Chelsea strengthened their hold on fourth place in the Premier League as Kai Havertz inspired a vital 2-0 win over Everton, while West Ham boosted their surprise top four challenge with a 2-0 victory against Leeds on Monday.
Manchester City are closing in on a third Premier League title in four years, but behind the runaway leaders there are tense battles to qualify for next season’s Champions League and to avoid relegation. Manchester United, Leicester and Chelsea
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers says talk of his side emulating the Foxes’ 2016 fairytale Premier League title win is premature given the volatile state of the race for the crown. Leicester sit atop the table after beating a lacklustre Chelsea
"This was a very difficult decision for the club, not least because I have an excellent personal relationship with Frank and I have the utmost respect for him," said owner Roman Abramovich.
Thomas Tuchel is set to be the next high-profile coach to become Chelsea manager several years after he first spoke with them about the job. The 47-year-old German will be the 15th change of manager since Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich bought
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel hailed Timo Werner’s contribution to a 2-1 win at bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United despite the German international’s Premier League goal drought extending to 11 games.
Chelsea’s impressive start to Thomas Tuchel’s reign continued with a 1-0 win at Barnsley to move into the FA Cup quarter-finals on Thursday, while Southampton put their miserable Premier League form behind them to reach the last eight
Thomas Tuchel admitted he was ‘unhappy’ with Callum Hudson-Odoi’s attitude after dragging off the Chelsea winger soon after his introduction as a substitute in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Southampton.
Frank Lampard said Kai Havertz is just getting started after opening his Chelsea account with a hat-trick in a 6-0 thrashing of Barnsley, while Arsenal also booked their place in the League Cup