Thursday, January 17, 2019

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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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    Chelsea sign goalkeeper Kepa for record fee

Chelsea sign goalkeeper Kepa for record fee

Chelsea have smashed the record transfer fee for a goalkeeper with the arrival of Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga for £71 million.The Spanish number two keeper, who is to replace Real Madrid-bound Thibaut Courtois, comes at a price higher than what Liverpool paid in July for Alisson Becker (£66.8 million).The 23-year-old goalkeeper was close to joining Real Madrid in January.He, however, [...]

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    Moses makes cameo as City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Moses makes cameo as City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Nigeria's Victor Moses had a cameo as Man City edged Chelsea to win the Community Shield at the Wembley Stadium.The defeat was the third consecutive Shield loss for Chelsea, but for City, it was a fifth title.A brace from Sergio Aguero was enough to hand the English Premier League (EPL) champions the title.Pep Guardiola's men outclassed Chelsea for most of the [...]

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    Conte sacked by Chelsea with compatriot Sarri set to take over

Conte sacked by Chelsea with compatriot Sarri set to take over

Antonio Conte has been sacked by Chelsea as their manager.Conte guided the Blues to the Premier League title just one year ago in what was his debut season at Stamford Bridge.His second campaign proved far less harmonious, however, and although they lifted the FA Cup in the spring, they could only finish fifth in the Premier League.Conte is now understood [...]

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    Moses over the moon after FA Cup win

Moses over the moon after FA Cup win

Victor Moses is ecstatic after winning his first FA Cup title with Chelsea at the Wembley Stadium.The Nigerian was sent off when Chelsea lost last season's FA Cup final to Arsenal.But on Saturday, the wingback played until the final whistle and was on the winning side.The former Liverpool and West Ham United loanee tweeted "FA Cup winners baby" to celebrate [...]

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    Victor Moses stars in Chelsea win

Victor Moses stars in Chelsea win

Nigerian international midfielder, Victor Moses put in a man of the match performance, forcing an assist and scoring the match winner as Chelsea earned an away win at high flying Burnley 2-1 in a dominant display.Burnley were unchanged from the weekend, while Moses, Bakayoko, Emerson, Pedro and Rudiger were recalled into the side, and Olivier Giroud got a deserved start [...]

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