Rafael Benitez and Jose Mourinho: “I think she needs to occupy her time, and if she takes care of her husband’s diet she will have less time to speak about me,” said Mourinho.   Photo: Gareth Copley/PA

Jose Mourinho has hit back at Rafael Benitez’s wife – with a remarkable jibe about his rival manager’s weight. Mourinho found time following hi(...)

Everton’s John Stones has attracted the attention of Chelsea and Manchester United. Photograph:  Andrew Milligan/PA

Chelsea have had a second offer of €37 million for John Stones turned down by Everton, while Manchester United have also made known their interest in (...)

Diego Costa headed straight down the tunnel when he was substituted in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Barcelona in Washington. Photograph: Getty

Any manager worth his salt will argue that only a fool would delve too much into how a side performs before the real action starts. Yet as Jose Mourin(...)

Arsène Wenger believes Petr Cech can become a better goalkeeper at Arsenal. Photograph:  John Sibley/Reuters

Arsène Wenger has recommended that José Mourinho check the “real statistics” if he wants to scrutinise Arsenal’s transfer policy, citing his record(...)

Cesc Fàbregas showing his appreciation for Arsenal fans at the Emirates last season when Chelsea played their London rivals. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Cesc Fàbregas is steeling himself for a hostile reaction from Arsenal fans when Chelsea take on his former club in the Community Shield on Sunday. Th(...)

Chelsea manager José Mourinho gives no interviews while he is on his holidays. Photograph: Getty.

José Mourinho has begun the mind games before the Premier League season by taking aim at Manuel Pellegrini and Arsène Wenger. The Chelsea manager que(...)

Thibaut Courtois: Thinking as a number one. Photograph: Getty Images

Thibaut Courtois says the pressure remains on him to deliver at Chelsea despite the departure of Petr Cech. The goalkeeper was kept on his toes after (...)

Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic made his debut against the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday night. Photograph: EPA

Jose Mourinho slouched in his chair on the touchline, seemingly unable to believe was playing out in front of him. He wasn’t the only one. His Premier(...)

Everton’s John Stones: wanted by Premier League champions Chelsea. Photo: Daniel Hambury/PA

Gary Cahill has urged John Stones to leave Everton and join Chelsea, saying the 21-year-old would be in a position to enrich his CV in ways that wo(...)

Filipe Luís is to return to Atlético Madrid a year after signing for Chelsea. Photograph: PA

Filipe Luís, the Brazil full-back, will leave Chelsea and return to Atlético Madrid after a fee believed to be in the region of €23m was agreed betwee(...)