FA Cup: Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel 'absolutely not concerned' about N'Golo Kante despite injury struggles
Kante will start Thursday's FA Cup fifth-round clash at Barnsley in a much-changed Blues line-up, with new boss Tuchel delighted by the 29-year-old's return to fitness.
Nations League: France, Germany clinch victories; Spain's Sergio Ramos misses two penalties in landmark appearance
World champions France and Germany rode on the influence of their Chelsea stars to rack up Nations League wins while Spain's Sergio Ramos missed two penalties on the night he celebrated a record-setting 177th international appearance.
UEFA Nations League: Cristiano Ronaldo crosses 100 national goals in Portugal win, Belgium put five past Iceland
Ronaldo, capped 165 times by Portugal, is second only to Iran's Ali Daei, on 109, in the list of top men's international goal scorers.
FA Cup: Chelsea wary of Manchester United's potent front three, says Frank Lampard ahead of semi-final
Lampard also said the mid-season addition of midfielder Bruno Fernandes has vastly improved United’s attack as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side look to extend their unbeaten run in all competitions to 20 games.
Second-placed City were handed a two-year suspension from European football for breaching Financial Fair Play regulations in February, which would have allowed a team finishing fifth in the Premier League to qualify for the Champions League.
Frenchman Kante picked up a hamstring strain in the second half of Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday while Croatian Kovacic did not feature last week in the 3-2 defeat at West Ham United after injuring his Achilles.
Ahead of the Premier League's resumption, we at Firstpost take you through where the self-proclaimed 'Big Six' (and Leicester) currently dwell in the standings, what they need to do to ensure their respective seasons are a success and what they've been up to in the break
Premier League: Billy Gilmour, Ruben Loftus-Cheek score brace apiece as Chelsea beat QPR 7-1 in friendly
Lampard’s Chelsea side are fourth in the league with 48 points from 29 games ahead of the resumption of the season on Wednesday following the COVID-19 disruption.
Premier League: N'Golo Kante returns to full contact training with Chelsea teammates ahead of league's scheduled restart
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has made a return to full contact training on Tuesday ahead of the Premier League restart next week.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Chelsea's N'Golo Kante prepared to miss rest of Premier League season due to COVID-19 concerns, say reports
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is prepared to sit out the remainder of the Premier League season, if it resumes, after expressing concerns over returning to training, British media have reported
FA Cup: Chelsea boss Frank Lampard laments injuries to key players ahead of crucial fifth-round clash against Liverpool
Players such as midfielder N’Golo Kante have had a stop-start campaign while others like Antonio Rudiger have either returned from injury recently or been sidelined like winger Christian Pulisic
Premier League: Chelsea boss Frank Lampard urges players to put Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich behind them
The 3-0 loss to the German champions at Stamford Bridge in the first leg of their last-16 tie was the heaviest ever defeat for Chelsea in a home game in European competition
Champions League: Bayern Munich can win title every year but our job is to stop them, says Chelsea manager Frank Lampard
Chelsea will be without injured midfielder N’Golo Kante but forward Olivier Giroud could feature after scoring in a rare start against Tottenham in a 2-1 Premier League win
Premier League: 'I'm paid to make decisions,' says Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on decision to drop Kepa Arrizabalaga
Lampard defended Arrizabalaga, who cost a world record 80 million euros, earlier this season when the Spaniard was guilty of making critical errors but has benched him in recent matches in favour of 38-year-old Willy Caballero
Premier League: Chelsea denied twice by VAR as Manchester United claim controversial win at Stamford Bridge
With 12 games remaining, seven points separate Chelsea and 11th-place Burnley, with the team finishing fifth also set to earn a place in next season’s Champions League following UEFA’s decision to punish Man City for serious breaches of financial regulations
Premier League: N’Golo Kante insists revenge for opening day defeat not on Chelsea's mind ahead of Manchester United clash
N’Golo Kante says Chelsea’s home clash with Manchester United on Monday is not about avenging an opening-day hammering at Old Trafford but keeping their noses in front in the scrap for a Premier League top-four finish.
Premier League: From Vincent Kompany's undeniable presence to Eden Hazard's sublime skill, a look at Firstpost's 'Team of Decade'
After ten years of non-stop action and some truly excellent football, let's take a look at players that made this decade special in our Premier League Team of the Decade
Premier League: Manchester City weathered Chelsea's early onslaught before gradually working up field in 2-1 win
The match ended 2-1 in favour of the Manchester City with goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez, nullifying the strike from Chelsea’s N'golo Kante. The win helps City switch places with Chelsea on the points table.
Manchester City returned to winning ways with a 2-1 success over Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, ending the Londoners’ run of six straight victories
Premier League: N'Golo Kante is 'more than a defensive midfielder,' says Chelsea manager Frank Lampard
Lampard confirmed Kante, who has been plagued with injuries this season and started only three league games for Chelsea, had shaken off a groin problem to be available for Saturday’s match against Crystal Palace