Maurizio Sarri had never won a major trophy before lifting the Europa League in May, having spent much of his career in Italy’s lower leagues The entrance to the Chelsea manager’s office might as well be a revolving door. Following the departure of Maurizio Sarri to Juventus, the club are looking for their 12th different…

One of the transfers under investigation, which led to the ban, was the signing of Bertrand Traore Chelsea have taken their appeal against a two-window transfer ban imposed by Fifa to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Blues are not allowed to buy players until the end of January 2020 and failed with their…

Chelsea’s Pedro (right) scored just before half-time in the first leg after Luka Jovic had given Eintracht Frankfurt a 23rd-minute lead BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Europa League semi-finalists Chelsea “deserve” to win a trophy this season, says manager Maurizio Sarri. The Blues,…

Chelsea fans watched their team beat Slavia Prague 1-0 in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final Chelsea are investigating a supporter’s complaint of being racially abused by fellow Blues fans in the Europa League win at Slavia Prague on Thursday. Jay Bailey told the BBC he was subjected to racist slurs about his…

Charlie Colkett scored the winning penalty for Shrewsbury Town in the Checkatrade Trophy against Manchester City U21s in August Former Chelsea youth team captain Charlie Colkett says he felt he ended up “being a bit of a number” after several loan moves and a lack of first-team football at Stamford Bridge. Colkett led the Blues…

Eden Hazard has scored 16 top-flight goals this season – three behind the Premier League’s leading scorer Sergio Aguero Eden Hazard scored one of the goals of the Premier League season as Chelsea beat West Ham to climb above Tottenham and Arsenal into third spot in the race for a Champions League place. Hazard, who…