans shouldn’t get too excited over their 1-0 win over Chelsea because it wasn’t the Blues’ first team. The Gunners reclaimed first place in the Premier League rankings … Read more

“Do you know what I’ve heard about him.” – Rio Ferdinand reveals What Frank Lampard Told Him About Thiago Silva

Rio Ferdinand has revealed some inside information Frank Lampard told him about Chelsea’s Thaigo Silva. Everton boss Frank Lampard, who’s recently returned to management a year on from his Chelsea sacking, was the man who helped persuade Silva move to Stamford Bridge in 2020. Silva even explained he held a really positive phone conversation with Frank Lampard … Read more

Rio Ferdinand salutes ‘phenomenal’ Chelsea star and praises Chelsea’s youth set-up

Rio Ferdinand has lauded the “phenomenal” Reece James and has claimed that Chelsea strong form this season is thanks largely to the success of their youth system. Chelsea have made a brilliant start to the new campaign under Thomas Tuchel this term after having lifted the Champions League trophy and finishing fourth last season. The … Read more

“Like a man playing against boys.” – Rio Ferdinand reacts to Reece James display in Chelsea’s win against Leicester City

Rio Ferdinand has given huge praise to Chelsea defender Reece James after a weekend display in his team’s away win at Leicester City. Chelsea moved six points clear at the top of the Premier League by winning 3-0 at Leicester, albeit they’ve now played a game extra than the teams below them. Antonio Rudiger, N’Golo … Read more

“His name will be up there.” – Rio Ferdinand claims Gallagher is one of the best youngsters in the Premier League

Rio Ferdinand has claimed that Chelsea loanee Conor Gallagher is one of the very best young players in the Premier League right now.  The 21-year-old has been tearing it up this season with London rivals Crystal Palace. Gallagher is a brilliant product of the Chelsea academy, but was sent out on loan this year for … Read more

“The Jorginho one baffles me.” – Rio Ferdinand questions Jorginho’s inclusion among the top Ballon d’Or award contestants

The Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has been touted as one of the frontrunners for the 2021 Ballon d’Or title after winning the UEFA Champions League and the Euros. Rio Ferdinand has questioned the inclusion of Chelsea midfielder Jorginho among the top contestants for the 2021 Ballon d’Or award. The former England international stated that, while he understands that the Italian … Read more

“I liken him in full flow.” – Rio Ferdinand has likened Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Manchester City great Yaya Toure.

Loftus-Cheek, who has featured eight times for the Blues in all competitions so far this season, made his first start in the UEFA Champions League for over six years against Malmo away from home. The 25-year-old has recently re-introduced himself to Chelsea supporters with some fine performances from the centre of midfield and that has … Read more

“Reece James banging in goals.” – Rio Ferdinand is amazed by the impact of Reece James for Chelsea this season

Rio Ferdinand has described the impact of Chelsea player Reece James as “ridiculous” this season. James, 21, has been directly involved in more goals this campaign than anyone else in the Blues squad. The defender has four goals and three assists in just 11 appearances.  Thomas Tuchel’s system at Stamford Bridge relies on the wing-backs … Read more

“I want to see him there.” – Rio Ferdinand claimed he wants to see Loftus-Cheek starting more games for Chelsea

Rio Ferdinand has claimed he wants to see Ruben Loftus-Cheek starting more games for Chelsea moving forward. The 22-year-old has surprisingly forced his way back into favour recently at Stamford Bridge.  It looked like the Blues academy graduate had a bleak future after an average loan spell with Fulham last season, but he’s now back in … Read more

“I tell you one thing that was missing,”: Ferdinand claimed Chelsea missed Mason Mount after 1-0 lose vs Man City

Chelsea surrendered their unbeaten start to the season by losing on Saturday afternoon at home to rivals Man City in the Premier League. Rio Ferdinand has claimed that Chelsea really missed Mason Mount in their 1-0 defeat to Manchester City over the weekend. Gabriel Jesus’ deflected goal separated the teams at Stamford Bridge, but it … Read more