Italy international Zappacosta has moved back to Serie A after his loan to Roma last season was interrupted by a knee ligament injury.
Serie A: Roma sign Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta on loan for six months with option to extend deal until end of season
Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta has joined Roma on a six-month loan deal with an option to extend until the end of the season.
Europa League: Kepa Arrizabalaga's penalty shootout heroics sends Chelsea through to final at Eintracht Frankfurt's expense
Chelsea rode their luck to reach the Europa League final as Kepa Arrizabalaga's penalty heroics clinched a dramatic shoot-out win against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Premier League: Chelsea are having the season that we deserve, says coach Antonio Conte after Tottenham Hotspur loss
Chelsea deserve the season they are having and their struggles in the current campaign are down to the departure of experienced players over the past few years, manager Antonio Conte has said.
Willian's deflected shot opened the scoring in Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace and it was his clever dummy that created the second, an own goal by Martin Kelly.
Premier League: Chelsea rout hapless Stoke City; Mohamed Salah's brace lifts Liverpool against Leicester
Liverpool celebrated Virgil van Dijk's arrival at Anfield by coming from behind to beat Leicester City 2-1 thanks to Mohamed Salah's brace, while Danny Drinkwater scored his first Chelsea goal in a 5-0 rout of Stoke City.
While the Arnautovic's strike boosted his side's hopes of climbing out of the bottom three, it dealt a severe blow to Chelsea's hopes of defending their title.
FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Italy failing to qualify would be catastrophic, says coach Giampiero Ventura
"I'm not thinking about the play-offs, we need to think about the next two matches and then based on who we meet we'll weigh things up," said Ventura.
Premier League: Chelsea's Antonio Conte hopes move to rest key players for Qarabag clash pays off against Arsenal
Antonio Conte believes his decision to rest several of Chelsea stars for their Champions League demolition of Qarabag will be rewarded when the Blues face Arsenal on Sunday
Chelsea enjoyed a triumphant return to the Champions League after a year out on Tuesday, thumping the competition’s debutants Qarabag 6-0.
Champions League: Lionel Messi's brace helps Barcelona beat Juventus; Manchester United, Chelsea win big
Lionel Messi netted twice in Barcelona's convincing 3-0 victory over Juventus, while Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and Chelsea also won big in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Premier League: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says claims of club failing to buy Ross Barkley is ridiculous
Conte had been unhappy with Chelsea's failure to land his top targets earlier in the close season, but he was more diplomatic when quizzed on the latest transfer activity.
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Italy eke out narrow victory over Israel, crictics lambast 'slow and dull' Azzuri
The relief was palpable on Wednesday after Ciro Immobile kept Italy's World Cup campaign on track despite an unconvincing 1-0 qualifying win by the four-time champions over Israel.
Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta has been called up to the Italy squad for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Israel just days after signing for the Premier League champions.
Premier League champions Chelsea have bolstered their squad with a transfer deadline-day move for Italian right-back Davide Zappacosta.
Transfer deadline day: Ross Barkley rejects Chelsea, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain joins Liverpool and other deals
Ross Barkley rejected a move to Chelsea, pulling out of a deal at the end of a summer transfer window in which English clubs spent more than £1.3 billion ($1.7 billion).