Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich legend Xabi Alonso in bid to become Bayer Leverkusen manager after former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel rejected the Bundesliga and Champions League side

Edouard Mendy returns to Chelsea squad for Champions League clash but Graham Potter wants ‘football to decide’ who is first-choice goalkeeper amid Kepa Arrizabalaga competition

Gonzalo Higuain breaks down in tears as the former Real Madrid, Juventus and Chelsea striker announces his retirement alongside Inter Miami head coach Phil Neville

Conor Gallagher breaks Crystal Palace hearts with outrageous late winner for Chelsea after former Eagles loanee received standing ovation from Selhurst Park faithful

‘I had a feeling’ – Conor Gallagher predicted he would score against former club Crystal Palace as the Chelsea star sends a message to the Selhurst Park faithful

Potter’s first Premier League game in charge of Chelsea will cause further problems for Palace

Graham Potter ‘can’t wait to go’ in first Premier League game as Chelsea boss but will be without N’Golo Kante and Edouard Mendy, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ‘has nothing to prove’

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Chelsea line up to face Crystal Palace for Graham Potter’s first Premier League game in charge

Premier League XI could face top players from La Liga, Bundesliga and Serie A in ‘All-Star’ matches according to Chelsea owner Todd Boehly’s idea

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Anthony Gordon says he was ‘never desperate to leave Everton’ amid interest from Chelsea and says no player is worth £60m