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Chelsea News: Eden Hazard Thinks Club Teammate Should Consider Leaving

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Belgian players have so far had mixed experiences at Chelsea. Romelu Lukaku is looking impressive, but while playing in the blue for Everton. Thibaut Courtois is looking like the best young goalkeeper in the world, but he is yet to play a game for Chelsea. Eden Hazard, meanwhile, is a regular first-team player at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea News: Mourinho Explains Eden Hazard's Absence from Schalke Match

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Chelsea enjoyed yet another 3-0 win over Schalke, but Belgian winger Eden Hazard was a conspicuous absence from the team. Hazard has been one of the regulars under José Mourinho and it was surprising to see him left out of the squad altogether. Chelsea have a lot of quality players in this position.

Chelsea News: John Terry and Andre Schurrle Speak Post Schalke Victory

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Chelsea turned in another strong European performance against Schalke 04 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening as the Blues took themselves to the top of Group E with only two matches left before the first Knockout Stage of the UEFA Champions League.

Central defender John Terry and left winger Andre Schurrle took a few minutes to speak to the press following their sides 3-0 victory that was highlighted by strong performances from former Anzhi Makhachkala stars, Samuel Eto'o and Willian.

Chelsea News: Manager Jose Mourinho Speaks Following Schalke Victory

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Chelsea continued their dominant form as of late, aside from their slip at Newcastle United over the weekend, with another UEFA Champions League victory as the Blues defeated German club Schalke 04 with an impressive scoreline of 3-0 in front of a packed Stamford Bridge.

A brace from Samuel Eto'o and a late third goal scored by Demba Ba sealed the Blues lead at the top of Group E with nine points from four games and a three point lead over second placed Schalke.

Chelsea News: Jose Mourinho Confirms Fernando Torres Will Miss Schalke Match

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After showing signs of return to form, Fernando Torres is set for a spell on the sidelines according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, who was speaking ahead of the team's Champions League match with Schalke. Torres has scored four goals in his last three matches including a double against Schalke in the reverse fixture.

Chelsea's Marco Van Ginkel Posts Video Showing Improvement

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Chelsea's Marco Van Ginkel is on his way to recovery after sustaining an unfortunate ACL injury in his side's League Cup clash against Swindon in September.

The Dutch international posted the below video of him jogging on an underwater treadmill at Chelsea's Cobham training ground. Just like regular treadmills, an underwater treadmill can be sped up or slowed down to assist the person who is using it.

Chelsea Boss Jose Mourinho Discusses Newcastle United Match After Loss

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Chelsea were unable to go to top of the Premier League table on Saturday after they lost 2-0 to Newcastle United at St. James' Park.

Jose Mourinho's men could have really put their stamp on the Premier League with a big win away from home, but Alan Pardew's side proved to be too strong.

Speaking to the press after the match, Mourinho expressed his anger with the result and accused some of his players of being to comfortable at home without being able to produce on the road.

Chelsea Star David Luiz's Message of the Day

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Chelsea star David Luiz is one happy Brazilian. The defender often takes to social media to express some of his best photos and Friday was no exception.

With Manchester City on the horizon, the Brazilian international posted his message of the day attached to an awesome Instagram photo.

The caption of the photo read: " Enjoy the life "#behappy #geezers

Who do you think will win this weekend?

Chelsea's Fernando Torres Goofs Off at Cobham Training Ground

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Chelsea's two goal man Fernando Torres went posted the below photo to his Instagram account on Wednesday after the Blues convincingly defeated Schalke 3-0 on the road last night.

Somebody thought it'd be funny to create a big head cutout of Torres at Chelsea's training ground and the Spanish international laughed as he posed with the big prop.

Chelsea's Fernando Torres Reacts to His Two Goals Against Schalke

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Chelsea's Fernando Torres found himself back amongst the goals last night in the Champions League as the Blues defeated Schalke 0-3 at the Veltins Arena.

Torres needed just five minutes to open the scoring and then added to Chelsea's lead halfway through the second half. Eden Hazard's late goal ensured Chelsea's comfortable three points on the road.

Chelsea Star Eden Hazard Celebrates Champions League Goal

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Chelsea shocked German side Schalke 04 on Tuesday evening in Germany after a ruthless performance saw Jose Mourinho's men leave the Veltins Arena 0-3 winners.

Fernando Torres scored early then got another in the 68th minute before Eden Hazard completed the scoring in the 87th minute.

After the match, Eden Hazard posted the below photo celebrating his goal in Germany.

Chelsea Stars Go Social Ahead of Tomorrow's Champions League Showdown

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Chelsea take on Schalke at the Veltins Arena in Germany tomorrow, and some of the Blues' biggest players have been busy updating their fans about their trip. The Blues traveled to Germany today to prepare for tomorrow's Champions League match and the likes of Juan Mata, David Luiz, and Ramires all posted to Instagram to give a behind-the-scenes look at the trip as it unfolds.

Chelsea News: Mourinho "Did Not Deserve To Be Sent Off", Claims Bertrand

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Ryan Bertrand believes Jose Mourinho will lead Chelsea back to winning ways following the manager's return to Stamford Bridge.

Since Mourinho's departure in 2007, Chelsea's form has stuttered and many high-profile managers, such as Rafa Benitez, Luiz Felipe Scolari and Avram Grant, have failed to fill the void left by the Portuguese man.

Chelsea Star Oscar Celebrates Goal and Win Against Cardiff City

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Chelsea had to fight back from a 1-0 deficit at home on Saturday, but the West London club did just that and came out 4-1 winners over Cardiff City.

The visitors took a 10th minute lead through Jordan Mutch but Eden Hazard brought things level before the half. Samuel Eto'o then got his first Chelsea goal before Oscar scored an absolute screamer to put the game out of reach for the visitors.

Chelsea's Eden Hazard - Road to World Cup Scouting Feature Episode 1

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ScoutNation produces some great content on their YouTube channel and they've put together this fantastic video of Eden Hazard after Belgium qualified for the World Cup in Brazil. Belgium's number 10 has become one of Europe's most exciting midfielders since his move from Lille to Chelsea last season.

Chelsea News: Mourinho Discusses Schurrle and Torres Ahead of Cardiff City

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While a majority of Chelsea's players were busy this past week representing their countries in World Cup qualifiers, Fernando Torres was in London working on regaining his fitness.

The Spanish international hobbled off the pitch in Chelsea's Champions League match against Steaua Bucharest but could be set for a return to first-team action against Cardiff City if picked by Jose Mourinho this weekend.

Chelsea News: Mourinho Speaks Tactics and Why He Smelt Danger at Norwich

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Jose Mourinho and his Chelsea side needed to dig a bit deeper than they would have liked to have at Norwich on Sunday afternoon. After taking an early lead through Brazilian youngster Oscar, Anthony Pilkington leveled things for the home side.

The introduction of Eden Hazard, Willian, and Samuel Eto'o resulted in two goals in quick succession in the final ten minutes of the match, but it wasn't nearly as easy as it could've been for Mourinho's men.

Chelsea News: Jose Mourinho Targets Consistency and Winning Mentality

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Jose Mourinho still remains as one of the most successful Chelsea managers of all time. The likes of Roberto di Matteo and Carlo Ancelotti also occupy a lofty position, but it is really Mourinho who is special for Chelsea fans. It was not surprising to see Chelsea being pinned as the favourites to win the title immediately after his return to Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea News: Mourinho Backs Striker Ahead of Norwich Match

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has called on fans to give striker Samuel Eto'o "a little bit of time" as he is still adjusting to Premier League life.

The Cameroon international, who moved from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala to Chelsea in the summer, is set to be handed his third league start against Norwich at the weekend, yet he is still to register a goal for the Premiership club.

Chelsea News: Jose Mourinho Storms Out of Pre-Match Press Conference

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Jose Mourinho has walked out of Chelsea's pre-match press conference in Romania when asked about the exclusion of Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.

The 22 year-old was left out of the traveling team and is reportedly training with Chelsea's U21's while the Blues are in Romania.

Asked about De Bruyne's situation at the club, Mourinho became agitated and spoke his mind before exiting the conference room.

Chelsea News: New Signing Talks Jose Mourinho and Hull City

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While much of the attention of the press has been focused on Jose Mourinho, Luis Suarez, Cesc Fabregas, and Wayne Rooney this summer, Marco Van Ginkel has quietly been settling in London after making the move to the Premier League from his boyhood club Vitesse.

The Dutch midfielder is yet to play a competitive match for Chelsea, only having taken part in the Blues' pre-season fixtures, but his performances have given Chelsea supporters a good amount to look forward to.

Chelsea News: Is Fernando Torres Returning to Spain?

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While Chelsea continue to lure Wayne Rooney to London, the Blues may emerge into the spotlight a bit ore in the next days because of Valencia CF.

The Spanish club wishes to replace its loss of Roberto Soldado, who is joining Tottenham Hotspur FC, with Fernando Torres, says the Daily Mail.

Cashing in £26 million with the transfer from Soldado to White Hart Lane, the daily paper has said that the Blues could see an offer of around £25 million for Torres, which would only match half of what Chelsea had to pay back in 2011 to sign the Spanish international from Liverpool.

Chelsea News: What do the Blues really think of Fernando Torres?

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Fernando Torres turned his back on the Liverpool fans that loved him so dearly when he moved to Chelsea and Stamford Bridge in January of 2011. A massive £50 million transfer fee earned the Reds a significant reward for their Spanish star, if only they had not wasted it, but that is another story.

EPL Injury Report: Steven Gerrard To Undergo Shoulder Surgery

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Liverpool captain and legend will miss the rest of the season for The Reds due to a left shoulder injury that requires surgical repair.

Gerrard told The Sun that he originally injured his shoulder three months ago against Oldham in the FA Cup, but has played through the pain. He said since the original injury he has aggravated the shoulder on multiple occasions, but until recently has been able to push through.

Chelsea vs. Aston Villa: Players To Watch In Crucial Match For The Blues

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Eden Hazard of Chelsea (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Chelsea will travel to Villa Park on Saturday to take on Aston Villa in a crucial match for The Blues in their quest for a spot in next season's Champions League.

Coming off a disappointing 2-2 draw at home with Tottenham on Wednesday, Chelsea must finish the season strong if they want to remain in the top four.

EPL Injury Report: Spurs Limping Into Final Weeks Of The Season

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With just a few weeks left in the EPL season, the fight for a top four finish looks like it will come down to the final day of competition. Manchester United has long since wrapped up the title, but the next four teams in the table are neck and neck and still have a lot to play for. With just hours left to capture a spot in next season's Champions League, injuries could be a key factor in determining the top four.

EPL Injury Report: Petrov Reminds That Some Things Are Bigger Than Football

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Each week in the EPL Injury Report we look at ailments that keep players out of matches. We see hamstring strains, ankle sprains, and calf injuries on a weekly basis and even see the unfortunate occurrence of more serious injuries such as ACL tears and broken bones. However, while these injuries are detrimental to teams, league standings, and can often win or lose titles, sometimes there are ailments much more serious that can not only end careers, but can end lives.

Chelsea News – Goalkeeper Petr Cech: 2-1 Is A Fair Result

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Chelsea defeated FC Basel in Switzerland on Thursday evening in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League after David Luiz scored a fantastic free-kick in the dying seconds of the match. Chelsea hopped out to an early lead after Victor Moses nodded home from a corner, but the home side leveled things in the final minutes after a controversial penalty was awarded to Basel.

Chelsea News: Petr Cech Talks Liverpool Europa League

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Petr Cech spoke to after Chelsea's disappointing last minute draw with Liverpool at the weekend about the match itself and the Blues' massive Europa League matchup on Thursday.

Chelsea had to settle for a late, late draw at the hands of Luis Suarez at Anfield yesterday afternoon.

Chelsea v Liverpool: Key Battles To Watch As Reds and Blues Collide At Anfield

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Chelsea will travel to Anfield on Sunday to take on a struggling Liverpool side that has earned just five points in its last four matches against four teams in the bottom half of the table.

After a beautiful 3-0 victory over Fulham, Chelsea recently regained their third place spot in the table ahead of Arsenal and below Manchester City.

Chelsea News: Benitez Hits Out at Officiating

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Chelsea's hopes of winning a fifth FA Cup title in seven seasons was destroyed after they lost 2-1 against Manchester City on Sunday. Chelsea were completely outplayed by Roberto Mancini's men in the first half. Sergei Aguero and Samir Nasri gave City a commanding two-goal lead in the match. It looked like Chelsea would be going out of the competition with a whimper.

EPL Injury Report: Bale In Question For Tottenham

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham (Google Creative Commons)

With just a few weeks left in the English Premier League season, the most exciting storyline left is the race for the top four and a place in next season's Champions League.

Manchester United has all but wrapped up the title and Manchester City is pretty much guaranteed a Champions League spot in second place; seven points clear of third place Chelsea.

What do Premier League teams need this summer? – Part 1

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With the title race all but over in February, many Premier League teams will be looking towards the summer with a view to potential dealings.

The battle for fourth still rages on, whilst at the foot of the table relegation candidates scrap to maintain their status as top tier clubs.

Pep Guardiola said to have declared managing Arsenal his first choice in England

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Head coach Josep Guardiola (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has been the most sought after manager in the world since his departure from Catalonia in May of this year. However, after continued debate over where he could possibly land, it appears that sources close to the Guardiola camp told the Mirror on Dec.

Fernando Torres double leads Chelsea to victory over Sunderland

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Fernando Torres of Chelsea celebrates scoring his second goal from the penalty spot (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Chelsea continue their run of form this week with a 1-3 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Dec. 8, 2012. The Blues had been eliminated from the UEFA Champions League during midweek despite a 6-1 victory over FC Nordsjaelland and there was worry that they would be suffering from a disappointment hangover.

Juan Mata backs Fernando Torres in latest Chelsea transfer rumors and news

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Juan Mata of Chelsea celebrates with Fernando Torres (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Chelsea fans have been through the ringer in the last two weeks as have the players. A new manager, a frustrating run of bad form and a 6-1 victory over Nordsjaelland being helpless to prevent a UEFA Champions League exit have been some tough pills to swallow.

Chelsea v Manchester United: The Incredible Capital One Cup Showdown in Pictures

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Chelsea played Manchester United on Wednesday evening for a spot in the Capital One Cup Quarterfinals, and the match did anything but disappoint. United had the lead three times throughout the match, and Chelsea were only able to take the lead in the 97th minute once they forced extra time. The match ended 5-4 in Chelsea's favor and provided soccer fans worldwide with 120 minutes of non-stop entertainment.

Chelsea Target Falcao Discusses His Future, Ronaldo, and More

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Chelsea chasing Schalke 04 striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in January

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Klaas-Jan Huntelaar of Schalke 04 FC (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Despite the improved form that Fernando Torres has exhibited this season for Chelsea it appears that the club are still not content with his lack of production over the entirety of his existence in the Blues' kit.

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