Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku  heads home the opening goal during the  Champions League Group H  match against  Zenit St Petersburg at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images

Chelsea 1 Zenit St Petersburg 0 Romelu Lukaku had been the subject of suffocating attention from a well-organised and physical Zenit St Petersburg ce(...)

Jules Koundé of Sevilla  during the Europa League final between Seville and  Internazionale at RheinEnergieStadion in Cologne, Germany, on August 21st, 2020. Photograph:   Friedemann Vogel/Pool via Getty Images

Chelsea have opened talks with Sevilla over the signing of Jules Koundé, having made the French centre-back their top defensive target this summer. K(...)

Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva: The 35-year-old will decide on his future after PSG face Bayern Munich in the Champions League final on Sunday. Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP via Getty Images

Chelsea are considering signing Thiago Silva on a free transfer, with the Brazilian defender set to make a decision on his future after Paris Saint-Ge(...)

 Andriy Yarmolenko scores West Ham’s winner despite the attempts of Chelsea’s defender Antonio Rudiger in the Premier League at the London Stadium. Photograph: Michael Regan/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

West Ham 3 Chelsea 2 The day Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner officially became Chelsea ­players ended with Frank Lampard seeing that his side will conti(...)

A Germany training session in Belfast ahead of the  Euro 2020 qualifier against Northern Ireland. Photograph:   Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images

Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis believes the pressure is on Germany and the Netherlands as the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign moves into its deci(...)

  Antonio Conte: There had been fears of a parting with Chelsea even in the immediate aftermath of the title win last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Antonio Conte, clean shaven on the eve of the FA Cup final, digested the question, took a deep breath and then conjured a fresh analogy for an increas(...)

Juventus celebrate their win over Fiorentina, a result which effectively sealed the league title. Photograph: Epa

AS Roma 1 Napoli 0 (Juventus are crowned champions) Juventus won Serie A for the fifth season in a row without kicking a ball on Monday after Napoli,(...)