Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has claimed that only the performance of Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois prevented his side from winning the clash between the two sides on Sunday, writes Sky Sports.
As it was, the game ended one apiece with Robin van Persie scoring a dramatic late goal to grab a point after Didier Drogba’s header looked to have given the visitors another crucial win.
Courtois denied van Persie twice befor...More
Chelsea take their unbeaten record to Old Trafford in an intriguing game which sees Manchester United come up against a side from last season’s top four for the first time under Louis van Gaal.
With a short trip to Manchester City and a game against Arsenal also on the horizon, this match begins a sequence which could define what the Red Devils achieve this season, and also reveal how - or indeed if - they can compete against the bes...More
Chelsea’s Diego Costa could well face Manchester united after it was thought he would miss the clash, but only if he is able to prove he is ready in training on Saturday, the BBC is reporting.
Costa has been struggling with a hamstring injury since the end of last season and he has missed the last two games before it also emerged he spent a night in hospital this week with some form of virus.
The 26-year-old Spaniard has been recove...More
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.
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