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Video: Simon Rice talks through Chelsea's draw in the last 16 of the Champions League

Paulinho wants victory over Chelsea to show Tottenham mean business with a Premier League title assault

Spurs sit two points ahead of the Blues and despite Paulinho coming up against a number of his Brazil team-mates, he insists that their friendship won't have an impact on the game

Ramires chips in Chelsea’s second goal to wrap up a comfortable win

Swindon Town 0 Chelsea 2 match report: Supporting cast, including Fernando Torres, hand Jose Mourinho a reminder

Blues ease into fourth round of the Capital One Cup

Jose Mourinho ushers substitute Juan Mata on to the pitch on Wednesday

Swindon v Chelsea: Capital One Cup match preview

The Blues set to take on Swindon as they look to progress further in the League Cup

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho

Capital One Cup: Swindon plan to attack Chelsea in tonight's tie at the Country Ground

The League One side play a passing style of football

Jose Mourinho speaks during a Chelsea press conference

Relaxed Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho answers his critics ‘footballistically’

After being told Chelsea had made their worst start to the Premier League in 10 years, Mourinho responds after 2-0 victory puts them top of the league

Juan Mata in celebratory mood with team-mate Demba Ba

‘Football issues’ put Juan Mata behind Oscar in Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea plan

Double player of the year has no set place in the manager’s ‘beautiful project’

Chelsea v Basle preview: New signing Willian to make debut in Champions League opener

Jose Mourinho has given the Brazilian midfielder Willian his Chelsea debut in the side to face Basle in the Champions League tonight, kick-off 7.45pm, the Portuguese coach’s return to the competition in his second spell at the club.

Mourinho has pledged to help England in his capacity as manager of Chelsea

Chelsea v Basle: Champions League match preview

A look ahead to tonight's Champions League fixture at Stamford Bridge

Willian holds the Chelsea shirt after completing his £32m move

Willian ready to prove his worth at Chelsea following £32m switch

The Brazilian is eager to secure a place in the national squad for next summer's World Cup

Thibault Courtois is currently on his third consecutive season on-loan at Atletico Madrid

Transfer news: Barcelona considering a £30m offer for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibault Courtois as a replacement for Victor Valdes

Valdes has confirmed he will leave the club at the end of the season and Courtois has been identified as a possible replacement along with Marc-Andre ter Stegen

David Luiz has revealed he turned down a move to Barcelona

Transfer news: Chelsea defender David Luiz reveals he turned down offer to join Barcelona despite both Neymar and Dani Alves persuasion

Brazilian defender has admitted that his international team-mates tried to talk him into a move to the Nou Camp but he insists he is happy at Stamford Bridge

Pep Guardiola will soon have his very own changing room separate from the rest of the playing squad

Uefa Super Cup: Bayern Munich v Chelsea match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Uefa Super Cup fixture at the Eden Arena in Prague

Wayne Rooney came off the bench to assist Manchester United's third and four goals - although his body language did not suggest contentment (Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Transfer news: Romelu Lukaku would welcome arrival of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney at Chelsea

The Manchester United striker is set to be the subject of a third bid from the Blues

Arsene Wenger and targets Cabaye, Di Maria and Benzema
Paul Pogba

Transfer news: Juventus insist Arsenal 'target' Paul Pogba will remain in Turin

The Gunners have been linked with a £20m move for the former Manchester United player

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