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Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky may have left debts of more than £300m when he died in “tragic and mysterious” circumstances, the High Court heard today.

Is Avram Grant next in line at Chelsea?

For Chelsea fans already concerned about their managerial future, the presence of Avram Grant at Stamford Bridge today seemed like a bad omen.

Frank Lampard applauds the Chelsea fans

Frank Lampard eager to add silverware in what could be final season at Chelsea

The Blues are in Europa League action this week

Rafa Benitez is confident he has the support of his Chelsea players

I have not spoken to Roman Abramovich in 20 days, admits Rafael Benitez

Rafael Benitez will include Petr Cech and Demba Ba in his side to face Wigan today, despite both players suffering broken bones in the last week, highlighting the importance of the meeting with the relegation-threatened side to Chelsea’s efforts to revive their bid to finish in the Premier League’s top four and the interim manager’s prospects of seeing out his short-term contract.

Jack Brindelli and Anne Hathaway both singing

Politics? Football? The songs of angry men (who like Les Miserables) are getting louder

Everything from political rants to football transfer news is now being rendered through the medium of song

Blackpool manager Michael Appleton says Liverpool’s initial offer for Tom Ince is significantly short of his club’s valuation

Reading remain hopeful of signing Tom Ince for 'decent money'

Blackpool midfielder also linked with Newcastle, Tottenham and Liverpool

Michael Laudrup during the league fixture at Stamford Bridge earlier in the season

Pressure is on Chelsea rich kids to win, says Swansea manager Michael Laudrup

Swansea host Chelsea in the semi-final of the Capital One Cup tonight

Guardiola will manage Bayern from next season

Chelsea shunned as Pep Guardiola is named Bayern Munich manager

Former Barcelona coach to return to management in Germany

Pep Guardiola with the Champions League trophy

Chelsea shunned as Pep Guardiola is named Bayern Munich manager

Former Barcelona coach to return to management in Germany

Leeds manager Neil Warnock

Neil Warnock has no regrets over turning down Chelsea job

Leeds manager takes on Blues this Wednesday

Norilsk aims to settle boardroom war with new set-up

Norilsk Nickel named its long-time co-owner Vladimir Potanin as its chief executive yesterday under a Kremlin-inspired deal to end a boardroom war at the world's top nickel and palladium producer.

David Luiz trains with Chelsea team-mates ahead of tomorrow’s final in Yokohama

Andre the chess-playing Corinthian finds strategy to checkmate Chelsea

Brazilian outsiders will swap flair for defensive fortitude in bid to stop Europe’s winning run

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Juan Mata celebrates scoring Chelsea's second goal

Juan Mata says Chelsea players are behind Rafael Benitez

Juan Mata insists Chelsea's players are fully behind Rafael Benitez's mini-revolution.

Avram Grant

Chelsea say there is 'no truth' in reports Avram Grant will return to Stamford Bridge

Former caretaker manager linked with return

Rafael Benitez

Rafael Benitez says there is no chance he would walk away from Chelsea

Interim-manager yet to win a match

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