Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has confirmed that the players are completely behind manager José Mourinho despite reports of some creating unrest in the dressing room.
In each of the previous four seasons, Juventus have cruised to the Serie A title. This campaign, however, there are at least four or five teams who have the capacity to win the Scudetto crown.
Roberto Mancini's Inter Milan are currently leading the way but the likes of Napoli, Fiorentina and Juventus are hot on their heels. Meanwhile, it would be foolish to forget Roma, who are just seven points behind the Nerazzurri after 16 matches. We take a look at the leading contenders and consider who might come out on top this season.
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma is the latest star name to once again reiterate that the Chelsea players are fully behind their manager despite the club suffering seven defeat of the season already.
Chelsea have picked up only 11 points from the opening 12 games and are close to the relegation zone rather than near the top of the table. There have been suggestions that Mourinho has been unable to turn around the situation since there is a revolt within the dressing room. It would appear to be the case since the club were league champions only six months ago.
Chelsea boss José Mourinho has claimed that youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek has been improving a lot in the last few months and is expected to get more first-team opportunities compared to last season.
Spurs boss, Mauricio Pochettino has stepped up a last minute chase for Victor Wanyama, the Southampton midfielder.
Pochettino hopes to sign Wanyama and West Brom striker, Saido Berahino before 6 pm on Tuesday when the Premier League's summer transfer window for this season closes.
Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke has admitted that he is unsure about his stay at Villa Park after his agent was clearly captured on audio stating that his client would like to leave Villa.
Diego Costa played for 10 minutes during Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Stoke City which was played at Stamford Bridge on April 4. The Brazilian born Spain international player underwent a number of scans and it has been revealed that the forward will not be able to play at least until May.
Despite dropping two points in the hard-fought 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge against Southampton, Manchester City’s shock defeat at Burnley put Chelsea six points clear at the Premier League summit.
Jose Mourinho’s side also have a game in hand over their closest rivals, and with just nine games remaining in the 2014/2015 Premier League season, the title is Chelsea’s to lose. However, the Blues cannot afford to become complacent with the finishing line within touching distance, particularly with fixtures against Manchester United and Arsenal coming up in late April.
Chelsea dropped 2 points after having to settle with a 1-1 draw when playing a Premier League match against the relegation zone club Burnley. It was a surprising result as the match was played in the home turf of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge which is where the team of Jose Mourinho has managed to win most of their matches in the Premier League in this season.
This result has allowed Manchester City to close the gap between them to 5 points, which used to be a lot higher not too long ago.