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.