£17 million Chelsea signing signals bitterness after being dropped against PAOK

Chelsea defender Emerson Palmieri has hinted at his frustration after he was dropped against PAOK in the Blues Europa League win on Thursday.

Major update on Pedro given after winger incurred shoulder injury against PAOK

Chelsea winger Pedro has picked up a shoulder injury that should almost certainly rule him out of si side's Premier League encounter with West Ham United on Sunday.

Why Jorginho cannot finish the entire season with the same quality that has wowed Chelsea fans early on

Chelsea have shown one thing this early season, the team cannot do without Jorginho at the center of the park even in the smallest of games.

“I am not able to give him confidence” – Maurizio Sarri reveals the one thing that can get Alvaro Morata scoring again

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has revealed only goals can get Alvaro Morata scoring more of them this season after the striker missed several chances against PAOK.

Chelsea line-up: Hudson-Odoi dropped but could have Loftus-Cheek chance from bench against PAOK

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has dropped budding star Callum Hudson-Odoi in his starting 11 against PAOK FC in the Blues first Europa League squad.

“It’s not going to be easy to play on a Thursday” – David Luiz bemoans Chelsea travels but expects Blues to win Europa League trophy

Rejuvenated star David Luiz has admonished his Chelsea teammates to fight and bring the Europa League trophy home this season, despite regretting the travels and grueling games in their path.

Maurizio Sarri begins January transfer plan with Fiorentina winger top of attack shortlist

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri is currently monitoring the situation of Fiorentina winger Frederico Chiesa as he plans a January swoop for the Italy international.

Delayed contract situation at Barcelona puts Chelsea on alert for top midfielder

Chelsea have reportedly been put on red alert after the contract situation of Barcelona Ivan Rakitic continues to delay.

“He wants us to play” – Last season’s bitter Chelsea star relieved by Maurizio Sarri’s ‘profile of football’

Chelsea winger Willian has revealed his relief at working under Maurizio Sarri this season after the rather defensive style under Antonio Conte in the last campaign.

(Video): Chelsea begin intense training in Greece ahead of Europa League opener

The little business of playing on Thursday night just got real for Chelsea players as they train on Wednesday in Greece, for their Europa League clash with PAOK FC.

(Image): Star midfielder joins Chelsea teammates to pack out of Cobham training complex for Greece

Chelsea travel to Greece for their first Europa League match of the season against PAOK FC, with star midfielder Cesc Fabregas expected to play a part.

“Morata more suitable for the other” – Maurizio Sarri confirms which of his two strikers will start against PAOK

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has a wealth of talent to pick from, and the striking department this season offers him a positive dilemma, as the Italian believes the different qualities his two strikers bring unto the table, means both will have a fair run-out this season.

Chelsea must win convincingly against PAOK to send a strong message to Europa League rivals

Chelsea begin their Europa League campaign on Thursday in a clash against PAOK FC in Thessaloniki, Greece, and a strong performance is what fans will expect to put fear in remaining rivals in the group.

Ethan Ampadu commits to Chelsea in a five-year new contract

Chelsea starlet Ethan Ampadu has tied his future to Chelsea after signing a new five-year contract after impressing the club's top officials in the last few months.

Maurizio Sarri makes crucial decision at Chelsea that will hurt Englishman the entire season

Chelsea are set to open their Europa League account this season with a home game against PAOK FC on Thursday and the game will be devoid of one England international, surprisingly.

“Sometimes before a game [Hazard] told me what he had planned” – On-loan Chelsea star reveals Hazard predicts his own performances

To think that Eden Hazard actually predicts his own performances before games and executes them to great effect is ridiculous but in fact, he does.

“We need to improve there” – Maurizio Sarri has revealed which position Chelsea need to improve the most

Chelsea have begun the season in top gear, beating all opponents thrown at them in fluid attacking mode but it is in defense, that Maurizio Sarri's side must improve the most, according to the head coach.

“It was fair he started the season” – Olivier Giroud discusses his rivalry with Alvaro Morata at Chelsea

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has revealed he enjoys the rivalry he has with Alvaro Morata at the club after he joined from Arsenal in January.

(Video): Gianfranco Zola seen to be bowing to Eden Hazard after hat-trick performance against Cardiff

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard produced something special last Saturday in his side's Premier League clash and drew an amazing reaction from Blues legend Gianfranco Zola.

“Chelsea have been one of the great teams so far” – West Ham captain warns Chelsea will not have it easy in their next match

Chelsea are set to face West Ham United in the Premier League and after winning their first five games of the season, opposition teams will be wary but not West Ham United captain, Pablo Zabaleta.