Everton will start the new campaign without striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
The drama was present at Goodison Park as the Blues fought back from two goals behind at half-time against Crystal Palace to win the game 3-2.
News of the potential appointment of Pereira, who has coached Porto, Olympiakos Piraeus, 1860 Munich and Shanghai SIPG, did not go down well with some fans.
The Blues sacked club legend Frank Lampard, who is Chelsea's all-time top goalscorer, on Monday after a run of five defeats in eight Premier League games.
Lampard defended his players amid a growing debate about teams celebrating goals with hugs and high-fives while the country is battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lampard says their preparations for Sunday’s Premier League clash against Manchester City will go ahead as planned despite fresh COVID-19 cases at both clubs.
Lampard said he is pleased with the progress made by his team but has called for further improvement in their quest to become genuine title contenders.
Ziyech will miss Saturday’s Premier League encounter at Arsenal due to a muscle problem.
Chelsea’s youngsters should look up to Olivier Giroud as a shining example of professionalism, manager Frank Lampard said.
Lampard said his team were finally finding the right balance between attack and defence after shutting out Burnley in Saturday’s 3-0 English Premier League.
Lampard said he was frustrated and confused that his team were denied a penalty in Saturday’s 0-0 Premier League draw at Manchester United.
Manchester United’s wildly unpredictable start to the season will have no bearing on Chelsea’s Premier League trip to Old Trafford, according to Lampard.
Chelsea’s defence has come under intense scrutiny this season but manager Frank Lampard was smiling after a goalless stalemate against Sevilla.
Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp suffered last season to get the six points from the two clashes against Frank Lampard.
Chelsea finished fourth in the Premier League last season, 33 points behind champions Liverpool.
Chelsea have announced on Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with Leicester City to sign their English defender Ben Chilwell.
British media has reported that Willian is on the verge of joining Chelsea’s London rivals Arsenal.
The two players picked up injuries during Chelsea's 2_1 loss to Arsenal in FA Cup final and they were forced to leave the pitch.
Chelsea’s new signing Timo Werner has said that manager Frank Lampard was the key reason for his switch from Bundesliga side RB Leipzig.
Chelsea fans can expect more from the London club in the transfer market as they look to bridge the gap with Liverpool and Manchester City next season, manager Frank Lampard has said.