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London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 8:26 PM
John Terry says Virgil van Dijk would walk into the starting line-ups of Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal, but not Chelsea's.
London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 7:26 PM
John Terry has revealed he came "really close" to joining a Premier League club but could not face playing against Chelsea.
London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 2:31 PM
Aaron Ramsey will not be available until early January due to a hamstring injury, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.
London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 2:02 PM
Antonio Conte plans to keep his beard in the hope it continues to bring Chelsea good luck - and make him look attractive.
London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 11:23 AM
Antonio Conte is expected to make a number of changes as Chelsea target a place in the last four of the Carabao Cup.
London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 11:18 AM
Antonio Conte‚Äč believes that Premier League clubs must not allow leaders Manchester City to strengthen their squad further with the signing of in-demand defender Virgil van Dijk.
London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 9:58 AM
Chelsea plan to open talks with Andreas Christensen in the new year over a contract extension.
London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 9:17 AM
Antonio Conte insists he deserves greater respect for his achievements at Chelsea amid speculation over his future in the Stamford Bridge dugout.
London Evening Standard - Mon Dec 18 7:07 AM
Marcos Alonso has called on Chelsea to win every Premier League game to stand any chance of retaining the title.
London Evening Standard - Sun Dec 17 1:46 PM
Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea must maintain their winning sequence to be in a position to pounce if Manchester City slip up.
London Evening Standard - Sun Dec 17 12:24 PM
Antonio Conte faces a balancing act as he prepares his Chelsea team for Wednesday's Carabao Cup quarter-final against Bournemouth.
London Evening Standard - Sun Dec 17 8:36 AM
Antonio Conte refused to comment on whether Chelsea could go back in for Virgil van Dijk in January but labelled the Southampton defender as a "really good player".
London Evening Standard - Sat Dec 16 7:53 PM
Manchester City get top billing on Match of the Day tonight as Pep Guardiola's side eased to a 16th consecutive Premier League win with a 4-1 rout of Tottenham.
London Evening Standard - Sat Dec 16 6:52 PM
Antonio Conte has highlighted Chelsea's recent impressive form as the Premier League champions enter a busy festive period attempting to keep pace with runaway leaders Manchester City.
London Evening Standard - Sat Dec 16 6:45 PM
Antonio Conte admits he has a problem to solve now that Marcos Alonso is suspended for Chelsea's EFL Cup quarter-final clash against Bournemouth.
London Evening Standard - Sat Dec 16 5:43 PM
Marcos Alonso's free-kick in first-half injury time was enough for Chelsea to consolidate third place in the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Southampton.
London Evening Standard - Sat Dec 16 4:53 PM
Marcos Alonso's fine free kick secured a narrow 1-0 win for Chelsea over Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
London Evening Standard - Sat Dec 16 2:09 PM
Alvaro Morata has been left on the bench against Southampton as Eden Hazard starts up front for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
London Evening Standard - Sat Dec 16 12:21 PM
Mauricio Pellegrino has revealed that Southampton have a special plan to try and contain the threat of Eden Hazard at Stamford Bridge.
London Evening Standard - Sat Dec 16 8:33 AM
Willian and Pedro have been underused by Chelsea, and Antonio Conte has made a mistake using the formation he has over the last couple of months.
London Evening Standard - Fri Dec 15 10:29 PM
Antonio Conte says he is "disappointed" there remains doubts in some quarters as to whether David Luiz's knee injury is genuine.
London Evening Standard - Fri Dec 15 9:32 PM
Mauricio Pellegrino says his Southampton side cannot afford to focus on individuals when they travel to London to face Chelsea this weekend.
London Evening Standard - Fri Dec 15 3:37 PM
Antonio Conte expects Chelsea to "suffer" against Southampton on Saturday because of the manner of the Saints' loss to Leicester in midweek.
London Evening Standard - Fri Dec 15 2:36 PM
Michy Batshuayi hopes to leave Chelsea on a loan move next month to ease fears over losing his place in Belgium's World Cup squad.
London Evening Standard - Fri Dec 15 1:57 PM
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has confirmed Alvaro Morata is in contention to play against Southampton on Saturday despite the striker still experiencing pain in his back.
London Evening Standard - Fri Dec 15 12:47 PM
Atletico Madrid will let Antoine Griezmann leave if the right opportunity comes along, according to coach Diego Simeone.
London Evening Standard - Fri Dec 15 6:45 AM
Mesut Ozil will not leave Arsenal for Manchester United as Willian is a more appealing target for Jose Mourinho, according to former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins.
London Evening Standard - Thu Dec 14 10:10 AM
Alvaro Morata is regularly watching a DVD of Chelsea legend Didier Drogba in a bid to become a better striker at Stamford Bridge.
London Evening Standard - Wed Dec 13 10:38 PM
Manchester City get top billing on Match of the Day tonight as they claimed a record-breaking 15th Premier League win in a row with a 4-0 victory at Swansea.
London Evening Standard - Wed Dec 13 10:34 PM
Chelsea bounced back from defeat to beat Huddersfield in midweek but Antonio Conte insists the title race remains over ahead of Southampton visiting on Saturday.
London Evening Standard - Wed Dec 13 4:52 PM
Gary Cahill believes Andreas Christensen has proven he is good enough to start each week for Chelsea, and backed the defender to only improve with time.
London Evening Standard - Wed Dec 13 11:55 AM
Willian insists he will not be leaving Chelsea during the January transfer window, despite his lack of first-team action this season.
London Evening Standard - Wed Dec 13 9:15 AM
Eden Hazard praised Chelsea's 'fantastic' front three for sticking to Antonio Conte's gameplan in the victory at Huddersfield.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 11:54 PM
A frank Antonio Conte offered no apologies for writing off Chelsea's title challenge, saying it would be "bulls**t" to suggest otherwise due to Manchester City's awesome form.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 11:16 PM
Willian has admitted he wants to play more for Chelsea, but will continue to "do his job" whenever he does start for the champions this season.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 10:57 PM
Antonio Conte was full of praise for Willian, Pedro and Tiemoue Bakayoko after the trio starred in Chelsea's 3-1 win away to Huddersfield on Tuesday night.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 10:31 PM
Willian stole the show for Chelsea on Tuesday as the Brazilian's goal and two assists inspired the Premier League champions to a 3-0 win away to Huddersfield Town.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 9:49 PM
Willian stole the show for Chelsea as the Brazilian's goal and two assists inspired the Premier League champions to a 3-1 win away to Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 7:04 PM
Antonio Conte has opted to replace the injured Alvaro Morata with Eden Hazard for Chelsea's Premier League clash away to Huddersfield on Tuesday night.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 5:02 PM
Antonio Conte has told his Chelsea players to pay attention to Huddersfield's counter-attacking threat at John Smith's Stadium on Tuesday night.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 4:40 PM
Chelsea are considering joining Arsenal and Liverpool in the race to sign Monaco star Thomas Lemar next month.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 11:24 AM
Judging by Marcos Alonso's reaction, Chelsea players will struggle to accept their defence of the Premier League trophy is over after just 16 games.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 8:48 AM
Chelsea must respond to derby defeat at West Ham with a dominant victory at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday, defender Cesar Azpilicueta has said.
London Evening Standard - Tue Dec 12 7:10 AM
Antonio Conte has said Chelsea needs to be more clinical after their 1-0 loss to West Ham on Saturday.