Chelsea are believed to be in danger of becoming the first top-flight team since 1990 to be hit with a deduction of points after being charged over player behaviour for a fifth time in 19 months, according to the Sunday Mirror.Antonio Conte's men and title rivals Manchester City were both charged by the FA with failing to control their players
after the Premier League top-of-the-table clash erupted in a mass brawl following Sergio Aguero’s bad challenge on Blues defender David Luiz.READ MORE: Conte needs Fabregas in 3-4-3 Formation to Demolish Baggies
And the Blues who overcome their early season struggles and have risen to the Premier League summit on the back of eight consecutive victories ace the devastating prospect of being docked Premier League points in the aftermath of last weekend’s battle of the Etihad.
It is the fifth time in 19 months that Chelsea have been hauled in front of disciplinary chiefs for breaching FA Rule E20 covering the behaviour of players.READ MORE: Mikel, Moses' Chelsea set new Premier League record
The Londoners were found guilty and hit with fines on the four previous occasions and now the report reveals they now face a very real danger of becoming the first top-flight club since Arsenal and Manchester United 26 years ago to have points deducted for poor player discipline.