Antonio Conte: "We were in control"Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says that he is happy to have claimed a comprehensive win over a tough opponent in Stoke City.
Sep 23, 18:05
Result: Alvaro Morata hat-trick helps clinical Chelsea thrash Stoke CityAlvaro Morata scores his first Chelsea hat-trick as the champions thrash Stoke City 4-0 at the bet365 Stadium.
Sep 23, 16:52
Team News: Eden Hazard still on Chelsea benchEden Hazard remains on the bench as Chelsea visit Stoke City.
Sep 23, 14:01
Live Commentary: Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea - as it happenedRelive Chelsea's 4-0 win over Stoke City as Alvaro Morata's hat-trick helps the clinical champions to all three points at the bet365 Stadium.
Sep 23, 14:01
Antonio Conte: 'Alvaro Morata must become more aggressive'Chelsea boss Antonio Conte believes that Alvaro Morata is the kind of man people want their daughters to marry, but wants the striker to get meaner on the pitch.
Sep 23, 12:20
Willian: 'Chelsea just as strong as last season'Chelsea midfielder Willian believes that the Blues remain as strong as they were last year despite several high-profile departures over the summer.
Sep 23, 11:50
Phil Neville: 'Diego Costa better suited to English game than Alvaro Morata'Departing Chelsea striker Diego Costa is better suited to the Premier League than Alvaro Morata, according to Phil Neville.
Sep 22, 22:57
Filipe Luis "very glad" to reunite with Diego Costa at Atletico MadridFilipe Luis is happy to welcome Diego Costa 'back home' to Atletico Madrid, as the Chelsea striker edges closer to his Stamford Bridge exit.
Sep 22, 18:55
Ray Wilkins questions Chelsea's decision to let Diego Costa leaveChelsea should have welcomed Diego Costa back to the club and used Alvaro Morata as a back-up striker, according to former player and coach Ray Wilkins.
Sep 22, 16:43
Preview: Stoke City vs. ChelseaSports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Stoke City and Chelsea at the bet365 Stadium.
Sep 21, 16:29
Ray Wilkins: 'Diego Costa better option than Alvaro Morata'Former Chelsea player and coach Ray Wilkins insists that, while Alvaro Morata is "a better footballer" than Diego Costa, the latter is a better option for Antonio Conte.
Sep 18, 18:55
Guillem Balague: 'Robert Lewandowski wants Real Madrid'Spanish journalist Guillem Balague says that Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski "will try everything he can" in order to force a move to Real Madrid next summer.
Sep 18, 14:22
Borja Mayoral: 'I will continue working hard'Following his goal against Real Sociedad, Borja Mayoral vows to 'continue working hard' in a bid to secure more starts for Real Madrid.
Sep 18, 12:57
Premier League: Five things we learned this weekendSports Mole looks at five things we learned from a Premier League weekend which saw the Manchester clubs march on while Crystal Palace's misery deepens.
Sep 18, 10:37
Result: Chelsea, Arsenal play out goalless drawChelsea and Arsenal play out a goalless draw in Sunday afternoon's Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 17, 15:22
Team News: Eden Hazard named on Chelsea bench, Mesut Ozil misses out for ArsenalEden Hazard will start this afternoon's Premier League clash against Arsenal on the Chelsea bench, while Mesut Ozil misses out for the Gunners.
Sep 17, 12:34
Alvaro Morata reveals Manchester United approachChelsea striker Alvaro Morata reveals that Manchester United tried to sign him during the summer, but that Antonio Conte convinced him to move to Stamford Bridge.
Sep 16, 09:35
Alvaro Morata wants to lift Champions League with ChelseaAlvaro Morata targets Champions League success with Chelsea, having previously reached the final with Juventus and won the competition last season at Real Madrid.
Sep 15, 14:35
Preview: Chelsea vs. ArsenalSports Mole previews Sunday lunchtime's Premier League meeting between champions Chelsea and London rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 14:01
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. ArsenalSports Mole selects a combined XI of Chelsea and Arsenal players ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between the London rivals at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 15, 12:18
Alvaro Morata: 'I need to start scoring with my feet'Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is happy with the way he has adapted to life in a new division, but jokes that he now intends to start scoring with his feet.
Sep 14, 11:48
Cesc Fabregas 'facing Chelsea axe for visit of Arsenal'A report claims that Cesc Fabregas will be dropped to the bench for the visit of Arsenal next weekend, as Chelsea boss Antonio Conte favours a powerful midfield.
Sep 13, 15:22
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid could not sign a new number nine'Zinedine Zidane says that Real Madrid could not pull off the signing of an out-and-out striker in the summer but thinks that the squad will get by.
Sep 12, 20:19
Team News: Alvaro Morata, Eden Hazard on Chelsea benchAlvaro Morata and Eden Hazard start among the substitutes as Chelsea welcome Qarabag in the Champions League.
Sep 12, 18:56
Live Commentary: Chelsea 6-0 Qarabag FK - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of Chelsea's 6-0 victory over Qarabag FK in the Champions League.
Sep 12, 18:45
Gianfranco Zola: 'Alvaro Morata must find consistency'Former Chelsea striker Gianfranco Zola challenges Alvaro Morata to develop consistency at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 12, 17:40
Chelsea to ban fans guilty of chanting anti-Semitic slursChelsea warn supporters that they face bans if found guilty of singing anti-Semitic chants following last weekend's derogatory slurs.
Sep 11, 19:54
Didier Drogba "really happy" for Chelsea striker Alvaro MorataDidier Drogba admits that it was important for Alvaro Morata to make a bright start to life at Chelsea following his club-record switch from Real Madrid.
Sep 11, 15:16
Craig Shakespeare: 'Big moments not going Leicester City's way'Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare claims that his side have suffered from big moments going against them during the opening stages of the season.
Sep 9, 21:13
Antonio Conte hails Alvaro Morata, N'Golo Kante displaysChelsea manager Antonio Conte reserves special praise for goalscorers Alvaro Morata and N'Golo Kante following his side's 2-1 win over Leicester City.
Sep 9, 21:03
Chelsea condemn 'anti-Semitic' Alvaro Morata chantChelsea ask supporters to refrain from singing a chant directed at new signing Alvaro Morata which contains anti-Semitic language.
Sep 9, 20:53
Result: Chelsea claim third consecutive win after seeing off Leicester CityChelsea climb to third in the Premier League table following their 2-1 win over Leicester City in Saturday's encounter at the King Power Stadium.
Sep 9, 17:02
Team News: Eden Hazard starts on Chelsea benchEden Hazard is named among the substitutes for Chelsea's trip to Leicester City.
Sep 9, 14:08
Live Commentary: Leicester City 1-2 Chelsea - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's blow-by-blow account of Chelsea's 2-1 Premier League win over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
Sep 9, 13:59
Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane named Premier League Player of the Month for AugustLiverpool forward Sadio Mane picks up the Premier League Player of the Month award for August following his impressive start to the 2017-18 campaign.
Sep 8, 17:27
Preview: Leicester City vs. ChelseaSports Mole previews the Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium between Leicester City and Chelsea.
Sep 7, 14:46
Iago Aspas reveals Alvaro Morata friendshipIago Aspas says that his close friendship with Spain teammate Alvaro Morata helps the pair thrive while playing together.
Sep 6, 13:24
Result: Spain put eight past Liechtenstein in VaduzSpain take another big step towards securing qualification for the 2018 World Cup after recording a 8-0 win over Group G minnows Liechtenstein.
Sep 5, 21:40
Julen Lopetegui coy on team selectionSpain boss Julen Lopetegui refuses to reveal his team for Tuesday night's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein.
Sep 5, 17:10
Chelsea 'kept Antonio Conte away from transfer negotiations'Chelsea reportedly kept Antonio Conte out of transfer negotiations in the closing stages of the summer transfer window.
Sep 5, 10:03