Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri took major positives from Chelsea’s free-scoring form without their star man Eden Hazard – but claims the talent will be back into the first team once he’s fit.
Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is in line to make his first Chelsea start of the season when the Blues face Hungarian champions Vidi in the Europa League Group L.
With Manchester City an absolute shoe in for the Premier League title with four months of the season still to play, the majority of attention has now switched from who will finish the season as champions to who will be joining Pep Guardiola’s all-conquering squad in the three other Champions League-qualifying spots.
Newly-capped Ruben Loftus-Cheek has claimed he will remain positive, despite the fact a back injury cut short his second appearance with England on Tuesday.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has hit out at his critics, and claims he should not be seen right now as the ‘finished article’.
Cesar Azpilicueta has admitted that the morale in the Chelsea camp is low, after Wednesday night’s 3-3 draw with Roma meant they went three games without victory.
14 out of the 20 Premier League clubs have voted for the decision to shut the transfer window early.