I think youth at Chelsea have little trust they will be given the opportunity. History supports this. Unfortunately with Chelsea’s fortunes looking a bit rubbish this might be opportunity some of the young kids are looking for.
EPL teams reached peak dominance in 2008. Not one of the 4 entrants were beaten by foreign opposition and Platini was looking at methods to curb the dominance.
The win by Chelsea by 2012 did not disguise the decline of the dominance of the EPL. As much a freak result as Inter.
Without Juventus then Serie would have achieved very little in the past 15 years. Had they not been relegated for match fixing it’s not unreasonable to think they would have longer streak than 7 titles on the spin.
The malaise has been there for a long time and without Juve they might have even...