Jose Mourinho key to Pedro Rodriguez choosing Chelsea
Jose Mourinho key to Pedro Rodriguez choosing Chelsea

 Spanish international Pedro Rodriguez has admitted that Jose Mourinho played a major role in convincing him to join the English champions ahead of Premier League rivals Manchester United and Manchester City.

Chelsea set to sign Barcelona’s Pedro after triggering multi-million buy-out clause: Reports
Chelsea set to sign Barcelona’s Pedro after triggering multi-million buy-out clause: Reports

Only until yesterday, Manchester United were the favourites to sign Pedro. But the Red Devils have all but lost the fight to rope in the Barcelona star with English Premier League champions Chelsea reportedly triggering the £21.2m buy-out clause in the Spain forward on Wednesday.

Lack of potency in attack hurting Spain
Lack of potency in attack hurting Spain

Lack of potency in attack is making it difficult for Spain to live up to the expectations set by winning the World Cup and two European Championships in the recent golden spell for the country.

''Irreplaceable'' Xavi calls time on Barcelona career
''Irreplaceable'' Xavi calls time on Barcelona career

If you ask Barcelona and Spain fans about their most cherished footballing memories over the past decade the chances are they will involve an exquisite intervention from midfield maestro Xavi.

Jose Mourinho outraged by Cesc Fabregas red card
Jose Mourinho outraged by Cesc Fabregas red card

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho expressed his frustration after Cesc Fabregas was sent off in bizarre fashion as the champions were defeated 3-0 at West Bromwich Albion.

Cesc Fabregas gets comical red as 10-man Chelsea slump at West Brom
Cesc Fabregas gets comical red as 10-man Chelsea slump at West Brom

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas was sent off in bizarre circumstances as the below-par Premier League champions, playing with 10 men for an hour, slumped 3-0 at West Bromwich Albion on Monday. 

Brendan Rodgers accuses Cesc Fabregas as Liverpool bid fades
Brendan Rodgers accuses Cesc Fabregas as Liverpool bid fades

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers complained that opposition midfielder Cesc Fabregas "should have been sent off" for an ugly challenge on Raheem Sterling during his side`s 1-1 draw at Chelsea.

Cesc Fabregas hopes Chelsea's English Premier League title 'first of many'
Cesc Fabregas hopes Chelsea's English Premier League title 'first of many'

English football club Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas hopes that the Premier League title, which they won after Sunday's 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge, will be "the first of many".

Cesc Fabregas desperate to end wait for Premier League title
Cesc Fabregas desperate to end wait for Premier League title

Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas said Monday he wanted to win the Premier League title as "soon as possible" as he gave an indication of why he`d returned to English football with the Blues rather than Arsenal.

Jose Mourinho plan worked very well against United, says Cesc Fabregas
Jose Mourinho plan worked very well against United, says Cesc Fabregas

Chelsea playmaker Cesc Fabregas has saluted the strategy employed by Jose Mourinho for Saturday`s 1-0 win over Manchester United, a victory that took the Londoners 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League.

Jose Mourinho sees champion quality in Chelsea
Jose Mourinho sees champion quality in Chelsea

Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea`s gritty 1-0 win at QPR had all the hallmarks of champions-elect.

Jose Mourinho plays down missile throwing
Jose Mourinho plays down missile throwing

Jose Mourinho refused to condemn the QPR supporters who aimed a barrage of missiles at his Chelsea players after Cesc Fabregas`s late winner at Loftus Road on Sunday.

EPL: Chelsea extend lead as United down City in Manchester derby
EPL: Chelsea extend lead as United down City in Manchester derby

Chelsea increased their lead at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at QPR on Sunday as Manchester United added to Manchester City`s woes with a come-from-behind 4-2 derby victory at Old Trafford.

Spain lacking experience in key Euro 2016 qualifier
Spain lacking experience in key Euro 2016 qualifier

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has a dilemma in picking his side to entertain Ukraine in their Euro 2016 football qualifying game in Seville on Friday night.

Cesc Fabregas returns to boost Chelsea`s title charge
Cesc Fabregas returns to boost Chelsea`s title charge

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been handed a major fitness boost after revealing Cesc Fabregas will be back in his side for the visit of Everton on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho in combat mode as Manchester City come calling
Jose Mourinho in combat mode as Manchester City come calling

Both teams were dumped out of the FA Cup by lower-league opposition last weekend, but while Chelsea responded by beating Liverpool in the League Cup semi-finals on Tuesday, victory came at a price.

Chelsea pair face fitness race for Man City showdown
Chelsea pair face fitness race for Man City showdown

 Premier League leaders Chelsea could be without midfielder Cesc Fabregas and defender Filipe Luis for Saturday`s top-of-the-table clash against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea cool Lionel Messi talk
Chelsea cool Lionel Messi talk

Chelsea assistant manager Steve Holland on Friday distanced the Premier League giants from a move for Barcelona`s Argentina star Lionel Messi.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho charged with misconduct
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho charged with misconduct

Jose Mourinho was charged with misconduct by the Football Association on Thursday after the Chelsea manager made a series of controversial comments about match officials.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger calls on FA to ban divers
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger calls on FA to ban divers

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on the Football Association (FA) to ban players who dive in order to rid the game of play acting to win free kicks or penalties.