Mason Mount
Chelsea has strengthened its midfield options by signing 19-year-old Lesley Ugochukwu from French club Rennes for a reported 23.5 million pounds ($30 million).
LONDON (AP) — Raheem Sterling ended his goal drought that was approaching two months to help Chelsea wrap up its group-stage campaign in the Champions League with a 2-1 win over Dinamo Zagreb, whose involvement in European competition this season ended Wednesday.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Mason Mount and Kepa Arrizabalaga were Chelsea’s stars as they helped to maintain Graham Potter’s unbeaten start in the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Aston Villa on Sunday.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — England manager Gareth Southgate is weighing up how much access players will have with their families at the World Cup amid his fears that COVID-19 could derail the team’s chances of success in Qatar.
LONDON (AP) — Christian Pulisic made the most of a rare start by scoring in a 3-0 win for Chelsea over Wolverhampton on Saturday to cap a good week for new manager Graham Potter.
The imminent prospect of relegation from the Nations League’s elite is unlikely to worry Gareth Southgate.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Hampered by another first-half red card, Leeds lost 3-0 at home to Chelsea on Wednesday to remain rooted in the Premier League’s relegation zone heading into the final week of the season.
Chelsea will play Liverpool in the FA Cup final after beating Crystal Palace 2-0. Academy graduates Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount scored the goals in the second half of the semifinal at Wembley Stadium.
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Chelsea consigned Southampton to its latest humiliating defeat in the Premier League, with the 6-0 thrashing on Saturday proving good shooting practice ahead of a must-win Champions League in midweek.
LONDON (AP) — It was a tumultuous day off the field but business as usual on it for the club that is swiftly becoming one of the most talked about teams in the soccer world — for all the wrong reasons.
NORWICH, England (AP) — Chelsea overcame the chaos of a turbulent day off the pitch to grind out a 3-1 win at Norwich on Thursday and stay in the driving seat for Champions League qualification.
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Chelsea’s Champions League title defense resumes in the round of 16 with captain Cesar Azpilicueta potentially fit to return after a groin issue.
LONDON (AP) — A superb strike from Hakim Ziyech and Thiago Silva’s headed goal gave Chelsea a 2-0 win over Tottenham to end a four-match winless run in the Premier League on Sunday.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea dropped more points in the Premier League title race by conceding a 77th-minute equalizer to draw 1-1 with injury-hit Everton on Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — A fluke goal by Arthur Masuaku in the 87th minute gave West Ham a 3-2 win over Chelsea on Saturday, a result that knocked the visitor off the top of the English Premier League.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Chelsea stayed top of the Premier League with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Watford on Wednesday in a match that was halted for 32 minutes in the first half after a spectator suffered cardiac arrest.
LONDON (AP) — England will have to seal qualification for the 2022 World Cup without its first-choice midfielder.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea advanced in the League Cup thanks to its third penalty shootout success of the season. Arsenal had a smother path into the quarterfinals.
Chelsea and Manchester City didn’t field a recognized striker between them yet still combined for 11 goals in ominous displays by the two title contenders in the Premier League.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea coped just fine without its injured strikers.

The Premier League leaders romped to a 7-0 win over last-place Norwich on Saturday, with Mason Mount scoring a hat trick and the other goals spread around the team in the injury-enforced absence of Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner.
ROME (AP) — After 10 years and more than 60 games, Jordan Henderson has finally experienced the feeling of scoring for England’s national team.
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Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer saved a penalty kick from Kylian Mbappe in a penalty shootout to knock France out of the European Championship.
BURTON-ON-TRENT, England (AP) — FaceTime calls with their teammates. Ed Sheeran performing under their windows. And hours spent watching Netflix.
England players Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will have to remain in isolation until Monday after their contact with a coronavirus-infected opponent at the European Championship.
A coronavirus infection has created disruption for two teams at the European Championship after a positive test for Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour also led to two England players having to self-isolate.
A squad bristling with young and exciting talent. Home advantage through the final. A strong recent tournament record.
Chelsea ensured a turbulent season will end in a Champions League final by making the competition’s most successful team look ordinary.
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — The cross from the right was curling away from goal at shoulder height when Mehdi Taremi took off, connecting with a spectacular scissor kick that sent the ball into the top corner from 12 meters out.
SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Solid defensively and precise in attack, Chelsea took a big step toward returning to the last four of the Champions League by defeating Porto 2-0 in the first leg of the quarterfinals on Wednesday.