Italy coach Antonio Conte who will join Chelsea after the European Championships on a three-year contract. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

Antonio Conte is convinced he can restore Chelsea to the Champions League at the first time of asking but already faces an uphill task to persuade Di(...)

  Antonio Conte has been given the go-ahead to bring in his own staff at Chelsea. Photograph:  Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images

Antonio Conte is edging closer to becoming Chelsea’s new manager after talks saw the club and the 46-year-old agree deals for some of his backroom sta(...)

Jose Mourinho is looking to return to management straight away after his Chelsea dismissal. Photograph: PA

José Mourinho is to seek an immediate return to top-level management following his dismissal by Chelsea after insisting he is “not tired” and has no i(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during his press conference ahead of the Premier League game at Stoke. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Jose Mourinho is still deciding what to do on Saturday after opting not to contest his one-match stadium ban when his team travel to Stoke. Mourinho m(...)

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned by the English Football Association for three games for stamping on Liverpool’s Emre Can. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Manuel Pellegrini dismissed Jose Mourinho’s claim there is a campaign against Chelsea as the Manchester City manager prepared to take the champions t(...)

Chelsea manager José Mourinho endured a frustrating first half against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA

Assistant coach Steve Holland admitted Chelsea fell below their own standards in the beating Newcastle but praised their reaction after José Mourinho(...)

Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic vies for the ball with Swansea’s Ashley Williams (R) during the English Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. Photo: Andy Rain/EPA

Chelsea 1 Swansea City 0 Once the adrenaline was spent and the anxiety had given way to exhaustion, Jose Mourinho’s sense of humour clicked in. “They(...)

 Chelsea’s Marco van Ginkel. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel tore his anterior cruciate ligament against Swindon on Tuesday and is expected to be out for between six and nine(...)