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Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 11:04 PM
Fresh from scoring his first hat-trick for Chelsea, Alvaro Morata showed off the skills that have made him an instant hit at Stamford Bridge.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 10:31 PM
CHRIS SUTTON: I was surprised that Alexis Sanchez was left out by Arsene Wenger against Chelsea last week. After all Arsenal’s stubbornness in refusing to sell the striker, why not use him?
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
BRYAN ROBSON: If Jose Mourinho gets fined or banned after being sent to the stands on Saturday for continually stepping out of his technical area, it will be an absolute disgrace. It was a joke of a decision.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
Morata made his markers uncomfortable on and off the ball in the game which will teach Diego Costa what being quickly forgotten looks like, should he catch the highlights.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
Drew Spence scored on her return for Chelsea Ladies before Hayes called on her players to 'put their opinions aside' as the crisis surrounding the Mark Sampson saga deepens further.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 10:30 PM
Costa's shirt is not yet in the club shop but he was in the directors box and his spirit is in the club's new home – a spirit that Atletico coach Diego Simeone has compared to ancient Rome.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 7:46 PM
Everton made a club-record attempt to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa in the final days of the summer transfer window, only to be told he only had eyes for Atletico Madrid.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 4:08 PM
OLIVER TODD AT KINGSMEADOW: Drew Spence put her ongoing involvement in the Mark Sampson saga to one side to help drive her club to a season-opening victory over Bristol City.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 24 1:27 PM
Antonio Conte thinks his Chelsea side head into their Champions League game against Atletico Madrid in good shape following a comfortable victory over Stoke.
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 23 7:24 PM
Chelsea have claimed that hat-trick hero Alvaro Morata was grateful to fans for coming up with an acceptable new song in his honour. Supporters ditched a previous anti-semitic chant
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 23 6:04 PM
Buried beneath Antonio Conte’s sound-bites about Alvaro Morata being the kind of boy you’d like your daughter to marry, the manager had an important observation to make.
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 23 4:57 PM
JOE BERNSTEIN AT THE BET365 STADIUM: Alvaro Morata scored a classy hat-trick, starting after 83 seconds, to underline there is life after Diego Costa for the Premier League champions.
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 23 3:53 PM
After both sides had hit the woodwork, Carrasco opened the scoring two minutes after halftime and Griezmann sealed the victory in the 70th.
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 23 1:23 PM
The former Chelsea striker managed to force a return to his former employers on Thursday after a summer of frustration and controversy clouded the striker's future at the Blues.
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 23 8:53 AM
Diego Costa regrets the manner of his Chelsea exit and admits to having 'special affection' for people at the club. The Brazilian has finally agreed a La Liga return to Atletico Madrid.
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 23 12:24 AM
He missed Arsenal's 3-1 win over Cologne in the Europa League last Thursday and their goalless draw in the Premier League at Chelsea on Sunday because of a knee issue.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 10:32 PM
As Diego Costa moved to the brink of completing his divorce from Chelsea, Antonio Conte described his replacement, Alvaro Morata, as the kind of person you would want your daughter to marry.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 10:31 PM
Mark Hughes is sorry to see the back of Atletico Madrid-bound Diego Costa and has questioned whether Chelsea might also miss the Spain striker’s mastery of dark arts.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 10:30 PM
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY SAMI MOKBEL: Five minutes into this interview and Ryan Bertrand’s face lights up. Full of pride, he reflects on the night of September 1, 2017.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 4:18 PM
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has dismissed suggestions that a large squad can cause problems as he prepares to add AWOL Chelsea striker Diego Costa to his ranks.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 3:58 PM
It promises to be a difficult game for the champions, and Conte may hope they gain an extra edge by getting ready at Stamford Bridge, rather than their regular Cobham training base.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 3:52 PM
The Spain international travelled from his native Brazil, where he spent his summer away from Chelsea's preparations for the Premier League season, to Spain in the early hours of Friday.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 1:44 PM
Antonio Conte says his players have not been distracted by the Diego Costa transfer saga, but the Chelsea boss thanked the Atletico Madrid bound striker for his commitment during his time at the club.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 1:26 PM
This week's test is to identify all 20 mystery footballers from just a list of every senior club they have played for in their career - listed in a random order. How many can you guess right?
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 1:06 PM
CHARLIE SKILLEN - FAN'S VIEW: It’s been one of the finest sights in football for the last few years: a snarling, ferocious beast, elbowing defenders out of the way, slamming the ball home.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 12:55 PM
Ahead of this weekend's action, Sportsmail will be providing you with all you need to know about every fixture, with team news, provisional squads, betting odds and Opta stats.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 12:42 PM
The Gabonese striker was linked with moves away from the Westfalenstadion during the summer, with his dream club Real Madrid the front-runners to secure his signature, as well as AC Milan.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 11:48 AM
It's derby day again in the capital as West Ham and Tottenham kick off the latest round of top-flight action. Here's the best bets in the Premier League and across the rest of the fixtures.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 11:42 AM
PETE JENSON: The Marca headline on Friday summed up the feeling of expectation at Atletico Madrid ahead of Diego Costa's return. It simply read: Year 1DC. This feels like a new dawn.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 10:31 AM
Stoke are facing a defensive injury crisis ahead of Chelsea's visit to the bet365 Stadium with Kevin Wimmer a major doubt and Kurt Zouma unable to play against his parent club.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 9:48 AM
Ahead of this weekend's matches in the Premier League, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 9:13 AM
Diego Costa arrived at Chelsea with a bang for £32million in the summer of 2014 and from that point drama was never far away from the Spanish striker. Here, we take a look at his highs and lows at Chelsea.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 7:52 AM
Aubameyang was a target for clubs in the Chinese Super League, where the likes of Oscar and Paulinho have played in recent seasons. But the Dortmund forward said talks over a move were a 'disaster'.
Daily Mail - Fri Sep 22 6:56 AM
Departing Chelsea striker Diego Costa insists he has no bitterness towards manager Antonio Conte, despite the Italian dismissing him via text message in the summer.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 11:35 PM
Whilst many of the Premier League's top stars were attending the launch of FIFA 18 on Thursday night, others were trying their hand at the NBA's gaming equivalent.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 10:31 PM
Chelsea will almost double their money on Diego Costa when the AWOL striker completes his return to Atletico Madrid in a deal worth close to £60million.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 6:34 PM
NFF president Amaju Pinnick, who is a friend of the striker's father, has promised 19-year-old Abraham a place in the squad for next year's World Cup, should the Super Eagles qualify.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 6:12 PM
Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has been involved in a car crash on his way home from the club's Cobham training ground.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 4:48 PM
An agreement has been struck between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Diego Costa. Here, Sportsmail's Pete Jenson breaks down the deal and what it means for the parties involved.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 2:49 PM
The long-running saga looks to finally be coming to an end after Chelsea confirmed the impending switch on Thursday. Costa has been outcast by Blues boss Antonio Conte since the summer.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 1:24 PM
Sportsmail columnist Martin Keown answers your questions as we look back at the Carabao Cup third round and ahead to the weekend's action in the Premier League .
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 12:39 PM
According to Spanish newspaper AS , Costa is expected to attend a medical in Madrid and will be unveiled as an Atletico player in the coming days but will be unavailable until January.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 10:49 AM
According to ESPN , the Brazilian, who has won five Bundesliga titles with Bayern, was the subject of a possible deadline-day swoop by Chelsea, despite a deal never materialising.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 9:25 AM
Sanchez, left out of the starting XI for the trip to Chelsea last weekend, played 90 minutes in a low-profile win over Doncaster Rovers on Wednesday night.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 9:09 AM
Nigerian Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick, who is a friend of the striker's father, has claimed that Abraham could play at Russia 2018 should the Super Eagles qualify.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 7:47 AM
Michy Batshuayi‏ called on EA Sports to improve his FIFA 18 rating after scoring his first Chelsea hat-trick on Wednesday night. The Belgian striker fired the Blues to a 5-1 win over Nottingham Forest.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 7:39 AM
Charly Musonda admitted he cried tears of joy after scoring his first goal for Chelsea in their Carabao Cup win over Nottingham Forest. Musonda scored the third of Chelsea's five goals on the night.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 21 12:00 AM
The 5-1 win set up a fourth round clash at home to Everton, but, despite facing Premier League opposition, Chelsea could field a similarly youthful squad after the Nottingham Forest rout.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 10:32 PM
EXCLUSIVE BY SAM CUNNINGHAM: Manchester City are being investigated by FIFA for breaching their regulations on youth players, the latest club to be probed after Chelsea.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 10:31 PM
CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA: A delegation from Kroll, including consultant Alex Horne, the former FA chief executive, pitched their plans to the Association of Football Agents this week.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 10:15 PM
The tie between Mauricio Pochettino and Slaven Bilic's bitter rivals is the pick of the ties for the last 16, which sees Chelsea face Everton at Stamford Bridge.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 9:48 PM
MATT BARLOW AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Little has been seen of Kenedy since he was sent home in disgrace from Chelsea’s tour in China after insulting the world’s most populous nation.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 4:57 PM
Luiz, 30, is wearing a cast after suffering the freak injury falling into the advertising hoardings at Stamford Bridge and is at risk ahead of next week's Champions League fixture at Atletico Madrid.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 3:32 PM
FIFA have revealed they have launched an investigation into Chelsea's recruitment of youth players. The club have been investigated twice previously over their signing of minors.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 2:56 PM
Real Madrid is the best represented club with a record 13 names on the international players' association FIFPro's shortlist of 55 contenders for its World XI Player Awards.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 1:14 PM
Hughes called his side's performance at Ashton Gate 'poor' as a strong team containing the likes of Kurt Zouma, Darren Fletcher and Peter Crouch were beaten 2-0 by the Championship club.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 12:08 PM
Chelsea could hand a first-team debut to 17-year-old Ethan Ampadu when they take on Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday evening.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 11:08 AM
Napoli, Everton and Chelsea are among those taking an interest in developments after the Uruguay international clashed with new teammate Neymar in Sunday's win over Lyon.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 20 7:39 AM
Mesut Ozil is back in training following the knee injury that kept him out of Arsenal's matches against Cologne and Chelsea last week. German has missed Arsenal's games with Cologne and Chelsea.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 10:30 PM
EXCLUSIVE BY SAM CUNNINGHAM: FIFA have confirmed to Sportsmail that they have launched an inquiry into Chelsea’s conduct involving signing foreign players under the age 18.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 9:47 PM
The former Chelsea and Nottingham Forest striker proved a troublesome opponent for Villa's skipper Tommy Elphick, who was sent off in the 58th minute for a foul on Bamford which conceded a penalty.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 5:13 PM
The Belgian is set to start for the first time this season against Nottingham Forest, having come off the bench three times as he continues his recovery from ankle surgery in the summer.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 5:11 PM
John Terry may have left Chelsea this summer but the former captain still remembers the friends he made during his illustrious career at Stamford Bridge. Former teammate Willian received a gift from Terry.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 5:02 PM
Mancienne left Chelsea aged 23 after making only four Premier League appearances and Warburton has encouraged others at big clubs with little senior football to do the same.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 2:50 PM
Premier League clubs promised two years ago that they would meet basic recommendations - first made in 1998 - by the start of this season. The EHRC has been left frustrated by a number of clubs.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 2:14 PM
The Belgium international is yet to start for his club this campaign following surgery on an ankle injury picked up on international duty with at the end of last season.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 10:52 AM
Michael Voller, 23, was brutally attacked after leaving Spurs' FA Cup semi final against Chelsea in April this year. Police have no released an image of a man they believe was responsible.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 10:19 AM
Antonio Conte is the best of the best when it comes to managing in Europe's top five leagues over the last 100 games, but there is encouragement for embattled Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 9:58 AM
The bigger they are, the harder they fall - the potential for giant killings has increased, and Sportsmail has examined the fixture list to pick out where the upsets could happen.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 6:52 AM
Jose Mourinho was replaced on an interim basis by Guus Hiddink before Conte took the reins and led Chelsea to the title last season. And Hazard has hailed the Italian's immediate influence..
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 19 12:20 AM
David Wagner gave the latest update on the injured Chelsea loanee, who had been expected to be out until the new year, at a press conference before Tuesday's Carabao Cup tie at Crystal Palace.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 11:41 PM
The Blues midfielder was all smiles as he attended the premier of Kingsman: The Golden Circle with his partner Daniella Semaan and her two children from a previous marriage.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 10:38 PM
The Carabao Cup third round may not see many supporters' imagination run wild but for those on the fringes of Premier League sides, it is an opportunity to impress.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 6:34 PM
Fresh from their Premier League stalemate with Arsenal, Chelsea's attentions now turn to the Carabao Cup. They begin with the visit of Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 4:30 PM
Chelsea captain Gary Cahill was left frustrated at his side's performance on Sunday after all attempts to break down Arsenal's defence proved futile, forcing them to settle for a point.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 1:29 PM
Luiz's hair-raising lunge is the latest example of the nasty streak Chelsea have developed under Conte with the unwanted habit of picking up red cards in danger of derailing their quest for silverware.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 1:17 PM
Former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins has criticised David Luiz for his atrocious tackle on Sead Kolasinac, which saw him sent off in the latter stages of their draw with Arsenal on Sunday.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 12:44 PM
Shkodran Mustafi insists Arsenal must use their performance in Sunday's goalless draw at Chelsea as a starting point for success this season, highlighting the side's defensive organisation.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 12:01 PM
While Hughes is set to have one eye on the weekend's home Premier League clash against Chelsea, the Stoke boss will give Tuesday night's Championship opposition the utmost respect.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 11:19 AM
Atletico Madrid have submitted a final £57million offer for absent Chelsea striker Diego Costa. The Spanish club are reportedly desperate to re-sign the forward and will pay a club record fee.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 9:33 AM
Five games into the Premier League and the shape of the season to come is becoming clearer. Sportsmail's Ralph Ellis shares 10 things he learned from the weekend's action.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 18 12:29 AM
Aston Villa and Republic of Ireland midfielder CONOR HOURIHANE, who is the club’s top scorer this season, on facing Ross Barkley and why John Terry is the best he’s played with