Rafa Benitez has flicked the metaphorical V’s to his critics by guiding Chelsea to victory in the Europa League final.
With the relegation battle in full steam Khiam Barry runs the rule over the players who could depart for pastures new; should they fail to keep their current employers in the Premier League.
With the FA concluding that Mark Clattenburg did not make racial or abusive comments towards Chelsea players, the spotlight must now focus back on the behaviour of players towards officials.
If Chelsea's Frank Lampard continues to play at the top level and learn from Ryan Giggs adaptation at Manchester United, he may have plenty to offer at international level, writes Khiam Barry.
Sunderland will be hoping to emulate their North East rivals Newcastle and to challenge for Europa League spots this season…
Players from Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Wolves, Newcastle United, Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, and Manchester United are all in our 'dream squad'.
If Spurs lose their stars this summer, can they find replacements in the Premier League?
Earlier on this year Chelsea defender John Terry was stripped of the England captaincy due to a culmination of on and off the field incidents.
Since Andre Villas Boas’ dismissal from Chelsea, his former assistant Roberto Di Matteo has excelled at Stamford Bridge in a way that the Portuguese manager wishes he had done.
The Gunners boss has mentioned numerous times of late how imperative it is to rest weary bodies.
Real Madrid star linked to AS Monaco and Manchester United was not happy with his substitution at the weekend, bringing back memories of Arsenal's star man.
All the latest news and gossip from the weekend at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United, Aston Villa, Newcastle United, Everton, and Manchester City feature.
FC Porto pair Eliaquim Mangala and Nicolas Otamendi are reportedly interesting Barcelona, having previously been linked with both City and Chelsea.
Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Fulham, and Arsenal also feature.
Unhappy at Manchester United? For sale by Barcelona? Why not just head back to Arsenal. A lack of popularity may make this unlikely but it would be terribly convenient for the pair.
Rumours, speculation and tittle-tattle, but Arsenal fans have been quick to react to the possibility of Robin van Persie and Alex Song returning to the Emirates.
Ryan Babel is a yo-yo player - going from brilliant to absurd in an instant. He received his second ever red card yesterday for Kasimpasa.
Etienne Capoue was asked to play at the back against Sunderland yesterday - and did not disappoint.