Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas has denied claims that he is leading a dressing room mutiny against the club’s manager Jose Mourinho.
The former Real Madrid coach, who declined to reveal if discussions had taken place with Roman Abramovich over his future, was also quick to reject these suggestions ahead of Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Dynamo Kiev on Wednesday.
The Blues’ dismal start to the season has seen them suffer six defeats in 11 league games, with Mourinho becoming involved in rows with referees, his own staff and journalists.
In group G’s other game, the 52-year-old’s former team FC Porto will be looking to retain their lead at the top of the table when they lock horns with Maccabi Tel-Aviv at the Sammy Ofer Stadium.
Elsewhere, Roma will also be looking for their first victory in this year’s tournament when they take on Bayer Leverkusen at the Stadio Olimpico while Brazilian defender Gabriel has warned Bayern Munich that Arsenal have no intention of sitting back and chasing possession when they head to the Allianz Arena.