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Mason Mount could be the first of many footballers in hot water in months to come

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Mason Mount is in trouble today after a tabloid carried pictures of him playing football with Declan Rice while he was supposed to be in “self-isolation” from the coronavirus that has already affected the Chelsea squad.

It sounds like he’s going to get quite the telling off from the club, a...

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UEFA’s coronavirus changes not likely to be enough to save Chelsea’s European campaign

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Football is suspended, pending cancellation, and when it comes to solutions, nothing is being left off the table.

We wrote yesterday about what might happen in the Premier League, and now the same question is being applied to the Champions League and Europa League by UEFA.

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Chelsea should move for Man City winger who reportedly wants to leave

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Chelsea have already signed Hakim Ziyech before the transfer window has even opened, but they would do well to attempt to tie up another ground-breaking deal as well if they are wise.

Although it seems unlikely right now, Chelsea should at least make an attempt to sign Manchester City winger Lero...

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Frank Lampard has more big formation questions after Mason Mount shines in adapted role

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Frank Lampard singled out Mason Mount for praise in his press conference after yesterday’s game, saying that he hoped the midfielder’s performance was “digested properly” in the media.

Perhaps the way the manager is pushing for praise for Mount in particular is a sign that he’s seen the...

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Chelsea’s blend of youth and experience blows Everton away

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After months of promising moment mixed with utter frustration, Chelsea finally managed to put it all together and perform for a full 90 minutes today against Everton at Stamford Bridge.

Frank Lampard’s team was good from goalkeeper to striker, ruthlessly effective in front of goal but also play...

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Chelsea Tactics: The two best midfield setups when Loftus-Cheek returns

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There is much debate regarding Chelsea’s strongest midfield and what formation they play in, but a lot depends on the opposition they are facing.

I believe that they have two strong setups they can use in midfield that will be effective against most oppositions, and both of them have Ruben Loft...

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Lampard fires up 3 man defence to try and break season out of death spiral

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The team-sheets are out for Chelsea’s big game against Tottenham Hotspur in an hour, and the home side was full of surprises.

Olivier Giroud was returned to the team after a long spell frozen out, which is what fans were demanding after Michy Batshuayi stinker on Monday.

There are also return...

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Chelsea Tactics: How Lampard can switch the 3-4-3 to cope with attacking pressure

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Chelsea have a huge game in the Champions League against Bayern Munich this evening, and it will be interesting to see how Frank Lampard lines up.

This isn’t specifically for tonight’s game, but if Lampard does decide to go with the 3-4-3 formation that worked so well against Tottenham at the wee...

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Reports of a Chelsea major summer overhaul not unrealistic

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Yesterday there were reports flying around online of Frank Lampard’s plans to sell a number of players, and speculations of exactly how much he will have to spend on bringing new players in.

The Sun’s report suggesting 8 players could be axed is actually not far...

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Important win provides rallying point for Lampard and Chelsea despite injury losses

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Chelsea rallied from a string of bad results and produced a brilliant performance at Stamford Bridge to beat Liverpool.

The Reds started the game without several of their usual stars, but Chelsea were even more depleted by injury and rotation...

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