Friends reunited as Jose Mourinho, Luis van Gaal clash
Friends reunited as Jose Mourinho, Luis van Gaal clash

Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal insist their friendship will survive whatever happens when Chelsea look to cement their position on top of the Premier League with a statement victory at Manchester United on Sunday.

Jose Mourinho is a self-made man: Louis van Gaal
Jose Mourinho is a self-made man: Louis van Gaal

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho deserves all the credit for his emergence as one of the leading coaches in world football, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said as he prepares for the pair`s meeting at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Brendan Rodgers gives Mario Balotelli until January to 'prove his worth'
Brendan Rodgers gives Mario Balotelli until January to 'prove his worth'

Liverpool football team boss Brendan Rodgers has provided striker Mario Balotelli to prove his worth or the manager would have to accept that his 16 million pounds gamble has not worked out and use the January transfer window to buy a more reliable goal-scorer.

Striker shortage no worry to Jose Mourinho ahead of Man United clash
Striker shortage no worry to Jose Mourinho ahead of Man United clash

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has shrugged off the fitness concerns surrounding his three main strikers ahead of the Premier League leaders` match against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Three things we learnt from Tuesday's action in the UEFA Champions League
Three things we learnt from Tuesday's action in the UEFA Champions League

After a night of high scoring affairs saw a record-breaking 40 goals being netted, match-day three of the 2014-15 Champions League showcased some highly entertaining games that once again lit the atmosphere on European soil.

Jose Mourinho defiant despite striker crisis
Jose Mourinho defiant despite striker crisis

Jose Mourinho insisted he was not worried by the prospect of running short of forward options ahead of Sunday`s visit to Manchester United after confirming Loic Remy and Diego Costa will both miss Chelsea`s trip to Old Trafford.

Diego Costa ruled out of Maribor clash as injuries hit Chelsea
Diego Costa ruled out of Maribor clash as injuries hit Chelsea

Chelsea will be without striker Diego Costa for their Champions League clash at home to Maribor on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho wants more dialogue with international managers
Jose Mourinho wants more dialogue with international managers

Confronted with a growing injury list, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho spoke on Monday of his frustration at a lack of communication with international managers who send his players back injured.

Three things we learned from Saturday's EPL show
Three things we learned from Saturday's EPL show

Match-week 8 actions on Saturday showed some vital signs of the clubs who were in action in the English Premier League as Chelsea stamped their authority atop of the table. With Manchester City, Everton and Southampton registering classy wins, Saturday's encounters served a powerful tonic in setting the domestic league alive and unpredictable as usual.

Chelsea`s whole new ball game pleases Jose Mourinho
Chelsea`s whole new ball game pleases Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho said Chelsea`s win away to Crystal Palace on Saturday showed they have the character to maintain their Premier League title challenge.

EPL Gameweek 8, Preview: Mourinho warns Chelsea to beware another Palace coup
EPL Gameweek 8, Preview: Mourinho warns Chelsea to beware another Palace coup

Jose Mourinho has warned his Chelsea stars to beware another significant setback at Crystal Palace on Saturday as the Premier League leaders return to action after the international break.

Jose Mourinho denies lack of Aston Villa `respect`
Jose Mourinho denies lack of Aston Villa `respect`

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hit back Friday at claims he showed a lack of respect to Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert and his assistant Roy Keane.

Chelsea jet-setters return to local business
Chelsea jet-setters return to local business

In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea`s globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season.

I turned down PSG twice, says Jose Mourinho
I turned down PSG twice, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted Sunday to twice turning down becoming coach of Paris Saint-Germain.

EPL 2014: Chelsea cement top spot with 2-0 win over Arsenal
EPL 2014: Chelsea cement top spot with 2-0 win over Arsenal

Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 2-0 to cement their position at the top of the Premier League asArsene Wenger's winless streak against Jose Mourinho was extended to 12 games.

EPL 2014: Chelsea vs Arsenal - Preview
EPL 2014: Chelsea vs Arsenal - Preview

All eyes will be on Cesc Fabregas in the Premier League on Sunday when he plays his first game against former club Arsenal in the colours of new side Chelsea.

Pellegrini challenges City to hunt down Chelsea
Pellegrini challenges City to hunt down Chelsea

Manuel Pellegrini has challenged his Manchester City stars to begin the task of reeling in Premier League leaders Chelsea with a crucial victory at Aston Villa on Saturday.

Mourinho won't apologise to Wenger for “specialist in failure” remark
Mourinho won't apologise to Wenger for “specialist in failure” remark

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said that he doesn't need to apologise for calling Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger a “specialist in failure” last season. His comment may well serve as the perfect appetiser ahead of their league clash in Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

There`s no racism in football, says Jose Mourinho
There`s no racism in football, says Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claimed on Friday that there is "no racism in football" after being asked to comment on the relative paucity of black managers in the English game.

Diego Costa named in Spain squad despite Jose Mourinho concerns
Diego Costa named in Spain squad despite Jose Mourinho concerns

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque on Friday included Chelsea`s Diego Costa in his side`s Euro 2016 qualifiers away against Slovakia and Luxembourg despite Jose Mourinho`s concerns over the striker`s fitness.