The Chelsea players, FlorentMalouda inclusive, were involved in the biggest game of their career with the 2012 UEFA Champions League final and it was now or never for the experienced players in the Chelsea team under the managerial era of former player, Roberto Di Matteo.
Chelsea saw off the likes of Portuguese giants Benfica, Italian Serie A club Napoli and Spanish La Liga heavyweights Barcelona in dramatic fashion before sealing a final meeting with German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich who were also the hosts for the final. On their part, Bayern Munich saw off FC Basel of Switzerland, French giants Marseille and Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid to book their place in the final. Continue reading “MALOUDA: 2012 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL REVIEWED”
FlorentMalouda spent three years at French club Guingamp for a period of three years between 2000 and 2003 netting 15 goals in 82 games in the league in the process. The Frenchman signed for Guingamp from his first professional club, Chateauroux. FlorentMalouda was in the youth system at Chateauroux before he was promoted to the first team in 1996.Maloudahad earlier attracted the interest of scouts from the Paris-based club whom he joined in 1995.
Malouda had to leave Cayenne, French Guiana, where he was born to study and play his football in Paris, the French capital. The ex-French national team player made his debut for Chateauroux in French Ligue 2 in 1996 and he went on to represent the club 57 times before moving to Guingamp. Continue reading “MALOUDA: GUINGAMP CAREER REVEALED”
Retired French international FlorentMalouda spent a lot of his club career in the colours of Olympique Lyon in France and Premier League giants Chelsea. FlorentMalouda spent a combined total of ten years representing Lyon and Chelsea.
Malouda had played professional football for both Chateauroux and Guingamp in France before his Lyon career started in 2003. The left winger was part of the successful Lyon era. He won the French Ligue 1 title in each of his four seasons at Lyon. Continue reading “FLORENT MALOUDA: CLUB CAREER EXAMINED”
Ex-French national teamwinger FlorentMaloudawas one of the past Chelsea players to speak on the controversial European Super League.
FlorentMalouda and another Chelsea player Paul Canoville spoke against the European Super League as they expressed disappointment at Chelsea being one of the 12 clubs that decided to form a breakaway league known as the European Super League. Continue reading “MALOUDA GIVES HIS SUPER LEAGUE VERDICT”
Former Chelsea and Lyon winger FlorentMalouda is one of a selected few players to have represented two countries. FlorentMalouda played for the French national team for several years earning 80 caps in the process and has also featured for French Guiana. Malouda scored nine goals in 80 appearances for Les Blues over an eight-year period between 2004 and 2012. The 40-year-old played his last game in international footballat Euro 2012 in the colours of Les Blues before returning to the international football scene five years later with French Guiana. FlorentMalouda decided to play for his home nation French Guiana, a non-FIFA association, in 2017. He was named in the squad for the CONCACAF Gold Cup that same year. He had already made his debut for French Guiana in a friendly against Barbados. His participation at the 2017 Gold Cup was in doubt after the ruling from CONCACAF that the player is ineligible according to FIFA rules. French Guiana still went ahead to field him in the goalless draw with Honduras and this led to the country forfeiting that game in favour of Honduras.
Florent Malouda had a successful career in the Premier League in the colours of Chelsea whom he joined in the summer of 2007. The 40-year-old signed for Chelsea from French giants Lyon. The Blues were said to have paid £13m to sign him from Lyon. Florent Malouda made his debut for Chelsea in the 2007 Community Shield loss to Manchester United. He was on target as Manchester United beat Chelsea on penalties after the two clubs had played out a 1-1 draw.
FlorentMalouda made his Premier League bow one week later in the 3-2 win over Birmingham City at Stamford Bridge. The Frenchman played 83 minutes of that game. Malouda started on the left side of the Chelsea and he was able to score on his Premier League debut. Continue reading “FLORENT MALOUDA: CHELSEA CAREER EXAMINED”
Former Chelsea player Florent Malouda has asked the club’s fans to take it easy and be patient with summer signing Timo Werner as the German striker still tries to work hard to better his goal-scoring abilities in order to help the team.
Blues manager Frank Lampard splashed the cash heavily in the summer and completed the signings of a host of players, including Werner, and the former RB Leipzig man has not really been himself. Although the striker put his name on the scoresheet in his side’s FA Cup win over Morecambe, he has still struggled to adapt well to the Premier League and help his team score important and much-needed goals. Continue reading “MALOUDA CALLS FOR PATIENCE WITH WERNER”
Ex-French international Florent Malouda has been named as one of the best French players to ever grace the Premier League in the colours of West London giants Chelsea. The 40-year-old played for the Blues from 2007 to 2013. Malouda played a major role to help Chelsea to win the 2009/10 Premier League campaign under the managerial guidance of Carlo Ancelotti who’s the current manager at Merseyside giants Everton.
He has been named as one of the best five French players to play for Chelsea. The list was compiled by theprideoflondon.com and Florent Malouda was named the fourth best French player in the history of Chelsea football club. Ex-Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal defender William Gallas came in at fifth position on the list. Continue reading “MALOUDA MAKES FRENCH LIST AT CHELSEA”
Frank Lampard has been priased for using top academy stars this season and getting results. As the Premier League side was banned for two transfer windows and as stars exited, Lampard had to rely on academy products.
The Blues have made real investment in youth over the years and they have started to break into the first team. For many years the academy could not produce top level talents such as John Terry to break into the senior team and for that they received a lot of stick. The club kept on buying established players and winning titles. It was a formula that worked. However, in the last few years things are changing. Continue reading “CHELSEA YOUTH STARS POWERED BY ACADEMY”
Barcelona are leading the race to sign Miralem Pjanic from Juventus. The two clubs have discussed the possibility of a player swap. Ivan Rakitic and Arthur Melo have been mentioned as the possible players to move to Turin. However, according to latest reports, the Blaugrana’s bid to land Pjanic from Juventus could be broken at the last minute, with former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri keen to agree a swap deal with former club that involves Italian midfielder Jorginho.
According to various reports, Bosnian international Pjanic is understood to have already agreed terms with Barcelona ahead of a potential summer move, even though the final terms of the deal have not been agreed between the two clubs. Continue reading “SARRI EYES JORGINHO REUNION”