Chelsea launch external investigation into bullying claims

Chelsea new owners have appointed an “external review team” to investigate allegations of bullying at the club. A New York Times article claimed conditions in one department led to “toxic workplace culture”. It said former employee Richard Bignell took his own life in January, with the coroner’s report linking it to “despair following the loss of his job”. Chelsea will…

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Chelsea put six past Southampton

Chelsea put a terrible week behind them to return to winning ways in devastating style with a six-goal demolition of Southampton. Having been beaten 4-1 at home to Brentford in the Premier League and then suffering a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid, Chelsea bounced back in a manner that will give Thomas Tuchel encouragement his side can salvage their Champions…

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Chelsea fans urged to stop Roman Abramovich chants

Chelsea supporters have been urged to stop chanting in support of the club’s owner Roman Abramovich. Fans sang Abramovich’s name during Chelsea’s win at Norwich on Thursday. Abramovich has been sanctioned by the UK government as part of its response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Technology minister Chris Philp said fans need to remember Abramovich has close ties with Russian president Vladimir…

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Emerson Palmieri targeted by AS Roma

AS Roma are interested in Chelsea wing-back Emerson Palmieri, according to reports. The Italian hardly featured for the Blues last season under Frank Lampard or Thomas Tuchel. But his stock remains high in his home country, especially after he helped Roberto Mancini’s Azzurri side win Euro 2020. Napoli have been most heavily linked with the 26-year-old this summer. But according to Calcio Mercato,…

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