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Transfer news: Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o expected to move to MLS rather than extend stay in Premier League

The Cameroon striker will see his deal at Stamford Bridge expire at the end of the season

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The pair could be in line to make appearance at Stamford Bridge

Samuel Eto’o (right) and Chelsea’s other strikers have failed to deliver in front of goal

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho left impotent by problems of age as strikers continue to struggle

Blues' strikers have failed to deliver in front of goal this season

Peter Crouch of Stoke shoots past Gary Cahill of Chelsea to score a goal to level the scores

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Mauricio Pochettino has received many plaudits for Southampton’s fine start to the season

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Artur Boruc injury sees change between the sticks

Manager Gus Poyet urges his Sunderland team on at Villa Park.

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The Black Cats are bottom of the league following Crystal Palace's victory last night

Mourinho may have chosen the wrong month to have a trim on top, with temperatures plummeting as Winter approaches

Jose Mourinho believes Manchester City, not Arsenal, offer greatest challenge to Chelsea title hopes

Chelsea manager says he and Gunners rival have forgotten how to win league

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But Liverpool captain is delighted he eventually he stayed at Anfield

Jose Mourinho leaves the St Jakob-Park pitch after Chelsea's 1-0 defeat to Basel

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Goalkeeper Petr Cech’s display against Basel on Tuesday was one of the few plus points for Chelsea

Chelsea defeat to Basel adds spice to busy December schedule for the Blues

Petr Cech’s performance in goal was the one bright aspect of the second defeat

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Champions League: What Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United need to reach the last 16

A look at how the Champions League shapes up as the group stages edge towards a climax

West Ham midfielder Joe Cole could force through a January move away form the club after his early substitution in the defeat to Chelsea

Joe Cole could seek West Ham exit in January after being hauled off early during defeat to Chelsea

Cole was visibly fuming when he was replaced after 40 minutes in the 3-0 defeat to his former club

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Basel v Chelsea: Champions League match preview

A look ahead to this week’s Champions League match in Switzerland

Jose Mourinho is targeting a win against Basle to ensure Champions League progression and ease Chelsea's December workload

Champions League - Basel v Chelsea: Jose Mourinho claims Blues are not under pressure, unlike their Swiss opponents

Mourinho says that despite the opening fixture defeat to Basle at Stamford Bridge, the pressure is on the Swiss champions to get a result on Tuesday night

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