This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 17 °C Friday 3 July, 2020
Advertisement

Chelsea ban banter as they bid to curb poor early season form - reports

It’s the London club’s worst start to a top-flight season in 29 years.

Chelsea's Pedro sits dejected on the turf during his team's loss to Everton on Saturday.
Chelsea's Pedro sits dejected on the turf during his team's loss to Everton on Saturday.
Image: PA WIRE

CHELSEA ARE UNDERSTOOD to have taken drastic measures as they bid to address their poor early season form.

The Telegraph reports that all banter has been banned by Jose Mourinho and his players following their significant loss of form of late.

Last season’s champions were convincingly beaten 3-1 by Everton on Saturday, and are currently just one place above the relegation zone on four points as a result.

And the club now want Stamford Bridge to be a joke-free zone as they prepare for vital upcoming clashes against Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Champions League on Wednesday as well as Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday.

Chelsea have also denied claims made by talkSPORT‘s Stan Collymore that there has been a bust-up between John Terry and Diego Costa, describing this speculation as “utter nonsense”.

Carragher and Neville brilliantly dissect the United-Liverpool game>

Cork make no mistake second time around to reach first FAI Cup semi-final in 8 years>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Paul Fennessy

Read next:

COMMENTS (10)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel