Head coach Antonio Conte thanked Diego Costa for his contribution at Chelsea on Friday, but declined to discuss the fractious conclusion to the striker's spell at Stamford Bridge. Costa won two Premier League titles in his three seasons at Chelsea, but admitted to pandering for a...

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck out for at least four weeks with groin injury Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck will be out until after next month's international break with a groin injury sustained against Chelsea on Sunday. Welbeck will miss Wednesday's Carabao Cup clash with Doncaster, the Premier League games...

Antonio Conte has hit out at "ridiculous" reports he turned off his phone when Ross Barkley wanted to speak to him over a possible transfer to Chelsea. Everton midfielder Barkley's move to Stamford Bridge broke down on transfer deadline day, with conflicting information emerging over the...

Premier League clubs spent a record £1.4billion on players this summer, including an unprecedented £210million on transfer deadline day, according to football finance experts Deloitte. This late flurry of spending took the league's overall outlay on players since the first transfer window in January 2003 past...

Chelsea completed a late deadline day deal to bring in England midfielder Danny Drinkwater from Leicester as confusion reigned over a failed bid for Everton's Ross Barkley. Drinkwater signed a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte ended a largely-frustrating transfer window by landing a...

Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata were on target as Chelsea showed their Premier League pedigree by swatting aside Everton. Fabregas fired Chelsea in front after 27 minutes and Morata headed in a second before half-time as the holders moved within three points of leaders Manchester United...

Chelsea will face Atletico Madrid in Champions League Group C in a draw which brings Diego Costa's ongoing exile into renewed focus. Six British clubs found out their opponents for the group stage, which begins on September 12 and 13, in the draw in Monaco on...

Antonio Conte has suggested he would like to lead Chelsea into the new Stamford Bridge. The 48-year-old led Chelsea to the Premier League title in his first season in charge last term. He signed improved terms to the initial three-year deal he agreed on taking up the...

Diminutive in stature, a giant of a player. N'Golo Kante is an outstanding footballer whose influence cannot be measured by statistics alone. He has a modest record of one Premier League goal this season. His personality is modest, too, while he is always smiling. The 26-year-old, who...