Callum Hudson-Odoi has enjoyed a breakthrough into the Chelsea first team this season and following his involvement, largely in the Europa League, Maurizio Sarri has been waxing lyrical about his potential.
Chelsea ensured they would finish a below-par 2018 with three points as they squeezed past Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, beating them 1-0.
Eden Hazard was the star of the show once again as he led Chelsea to a 2-1 Boxing Day win over Watford at Vicarage Road.
Jamie Vardy’s second-half goal was enough for Leicester City to see off Chelsea as the two sides did battle at Stamford Bridge.
Eden Hazard scored another late goal to send Chelsea into the last four of the Carabao Cup in their quarter-final against Bournemouth on Wednesday night.
It was the Eden Hazard show once again on Sunday afternoon as he scored and assisted a goal in Chelsea’s 2-1 win away at Brighton.
Chelsea were forced to come from behind as they finished their Europa League Group L campaign with a 2-2 away at Vidi on Thursday evening.
Manchester City’s Premier League unbeaten run came to an end at the hands of Chelsea on Saturday afternoon as the Blues ran out 2-0 winners.
Chelsea squandered their first-half lead as they were beaten 2-1 by Wolves at Molineux on Wednesday evening.
After spending the first half of the season on loan at Chelsea, it is understood that the Blues are looking to sign Mateo Kovacic permanently next summer.
A goal either side of half time was enough for Chelsea to secure all three points in the West London derby against Fulham on Sunday.
Chelsea extended their Europa League winning run to five games with a convincing 4-0 victory against PAOK, who played over 80 minutes with 10 men.
Chelsea were handed their first Premier League defeat of the season as they were beaten 3-1 by Tottenham at Wembley in Saturday’s late kick-off.
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has made the decision to retire from football following a 20-year senior career where he became something of an icon.
When Maurizio Sarri’s move to Chelsea was announced in the summer, he was relatively unknown in English football. However, since making the switch from Naples to London, the 59-year-old has been something of a revelation.
Chelsea had to settle for a point on Sunday afternoon after being frustrated by Everton in a goalless draw.
Chelsea maintained their push towards another Europa League title with a 1-0 win over BATE Borisov thanks to a second-half goal from Olivier Giroud.
Chelsea survived Crystal Palace’s comeback as a brace from Alvaro Morata and a Pedro goal meant Andros Townsend’s second-half equaliser had little impact.
On a day when football was largely irrevelant, Chelsea ensured they would extend their Premier League unbeaten run to 10 matches with a 4-0 win against Burnley.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek was the hero on Thursday night as his first career hat-trick inspired Chelsea to a 3-1 Europa League victory over BATE Borisov.
Marcos Alonso has committed his long-term future to Chelsea after signing a new five-year contract on Wednesday morning. The Premier League title-winning left-back has reportedly been the subject of interest from Real Madrid over the last couple of months but those rumours have been squashed with this news.
Eden Hazard has been totally faultless in the Premier League so far this term and has been the best player in the league by a mile so far. But it is clear that his Chelsea team-mates are overly reliant on his ability to win games single-handedly and Willian has addressed that issue amidst claims that his side’s star man will miss the next two matches.
Chelsea came from behind to rescue a vital point against Manchester United in Saturday’s early kick-off but despite the game having four goals, the main talking point concerned Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea had to rely on a 96th-minute equaliser to secure a draw against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in Saturday’s early kick-off.
England recorded their first away win against Spain for the first time in over 30 years on Monday night thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford in a 3-2 victory. Two Chelsea players started in the five-goal thriller with Marcos Alonso at left-back for the hosts and Ross Barkley in the box-to-box midfielder role for the visitors.