Read on below for more news from Stamford Bridge, including the latest on Alvaro Morata's future.
EDEN GIVEN 48 HOURS TO RECOVER
CHELSEA are anxiously monitoring Eden Hazard after the Belgian ace reported back issues following the draw with Manchester United.
Hazard, 27, was on the receiving end of what appeared to be “rotation fouling” by Jose Mourinho’s men.
CHELSEA'S pursuit of Inter's Mauro Icardi has hit the rocks as the £97.5m Inter striker will only consider joining Real Madrid.
And there is more bad news for the Blues as Genoa are determined to keep hold of their backup target, Krzysztof Piatek, until at least the end of the season.
ANTONIO CONTE could be set for a swift return to management with Real Madrid if the Spanish giants sack under-fire boss Julen Lopetegui – but it would all-but end the Spanish side's hopes of signing Eden Hazard.
Madrid have sounded out the ex-Chelsea boss to replace Lopetegui, should they dispense of his services after the club’s worst-ever start to a league season.
JOSE BACKS IANNI
JOSE MOURINHO says it is time to lay off Marco Ianni and has dismissed calls for the Chelsea coach to be sacked.
Ianni sparked a melee at the mouth of the Stamford Bridge tunnel on Saturday after celebrating in front of the Manchester United boss when Ross Barkley plundered a late equaliser in the 2-2 draw.
MARCO IANNI has been charged by the FA for improper conduct following Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Manchester United.
The Chelsea coach celebrated twice in the face of Jose Mourinho, who escaped punishment.
TAT'S ALL FOLKS
ROSS BARKLEY has had his tattoos removed as he breaks into the Chelsea team.
Claiming he was young and naive, the tattoos the England star had lasered off include one of his Everton debut.
DEVIL IN THE DETAIL
ANTONIO CONTE has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid and Chelsea fans may well hope he takes up that option.
That's because reports in Spain claim that the Champions League winners could be beaten to his signature by Manchester United.
BAK ON THE RACK
TIEMOUE BAKAYOKO has risked the wrath of Chelsea’s hierarchy after ‘liking’ a tweet from two-goal Manchester United hero Anthony Martial.
The France midfielder, farmed out to AC Milan after flopping for the Blues last term, made the social media faux pas after his former Monaco team-mate starred in United's 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge.
EDEN HAZARD has handed Chelsea an injury scare after hurting his back.
The Belgian star suffered the problem IN Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Manchester United after suffering some touch tackles from Ashley Young and Nemanja Vidic.
SHOW MOUR RESPECT
MAURIZIO SARRI has risked the wrath of Chelsea fans by telling them Jose Mourinho deserves more respect.
Manchester United boss Mourinho was verbally abused by Blues supporters on Saturday as the Special One held up three fingers to illustrate the three titles he won at Chelsea.
HO NO, NOT AGAIN
JOSE MOURINHO is sweating on another FA charge after his Stamford Bridge bust-up.
Ref Mike Dean HAS included the clash with Chelsea coach Marco Ianni, after Ross Barkley’s last-gasp leveller, in his report from Saturday’s 2-2 draw.
DON'T PASS GO
EDEN HAZARD and Willian were accused of failing to pass to flop forward Alvaro Morata during the Blues 2-2 draw with Man United.
Club legend Ruud Gullit believes the pair are deliberately avoiding giving the ball to the Spaniard as they do not trust him.
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