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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says 'there is no Christmas' in the Premier League ahead of Boxing Day meeting with West Ham

The Blues manager says players in England deserve respect

Jose Mourinho gestures on the touchline during the Capital One Cup quarter-final match at Pride Park

Premier League: Chelsea vs West Ham match preview

A look ahead to the festive fixture at Stamford Bridge

Lionel Messi celebrates scoring in the second leg of last season’s last-16 tie against City

Chelsea transfer news: We have 'no chance' of signing Lionel Messi, says Jose Mourinho

Blues boss leaves fans disappointed but Financial Fair Play would stop a move

Jose Mourinho on Sir Alex Ferguson: 'A good friend, a good person, a fantastic sense of humour. I like him very, very much'

Fergie might have been full of praise for his former rival and friend but the Chelsea manager has responded with a love-in of his own

Chelsea midfielder Mohamed Salah

Chelsea transfer news: Besiktas considering January loan move for misfit Mohamed Salah, says club president Fikrit Orman

Salah has played just six matches for the Blues this season

Nemanja Matic: Chelsea 'have the quality' to win the quadruple this season

Nemanja Matic today insisted Chelsea have the squad to make history in 2015 by winning the quadruple.

Gareth Bale, Paul Pogba, Lionel Messi and Petr Cech

Transfer talk: Gareth Bale to Manchester United, Moussa Sissoko to Arsenal, Paul Pogba to Liverpool, Petr Cech to leave Chelsea

Transfer talk: A look at the latest news, gossip and rumours on Tuesday 23 December

Mourinho and Ferguson enjoyed a rivalry filled with mutual respect

Sir Alex Ferguson on Jose Mourinho: 'He's good looking, speaks five languages, wins everything - it's unfair'

Former Manchester United manager says Mourinho 'a great example'

Chelsea's Eden Hazard is fouled by Phil Bardsley of Stoke

Stoke 0 Chelsea 2: Jose Mourinho reserves special praise for Eden Hazard after victory

Mourinho said it was a 'clean game' other than Bardsley's reckless tackle

Cesc Fabregas celebrates wrapping up victory with Chelsea’s second goal

Stoke 0 Chelsea 2: Five things we learnt at the Britannia Stadium

Including: Terry's contract situation needs to be resolved

Stoke City 0 Chelsea 2 player ratings: Cesc Fabregas? Nemanja Matic? John Terry? Who shone at the Britannia Stadium

Chelsea restored their three-point lead at the top of the table

Chelsea players celebrate John Terry's goal
Thibaut Courtois had missed Chelsea's last three matches
Lionel Messi and Cesc Fabregas celebrate for Barcelona

Cesc Fabregas says he 'would love' Lionel Messi to follow him to Chelsea

Fabregas was speaking to Spanish radio

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Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
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