José Mourinho has admitted Chelsea’s current poor spell has been the most difficult of his career. Photograph: Reuters

José Mourinho has admitted he has endured “the worst period” of his managerial career during Chelsea’s stuttering start to the season and moved to off(...)

Chelsea’s manager Jose Mourinho sits on the bench during half-time in the Champions League Group G match against his former club FC Porto at at Estádio do Dragão. Photograph: Jose Coelho/EPA

FC Porto 2 Chelsea 1 Jose Mourinho used to exude calm authority in these parts but, as panic gripped his Chelsea team here, the Portuguese could only (...)

Tottenham Hotspur remain adamant they won’t be selling striker Harry Kane to Manchester United. Photograph: AFP

Tottenham Hotspur remain adamant that they will not sell Harry Kane to Manchester United or any other club this summer. Daniel Levy, the Tottenham cha(...)

Chelsea’s Gary Cahill is congratulated by teammates as he pauses on the ground with a bloody nose after scoring during the second half of an International Champions Cup soccer match in Washington. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

Chelsea striker Diego Costa and defender Gary Cahill will be fit to play against Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, manager Jose Mo(...)

Radamel Falcao’s family have confirmed his move to Chelsea. Photograph: Afp

Radamel Falcao has completed the formalities of his move to Chelsea and will link up with his new club on their pre-season tour of North America, acco(...)

 Radamel Falcao (left) could join Chelsea on loan next season. Photograph: EPA

DOMINIC FIFIELD Chelsea’s plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge into a 60,000-seat stadium could see them play their home matches elsewhere for at least (...)

Karim Benzema has  a glittering CV at club and international level,  and at 27 is at the peak of his powers. Photograph: JuanJo Martin/EPA

Karim Benzema is being monitored by Louis van Gaal, with the Real Madrid striker viewed by the manager as an answer to Manchester United’s goalscorin(...)

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema has emerged as a target for Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal. Photograph: Afp

Karim Benzema is being monitored by Louis van Gaal, with the Real Madrid player viewed by the Manchester United manager as an answer to their goals(...)

Radamel Falcao never found his form at Manchester United and departs Old Trafford to return to Monaco today. Photo: Phil Noble/Reuters

Radamel Falcao thanked Manchester United supporters as he bade them farewell following his unsuccessful loan spell at Old Trafford.United thought they(...)

Radamel Falcao is set to leave Manchester United after an unsuccessful loan spell that has been hampered by injury. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Radamel Falcao has been told by Louis van Gaal he is not wanted at Manchester United next season, with the centre forward returning to Monaco followin(...)