Mikel Arteta got off to an underwhelming start as Arsenal manager with a 1-1 draw at Bournemouth as Chelsea slumped to another shock home reverse, losing 2-0 to Southampton, on Boxing Day.
Chelsea strengthened their hold on a Premier League top-four place on Saturday by beating London rivals Tottenham 2-1 but Sheffield United missed the chance to boost their case for Champions League football next season.
Ajax end speculation over Hakim Ziyech’s future by announcing the deal with Chelsea. London: Hakim Ziyech will join Chelsea from Dutch champions Ajax this summer
Frank Lampard admitted Chelsea were given a “reality check” by Bayern Munich as the Germans pushed hosts to the brink of Champions League elimination
Chelsea needed a double from Marcos Alonso to salvage a 2-2 draw at struggling Bournemouth as West Ham boosted their chances of survival with a 3-1 win over Southampton on Saturday.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard told his side the “fight starts now” for a place in the Champions League next season after suffering a 2-0 smash and grab defeat
Southampton: Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount celebrated their England call-ups by firing Chelsea to a 4-1 rout of struggling Southampton on Sunday. Abraham, Mount and their Blues
Lille: Willian’s brilliant late strike gave Chelsea a precious a 2-1 win away to Lille on Wednesday that they will hope kickstarts their Champions League campaign, but it was the young
Antoine Griezmann said he knew it would be tough settling in at Barcelona but it may have proven harder than he thought. Barca play at home to Inter Milan on Wednesday looking for lift-off in the Champions League
Manchester City brushed aside in-form Crystal Palace 2-0 on Saturday to narrow the gap to Premier League leaders Liverpool to five points. The defending champions travelled to London with questions over their ability to sustain a title challenge