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Chelsea to offer new contract to Midfielder with Jose Mourinho and Manchester United waiting in the wings?

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Nemanja Matic is to be rewarded for his outstanding contribution to the Chelsea cause this season with a new contract as Antonio Conte looks to fend off reported strong interest from Jose Mourinho and Manchester United.

What a difference a season makes in football. This time a year ago, Matic had lost his place in the team with the interim coach Gus Hiddink favouring John Mikel Obi ahead of him.

Roundup: Chelsea star confirms transfer desire, wants to win Champions League with this club

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Premier League leaders Chelsea are looking to offer a contract extension to the Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic at the end of this season.

The 28-year-old was expected to leave the club last summer after a dip in form under Jose Mourinho. However, Matic has come back strongly under Antonio Conte and has established himself as a key player for the Italian.

Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

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London (AFP) – Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday.

Antonio Conte’s leaders won for the 17th time in their last 20 league games to push them a step closer to the title.

Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

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London (AFP) – Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League as Pedro inspired a 3-1 win over Swansea, while Leicester’s gloom deepened as the troubled champions plunged into the relegation zone on Saturday.

Antonio Conte’s leaders won for the 17th time in their last 20 league games to push them a step closer to the title.

Chelsea Midfielder - I don't know if this is my best form for Chelsea, but I always try to give everything for the team.

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Nemanja Matic is back to his best this season and has found the same consistency he had when we won the Premier League title two years ago. He remains a vital part of our Chelsea team.

Think back to near the end of last season and our victory at Bournemouth. On that day, Matic popped up with a goal but refused to celebrate giving an insight to how unhappy he appeared to be at Chelsea so it looked at the time that he would be looking to leave in the summer.

Jose Mourinho wants £70,000-per-week Chelsea star at Old Trafford

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José Mourinho, the Manchester United manager, is ready to test Chelsea’s resolve with a shock move for Nemanja Matić next summer.

United will be looking to spend big next summer as Mourinho is keen to build the squad to his own taste. While Atlético Madrid duo Antonione Griezmann and Saúl Ñíguez are the top of his shopping list, according to the Mirror, the Portuguese wants Matić as well to bolster his midfield department.

Cesc Fabregas - Written off but gives such an impressive and disciplined performance against Manchester City.

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Cesc Fabregas stepped into the Chelsea side to replace Nemanja Matic for his first start in nine weeks and played a huge part in Chelsea's fightback against Manchester City.

I have to be honest here, when the team was announced and Fabregas was named in the starting eleven playing alongside N'Golo Kante in the heart of our Midfield, I was concerned as my Tweet sent out to the #CFC fans across the world would have seen below:

No Matic!

Conte Out Coaches Pep As Chelsea Extend Lead At Top

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Antonio Conte came out on top in his battle of wits with Pep Guardiola, even though Chelsea had to ride their luck before securing a 3-1 over Manchester City in an eventful clash at the Etihad.

It means that the Italian kept his place at the top of the Premier League while Guardiola was left to reflect on his first home defeat since taking over in the summer and only his 11th home defeat in his career.

Fabregas makes Chelsea return at Man City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Cesc Fabregas returned to Chelsea's starting XI as manager Antonio Conte changed his team for the first time in seven games for Saturday's Premier League clash with Manchester City.

Fabregas, who played under City manager Pep Guardiola at Barcelona, came in for Nemanja Matic, who was left out of Chelsea's squad due to what Conte said was a "little muscular problem".

Fabregas makes Chelsea return at Man City

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Cesc Fabregas returned to Chelsea's starting XI as manager Antonio Conte changed his team for the first time in seven games for Saturday's Premier League clash with Manchester City.

Fabregas, who played under City manager Pep Guardiola at Barcelona, came in for Nemanja Matic, who was left out of Chelsea's squad due to what Conte said was a "little muscular problem".

Alexis Sanchez, Nemanja Matic, Negredo… Names of the Premier League, week 13

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After a Premier League weekend that featured a nine-goal, stoppage time thriller in Swansea, more woe for Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford and another impressive win for resurgent Chelsea, we pick out...

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Willian and Costa steady Chelsea ship

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) Willian and Diego Costa scored twice in six second-half minutes as Chelsea won 2-0 at Hull City on Saturday to claim a first win in four Premier League games.

Willian struck in the 61st minute after Chelsea launched one of a series of increasingly dangerous counter-attacks.

Willian and Costa steady Chelsea ship

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) Willian and Diego Costa scored twice in six second-half minutes as Chelsea won 2-0 at Hull City on Saturday to claim a first win in four Premier League games.

Willian struck in the 61st minute after Chelsea launched one of a series of increasingly dangerous counter-attacks.

Chelsea v Liverpool – The biggest game of our season so far.

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Chelsea take on Liverpool tonight at the Bridge and it's the first big game of our season so far. If Chelsea is to be considered as a team capable of putting together a challenge for the top four as a minimum this season, it's games such as these we need to win.

This is a dangerous game for Chelsea tonight as we have all seen just how impressive Liverpool can be going forward.

Matic praises Chelsea’s new enforcer Kante

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) New Chelsea enforcer N'Golo Kante is so good that he is even better than Stamford Bridge legend Claude Makelele, fellow midfielder Nemanja Matic has declared.

Attention ahead of Sunday's trip to Swansea City has focused on David Luiz, the Brazil centre-back who will make his second debut for Chelsea following his return from Paris Saint Germain on the final day of the transfer window.

Matic praises Chelsea’s new enforcer Kante

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Swansea (United Kingdom) (AFP) New Chelsea enforcer N'Golo Kante is so good that he is even better than Stamford Bridge legend Claude Makelele, fellow midfielder Nemanja Matic has declared.

Attention ahead of Sunday's trip to Swansea City has focused on David Luiz, the Brazil centre-back who will make his second debut for Chelsea following his return from Paris Saint Germain on the final day of the transfer window.

Manchester United’s hope of signing midfielder ended by manager

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has handed Manchester United a transfer blow after suggesting that midfielder Nemanja Matic is an important player at Stamford Bridge, rulingout any potential transfer away from the west London club.

The Serbian international played a key role in the middle of the pitch in helping the Blues win the title in the 2014-15 Premier League season, when Jose Mourinho was their manager.

Manchester United summer transfer targets: Five players Jose Mourinho should bring to Old Trafford

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Sunderland vs Chelsea: Goals, Highlights, Twitter Reaction

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Sunderland twice came from behind to secure a famous 3-2 victory against Chelsea at the Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon. The victory puts them out of the relegation zone, with Norwich City having lost 1-0 to Manchester United earlier in the day.

Eden Hazard looked lively throughout the opening 45 minutes, with the Belgian heavily involved in almost every Chelsea’s attacking moves.

Nemanja Matic eyes Chelsea push for top four finish

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Nemanja Matic claims Chelsea can still secure a top four finish if they can secure a fourth successive Premier League win when Stoke visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The Blues' win at Norwich this week moved last season's champions into the top half of the table for the first time since August and within eight points of fourth placed Manchester City.

Nemanja Matic eyes Chelsea push for top four finish

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Nemanja Matic claims Chelsea can still secure a top four finish if they can secure a fourth successive Premier League win when Stoke visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The Blues' win at Norwich this week moved last season's champions into the top half of the table for the first time since August and within eight points of fourth placed Manchester City.

Costa lifts Chelsea as Norwich crash again [VIDEO]

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Chelsea moved into the top half of the Premier League for the first time since August as Diego Costa sealed a 2-1 win at struggling Norwich on Tuesday.

Guus Hiddink's side, who remain unbeaten in domestic action under their interim manager, climbed to eighth place thanks to first-half goals from Kenedy and Costa.

Costa lifts Chelsea as Norwich crash again [VIDEO]

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Chelsea moved into the top half of the Premier League for the first time since August as Diego Costa sealed a 2-1 win at struggling Norwich on Tuesday.

Guus Hiddink's side, who remain unbeaten in domestic action under their interim manager, climbed to eighth place thanks to first-half goals from Kenedy and Costa.

PSG v Chelsea: Attack surely has to be the best form of defence.

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John Terry has been ruled out of Chelsea's trip to Paris with the minor injury he picked up at the weekend. With Kurt Zouma already out with injury and Nemanja Matic through suspension, surely the best form of defence in Paris is to attack from the very first minute.
I am dreading what could possibly happen if we decide to play a slow, defensive game.

Diego Costa joins Chelsea’s ‘Zorro’ team after broken nose

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Diego Costa will wear a mask to play Newcastle United this weekend after breaking his nose in training.

The Spain striker, who clashed heads with Fikayo Tomori, a Chelsea under-21 player who had been invited to train with the first team, will be the second masked player in the side if he passes a fitness test.

Diego Costa joins Chelsea’s ‘Zorro’ team after broken nose

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Diego Costa will wear a mask to play Newcastle United this weekend after breaking his nose in training.

The Spain striker, who clashed heads with Fikayo Tomori, a Chelsea under-21 player who had been invited to train with the first team, will be the second masked player in the side if he passes a fitness test.

Chelsea 1-1 Manchester United: 10 Tweet match summary as Diego Costa denies Devils

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A late strike from Diego Costa earned Chelsea a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, maintaining the Blues' unbeaten run under Guus Hiddink and denying United the chance to...

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Chelsea Transfer News: Is Nemanja Matic Looking To Leave Stamford Bridge?

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This has been such a disappointing season for Chelsea, that there is expected to be a mass exodus of players in the summer as the new manager comes on and cleans house.

Question marks are hovering over the future of several players such as Pedro, Diego Costa, Oscar and Eden Hazard.

Another player who has seen an alarming drop of form this season is Nemanja Matic.

Has Guus Hiddink found the formula to revive Cesc Fabregas’ Chelsea career?

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Has Guus Hiddink found the formula to revive Cesc Fabregas' Chelsea career? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Cesc Fabregas' Chelsea career is a testament to how quickly people's perceptions change in modern day football. He's only been at Stamford Bridge for a year and a half (would you believe?

Nemanja Matic gives a slight insight to what Chelsea's problem is - Motivation.

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Nemanja Matic has been speaking the Official Chelsea Website and has given an indication (without knowing it) of what our problem has been this season - motivation!

It's hard to believe really coming off the back of winning the Premier League title and FA Cup last season! OK, granted for the majority of the players, it was their first trophies in Chelsea Blue and in England but still, how can a professional player, paid thousands each week, not be even more motivated to do better this term?

Leicester City 2-1 Chelsea: Top of the table Foxes plunge helpless Mourinho towards relegation zone

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After 16 games in the Premier League last season Burnley had 15 points. At the end of the season they were relegated. After 16 games in the Premier League this season Chelsea have 15 points. Goals...

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Nemanja Matic informs compatriot Marko Grujic of Chelsea interest

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Chelsea are keen to sign Serbian starlet Marko Grujic at least that's the information Grujic says he has received from Blues midfielder...

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“Just like that” – Chelsea lose grip on title

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"Just like that" Chelsea lose grip on title - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

For those of you that saw the BBC Match of the Day interview with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, will no doubt have witnessed the melt down of the "Special One" in front of the TV cameras. For many it signified the pressure that premier league managers are under whilst it also allowed us a glimpse into the mind of the somewhat eccentric Chelsea manager.

Chelsea vs Liverpool – Combined XI

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Chelsea vs Liverpool Combined XI - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool and Chelsea take on each other in the pick of clashes for this weekend. Reports ofJosé Mourinho being shown the door if Chelsea lose only add more excitement to the match.

Chelsea have failed to get going this season and Liverpool have also not been in terrific form.

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Three key battles that could decide the winner

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Chelsea vs Liverpool: Three key battles that could decide the winner - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool and Chelsea take on each other in the pick of matches from the weekend. The Reds will travel to Stamford Bridge and look to get the first Premier League win under Jürgen Klopp.

Chelsea’s website blames goal line technology and referees for West Ham defeat

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Chelsea's website blames goal line technology and referees for West Ham defeat - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea's disappointing run continued as the Blues suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of West Ham United at Upton Park during the Premier League clash on Saturday.

Mauro Zarate gave an early lead for the hosts and the defending champions were chasing the game in the first half.

Chelsea news roundup: Mourinho charged with misconduct, youngster to start next game

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Chelsea news roundup: Mourinho charged with misconduct, youngster to start next game - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Jose Mourinho has been charged with misconduct by the FA over the comments he made on Saturday after Chelsea's 3-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge against Southampton, as stated by this report in the BBC.

Cesc Fabregas

The Magician Cesc Fabregas makes this claim about our game - do you agree?

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Cesc Fabregas has given an interview to Chelsea TV and has raised a point for debate. He has stated that these days, it's more difficult for talented players to succeed in the game. Do you agree?

For me personally, Cesc Fabregas is the perfect example of a player who finds himself in exactly that situation this season having given way to Nemanja Matic and N'Golo Kante in the heart of Chelsea's midfield under Antonio Conte.

GUUS HIDDINK STEPS IN - HERE'S WHAT HE MUST DO FIRST!

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As expected, Guus Hiddink is about to be confirmed as Chelsea's Interim Manager until the end of the season. THIS is what he MUST do first!

He has to make the tactical switch to 4-3-3, anyone looking at our squad can see that the players we currently have are naturally suited for that formation and the bloody 4-2-3-1 we have adopted simply doesn't work anymore.

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Nemanja Matic: What's happened to our Midfield "Monster" from last season?

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Jose Mourinho had described Nemanja Matic as a "Monster" and was one of our most consistent performers in our Premier League winning season last year. What has happened to him this season?

As Matic walked off the pitch having been substituted on fifty-five minutes against Everton, he looked a shadow of the man that took the Premier League by storm upon his return to Chelsea.