- May 10, 2019
- 1 minute read
Hazard Move with Looming Travel Ban Would Be Devastating for Chelsea
Chelsea has secured a place in the top four and will play in the Champions League next season. Chelsea is 20 points behind Liverpool and Manchester City at this moment going into the weekend.
Callum Hudson-Odoi becomes crucial to hopes going in next year with the departure of Hazard. Hudson-Odoi is also looking to move with interest coming from Bayern Munich. Hudson-Odoi is only under contract for one more season.
Christian Pulisic will not be able to ease his way into the lineup. The American will be counted on to be a key contributor with the exit of Hazard. Chelsea is currently under a transfer ban for two transfer windows that are too start this summer barring the results of an appeal by the club. The ban would prevent Chelsea from bringing in another winger to help ease the loss of Hazard. The club will be hard pressed to replace 19 goals and the 15 assists in all competitions this season.
Early Odds for UEFA Champions League Final
The early odds for the UEFA Champions League final place Liverpool as favorite. Liverpool’s odds to win are at 1-2, while Tottenham Hotspur sits at 6-4 as we await the all England final.
Norwich Upset Magnifies Loss of Laporte for Man City
The frustration was palpable after Norwich City regained their two-goal lead on Saturday against Manchester City. The goal came from a turnover just outside the box by Nicolas Otamendi.
Around Soccer and MLS Playoffs Looming
We go around soccer as the leagues are back from international break. A look at the EPL, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, and the MLS.