Chelsea players paid tribute to departing striker Didier Drogba by carrying him off the pitch after 26 minutes at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/Getty Images

Chelsea 3-1 Sunderland This arena was basking in giddy celebration long before the Premier League trophy was paraded on to the turf, with all t(...)

Jose Mourinho has been named the Premier League manager of the season. Photograph: Getty

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been named Barclays Premier League manager of the season.Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first Premier League title in(...)

Saido Berahino and Darren Fletcher celebrate West Brom’s opener in their 3-0 win over Chelsea at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Reuters

West Bromwich Albion 3 Chelsea 0 This was not the way Jose Mourinho envisaged the Premier League champions playing out the rest of the season a(...)

Pep Guardiola speaks to Lionel Messi at half-time during the Champions League semi-final at the Allianz Arena. Photo: Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images

“Raus mit applaus!” was the headline in the German tabloid Abendzeitung after Bayern Munich’s energetic but ultimately rather meek and bloodless exit (...)

 Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring against  Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge.  Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

As Eden Hazard celebrated the goal that would ultimately settle everything, the outstanding performer in this season’s title race put his hand to his(...)

 Jose Mourinho even acknowledged that Chelsea had become less artistic since Christmas. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

“Sometimes you win because you are tremendous and other times you win because you are the best. But you can be the best without being tremendous.” — J(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho on the sideline during the Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Stamford bridge. Photo:  Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Jose Mourinho insisted Chelsea did everything required of champions as he hit out at criticism of the Premier League winners’ approach.A 1-0 win over (...)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after missing his penalty but scoring with the rebound header during the  Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 0As Eden Hazard celebrated the goal that would ultimately settle everything, the outstanding performer in this season’s title(...)

Face of Louis Vuitton: Matthias Schoenaerts. Photograph: Valerie Macon/Getty

Matthias Schoenaerts is late for our appointment. “I’m so sorry,” he says when he eventually turns up. “I’ve just been working so much.” He’s n(...)

 John Terry scores Chelsea’s second goal during the Premier League game against Leicester City at King Power Stadium. Photo: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Leicester City 1 Chelsea 3There was a point when Chelsea looked like they might be stretching out the run-in longer than anyone had anticipated and Le(...)