Smoke and mirrors at the Bridge

With so much publicity surrounding the inclusion of a single youth product in the Chelsea squad against Sporting Lisbon, you’d think that the current Premier League leaders had discovered the next Jimmy Greaves, Duncan Edwards or Diego Maradona. There’s no doubt that Ruben Loftus-Cheek (a name that sounds as though it has been created by the left-over tiles from a game of Scrabble), has ability, otherwise the club’s PR machine wouldn’t have gone into overdrive, but is he really that good, or is this just a case of Chelsea trying too hard to demonstrate they can develop their own talent? … Continue reading Smoke and mirrors at the Bridge