Chelsea face Bournemouth tomorrow afternoon, with Frank Lampard and his side keen to bounce back from the 3-0 Champions League defeat against Bayern Munich.
Serge Gnabry and Robert Lewandowski were the goalscorers as the German side earned a comfortable victory at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.
But with a top four place still at stake, the Blues will now be looking to pick themselves up and dust themselves down ahead of the trip to the Vitality Stadium.
Here is the latest news from Stamford Bridge over the last 24 hours.
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FIFA confirm new transfer rule that will affect Chelsea
FIFA have confirmed that new steps have been taken to reform the transfer system in football.
At a meeting in Zurich held with the FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee – which includes representatives from clubs, leagues, players and member associations – the decision was taken to introduce a new system for training rewards and limits on loan players.
The training rewards system will be financed by an additional 1 per cent levy on transfer fees, and will “encourage and reward the training efforts of clubs”.
A consultation process will now begin so that stakeholders can agree on the costs to clubs of training players, and parameters can be set before the proposal is submitted to the FIFA council, with a view to being introduced in 2022.
Juventus fans’ anger at Maurizio Sarri
Maurizio Sarri faces a stiff challenge to keep Juventus in the Champions League, after the Serie A league leaders suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at Lyon.
A first half goal from Lucas Tousart was enough to give the Ligue 1 side a slender lead to protect heading into the second leg, but it was the manner of Juve’s performance which alarmed some supporters.
Despite fielding Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala in attack, the Italians…