Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his team’s sixth goal and his second of the game during the  Premier League match against Everton at  Goodison Park. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Everton 3 Chelsea 6Chelsea came out on top in a nine-goal thriller against Everton encapsulated in two frantic goalscoring spells in either half at Go(...)

AC Milan are hoping to sign the Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window.Milan want to bring To(...)

Cameroon’s  Samuel Eto’o has signed a two-year deal with Everton. Photograph: Pierre-Philippe Marcou / Getty Images

Samuel Eto’o has completed a free transfer to Everton and could make his Goodison Park debut against his former club Chelsea on Saturday.The 33-year-(...)

Mario Balotelli. The player’s agent, Mino Raiola, travelled to Merseyside for further talks with Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre yesterday after Milan accepted a €20 million bid for the 24-year-old. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Mario Balotelli is poised to make a remarkable return to English football providing he agrees a Liverpool contract with several stringent clauses rega(...)

 Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas gestures during the English Premier League soccer match against Burnley.  Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Jose Mourinho hailed Cesc Fabregas after the midfielder enjoyed a stunning debut in Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Burnley.After three years in Barcelona, Fa(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates scoring his side’s first goal of the game against Burnley during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Burnley 1 Chelsea 3 It turned out to be a deception. Burnley had taken the lead and, briefly, their supporters might have dared wonder whethe(...)

 Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho: Last season he  complained that some of his players did not sufficiently grasp the differing demands of the Premier League. Las’lo belicayh/EPA

Tonight Chelsea must dress appropriately. Last season Jose Mourinho complained that some of his players did not sufficiently grasp the differing dema(...)

Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates scoring his side’s first goal  during a pre-season friendly at Stamford Bridge The club are pinning their Premier League title hopes hopes on  the former Atletico Madrid man hitting  the back of the net regularl in the season ahead. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Given a ball has not been kicked and around 500 players are yet to appear in any of the 380 Premier League matches that will unfold across the next 10(...)

Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho: “Some they have 10 years to win something, I have only two.” Photograph: Laszlo Beliczay/Epa

Jose Mourinho has reopened old wounds on the eve of the new Premier League campaign by suggesting that rival managers such as Arsene Wenger and Manuel(...)

Romelu Lukaku has signed a five-year deal with Everton after €35m move from Chelsea. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Romelu Lukaku said he harboured no regrets or resentment over his time at Chelsea after making what Roberto Martinez described as “a real football sta(...)