The Hard Tackle brings to you a round-up of all the news regarding Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Courtois happy with team's progress while Lampard brands the Blues title favouites. We take a look at the key news stories surrounding Chelsea from the day.
Chelsea came back from a goal down at half-time to a 3-1 win over title rivals Manchester City at the Etihad on Saturday
Twitter reacted as Sergio Aguero's horrible challenge on David Luiz earned him a red card, and sparked a fracas that ended up with Fernandinho being sent off as well
Arsenal have reportedly entered the race alongside Chelsea in pursuit of Lazio defender Stefan De Vrij.
There was plenty action in the game week 11 of the Premier League, with Manchester City dropping points while Liverpool and Chelsea proving their title credentials by marching on to a dominating victory
David Luiz has said Chelsea need to stay focused to win the title this season
Jose Mourinho has a lot to analyse as his Manchester United side received a 4-0 battering at the hands of Chelsea on the occasion of his homecoming at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Chelsea are reportedly back in contention for the 22-year-old Benfica defender and are prepared to meet his £25m release clause in January.
Chelsea will reportedly have to spend a figure close to £50m in order to land young AC Milan centre-back Alessio Romagnoli in January.