Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tag "Chelsea"

    Mikel: Promotion with Middlesborough will be one of my greatest achievements

Mikel: Promotion with Middlesborough will be one of my greatest achievements

John Obi Mikel, Super Eagles captain, says gaining promotion to the English Premier League with his championship side, Middlesborough, will be one of the greatest achievements of his career.Mikel joined Middlesborough on a short term deal in the January transfer window after a two-year stint with the Chinese side, Tianjin Teda.Since the Nigerian midfielder moved to the Riverside stadium, the [...]

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    Chelsea trounced by Bournemouth as Liverpool extend EPL lead with draw

Chelsea trounced by Bournemouth as Liverpool extend EPL lead with draw

Chelsea suffered their biggest defeat of the season with a 0-4 humiliation at Bournemouth while Liverpool failed to fully capitalise on Man City's loss, only managing a 1-1 draw at Anfield to go five points clear.Gonzalo Higuain made his first Premier League start for Chelsea but the Argentine striker failed to have a shot on target in his 65-minute baptism [...]

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    Victor Moses to join Fenerbahce on loan

Victor Moses to join Fenerbahce on loan

Victor Moses, Super Eagles winger, is set to leave Chelsea and join Fenerbahce on loan until the end of the season after completing a medical.Moses, who is expected to sign a six-month loan deal, arrived Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday, according to BBC.The 28-year-old has played just 26 minutes in the English Premier League this season, with his only start coming [...]

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    Mikel back to England, set to join Middlesbrough

Mikel back to England, set to join Middlesbrough

John Obi Mikel, Super Eagles captain, has agreed on personal terms with Middlesbrough and is undergoing a medical at the club.The Nigeria international held talks with Boro manager Tony Pulis at the Middlesbrough training ground last week and is now close to signing a short-term deal with the Championship club," Sun UK reports.Mikel's two-year contract with a Chinese club, Tianjin TEDA, [...]

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    Arsenal beat Chelsea in London derby as Man United, Liverpool secure wins

Arsenal beat Chelsea in London derby as Man United, Liverpool secure wins

Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-0 at the Emirates thanks to first half goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny.Arsenal had won just two in six, and coupled with uncertainty surrounding Mesut Ozil and Manchester United's resurgence, the Gunners needed a win to keep up in the race for a top four finish.Still waiting for the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain, Chelsea coach [...]

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    Mikel linked with Fenerbache move after Tianjin Teda exit

Mikel linked with Fenerbache move after Tianjin Teda exit

John Mikel Obi, Super Eagles captain, has been linked with a move to Turkish Super Lig outfit, Fenerbache.Mikel cancelled his contract with Chinese club, Tianjin Teda, on Thursday.According to L'equipe, the 31-year-old refused to go with the Chinese outfit on their pre-season training in Spain.He was said to have subsequently announced his departure from the club.Mikel, who made 31 appearances for [...]

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    Chelsea sign Pulisic from Dortmund

Chelsea sign Pulisic from Dortmund

Chelsea have agreed to sign American winger, Christian Pulisic, from Borussia Dortmund for £58 million.According to the English Premier League club, 20-year-old Pulisic will spend the rest of the campaign on loan with Dortmund before linking up with the Blues ahead of the 2019/20 season.The Borussia Dortmund youth product said he looks forward to joining the former EPL champions in the [...]

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    London affair: Spurs beat Arsenal to set up semi-final clash with Chelsea

London affair: Spurs beat Arsenal to set up semi-final clash with Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur will face Chelsea in the semi-final of the League Cup final after defeating Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium.Chelsea booked their spot in the last four with a 1-0 win over Bournemouth, thanks to Eden Hazard’s deflected winner.“A very difficult draw, another London derby,” Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino told Sky Sports.“We shall see. Chelsea are a great team [...]

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    EPL roundup: Chelsea inflict first defeat on Man City as Liverpool go top

EPL roundup: Chelsea inflict first defeat on Man City as Liverpool go top

Chelsea ended Manchester City's unbeaten run with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from N'Golo Kante and David Luiz.The Blues were on the ropes in the first half, defending for the most part and successfully limiting City to a few shots from distance.Maurizio Sarri's men stuck to their task and nicked the opener on the stroke of [...]

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    Moses has to improve to get into Chelsea squad, says Sarri

Moses has to improve to get into Chelsea squad, says Sarri

Maurizio Sarri, Chelsea manager, says Victor Moses needs to improve to get into his squad.The Nigerian star, 27, was a first-team regular at Stamford Bridge under previous manager Antonio Conte but since the summer arrival of Sarri, he has found himself spending more time on the bench."Moses is more suitable to play like a wing-back, rather than like a winger or a [...]

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    Chelsea legend, John Terry, retires from football

Chelsea legend, John Terry, retires from football

John Terry, England defender and former Chelsea captain, has announced his retirement from football.The defender, who got his breakthrough as a youngster at Chelsea and captained the Blues to a Champions League win in 2012, made his decision known on Sunday.The 37-year-old last played for Aston Villa in the English Championship in the 2017/18 season. He recently rejected a move [...]

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    Europe roundup: Liverpool, Juve continue perfect start as Barca, Chelsea drop points

Europe roundup: Liverpool, Juve continue perfect start as Barca, Chelsea drop points

Here is TheCable's roundup of the top performances in European leagues last weekend.EnglandLiverpool defeated Southampton 3-0 to make it six wins in as many league games, courtesy of an own goal, Joel Matip's header and Mo' Salah's close-range finish in a blistering first half.Fresh from defeating nuevo-rich PSG in the UEFA Champions League, it took only 10 minutes for Anfield [...]

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    How Nigerian players fared in Europa League

How Nigerian players fared in Europa League

Several Nigerian players were in action as the UEFA Europa League resumed Thursday. We begin with Arsenal's 4-2 win over Vorskla at the Emirates Stadium.Alex Iwobi provided an assist for the Gunners and was taken off in the 70th minute.Victor Moses' woes at Chelsea continued as he was benched for the entirety of the 1-0 win at PAOK Thessaloniki.Chuba Akpom wasn't [...]

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    AFCON: Aina ruled out of Seychelles match due to injury

AFCON: Aina ruled out of Seychelles match due to injury

Super Eagles wingback Ola Aina has pulled out of African Cup of Nations qualification match against Seychelles after sustaining a muscular injury.The 21-year-old limped off during Torino's 1-0 win over SPAL on Sunday.Aina has been in impressive form since joining Torino on loan from Chelsea.https://twitter.com/torinofc_1906/status/1036654250762358784?s=21The Super Eagles player has made one start for his new side and has come off the bench [...]

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    Iwobi scores in narrow Arsenal defeat at Chelsea

Iwobi scores in narrow Arsenal defeat at Chelsea

Super Eagles midfielder Alex Iwobi got his first start of the season at Stamford Bridge where his Arsenal side lost 2-3 to Mauro Sarri's Chelsea.Starting alongside the 24-year-old in the attacking third were Mesut Ozil, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Nacho Monreal also got his first game of the season at left back.Chelsea coach, Sarri, named an unchanged side [...]

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    Kenneth Omeruo joins Leganes from Chelsea on loan

Kenneth Omeruo joins Leganes from Chelsea on loan

Kenneth Omeruo on Tuesday signed for Club Deportivo Leganés on loan from Chelsea.The Chelsea defender will spend the entirety of the 2018/19 season with the La Liga club.It is the seventh time the Super Eagles player will be shipped out on loan from the north London club.Omeruo, who has so far been unable to lock down first-team opportunities at Chelsea, [...]

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