5 things that Mourinho need to change to get back on track
Chelsea suffered their third Premier League defeat in just five games with a 3-1 loss at Goodison Park to Everton. Make no mistake Chelsea fans, the club is now officially in a full blown crisis!
There are so many problems in this Chelsea team that you could almost call it pandemic, it’s staggering compared to last season and José Mourinho needs to put aside his loyalties and take the drastic actions necessary to turn The Blue’s fortunes around.
Chelsea Football Club Crises
Its very difficult to ascertain the source of the problems seeing as they appear so interwoven. The crisis appears to have spread all the way through the team like a virus, the players and the management must equally share the weight of responsibility for the mess they currently find themselves in.
Players are performing with zero confidence and look a shadow of their former-selves. They look un-fit and a yard short of pace. It almost feels like they are going through the motions, expecting to get a result. Every aspect of the team has problems starting from defence, through to midfield into attack. It all looks dis-jointed which is unlike a José Mourinho team.
José Mourinho is not innocent in all this either. His team selections have been somewhat unjust and his substitutions have been nothing short of bizarre.
The biggest problem Chelsea have right now is they cannot seem to stop conceding goals and they look far from convincing at the other end of the park.
5 things that Chelsea need to change
Here are the 5 things that Chelsea need to change to get their season back on track.
BRANISLAV IVANOVIC… TIME IS UP!
I could not believe my eyes when I saw the continued selection of Branislav Ivanović at right-back. Don’t get me wrong, in his heyday, Ivanović was a stand out performer for The Blues. What he has done for Chelsea Football Club in the past has been northing short of astonishing. However, there is no time for sentiment in football and his achievements of old have further emphasised his decline.
He struggles against both pace and movement which makes him a sitting duck and a liability. This was evident again against Everton, it’s very noticeable that the first two Toffee goals came from Chelsea’s right hand side. It’s an area that the opposition keep on exploiting and they will continue to do so as long as he plays in that position.
In his defence, Kurt Zouma also played a hand in Everton’s first and third goal, but that should not save the Serbian from the chop.
The fact is, Ivanoviće would be more use to Chelsea as a striker right now then he would be a right-back and thats the reality.
If Chelsea want to get back on track, they need to drop the Serbian, move César Azpilicueta to right-back and play £21.7m left-back Baba Rahman.
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