Chelsea morning news: Ivanovic's daunting message for club's rivals


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Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has revealed his belief that the Blues are only going to get better.

Chelsea sit top of the Premier League after seven games with a solid cushion over some of their title rivals.

“As this group stays together for a long time, we will get better and better - we will know each other's games,” said the Serbian.

FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb has labelled Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho ‘out of touch’.

Webb was critical of the Portuguese boss who has reportedly dismissed the need for a ‘Rooney Rule’ in English football.

“That was unwise. It is out of touch. I don’t know how it could be ‘hidden’ in England. You have 92 clubs and two coaches of colour. It is not hidden. It is hidden from a discussion point of view,” he said.

Chelsea are one of the sides thought to have had a bid rejected by Juventus for Paul Pogba.

Officials of the Serie A club recently revealed that they had turned down offers for the Frenchman over the summer.

Pogba is rated in the £60-70 million bracket, classing him as one of the most valuable players in the world.

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