After reinventing himself as a physical defensive midfielder at Benfica, Serbian Nemanja Matic jumped at a chance to re-enter the Premier League fold.
After helping Chelsea to an epic win over Barcelona in the Champions League, Roman Abramovic might still not be convinced of the Italian's talents.
Gareth Bale, Tottenham Hotspurs's flying winger, has set his sights on getting the North Londoners back into the Uefa Champions League.
Chelsea's former manager tells Dominic Fifield he feels no bitterness over his swift and silent exit.
The England and Chelsea captain says becoming a manager is his 'overall aim'.
Robin van Persie was digesting the imminent prospect of two influential midfielders departing the Emirates Stadium when his thoughts focused in.
Chelsea will waive a potential appeal and accept the two-match ban imposed on Didier Drogba by Uefa following his dismissal in the Champions League.
Chelsea are drawing up plans to reshape their squad after being knocked out of the Champions League this week.
John Terry has pleaded his case to Fabio Capello's staff and should soon know whether he will retain the England captaincy.
Fabio Capello has moved to reassure David Beckham that he will be given his 100th England cap this season and, despite concerns over the former captain's fitness, he has been told he is "in contention" for the friendly in France this month. Capello will send his general manager, Franco Baldini, to assess the 32-year-old in a friendly against FC Dallas in Texas on March 15.