Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea’s new manager

Frank Lampard has been appointed as the new head coach at Chelsea on a three-year contract, sealing a return to Stamford Bridge for the club’s record goalscorer. Chelsea are expected to pay Derby £4m in compensation for Lampard, who was excused from reporting for pre-season training with the Championship club on Monday. Lampard, 41, has left […]

Chelsea prevail over Arsenal to take Europa League crown

Eden Hazard bid a glorious farewell to Chelsea by netting a brace as Maurizio Sarri’s side roared past Arsenal to seal Europa League success in Azerbaijan. Unai Emery was looking to continue his love affair with this competition and end the Gunners’ 25-year wait for continental success at the end of his maiden campaign in […]

Juventus target Chelsea boss Sarri as new manager

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says his future should not be decided by the result of the Europa League final. He told reporters he planned to discuss his future with the directors of the Stamford Bridge club ‘to know if they are happy with me’. Sarri, 60, admitted he is ‘very happy’ in the English Premier […]

Kepa explains his refusal of Sarri’s substitution in Carabao Cup Final

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga insists his refusal to be substituted in the Carabao Cup final defeat to Manchester City was not a display of disrespect to manager Maurizio Sarri. Sarri attempted to replace Kepa with reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero ahead of the penalty shootout, with the Spain international appearing to suffer from cramp in the closing stages […]

Maurizio Sarri is planning to be Chelsea manager ‘for a long time’

Although he accepts there is a problem with players adapting to his methods, Maurizio Sarri has admitted that there is a problem with his system at Chelsea but insists he is planning on staying at the club for “a long time”. Ex-Napoli coach is under serious pressure following a disappointing run of results. Many fans booed the […]