'Perhaps Chelsea wouldn’t have been able to win that season had I not fulfilled my role: Eidur Gudjohnsen's honest assessment of why his Chelsea Premier League win topped Barcelona's treble

Eidur Gudjohnsen in action for Chelsea
Eidur Gudjohnsen in action for Chelsea (Image credit: Getty)

Former Chelsea favourite Eidur Gudjohnsen has admitted that winning the Premier League with the Blues in 2004/05 meant more to him than being part of Barcelona’s history 2008/09 treble-winning campaign. 

The former Iceland international spent six years at Stamford Bridge following a £4.5million move from Bolton Wanderers in 2000 and would win two Premier League titles under Jose Mourinho in 2004/05 and 2005/06.

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.

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