Jose Mourinho and Juan Mata avoid making eye contact after the latter is substituted during the 3-0 victory over Southampton

Transfer news: Juan Mata offered way out of Chelsea by Rafa Benitez and Napoli with £20m bid - reports

The Spain international was visibly frustrated at being taking off in Chelsea's recent victory over Southampton

Esteban Cambiasso

Transfer news: Chelsea and Manchester United on alert after Esteban Cambiasso contract talks break down at Inter Milan

The Inter Milan midfielder may be allowed to leave this month with his contract due to expire at the end of the season

Jose Mourinho and Juan Mata avoid making eye contact after the latter is substituted during the 3-0 victory over Southampton

Transfer news: Unhappy Juan Mata could be offered Chelsea exit with PSG prepared to make £30m offer

The Spaniard was furious with Jose Mourinho's decision to substitute him during the win over Southampton and PSG could return for his signature having failed in the summer

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Jose Mourinho and Juan Mata avoid making eye contact after the latter is substituted during the 3-0 victory over Southampton

Transfer news: Juan Mata would be replaced if he left in January, says Jose Mourinho

The Spaniard did not take his 53rd minute substitution well although Mourinho has stressed that he wants to keep the attacking midfielder

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Transfer news: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers plays down talk of Cristian Tello deal but admits work over new arrivals is ongoing

The Barcelona winger has been linked with a move to Anfield but Rodgers insists that there are no 'imminent' arrivals

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has stressed that his side aren't out of the title race despite back-to-back defeats

Chelsea 2 Liverpool 1: Brendan Rodgers insists Liverpool aren't out of the Premier League title race just yet

Back-to-back defeats has seen the Reds slip from top of the table to fifth in just four days

The Sport Matrix: Monday 30 December 2013

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Brendan Rodgers will meet mentor Jose Mourinho for the first time on Sunday

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“I was used to standing at the back of his press conferences for a few years and learning how he dealt with the media,” Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said of Jose Mourinho, the man to whom he insists he owes everything in football. “Obviously he was a lot better than me…”

Ashley Williams has called on his Swansea teammates to improve their form after securing just one win in six

Chelsea 1 Swansea City 0: Swans captain Ashley Williams calls on side to improve their form after just one win in six

Swansea sit just four points above the relegation zone despite sitting in 11th place and Williams wants his side to use the turn of the year to provide momentum

The Sport Matrix: Friday 27 December 2013

Rodgers fumes at 'horror' refereeing as Liverpool lose

Petr Cech said there were no points for style in the league

Chelsea v Swansea City: Jose Mourinho steels young players for title tilt

The Blues have not mounted a serious title challenge since Ancelotti won the league in 2009-10

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Arsenal 0 Chelsea 0: Jose Mourinho mocks Arsenal fans following chants of 'boring, boring Chelsea'

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Transfer news: Kevin De Bruyne looks set for Chelsea exit - reports

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