Tags: Chelsea (Soccer Team)

On Soccer: Manchester City Delivered a Lesson. Will Chelsea Learn This Time?

MANCHESTER, England — As he trudged, wordlessly, away from the field, away from the crowd, away from the burning humiliation, Maurizio Sarri looked like a man who knew. He is not the first in his position to have worn that look, to have made that walk, to sense that, sooner or later, Chelsea has a…

Chelsea Signs Christian Pulisic for $73 Million

Chelsea has paid Borussia Dortmund $73 million to complete the signing of Christian Pulisic, making the 20-year-old the most expensive American player in history by some distance. Though moving to the Premier League has “always been Christian’s dream,” according to Dortmund’s technical director, Michael Zorc, Pulisic will have to wait six months for it to…

On Soccer: At Manchester United, Jose Mourinho Could No Longer Hide Behind His Past

MANCHESTER, England — Jose Mourinho was almost out of time. He had only a few hours before Manchester United’s power brokers would begin to discuss, in private, the prospect of drawing the curtain on his reign as the club’s manager. He had less than two days before it would all be over. He did not…