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Martin Tyler: Arsenal conceding from penalties and Leicester away-day blues - SkySports;

Martin Tyler: Arsenal conceding from penalties and Leicester away-day blues - SkySports

SkySportsMartin Tyler: Arsenal conceding from penalties and Leicester away-day bluesSkySportsHow many goals do Arsenal concede from penalties? Is Diego Costa's goalscoring rate the quickest? Has a team ever beat the drop without winning away? Martin Tyler has the answers - plus, hit the video to see his latest tricky teaser. How to send your ...and more »

Michael Ballack: Chelsea favourites to win Premier League - 'There is no sign they should change anything' - Evening Standard;

Michael Ballack: Chelsea favourites to win Premier League - 'There is no sign they should change anything' - Evening Standard

Evening StandardMichael Ballack: Chelsea favourites to win Premier League - 'There is no sign they should change anything'Evening StandardMichael Ballack believes that Chelsea are favourites to win the Premier League title this season because, among other things, they handled the recent saga involving Diego Costa well. Chelsea coach Antonio Conte omitted Costa from his matchday squad for ...and more »

Diego Costa joins Chelsea teammates for dinner as squad enjoy night out - Evening Standard;

Diego Costa joins Chelsea teammates for dinner as squad enjoy night out - Evening Standard

Evening StandardDiego Costa joins Chelsea teammates for dinner as squad enjoy night outEvening StandardThe Blues extended their lead over their Premier League rivals at the weekend when their 2-0 win over Hull coupled with Tottenham, Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool's inability to win their respective games saw Antonio Conte's side go ...and more »

Antonio Conte Handled Diego Costa Situation Well: Ballack - News18;

Antonio Conte Handled Diego Costa Situation Well: Ballack - News18

News18Antonio Conte Handled Diego Costa Situation Well: BallackNews18London: Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack has praised manager Antonio Conte's handling of Diego Costa after the striker reportedly tried to force through a lucrative move to China this month. Costa, the club's top scorer this season, was ...and more »

Diego Costa would be 'crazy' to move to China when he works under Antonio Conte at Chelsea, says Michael Ballack - Evening Standard;

Diego Costa would be 'crazy' to move to China when he works under Antonio Conte at Chelsea, says Michael Ballack - Evening Standard

Evening StandardDiego Costa would be 'crazy' to move to China when he works under Antonio Conte at Chelsea, says Michael BallackEvening Standard“Because you're playing in the top league in the world and in Europe and everyone has an eye on it,” he told Omnisport. Read more. Fergie: Mourinho's United 'unlucky' not to be Chelsea's title rivals. “In China it's a bit different, When you finish ...and more »

Diego Costa joins Chelsea team-mates for dinner as table-toppers bond ahead of FA Cup tie against Brentford - Daily Mail;

Diego Costa joins Chelsea team-mates for dinner as table-toppers bond ahead of FA Cup tie against Brentford - Daily Mail

Daily MailDiego Costa joins Chelsea team-mates for dinner as table-toppers bond ahead of FA Cup tie against BrentfordDaily MailThe spirit in Chelsea's dressing room is clearly peaking at a high to match their position in the Premier League. Marcos Alonso posted a group photo with his team-mates dining out at a restaurant as the table-toppers sampled some fine cuisine in jovial ...and more »

Michael Ballack praises impact of Antonio Conte at Chelsea - Irish Independent;

Michael Ballack praises impact of Antonio Conte at Chelsea - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentMichael Ballack praises impact of Antonio Conte at ChelseaIrish IndependentFormer Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack has hailed the Antonio Conte effect after a stunning first half of the season at Stamford Bridge. Italian boss Conte has taken the side which struggled so badly under Jose Mourinho last season and guided them ...and more »

Diego Costa's scoring return shows Chelsea's 'great unity', says Antonio Conte - The Guardian;

Diego Costa's scoring return shows Chelsea's 'great unity', says Antonio Conte - The Guardian

The GuardianDiego Costa's scoring return shows Chelsea's 'great unity', says Antonio ConteThe GuardianDiego Costa, left, shakes hands with the Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, after being substituted late in the win over Hull City. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on ...and more »

Michael Ballack urges Diego Costa and co to beware Chinese riches - The Guardian;

Michael Ballack urges Diego Costa and co to beware Chinese riches - The Guardian

The GuardianMichael Ballack urges Diego Costa and co to beware Chinese richesThe GuardianMichael Ballack's first response takes in hearty congratulation and a little mock jealousy. The former Chelsea midfielder was handsomely paid during his four years at Stamford Bridge but even he can only marvel at the numbers that have been quoted to ...and more »

Diego Costa will be selling out if he quits Chelsea for China says Stamford Bridge predecessor Michael Ballack - Mirror.co.uk;

Diego Costa will be selling out if he quits Chelsea for China says Stamford Bridge predecessor Michael Ballack - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukDiego Costa will be selling out if he quits Chelsea for China says Stamford Bridge predecessor Michael BallackMirror.co.ukBallack claims Costa won't have enough time to spend all his money now, never mind if he left Stamford Bridge for the Chinese Super League — where Tianjin Quanjian have offered the striker wages of £30million-a-year. Former Germany midfielder Ballack ...and more »

New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revived the magic that wore off under Jose Mourinho, says Michael Ballack - Mirror.co.uk;

New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revived the magic that wore off under Jose Mourinho, says Michael Ballack - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukNew Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revived the magic that wore off under Jose Mourinho, says Michael BallackMirror.co.ukThe Blues legend admits he was surprised at the way his former club fell apart last season under Jose Mourinho. But he feels successor Conte has “found the key” to getting the old magic back as he warned Mourinho's intense management style can only ...and more »

Luiz jumps to defence of Diego Costa - Sambafoot.com

Luiz jumps to defence of Diego CostaSambafoot.comChelsea defender David Luiz has leapt to the defence of teammate Diego Costa, after the striker asked to consider a £576,000 a week offer to play in the burgeoning Chinese Super League. Costa was left out of last weekend's 3-0 win at Leicester, amidst ...and more »

Premier League: Diego Costa is perfect for Chelsea, says Pedro Rodriguez - Firstpost;

Premier League: Diego Costa is perfect for Chelsea, says Pedro Rodriguez - Firstpost

FirstpostPremier League: Diego Costa is perfect for Chelsea, says Pedro RodriguezFirstpostLondon: Chelsea's Pedro believes fiery striker Diego Costa is "perfect" for the Premier League leaders after seeing him mark his return to the starting line-up with a goal in Sunday's 2-0 win over Hull City. Spain forward Costa was left out of the ...and more »

Chelsea star David Luiz hits out at Diego Costa rumours by insisting 'people talk a lot without knowing anything' - Mirror.co.uk

Chelsea star David Luiz hits out at Diego Costa rumours by insisting 'people talk a lot without knowing anything'Mirror.co.ukDavid Luiz has defended Diego Costa after recent speculation surrounding his future by insisting the rumours came from people who 'talk a lot without knowing anything.' Costa missed the 3-0 victory over Leicester, officially with a back injury, but ...and more »

Diego Costa tells Pedro in heart-to-heart he's focused and fully on board for Chelsea glory run - The Sun;

Diego Costa tells Pedro in heart-to-heart he's focused and fully on board for Chelsea glory run - The Sun

The SunDiego Costa tells Pedro in heart-to-heart he's focused and fully on board for Chelsea glory runThe SunPEDRO insists that Diego Costa is well and truly focused on winning the Premier League title. Costa received a fantastic reception from the Stamford Bridge faithful on his goal-scoring return to the Chelsea team for Sunday's game with Hull despite ...and more »

Chelsea defender David Luiz defends Diego Costa after training ground bust-up rumours - Metro;

Chelsea defender David Luiz defends Diego Costa after training ground bust-up rumours - Metro

MetroChelsea defender David Luiz defends Diego Costa after training ground bust-up rumoursMetroChelsea defender David Luiz has dismissed the speculation around the future of team-mate Diego Costa by insisting 'people talk a lot without knowing anything'. Costa, who has been embroiled in rumours linking him with a mega-money transfer to the ...and more »

Two looming tests, but Chelsea look untouchable - Eurosport.com AU;

Two looming tests, but Chelsea look untouchable - Eurosport.com AU

Eurosport.com AUTwo looming tests, but Chelsea look untouchableEurosport.com AUChelsea, even on their off days, are starting to take on the look of champions in the marking – writes Dan Levene. Point by point, the lead is being stretched. Chelsea started the weekend seven ahead and ended it with a lead of eight. It feels a little ...and more »

'Perfect' Costa is happy at Chelsea - Pedro - Goal.com;

'Perfect' Costa is happy at Chelsea - Pedro - Goal.com

Goal.com'Perfect' Costa is happy at Chelsea - PedroGoal.comChelsea forward Pedro has described team-mate Diego Costa as the "perfect" striker and believes he is happy at Stamford Bridge. Xhaka leads PL flops of the week. Costa has struck 15 Premier League goals this season but was left out by Blues boss ...and more »

Chelsea look more solid and less vulnerable than other Premier League sides, says Graeme Souness - SkySports;

Chelsea look more solid and less vulnerable than other Premier League sides, says Graeme Souness - SkySports

SkySportsChelsea look more solid and less vulnerable than other Premier League sides, says Graeme SounessSkySportsOops! Remember you need to log in using your Sky iD to watch Premier League video. Chelsea 2-0 Hull. Chelsea are a level above other Premier League teams because they do not look vulnerable, even when playing badly, says Graeme Souness. Chelsea ...and more »

Antonio Conte Updates Chelsea Fans on Diego Costa Future - Newsweek;

Antonio Conte Updates Chelsea Fans on Diego Costa Future - Newsweek

NewsweekAntonio Conte Updates Chelsea Fans on Diego Costa FutureNewsweekChelsea manager Antonio Conte insists “speculation is finished” over the future of star striker Diego Costa. Costa scored Chelsea's first goal in the 2-0 victory over Hull City at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, having missed the 3-0 win at Leicester City ...and more »