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Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas steer Chelsea to victory over Burnley

New signings Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas made an instant impact for Chelsea as they launched their Premier League title bid with a confident 3-1 win at promoted Burnley on Monday.

Cesc Fabregas orchestrates victory on his Chelsea debut

Burnley's Michael Duff (L) challenges Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas during the English Premier League match in northern England on Monday.

Henry Winter Cesc Fabregas returned in style to English soccer, orchestrating victory on his Chelsea debut, showing the range of passing and vision formerly enjoyed by Arsenal.

English Premier League preview: New signing Diego Costa gives Jose Mourinho's Chelsea the edge

Got their man: Chelsea's new signing Diego Costa with Chelsea teammates Gary Cahill and John Terry.

Henry Winter It began as a plan, became a chant and is now a reality that could define a classic Premier League season.

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Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas is the EPL's signing of the summer

Cesc Fabregas

Matt Law The number on his back may be familiar, but the hairstyle has changed, the face is slightly more weathered, and the colour is certainly different for Cesc Fabregas.

Ivory Coast and Chelsea star Didier Drogba retires from international football

Didier Drogba.

Mark Gleeson Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has announced his international retirement on Friday after scoring 61 goals in 103 appearances for his country.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois convinced he is Jose Mourinho's No. 1 choice ahead of Petr Cech

Petr Cech

Matt Law Thibaut Courtois is convinced he will start the season as Chelsea's No.1 and end Petr Cech's 10-year grip on the club's goalkeeping gloves.

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Mark Schwarzer signs one-year deal with Chelsea

Former Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has signed a new one-year contract with Chelsea.

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Chelsea to sign Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa

Diego Costa

Chelsea have agreed to sign striker Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid, the English Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

Chelsea eye Fabregas as new Lampard

Matt Law Frank Lampard has confirmed he will leave Chelsea as the club line up Cesc Fabregas to be the midfielder's Stamford Bridge successor.

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Chelsea great Frank Lampard ends 13-year spell at club

Frank Lampard

Chelsea will have a massive void to fill in midfield next season after the club's all-time record goalscorer Frank Lampard announced on Monday he was ending his 13-year spell at Stamford Bridge.

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Mark Schwarzer to re-sign with Chelsea

Veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer expects to sign a new deal with Chelsea after manager Jose Mourinho indicated he wanted him to stay for another season.

Chelsea land prime target Diego Costa

Jeremy Wilson Chelsea are on the verge of clinching their main summer transfer target, with Diego Costa completing a medical yesterday (Wednesday) as part of the Atletico Madrid striker's £32 million ($57.

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Chelsea open negotiations to sign Fabregas

Matt Law and Luke Edwards Chelsea have opened negotiations over signing Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

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Advantage City as nine-man Chelsea crash

Willian (bottom) of Chelsea receives the first of his two yellow cards for this foul on Karim El Ahmadi of Aston Villa. The striker was sent off in the second-half.

Tom Williams Chelsea lost two players, their manager, and the initiative in the Premier League title race after crashing to a damaging 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday.

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho incensed by fixture glut

Jose Mourinho has supported Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard’s comment that English clubs should be offered more support by the domestic game’s governing bodies.

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Jose Mourinho gives up on Premier League title after Chelsea's shock loss to Crystal Palace

Mourinho is heckled by Palace fans.

Jose Mourinho claims Chelsea's Premier League title challenge is over after his side's shock 1-0 defeat at Crystal Palace.

Arsenal keep City in check as Chelsea crash

Tight tussle: Samir Nasri of Manchester City escapes from Arsenal's Santi Cazorla.

Tom Williams Manchester City squandered an opportunity to replace Chelsea at the Premier League summit after being held to a 1-1 draw by an improved Arsenal side on Saturday.

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Chelsea pull clear while Newcastle manager Alan Pardew sent off for headbutt

Chelsea's German striker Andre Schurrle celebrates scoring his third goal to complete his hattrick during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage in London on March 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / IAN KINGTON

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Tom Williams An Andre Schurrle hat-trick stretched Chelsea's lead in the Premier League on Saturday, while Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was sent off for headbutting an opposition player.

Chelsea holds top spot but Mourinho writes off title chance

London The Premier League's most unpredictable title race produced another surprise on Saturday as Chelsea lost at Crystal Palace for the first time since 1990.

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Pastore stunner seals PSG win over Chelsea

Javier Pastore

Julien Pretot Javier Pastore's brilliant individual goal in stoppage time put the gloss on Paris St Germain's 3-1 Champions League quarter-final first leg win over Chelsea on Wednesday to leave the French side...