Willian nets brace as Chelsea crush Qarabag to romp into Champions League last-16 (Match Report)

David Luiz

Willian emerged hero of the day after scoring twice against Qarabag in a match he celebrated his 200th Chelsea appearance propelling the Premier League champions to qualify for Champions League knockout stages. The midfielder scored in style with the smoothly worked second goal and an individual effort to complete the scoring, and sandwiching his first…

Thibaut Courtois reveals why Chelsea stars are not sleeping until 3am during Qarabag clash

Gary Cahill and Danny Drinkwater

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has revealed why his colleagues are staying up to 3am during their Champions League trip to Azerbaijan. The Blues take on Qarabag on Wednesday night in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku, which is four hours ahead of the UK. Antonio Conte’s side, who have the longest round trip in their Champions…

Antonio Conte complains about Chelsea Premier League fixture

Antonio Conte and Azpilicueta

Antonio Conte has questioned the Premier League fixture list ahead of Chelsea’s trips to Azerbaijan and then Liverpool in the coming week. The Blues will play Qarabag away in the Champions League on Wednesday night local time before flying back to London and preparing to face Liverpool at Anfield three days later, reports the Evening…

(Video) Chelsea arrive for West Brom as David Luiz is on bench, N’Golo Kante expects tough match at Hawthorns

Chelsea

The Premier League cahmpions return to the Hawthorns which was the scene of Chelsea’ championship celebrations last May. Michy Batshuayi’s late goal confirmed Antonio Conte’s men as the kings of the Premier League. And until their recent win over Manchester United, their title hopes appeared to be in serious doubt. But they are back in…

Robinho reveals why his Chelsea move stopped by Real Madrid

Robinho

Former Real Madrid star Robinho has revealed the reason Los Blancos thwarted his effort to move to Chelsea. According to the Brazilian,Real Madrid refused to sell him to Chelsea because they were a Champions League rival. He eventually ended up joining Manchester City instead. Robinho forged a reputation as one of the world’s brightest talents…

Real Madrid President interested in Chelsea prime target’s release clause

Antonio Conte

Torino president Urbano Cairo has revealed his Real Madrid counterpart Florentino Perez was interested in Chelsea’s target Andrea Belotti’s release clause at the club. The 23-year-old Italian international has a €100m release clause at the Turin-based club for teams outside of Italy while Madrid were linked to the striker over summer, reports Football Espana. “I…

Victor Moses reveals how Azpilicueta helped his Chelsea career

Victor Moses and Michy Batshuayi

Victor Moses has heaped praise on his Chelsea teammate Cesar Azpilicueta, and revealed just how key the Spaniard has been to his development into the Blues’ first-choice right wing-back. Moses spent three successive seasons out on loan until the summer of 2016 when the then newly-appointed Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, handed the Nigeria international the…