Inconsistent Blues will get stronger

Inconsistent Blues will get stronger



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It is a little hard to put a finger on Chelsea.

Despite the much-heralded return of the Special One, Jose Mourinho, to Stamford Bridge, the Blues are simply blowing hot and cold at the moment.

While they looked like a proper Mourinho side when they steamrollered West Ham United 3-0 Sunday morning (Singapore time), the west London side were absolutely poor during their previous match at home against West Brom.

After that 2-2 draw, the manager deserves some credit as he cleverly deflected the spotlight from his team by making the most of that late penalty Chelsea were awarded.

However, it doesn't change the fact that the Blues were dreadful in that game against the Baggies.

It is certainly a far cry from the first Chelsea machine that ground out result after result.

I think that has a lot to do with the recent changes at the club.

For one, Mourinho has to let the players have more freedom to express themselves on the pitch, given the personnel at the club.

Without the battering ram of Didier Drogba or any traditional wingers in the team, the Portuguese tactician is playing more football now.

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