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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri and Kepa Arrizabalaga before the match against Tottenham Hotspurs at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: EPA

It can be difficult to maintain perspective when Chelsea enter crisis mode. Just as it was inevitable that Kepa Arrizabalaga’s Carabao Cup final mutin(...)

Maurizio Sarri: “We are one point from the top four, on the same as Arsenal, and [people say] Arsenal are doing well,” said Sarri.  Photograph: David Klein/Reuters

Maurizio Sarri strides out at Wembley a dead man walking. He can cling to football’s capacity to shock, and even convince himself an appearance in th(...)

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri during the FA Cup fifth-round match against Manchester United  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire

Maurizio Sarri will take charge of Chelsea’s Europa League tie at home against Malmo on Thursday and is set to continue as manager for the Carabao Cup(...)

Under pressure:  Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is clinging on to his job after his club suffered their worst defeat since 1991. Photograph:   EPA/Nigel Roddis

Maurizio Sarri’s fate as Chelsea’s head coach will effectively be determined over the remainder of this month as the Italian seeks to convince the cl(...)

  Chelsea   manager Maurizio Sarri looks on during his side’s 4-0 defeat to Bournemouth. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

The clamour around Chelsea is for change. If not, within the club at least, in terms of the management. There are no first-team delegations primed wi(...)

Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri gestures on the touchline during  his side’s 2-0 defeat to Arsenal  at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

The story is so familiar that it tells itself automatically: a manager stung by defeat turns on his players and accuses them of lacking the human qual(...)

Uefa has launched an investigation into the conduct of a section of Chelsea’s supporters. Photo: John Walton/PA Wire

Uefa has launched an investigation into the conduct of a section of Chelsea’s supporters as it seeks to determine whether they were guilty of an antis(...)

Chelsea:  may face sanction from football’s authorities over fans’ chants. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty

Chelsea face a partial closure of Stamford Bridge in the Europa League if Uefa determines a section of supporters were guilty of an anti-Semitic chan(...)

Maurizio Sarri: “We need to change the mentality, not because the old mentality was bad. But it’s not suitable with the new way of playing.” Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Maurizio Sarri has made it clear he will need time, rather than money, if he is to hoist Chelsea back into contention as title challengers and has po(...)

New Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri holds aloft the Premier League trophy after winning it with Leicester City. Photo: Carl Recine/File Photo/Reuters

Hi Claudio. Welcome back to a place you loved, and where you were loved. The Ranieri of the Premier League, regarded in different moments as a gentlem(...)

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