Fiorentina’s Juan Cuadrado in action against AS Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi during the Italian Serie A soccer match between AC Fiorentina and AS Roma. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’ Innocenti

Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle is hopeful that Chelsea target Juan Guillermo Cuadrado will not leave the Serie A club in January.The Colombia(...)

Chelsea’s John Terry says current crop must win trophies. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Chelsea skipper John Terry is chasing success on all fronts this season - insisting the current crop of Stamford Bridge stars need to win silverware t(...)

 Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho  during the Barclays Premier League against Swansea City  at Liberty Stadium. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Jose Mourinho hailed the “perfect game” after his Chelsea side underlined their Barclays Premier League title credentials by sweeping aside Swansea 5-(...)

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(...)

Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic (right) celebrates with teammate Steven Gerrard (right) after scoring the winner   at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes the club’s arrivals from last summer are starting to prove their worth after the Reds claimed a 1-0 win at (...)

Manchester City’s Frank Lampard (centre) insists he is committed to New York City FC.  Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Frank Lampard has insisted he remains fully committed to New York City and said he only ever joined Manchester City as a way of staying fit ahead of t(...)

 Alan Pardew left Newcastle United to manage Crystal Palace.  Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Alan Pardew wants to restore the spirit of his playing days after coming “home” to take over as Crystal Palace manager.Pardew was released from his Ne(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal hands out presents to the crowd before the Barclays Premier League match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney refused to get carried away with his team’s good form after they continued their rise up the Barclays Premier L(...)

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with a fan last month.  Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has been hit with a £10,000 (€13,000) fine and a one-match touchline ban following his altercation with a fan last (...)

Sheffield United’s assistant manager Chris Morgan is sent off by referee Michael Oliver as Nigel Clough protests and Southampton’s Ronald Koeman has a go during the Capital One Cup Quarter Final match at Bramall Lane. Phootgraph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman accused Sheffield United counterpart Nigel Clough of showing a lack of respect after the Blades dumped his Barcla(...)