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

Jose Mourinho, left, jokes with Branislav Ivanovic and Frank Lampard, right, after arriving in Bangkok on Friday

Jose Mourinho gives Chelsea's young stars chance to shine

At 2pm, British time, on Wednesday, Jose Mourinho manages the first game of his new regime at Chelsea, nine years after he took the reins at the club for the first time, with the same ambition to win everything, but a different way of going about it.

Wayne Rooney has two years left on his current deal

In Marco van Ginkel, have Chelsea just signed the new Frank Lampard?

The Blues have agreed a deal understood to be around £8m for the 20-year-old

Chelsea will not sell David Luiz despite interest from Bayern Munich

Chelsea have no plans to sell David Luiz and will tell interested clubs that he is not for sale at any price.

Edinson Cavani

Napoli holding out for maximum return on Edinson Cavani

Napoli are determined to hold out for their full asking price of €63m (£54m) before allowing Edinson Cavani to leave for Chelsea and will not accept an offer including makeweights.

Neymar was the best player at the tournament

Confederations Cup: Brazil must be accepted as genuine contenders after victory over Spain

Brazil are lucky to have probably the world’s two most accomplished centre-backs

Paulinho of Brazil scores his team's second goal to make the score 2-1 during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Semi Final match between Brazil and Uruguay

Confederations Cup: Brazil 2 Uruguay 1

Late Paulinho header sends Brazil to final as protesters and police clash near stadium

David Luiz in action for Brazil after he suffered a broken nose

Chelsea defender David Luiz to undergo surgery on broken nose after Confederations Cup duty

Brazilian suffered injury in a clash with teammate Thiago Silva while on international duty in victory of Mexico

Chelsea want to buy midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia from Seville

Chelsea target £10m France midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia

Jose Mourinho makes Seville defensive midfielder a key target and warns against over-spending

John Terry with the Europa League trophy

Jose Mourinho at Chelsea: No special treatment for the old guard of John Terry, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole

The returning manager hopes to improve players such as Eden Hazard, Juan Mata, David Luiz, Oscar, Cesar Azpilicueta and Ramires

Romelu Lukaku spent the season on loan at West Brom

Jose Mourinho at Chelsea: Manager tells Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne they are part of his plans at Chelsea

The pair will not be allowed out on loan again next season

Marcelo, right, of Brasil fights for the ball during the friendly match between Brasil and France

Oscar among the goals as Brazil end 21-year winless run against France with 3-0 win

The World Cup hosts are warming up for the Confederations Cup

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho

Sam Wallace on the return of Jose Mourinho: There will be laughs, trophies and blood at Chelsea

The 'Special One' will put Chelsea on the edge - for better or worse

Joe Hart

Brazil 2 - England 2: player ratings - man-for-man marking from the Maracana

Our assessment of the players following England's 2-2 draw with five-time world champions Brazil.

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