Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that his side are ‘in trouble’, BBC Sport has reported, after they slipped to their third Premier League defeat of the season on Saturday, 3-2 at Stoke City.
Andre Schurrle gave Chelsea the lead 10 minutes into a first half that they dominated, but despite creating several chances, they went in at half time level at 1-1 after Peter Crouch capitalised on some hesitant defending from the Blues.
After their win at Sunderland, Chelsea will be hoping for more of the same in attack, but better defending from set-pieces, which is a must for any side who visit Stoke City.
The home side will have been disappointed at their failure to find their way past a stubborn Cardiff City on Wednesday, as they missed the chance to move six points clear of the Premier League’s bottom three. Form remains inconsistent for Mark Hughes’ men, who h...More
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has insisted Kevin De Bruyne will get a chance in the first-team having shown desire and professionalism in training, writes The Guardian.
The Belgian international joined Chelsea almost two years ago and has had to spend time on loan at Genk and Werder Bremen with limited opportunities at Stamford Bridge.
De Bruyne looked set to be a first-team regular as the campaign got under-way, having started the fir...More
Chelsea are set to hold talks with Thibaut Courtois regarding his long-term future, with the stopper yet to play a match in the Premier League, writes Sky Sports.
The 21-year-old goalkeeper is currently enjoying his third-consecutive season on loan at Atletico Madrid, and has been attracting interest from Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Consistent performances have seen Coutois develop into one of the best young goalkeeper...More
Gustavo Poyet will be hoping to make it three home wins out of three as Sunderland boss, when his side take on his former club Chelsea on Wednesday.
Sunderland missed a great opportunity to move to only three points from safety on Saturday, when they failed to make the most of their superiority at Aston Villa, where they missed one gilt-edged chance, and saw another come back off the crossbar. As it is, with the gap at five points, t...More
Chelsea are interested in taking Inter Milan and Italy international defender Andrea Ranocchia to Stamford Bridge, according to Sport Mediaset.
Ranocchia, 25, has attracted interest from the likes of Juventus and Milan this season, but Chelsea are thought to be looking at the player as a replacement for David Luiz in the Blues defence. Luiz has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona, and a transfer in the January transfer wind...More
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