Salomon Kalou has reacted to former Chelsea teammate Ashley Cole after he joined Frank Lampard at Everton. Shortly after Everton appointed Chelsea legend Frank Lampard as their new manager, the former Blues midfielder requested for the addition of ex-Chelsea and England teammate Cole to his coaching staff.
Ashley Cole previously worked with the Chelsea Academy occasionally before he was confirmed as an Everton coach at the start of last month. He’s also an assistant manager in the England u-21 national team set-up. Continue reading “COLE: KALOU REACTS TO EVERTON JOB”
As long as you’re a football fan and you follow the English Premier League a lot, you won’t need to be told that Chelsea are going through a patchy phase and are currently not in the firm they were this time last season. The Blues are currently out of form and it has had a huge toll on their season so far. For a side that were crowned the UEFA Champions League title and named the best team in Europe at the end of last season, they had only one job under Thomas Tuchel this season and that was to continue their blistering form to see if they can win the English Premier League title this season.
It was looking quite like the Blues would be strong challengers for the League title after the first few games of this season. They were battling toe-to-toe against Liverpool and Manchester City and were giving the Reds and the Cityzens a run for their money. But after a couple more games into the season, things began to go downhill for Tuchel and his men. Although they have suffered only a few number of defeats this season, they have drawn a lot of games and it has affected their position in the league table. Continue reading “KALOU INSISTS CHELSEA MUST TURN THEIR FORTUNES AROUND”
Salomon Kalou and Bonaventure Kalou are brothers who represented the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire on the international stage. Just like what was obtainable with his brother Bonaventure Kalou, Salomon Kalou began his football career at ASEC Mimosas in his native Cote d’Ivoire before he moved to the Dutch league.
Dutch Eredivisie giants Feyenoord snapped up Salomon Kalou in 2003 and by the following year, he was loaned out to their satellite team Excelsior. Kalou returned to Feyenoord to become a regular in the starting XI. He played in the Dutch top flight in the colours of Feyenoord for two seasons before Chelsea came calling. Salomon Kalou scored 35 goals in 67 league appearances for the Rotterdam-based outfit in his two seasons in the Dutch top flight. Continue reading “SALOMON KALOU: FEYENOORD CAREER PROBED”
Ivorian attacker Salomon Kalou was in the Chelsea squad that recovered from an inconsistent form to finish the 2008/09 season with the FA Cup title under the guidance of Dutchman GuusHiddink. The FA Cup title win was made possible by the 2-1 win over Merseyside side Everton.
Salomon Kalou was in the Chelsea squad that saw off the Toffees on the way to winning their fifth FA Cup title.
Ivorian attacker Salomon Kalou made the Chelsea starting XI selected by Roberto Di Matteo for the 2012 Champions League final encounter with Bavarian giants Bayern Munich. Salomon Kalou and his Chelsea teammates were up against it after the German Bundesliga team qualified for the final in their home stadium.
Salomon Kaloustarted the game on the right side of the Chelsea attack, while Ryan Bertrand started on the left side of the attack with Didier Drogba leading the line. Kalouwas on the pitch for 84 minutes before he made way for Fernando Torres as Chelsea searched for the equaliser. Ivorian attacker Kalou was replaced by Torres shortly after German national team player Thomas Mueller gave Bayern Munich the lead. Continue reading “KALOU: 2012 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL REVIEWED”
Salomon Kalou won the first and only major trophy of his career with the Ivory Coast at the 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). He had earlier made his debut in a friendly clash with Guinea on February 6, 2007. His Ivory Coast debutended in a 1-0 win. Over a month later, Salomon Kalou scored his first goal for his country in a 3-0 win over Mauritius.
Kalou made his competition debut at the 2008 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Ghana. He scored the only goal of the game against Nigeria in the tournament opener for the Ivory Coast. Salomon Kalou added a brace in the big quarter-final win over Guinea.His two goals gave the Ivorians a 5-0 win over their last eight opposition. Ivory Coast finished in fourth place at the end of the tournament. Continue reading “KALOU: IVORY COAST MAJOR HONOURS UNVEILED”
Ivorian attacker Salomon Kalou has given the reasons for his failed spell at Botafogo in the Brazilian league. Botafogo had experienced European football campaigners like Salomon Kalou and Japanese international star Keisuke Honda but still managed to suffer relegation from the Brazilian Serie A.
Ivorian striker Salomon Kalou is leaving Brazilian club Botafogo after the two parties reached an agreement to terminate his contract. Ex-Chelsea attacker Salomon Kalou will leave the Brazilian SerieB outfit around one year after signing for the club on a free transfer.
Salomon Kalou made the decision to terminate his contract with Botafogo on the back of the demotion from Serie A to Serie B in the Brazilian league. The ex-Hertha Berlin and Feyenoord player was unable to preventBotafogo from suffering relegation from the Serie A. He scored just once in 11 starts for the club. In total, Salomon Kalou made 25 appearances for Botafogo. Continue reading “KALOU SET TO LEAVE BOTAFOGO”
Former Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou has revealed that he has been impressed with Chelsea mama her Thomas Tuchel so far and said he believes the manager will take the club to a better position coke the end of the season. Tuchel was appointed by club owner Roman Abramovic following the sacking of former manager Frank Lampard and he has done well to deserve the praise he has been getting since then.
He has brought about a pattern of football that has seen his side play some more interesting football different from what they did under Lampard. Tuchel has improved the Chelsea defense and it is evident in how they have not been conceding goals so far this season. In his first twelve games as manager at Chelsea, the Blues kept an impressive 8 clean sheets, including one in their 1-0 UEFA Champions League victory away at Atletico Madrid. Continue reading “SALOMON KALOU GIVES HIS OPINION ABOUT CHELSEA MANAGER TUCHEL”
Keisuke Honda and Salomon Kalou were the two major players signed by Brazilian outfit Botafogo in the summer. Both signings were expected to provide a lot of attacking threat for the team. Salomon Kalou, though, has been unable to make much of an impact since he has struggled with injuries ever since coming to the club. Meanwhile, Honda could be preparing for a swift exit after he has hinted the same on his Twitter account. One of the key reasons behind both players being signed by Botafogo was the presence of coach Ramon Diaz. However, he has now been relieved from his role due to health problems.
Incidentally, Diaz was never in charge of the Botafogo team even for a single match. The former Argentina international was appointed as the coach of Botafogo only a few weeks ago. Honda went on to state the announcement as unbelievable.”Unbelievable. I will start thinking to leave if they won’t convince me in a few days,” read his statement on Twitter. Even though he was not in charge of a big match, Diaz oversaw a couple of defeats for the team and this was a major problem for Botafogo. Honda has been a very popular player since his arrival. The same can be said about Salomon Kalou, who is a Champions League winner with Chelsea. Continue reading “Honda hints at departure from Botafogo after Diaz sacking”