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ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
3 Tottenham 17 0 6 51
4 Chelsea 14 5 4 47
5 Arsenal 13 5 5 44
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Chelsea boss Sarri holds meeting with players after motivation criticism - sources

The guys discuss whether Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri needs to adjust from his typical tactics, with Manchester United and Arsenal showing good form.
ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti provides the latest information on Chelsea's transfer deal for AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain.
Gab Marcotti provides an update on Chelsea's pursuit of Gonzalo Higuain, after he was left out of Milan's squad for the second straight match.
Steve Nicol sounds off on Maurizio Sarri's comments about not being able to motivate Chelsea, saying he should get out if he can't do that.

Maurizio Sarri held a meeting with his Chelsea players at Cobham on Monday after accusing them of being "extremely difficult to motivate" following their 2-0 defeat to Arsenal, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.

Speaking in his native Italian in his postmatch news conference via a translator, Sarri said his team will never be known for its "fighting qualities" and accused his players of being "not particularly aggressive from the mental point of view."

Sarri also signalled his intention to...

Chelsea's Hazard not ruling Real Madrid transfer: 'Why not?'

Steve Nicol sounds off on Maurizio Sarri's comments about not being able to motivate Chelsea, saying he should get out if he can't do that.
The guys respond to your tweets about the future for players and the manager at Chelsea, Liverpool's upcoming fixtures, Marco Silva and more.
Gab Marcotti provides an update on Chelsea's pursuit of Gonzalo Higuain, after he was left out of Milan's squad for the second straight match.

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid when asked directly about the subject from France Football.

The 28-year-old had hinted at an exit from Stamford Bridge following the 2018 World Cup, when he said: "It might be time to discover something different" -- while, earlier in this campaign, he said playing for the Real Madrid was his "dream."

Hazard, whose Chelsea contract expires in 18 months' time, has been in England since 2012 and won every major...

Arsenal defeat exposes issues for Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea. PLUS: Real get revenge, Spurs' injury crisis

We gravitate towards simple explanations, so the reason Chelsea lost 2-0 away to Arsenal at the Emirates is simple: Maurizio Sarri played his two best players (N'Golo Kante and Eden Hazard) out of position. Easy, right?

Wrong. For a start, Chelsea had no divine right to win at the Emirates, not when they were one place ahead of them in the table. Not when they'd actually beaten them just once in their seven previous encounters, and not when they hadn't played particularly well since long before...