(Video): “Come on…” – Mauricio Pochettino can’t hide his anger as he tries to laugh off “bottlejobs” line

When Gary Neville called Chelsea “billion pound bottlejobs” at the end of the Carabao Cup final on Sunday, it instantly had the air of a tag that was going to stick. Sure enough, last night Mauricio Pochettino was still answering questions about it. The poor manager can tell this is going to be something he … Read more

Former Blue says Chelsea have “suddenly begun to resemble a grown up team”

One former Chelsea player has changed his tune on his thoughts on the current Chelsea team, probably like many have in recent weeks. Personally I am staying grounded and not getting ahead of myself, even though there have been some very clear and positive signs with this group of players within the last few matches. … Read more

Romeo Lavia return to action could take more than a month – but squad is almost at its fittest

We don’t want to jinx it, but we’re getting sneakily close to our fittest squad of the season. We may already be there. Long term absentees like Christopher Nkunku, Trevoh Chalobah and Ben Chilwell are back, and backups are recovering too. Romeo Lavia looks like he’ll be the next player able to feature. He made … Read more

Why Chelsea fans loved their new defensive partners so much

Levi Colwill and Axel Disasi played really well at centre-back on Saturday night against Manchester City. They put their bodies on the line and made big blocks and tackles, but also showed plenty of quality on the ball, advancing play through midfield against the best team in the world. They didn’t get a clean sheet … Read more

Reliable journalist on whether Chelsea will sell Mykhailo Mudryk this summer

A reliable journalist has been asked whether Chelsea will be looking to sell winger Mykhailo Mudryk this summer after he has failed to ever really settle at the club. Mudryk arrived well over a year ago now but has never really lived up to expectations all bar a few moments of promise. He’s never managed … Read more

“It was a tough decision” – Pochettino admits he’s had to hurt player’s “development” for the good of his squad

Chelsea didn’t buy any players in January (slightly against expectations) but they did make a few moves, including recalling Cesare Casadei from his loan at Leicester. It was a slightly odd move given he had broken into the team there and was really hitting some form. Now he’s back sitting on the bench, just at … Read more

Chelsea and star winger “remain committed” despite leaks of dressing room talks

Matt Law’s exclusive published earlier today revealed that Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly had been into the Stamford Bridge dressing room after a defeat last April and had called out Raheem Sterling for bad performances. The PR counter war has gone into overdrive since, with Ben Jacobs (who is well connected to the ownership) insisting in … Read more

Malo Gusto smashes stat that sees him better than any other player in the Premier League

Chelsea fans have been raving about right back Malo Gusto in the last couple of weeks after two fine performances in their last couple of matches. Gusto was one of the young players that Chelsea signed who has been an instant success and made an instant impact, without having to wait for any raw developing … Read more

Sporting director says Chelsea are in “nightmare position” over £30m midfielder

Tottenham are ready to return and pursue Conor Gallagher again next summer, Matt Law is reporting in an exclusive for the Daily Telegraph today. The midfielder was linked with our rivals for all of last summer, but nothing materialised, despite a reported deadline day bid. Gallagher stayed put and has become a key player this season, one … Read more

(Image): Injured Reece James attends Super Bowl in Las Vegas

It was the Super Bowl last night, a thrilling game in Las Vegas. We were wondering which Chelsea players might be there, and sure enough an Instagram story from the injured Reece James popped up. At least he’s having fun, and I guess once you’re injured there’s not much else to do other than enjoy … Read more