Glen Johnson


Chelsea's First 7 Post-Takeover Signings: Where Are They Now?

Glen  Johnson (L) and Luis Suarez contest for the ball during a Liverpool FC training session at Melbourne Cricket Ground on July 23, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.

The arrival of Roman Abramovich at Chelsea in June 2003 shook up the landscape of English football forever. In his 16+ years in charge of the club, Abramovich has been criticised for being short-termist, ruthless and too quick to hire and fire managers. Despite those criticisms, since his arrival, no English team has won more trophies than the West Londoners.

Rafa Benitez's Last 7 Liverpool Signings: Where Are They Now?

Alberto Aquilani of UD Las Palmas looks on prior to the La Liga match between Celta de Vigo and Las Palmas at Estadio Balaidos on March 5, 2018 in Vigo, Spain.

As a combination, Liverpool and Rafa Benitez enjoyed a fairly happy six-year union, a period best remembered for the club’s heroic 2005 Champions League title. There’s still a lot of affection between the club and their former boss, although they find themselves in completely contrasting situations right now.