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Antonio Conte says he doesn’t know when David Luiz will be back

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Chelsea defender David Luiz's mystery knee injury will keep him sidelined indefinitely, according to head coach Antonio Conte. The Brazil...

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Real Madrid eyeing Chelsea defender David Luiz

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David Luiz has been relegated to the Chelsea bench following a disagreement with manager Antonio Conte, which could result in the defender leaving Stamford Bridge, for the second time.

According to the Daily Mail, the Brazilian international is being monitored by Los Blancos as well as AC Milan and Barcelona.

FC Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea: A professional performance earns praise from the boss.

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Chelsea sealed their progress into the last 16 of the Champions League with a emphatic 4-0 win over FC Qarabag with goals from Eden Hazard, Willian (2) and Cesc Fabregas.

Antonio Conte mindful of a big game at Anfield coming up on Saturday evening made the decision to make four changes to his starting eleven and a chance to our formation heading into the game.

Former Man Utd star believes title chasing manager is heading for the chop

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Gary Neville believes Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will regret dropping defender David Luiz.

Conte axed Luiz from Chelsea’s matchday squad for their 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday and refused to confirm after the game whether he still had a future with the club.

David Luiz dropped for questioning Antonio Conte’s tactics ahead of Man Utd game

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Chelsea defender David Luiz was left out of the squad to face Manchester United yesterday after querying head coach Antonio Conte's tactics,...

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Conte warns axed Luiz to fight for Chelsea future

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte has warned David Luiz he faces a fight to win back his Chelsea place after the Brazil defender was dropped for the 1-0 win over Manchester United.

Luiz paid the price for some sloppy performances as Blues boss Conte left him out of the squad at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Antonio Conte explains David Luiz’s omission from the squad to face Man Utd

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Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has been discussing his decision to leave David Luiz out of the matchday squad for today's game against...

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Conte makes strange dig at Mourinho

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Ahead of Manchester United's visit to Stamford Bridge this afternoon, Antonio Conte has made a strange claim about the success of his team last season.

Jose Mourinho won the league with Chelsea in his last full season with the club, before being sacked a few months in the following season.

Conte takes blame for Chelsea’s sloppy show

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte took the blame for Chelsea’s failure to protect their lead in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Roma in the Champions League.

Blues boss Conte opted to deploy Brazil defender David Luiz in midfield in a bid to solidify his injury-hit team.

Luiz gave Chelsea the lead at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, but although Eden Hazard doubled the hosts’ advantage before half-time, Roma hit back impressively.

Conte takes blame for Chelsea’s sloppy show

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte took the blame for Chelsea’s failure to protect their lead in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Roma in the Champions League.

Blues boss Conte opted to deploy Brazil defender David Luiz in midfield in a bid to solidify his injury-hit team.

Luiz gave Chelsea the lead at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, but although Eden Hazard doubled the hosts’ advantage before half-time, Roma hit back impressively.

Chelsea snatch draw as Man Utd edge Benfica

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Paris (AFP) – Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while Manchester United, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus all won.

Hazard headed in his second goal of the night from a Pedro Rodriguez cross with quarter of an hour left at Stamford Bridge to rescue Chelsea after they had earlier blown a two-goal lead against the Italians.

Chelsea snatch draw as Man Utd edge Benfica

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Paris (AFP) – Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while Manchester United, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus all won.

Hazard headed in his second goal of the night from a Pedro Rodriguez cross with quarter of an hour left at Stamford Bridge to rescue Chelsea after they had earlier blown a two-goal lead against the Italians.

Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal Roma thriller

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London (AFP) – Eden Hazard came to Chelsea’s rescue after his side blew a two-goal lead in a dramatic 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Antonio Conte’s team looked on course for a comfortable victory at Stamford Bridge thanks to first half goals from David Luiz and Hazard at Stamford Bridge.

Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal Roma thriller

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London (AFP) – Eden Hazard came to Chelsea’s rescue after his side blew a two-goal lead in a dramatic 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Antonio Conte’s team looked on course for a comfortable victory at Stamford Bridge thanks to first half goals from David Luiz and Hazard at Stamford Bridge.

Video: David Luiz scores an overhead kick in Chelsea training

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Chelsea defender David Luiz might be out of favour with the Brazil national team at present, but he managed to bring a bit of samba flair to Cobham...

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Man Utd legend blasts Chelsea star for "cheating" his teammates

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Roy Keane has blasted Chelsea’s David Luiz after the defender handed Atletico Madrid a first-half lead in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Luiz gave away a penalty which Antoine Griezmann coolly slotted home, but second- half goals from Alvaro Morata and Michy Batshuayi gave Chelsea a 2-1 victory.

Wenger hails gritty Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger claimed Arsenal’s battling 0-0 draw at Chelsea proved his players have the courage and commitment required to match the champions.

Wenger’s side had endured a miserable run at Stamford Bridge in recent years, but they finally emerged unscathed from west London thanks to an unusually feisty display.

David Luiz Sees Red As Chelsea Battle To Draw Against Impressive Arsenal (Photos & Video)

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A much-improved Arsenal side pushed Chelsea all the way at Stamford Bridge on Sunday in an entertaining 0-0 draw, with the Gunners unlucky not to come away with all three points.

Arsene Wenger's side started with Alexis Sanchez on the bench while Mesut Ozil was ruled out of the capital clash with injury.

Chelsea manager Conte expects selection gamble to pay off

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London (AFP) – 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.

Conte left out David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger, Victor Moses and Alvaro Morata for Tuesday’s 6-0 thumping of the Azerbaijan minnows at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea manager Conte expects selection gamble to pay off

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London (AFP) – 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.

Conte left out David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger, Victor Moses and Alvaro Morata for Tuesday’s 6-0 thumping of the Azerbaijan minnows at Stamford Bridge.

Rampant Chelsea hit Qarabag for six

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London (AFP) – Chelsea made a swaggering start to their Champions League challenge as memorable strikes from Pedro and Davide Zappacosta inspired a 6-0 rout of Qarabag on Tuesday.

Antonio Conte’s side were in businesslike mood against the minnows from Azerbaijan, with Pedro’s long-range effort putting them ahead early on at Stamford Bridge.

Video: David Luiz performs pommel horse routine at Chelsea training

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Chelsea defender David Luiz has put the international break to good use by working on his fake pommel horse routine. The Brazilian star performed a...

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Conte Salutes Chelsea After Battling Display

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For all the talk of crisis at Stamford Bridge following last week's meltdown against Burnley, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was left saluting his side on Sunday after they edged Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in a match they could just as easily have lost.

Conte was forced to field a makeshift side against Spurs after suspensions and injury ate into his options, with David Luiz forced into midfield and Andreas Christensen handed a first start in the Premier League.

Vokes at double as Burnley catch Chelsea cold

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London (AFP) – Champions Chelsea had Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas sent off as the defence of their Premier League title began with a stunning 3-2 home defeat by Burnley on Saturday.

Disjointed and embarrassed in the first half, Chelsea threatened to mount the most unlikely of comebacks in a stirring second-half display, but just failed to overcome their numerical disadvantage.

Vokes at double as Burnley catch Chelsea cold

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London (AFP) – Champions Chelsea had Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas sent off as the defence of their Premier League title began with a stunning 3-2 home defeat by Burnley on Saturday.

Disjointed and embarrassed in the first half, Chelsea threatened to mount the most unlikely of comebacks in a stirring second-half display, but just failed to overcome their numerical disadvantage.

English Premier League

Conte refuses to discuss Hazard, Luiz transfer talk

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte batted away questions over the future of Real-Madrid linked pair Eden Hazard and David Luiz on Friday, saying his focus was on beating struggling West Ham to close the gap at the top of the Premier League.

Chelsea visit the London Stadium on Saturday, trailing Manchester City by 11 points and with a three-point deficit to second-placed Manchester United, who host the leaders on Sunday.

Conte refuses to discuss Hazard, Luiz transfer talk

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London (AFP) – Antonio Conte batted away questions over the future of Real-Madrid linked pair Eden Hazard and David Luiz on Friday, saying his focus was on beating struggling West Ham to close the gap at the top of the Premier League.

Chelsea visit the London Stadium on Saturday, trailing Manchester City by 11 points and with a three-point deficit to second-placed Manchester United, who host the leaders on Sunday.

Wednesday Kickoff: Everton reportedly hire Allardyce, Luiz linked to Real Madrid and more

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A manager once linked to the U.S. Men's National Team job is officially set for a Premier League gig.

Everton has reportedly agreed to a deal to hire Sam Allardyce as manager with former Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare set to join his staff. (REPORT)

Real Madrid is reportedly interested in signing David Luiz following the Brazilian's fall down the Chelsea depth chart.

Conte targets 100% wins in Man City hunt

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes his side must win every game they play if they are to stand any chance of reeling in runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Champions Chelsea are nine points behind Pep Guardiola’s City ahead of Saturday’s trip to West Bromwich Albion, where Conte’s men secured the title in May.

Conte targets 100% wins in Man City hunt

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte believes his side must win every game they play if they are to stand any chance of reeling in runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Champions Chelsea are nine points behind Pep Guardiola’s City ahead of Saturday’s trip to West Bromwich Albion, where Conte’s men secured the title in May.

Antonio Conte explains David Luiz absence

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Manchester United take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge at 16:30 GMT this afternoon. The lineups have been announced and one notable absence from the hosts is centre-back David Luiz. The Brazilian had previously started eight of Chelsea's 10 Premier League... Continue Reading →

Palace score first league goal of the season

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London (AFP) – Crystal Palace finally scored their first Premier League goal this season as Cesar Azpilicueta’s own goal put them ahead against champions Chelsea on Saturday.

Palace had failed to score a single goal as they lost their first seven league games, but Roy Hodgson’s side gave their fans something to celebrate in the 11th minute at Selhurst Park.

Palace score first league goal of the season

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London (AFP) – Crystal Palace finally scored their first Premier League goal this season as Cesar Azpilicueta’s own goal put them ahead against champions Chelsea on Saturday.

Palace had failed to score a single goal as they lost their first seven league games, but Roy Hodgson’s side gave their fans something to celebrate in the 11th minute at Selhurst Park.

Cabaye ends Palace’s wait for first league goal

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London (AFP) – Crystal Palace finally scored their first Premier League goal this season as Yohan Cabaye put them ahead against champions Chelsea on Saturday.

Palace had failed to score a single goal as they lost their first seven league games, but Roy Hodgson’s side gave their fans something to celebrate in the 11th minute at Selhurst Park.

Cabaye ends Palace’s wait for first league goal

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London (AFP) – Crystal Palace finally scored their first Premier League goal this season as Yohan Cabaye put them ahead against champions Chelsea on Saturday.

Palace had failed to score a single goal as they lost their first seven league games, but Roy Hodgson’s side gave their fans something to celebrate in the 11th minute at Selhurst Park.

Chelsea’s Luiz ‘must’ play despite broken wrist – Conte

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is pinning his hopes on David Luiz playing against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League next week even though the defender has a broken wrist.

Luiz sustained the injury in Sunday’s goalless draw with Arsenal when he clattered into the advertising hoardings at the end of the first half.

Opinion

First Diego Costa, now David Luiz - Antonio Conte wins yet another battle at the Bridge.

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David Luiz was dropped from the first team squad to face Manchester United yesterday and faces a battle to get back in favour with Antonio Conte.

It's a shame really that plenty of the focus post-match has been about Luiz and a reported bust-up rather than the excellent performance that won us the game 1-0.

Ray Wilkins talks Diego Costa, Nemanja Matic and David Luiz.

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It was our privilege at AskFans recently to get to interview a true legend – ex-Chelsea, Manchester United and England superstar Ray 'Butch' Wilkins. For our younger viewers, Ray was the 'hod carrier with benefits' in the successful 1980s Manchester United side alongside the more dynamic Bryan Robson, and he enjoyed a superb youthful career at Chelsea too.

Journalist claims that Antonio Conte will be disappointed to not have signed these two players.

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Now that the transfer window has closed until January, respected Guardian journalist Dominic Fifield has spoken of Antonio Conte's disappointment in not having signed Virgil Van Dijk and Romelu Lukaku.

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Reports: Chelsea's Brazilian star demands more game time from Antonio Conte.

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According to various sources, David Luiz has held clear the air talks with Antonio Conte to try and resolve their internal dispute which has seen Luiz fall out of favour.

In my view this is good news because the sooner they can clear the air, the more options the manager will have to select from in the busy Christmas/New Year period as soon as Luiz is fully fit.