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Chelsea stronger and hungrier, Conte warns Mourinho

Antonio Conte has warned Manchester United he is “stronger and hungrier” after Chelsea’s setback in Rome. Mourinho and Conte The Blues lost control of their Champions League group with a 3-0 defeat to Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday and have now failed to win four of their last seven matches in all competitions. […]

Morata, Lukaku seek return to form as Chelsea face Man Utd

Alvaro Morata and Romelu Lukaku will be under pressure to fire their teams back into the Premier League title race when the misfiring strikers clash in Chelsea’s showdown with Manchester United on Sunday. Chelsea’s French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko (L) celebrates scoring his team’s fourth goal with Chelsea’s Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard during the UEFA Champions […]

Champions League: How Roma mauled Chelsea

Stephan El Shaarawy scored a brace as AS Roma mauled Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League Group C on Tuesday at the expense of the English champions. The rematch in Rome’s Stadio Olympico after a 3-3 thriller in London two weeks ago did not disappoint the 55,000 crowd in Rome as Chelsea […]

Hazard keeps champions Chelsea in title hunt

Eden Hazard quietened the debate surrounding Antonio Conte’s future with the second-half goal that secured a 1-0 win at Bournemouth on Saturday and maintained champions Chelsea’s hold on fourth spot, nine points adrift of Premier League leaders Manchester City. Hazard Chelsea manager Conte had reacted angrily to suggestions in the build-up to this game that […]

Furious Conte lambasts reports of Chelsea unrest

Antonio Conte described reports of unrest at Chelsea that cast doubt over his future at the reigning Premier League champions as “bullshit” on Friday. The furious Italian denies his reign has been undermined by players texting his former assistant Steve Holland to complain of his training methods and rejected a story that he will not […]

Conte: I’m not scared of Chelsea sack

Antonio Conte  insists he isn’t scared of being sacked by  Chelsea. Aubameyang The Italian avoided seeing his Premier League winners suffer their third straight top-flight loss on Saturday when Chelsea came from behind to beat Watford 4-2 at Stamford Bridge. But after beating Watford 4-2, Conte insisted he will never be worried about being relieved […]

Batshuayi brace gets Chelsea back on track

Michy Batshuayi stepped off the bench to inspire Chelsea’s fightback as Antonio Conte’s side eased the pressure on their manager with a hard-fought 4-2 victory over Watford on Saturday. Batshuayi Conte’s position has come under scrutiny after back-to-back Premier League defeats and claims of player unrest over his training methods. The Italian appeared set for […]

Troubled Chelsea fight to boost flagging morale

Chelsea are beset by injury problems and low morale as the troubled champions look to get their Premier League title defence back on track against Watford on Saturday. Chelsea’s Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard (L) vies with Roma’s Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman during a UEFA Champions league group stage football match between Chelsea and Roma at […]

Conte hits back at Mourinho over injury jibe

Antonio Conte warned Jose Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea after the Manchester United boss criticised managers who complain about injuries. Conte-Mourinho Defending United’s cautious tactics in last weekend’s draw at Liverpool and Wednesday’s 1-0 win over Benfica, Mourinho made it clear he had opted for a conservative approach because his side are missing key […]

Chelsea blame Nigeria for Moses injury

Chelsea have blamed the senior national team of Nigeria for the hamstring injury picked up by Victor Moses in their 1-2 loss to Crystal Palace last weekend. Moses injured Moses left the pitch five minutes before the half time break and the club confirmed report that he will be out for four to six weeks […]