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    (Original post by Depleted)
    Good one pal
    He's got a point. There's little to no chance of Chelsea retaining the title. We need a CM and a winger minimum. That's not even mentioning the defence which quite frankly is not at the right level. Offensively the fullbacks are terrible and defensively our RB is regularly caught out of position.
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    Can't wait till Diaby leaves and plays a 37 game season for us.
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    (Original post by leinad2012)
    You still haven't answered the question, why are you already disregarding the team that walked the league this season?

    I'm calling you out because you constantly try to link us with the most ridiculous transfers possible. If they're ****ty rumours from DailyMail or Metro why the **** are we talking about them, they aren't going to happen. Some personal favourites over the months which you have said:

    Whether it be in the January transfer season:
    "Schneiderlin and Hummels would be perfect in Jan, along with maybe a top-class striker (Benzema?)"

    "gundogan plz come to us srs no joke"

    Or my personal favourite just 3 months after he'd moved to Athletico, "Mandzukic would be a nice alternative to Giroud"

    "Arsenal to launch £63M bid for Hummels and Gundogan http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/foo...tmund-duo.html"

    "Wouldn't mind a player near his [Defoe] age tho (Ribery, Robben )"


    And in the last few months:

    "need to buy verratti and hummels tbh"

    "Just invest in Reus and Vidal tbh"

    "Griezmann/Verratti playing for us would be just "


    You have literally linked us with every CDM under the sun and all is does is make our rival fans think all Arsenal fans are deluded


    Also inb4 Obsessed, sorry not sorry
    Last thing you need is Hummels imo. Guy is over-rated absolutely defined.
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    (Original post by Mackay)
    Last thing you need is Hummels imo. Guy is over-rated absolutely defined.
    Cb is probably the last area that needs improving now bar lb and rb, we have 3 excellent choices and Chambers plus Monreal and Debuchy can play there (albiet poorly). Plus we would have to pay over the considering United need a new CB, Chelsea may do within a year, you lot probably do too.
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    (Original post by Depleted)
    So you genuinely think that Arsenal or Manchester United have a better chance of winning the league than Chelsea?
    I do? In reality anything other than that is a failure on their parts. But you got two specialists in that in Van Gaal and Wenger. So I wouldn't be surprised if both of them fail this season coming and somehow Chelsea retain the title against all the odds.
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    (Original post by jam277)
    I do? In reality anything other than that is a failure on their parts. But you got two specialists in that in Van Gaal and Wenger. So I wouldn't be surprised if both of them fail this season coming and somehow Chelsea retain the title against all the odds.
    Please stop with the little horse bull**** it is getting tiresome
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    (Original post by leinad2012)
    Please stop with the little horse bull**** it is getting tiresome
    It's not bull****. Stefano is right.
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    What do we think of Tottenham? - ****....!

    What do we think of ****? - Tottenham...!
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    Lol, yeah Chelsea winning the title next season would be nothing short of a miracle!

    /sarcasm
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    (Original post by jam277)
    It's not bull****. Stefano is right.
    Reasons?
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    (Original post by leinad2012)
    Reasons?
    He's just #salty
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    (Original post by leinad2012)
    Reasons?
    We've been in decline second half of the season, we have very little squad depth and of our little squad depth Mourinho refuses to use. Our football has become glaringly predictable, while Hazard is a great player, he has shown that he does not have enough goals in him to dig Chelsea out of a hole, at best Hazard is a 1 in 2 player, he can dictate a game and maybe score a goal but he's not a machine like Ronaldo to dig us out of holes with a goal a game.

    Costa needs to have a supply. There's only so much he can do when he's feeding off scraps and with Fabregas' second half fade that basically means that the supply to Costa is cut off.

    I don't think our defence will get anywhere near as many goals this season and people will wise up to our set piece routines.

    We will likely get far in the CL this season coming due to our seeding while Arsenal and United won't so that then means that we will have to rotate the squad, something Mourinho is not good at doing so will just lead to us declining in the second half of the season, our fitness levels are nowhere near the old Mourinho Chelsea team, or that of his Real Madrid/Inter teams who play in less physically demanding leagues anyway so he could afford to do that.

    Financial Fair Play rules are being eased too so that basically means we cannot compete financially with Manchester United and Manchester City(i.e. key players will be taken)

    If we had a CM, a Winger/Forward I'd be more confident of somehow retaining the title. However at this moment in time there is no possible way we will win the title next season with the current squad we have.
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    Wenger "no superstars" possible implications?
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    (Original post by Toussaint)
    Wenger "no superstars" possible implications?
    Means he won't be looking until we suffer another 3-1 home defeat first game of the season
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    (Original post by Toussaint)
    Wenger "no superstars" possible implications?
    Meaningless. He said we won't compete for players like Bale and Pogba at "stratospheric" prices of 60-100mil. Nothing we didn't already know anyway.
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    (Original post by AR_95)
    Means he won't be looking until we suffer another 3-1 home defeat first game of the season

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    (Original post by jam277)
    Looool, that was a good day, up there with 5-1 and 6-3 for me. The butthurt reaction after we beat them at emirates this year was good too, wanted to win 1-0 with no shots on target though.
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    (Original post by jam277)
    We've been in decline second half of the season, we have very little squad depth and of our little squad depth Mourinho refuses to use. Our football has become glaringly predictable, while Hazard is a great player, he has shown that he does not have enough goals in him to dig Chelsea out of a hole, at best Hazard is a 1 in 2 player, he can dictate a game and maybe score a goal but he's not a machine like Ronaldo to dig us out of holes with a goal a game.

    Costa needs to have a supply. There's only so much he can do when he's feeding off scraps and with Fabregas' second half fade that basically means that the supply to Costa is cut off.

    I don't think our defence will get anywhere near as many goals this season and people will wise up to our set piece routines.

    We will likely get far in the CL this season coming due to our seeding while Arsenal and United won't so that then means that we will have to rotate the squad, something Mourinho is not good at doing so will just lead to us declining in the second half of the season, our fitness levels are nowhere near the old Mourinho Chelsea team, or that of his Real Madrid/Inter teams who play in less physically demanding leagues anyway so he could afford to do that.

    Financial Fair Play rules are being eased too so that basically means we cannot compete financially with Manchester United and Manchester City(i.e. key players will be taken)

    If we had a CM, a Winger/Forward I'd be more confident of somehow retaining the title. However at this moment in time there is no possible way we will win the title next season with the current squad we have.

    I get the whole in decline thing, but even so you've still taken, what, the 2nd most points since Christmas? Plus all of your key player now get 3 months off, Sanchez will be dead/ won't play due to holiday for the first 5-10 games of the season.

    The squad depth is your only real issue, and let's be honest, your players don't get injured where as you can guarantee that both us and United will have at least 4 first team players out at some point next season. Your starting XI is also pretty complete. Add in the fact your star summer signing has had an injury plagued season and only started 24 games this season and missed 12 games, but has STILL been one of the top scorers in the league shows that he will still have a lot extra to give next season.

    Having lots of CL games could be a problem if you get far, but you still have a lot of youth players coming through. Overall I'd agree you need a new CM and winger, but we need a new keep CDM, St and winger, United need a new CB (probably 2), a new CM, St, winger and probably a new keeper.

    It'll be closer next season sure, and I'm fairly sure that 2 players and we'll challenge you whilst United will definitely strengthen, but to say yu aren't favourites is laughable all considered.

    Also, how does FFP being loosened do anything but HELP Chelsea, Sugar daddy will just buy 3 or 4 new players for you rather than mugging off those frenchie's
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    Just going to put it out there our away form against the top 6 wasn't that bad, only lost to Spurs and Chelsea and beat City. Our focus has to be on beating Swansea Stoke Spurs and Swansea next season away
 
 
 
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