Browsing Oscar dos Santos

Chelsea FC – Oscar Still Not a Perfect Premier League Fit

Posted on 12 Dec, 2012, by in Soccer

Price tags mean nothing; they don’t make a player suddenly better. Oscar arrived at Chelsea from Internacional with a lot of people expecting the young Brazilian to turn into a star overnight, but the different style and pace on the field while adapting to a whole new country and language means it’s going to take some more time. More

Chelsea FC – Fernando Torres Looking Bad Again

Posted on 23 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

A new season, and the gamble to make Fernando Torres the only true striker in the squad isn’t exactly paying off for Chelsea, despite collecting another win without playing too well. He has scored two league goals, but he’s back to the old depressed and frustrated look, while Di Matteo tries to finally get the attacking midfield going. More

Chelsea FC – Beyond All the Oscar Excitement

Posted on 20 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

For a few minutes, all the problems Chelsea suddenly began having were gone. Oscar scored two goals in the space of two minutes to put his side 2-0 up over Juventus, promising a dream start to their champions league campaign. Problem is, Chelsea weren’t playing Wigan or Reading, but the Italian champions, who showed, once again, the many flaws in Roberto Di Matteo’s side. More

Best Goals of the Night – Oscar, Toni Kroos & Alyaksandr Valadzko

Posted on 19 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

The night’s biggest surprise, BATE Borisov winning in France against Lille, provided the fantastic Alyaksandr Valadzko goal, opening the 3-1 win. However, the two biggest matches, Bayern hosting Valencia and Juventus visiting Chelsea, gave us the brilliant goals by Toni Kroos and Oscar. More

Oscar Wonder Goal Doesn’t Help in Champions League Opener (Chelsea vs Juventus)

Posted on 19 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

For a short while, it looked like Oscar was having a dream debut in the Champions League, scoring two first half goals, including one perfect and memorable one to give Chelsea a 2-goal lead. Alas, Juventus were serious when they declared they were coming to Stamford Bridge to score, coming back with an Arturo Vidal goal and later on a Fabio Quagliarella equalizer in the second half, endning the match at 2-2. More

10 Most Expensive Football Transfers in Summer 2012

Posted on 2 Sep, 2012, by in Featured

Who would have guessed three years ago that Paris Saint-Germain will have three players in the top 10 most expensive signings of the 2012 summer transfer window? Despite big names like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Robin van Persie and Eden Hazard, the most expensive deal was to get Thiago Silva of AC Milan. More

Chelsea FC – The Cost of Building the Current Squad

Posted on 28 Aug, 2012, by in Soccer

The get the current squad Chelsea have now, they have spent over £300 million in transfer fees over the years, beginning with Frank Lampard in 2001, through Michael Essien in 2005, Fernando Torres in 2011 (the most expensive player in Premier League history) and Eden Hazard this summer, for a change looking like someone worth the money spent. More

Transfer Rumors 2012 – Oscar Almost a Chelsea Player

Posted on 24 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

All great transfer sagas come to an end, and Oscar dos Santos isn’t any different, as it seems the only thing keeping the 20 year old Brazilian from completing his move from Internacional to Chelsea is getting a work permit. Considering he’s played six times already for the national side and will play for Brazil in the Olympic games, it’s safe to assume he’ll get a permit. More

Transfer Rumors 2012 – Chelsea Bids Keep Getting Rejected

Posted on 18 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

The list of players Chelsea want is long – Hulk, Oscar dos Santos, Victor Moses, Willian, Andre Schurrle. The common denominator? All the bids for these players have been rejected so far, making it hard to keep track of who Chelsea are really after and what’s the priority. More