Chelsea’s Eden Hazard is close to signing a lucrative new contract. Photograph: REUTERS/Darren Staples

Jose Mourinho believes Eden Hazard can go on to become one of Chelsea’s greats, but only if he is a key member of a side that claims major silverware(...)

Eden Hazard celebrates scoring Chelsea’s opener during their League Cup quarter-final win overDerby County ( Photograph: REUTERS/Darren Staples)

Derby County 1 Chelsea 3José Mourinho is closing in on a sixth major trophy that would end the “drought” of his second Chelsea tenure. The passage to (...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho in a reflective mood  at St James’s Park, Newcastle. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Jose Mourinho was left complaining about ball-boys and spectators after seeing his Chelsea side’s unbeaten start to the season come to an end at Newca(...)

 Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals in the Premier League match at St James’ Park. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Newcastle 2-1 ChelseaNewcastle striker Papiss Cisse came off the bench to condemn Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea to a first defeat of the sea(...)

 Diego Costa of Chelsea is expected to start against Newcastle United.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Saturday, December 6thHull (17) v West Brom (16) Striker Abel Hernandez returns to the Hull squad after missing two matches for the birth of his child(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Didier Drogba will finish his career at Stamford Bridge and stay with the club in a coaching or ambassadorial capacity

José Mourinho described Didier Drogba as “remarkable” after the veteran striker excelled while deputising for the suspended Diego Costa as Chelsea equ(...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates with teammates Cesar Azpilicueta and Didier Drogba after scoring a goal against Tottenham Hotspur during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Chelsea 3 Tottenham 0 The best way, perhaps, to put Tottenham Hotspur’s record at Chelsea into context is that the last time they actually won (...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa, in action against Sunderland, will miss the  clash with Tottenham after getting a yellow card in that match. Photograph: epa

Chelsea will not be distracted by the possibility of enjoying an unbeaten league season with Jose Mourinho prepared to risk defeat in tight matches in(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes his side are enjoying a “perfect season” and even a first defeat against Tottenham Hotspur tomorrow nightwouldn’t dampen the belief in his squad

Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea are in the midst of a “perfect season” and that even a first defeat of the campaign would not alter the Blues’ burgeoni(...)

Diego Costa of Chelsea clashes with  John O’Shea of Sunderland during the  Premier League match  at Stadium of Light. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Sunderland 0 Chelsea 0Willian and Santiago Vergini both hit the woodwork as Sunderland extended their run of good results against Chelsea with a 0-0 d(...)