Chelsea have announced that chief executive Ron Gourlay is leaving the club after over five years in the role, while a replacement is still to be announced, BBC Sport has reported.
Having originally joined the club in 2004 following work at rivals Manchester United, Gourlay succeeded Peter Kenyon in 2009 and was involved in the club’s three record signings, with Fernando Torres joining them for £50m in 2011 and Eden Hazard and Diego ...More
With Diego Costa struggling for fitness Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho now has to prepare for Sunday’s clash with Manchester United without striker Loic Remy after he was injured in the 6-0 victory over Maribor on Tuesday, according to the BBC.
Remy opened the scoring during Chelsea’s new record victory in the Champions League but in doing so picked up a muscular injury that forced him off minutes after the restart.
Diego Costa, who ha...More
Chelsea have the chance to make their position at the top of Champions League Group G an even more commanding one as they take on Slovenian champions Maribor on Tuesday.
Nemanja Matic scored one of the Blues’ many chances away to Sporting Lisbon in their last European game to take them up to four points, and with Schalke 04 having failed to defeat Maribor at home, Chelsea seem to have enough within them to comfortably top the group.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes his side can compete with Premier League leaders Chelsea and near neighbours Manchester City, ESPN has reported.
United trail the Blues by 10 points, sitting in sixth place after Monday night’s 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion. Albion took the lead through Stephane Sessegnon before Marouane Fellaini equalised in the second half. Saido Berahino put the Baggies in front again but Dale...More
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has accused national team bosses of being selfish in the way they treat players such as Diego Costa, the Spain international who has been the subject of a row between Mourinho and La Roja Coach Vicente Del Bosque, ESPN reports.
Costa is to miss the Blues’ Champions League game against Maribor on Tuesday, having also sat out the weekend win over Crystal Palace with a thigh problem. But Costa did feature t...More
Chelsea will be without Diego Costa, Ramires and Andre Schurrle for the Champions League game against Maribor, Sky Sports has reported.
The trio missed Saturday’s 2-1 win over Crystal Palace, with Schurrle struggling through illness and Ramires carrying a groin problem. The fitness of Costa has, meanwhile, been a long-running saga with Jose Mourinho questioning Spain’s handling of the international striker.
Costa is absent with a th...More
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