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    Tottenham appoint Mourinho as head coach

Tottenham appoint Mourinho as head coach

Jose Mourinho has been appointed as Tottenham's new head coach following the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino.The Portuguese gaffer, who had been out of work since leaving Old Trafford in December 2018, is now back in the English Premier League to take over from Pochettino, who was sacked on Tuesday night.Daniel Levy, Tottenham chairman, while commenting on the appointment, described Mourinho [...]

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    Mikel labels Eden Hazard ‘the laziest player I’ve ever played with’

Mikel labels Eden Hazard ‘the laziest player I’ve ever played with’

John Obi Mikel, former Super Eagles midfielder, says Eden Hazard, his former teammate at Chelsea FC, "is the laziest player I have ever played alongside".The Belgian captain, who played alongside Mikel for five years at the Stamford Bridge, has been criticised by the ex-Eagles leader for his lethargic attitude in training during their time together.Hazard was the leading light in [...]

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    Liverpool win ten-goal thriller on penalty as Man United beat Chelsea

Liverpool win ten-goal thriller on penalty as Man United beat Chelsea

Liverpool triumphed 5-4 on penalties against Arsenal to qualify for the quarter finals of the Carabao Cup after a goalfest that ended 5-5 at full time.Divock Origi and Gabriel Martinelli both scored braces, and further goals were delivered by Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Joe Willock and James Milner. Arsenal's four goals was the third time they achieved the feat at [...]

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Nigeria is big but difficult to turn down England, says Fikayo Tomori

Fikayo Tomori admitted that there was no way he could have turned down the call-up to represent England at the senior level despite offers from Canada and Nigeria.The 21-year old says Nigeria as well as England is a big nation but it was not easy to have made the decision before committing to the Three Lions, according to Guardian UK [...]

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    Tammy Abraham set to accept England over Nigeria

Tammy Abraham set to accept England over Nigeria

Nigeria is set to miss out on the services of Tammy Abraham, Chelsea football star, as he is rumoured to be on the verge to pledge his allegiance to England.According to Telegraph UK, Gareth Southgate, England's head coach, has shown interest for the in-form striker with respect to the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.The 21-year-old talented [...]

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    Liverpool maintain perfect start at Chelsea, ten-man Arsenal hurt Aston Villa

Liverpool maintain perfect start at Chelsea, ten-man Arsenal hurt Aston Villa

Liverpool proved their title credential with a deserved 2-1 away win over Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge to maintain their 100% start to the season.Goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino ensured Jurgen Klopp’s Reds made it six wins from six.The win means Jurgen Klopp’s juggernauts have won 15 league games on the bounce. They also became the first team [...]

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    ‘The End’ — Samuel Eto’o retires after 22-year playing career

‘The End’ — Samuel Eto’o retires after 22-year playing career

Samuel Fils Eto'o, Cameroon's football legend, has hanged his boots from the game after a 22-year playing career.Eto'o took to his Instagram page to make the announcement on Friday after leaving Qatar SC earlier this year.He is arguably Africa's most decorated player -- a title held in fluid contention with Nigeria's Kanu Nwankwo."The End. Towards a new challenge... thanks to [...]

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    Chelsea cut asking price by €2.5m as Omeruo joins Leganes

Chelsea cut asking price by €2.5m as Omeruo joins Leganes

Kenneth Omeruo, Super Eagles defence stalwart, has penned a five-year deal with Spanish La Liga side, Leganes.Chelsea lowered the initial €7 million asking price to €4.5m for the center-back before, Chelsea official website confirmed on Tuesday night.“We would like to thank Kenneth for his service and wish him all the best for the future,” the club statement said.The 25-year-old spent [...]

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    Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea manager to succeed Sarri

Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea manager to succeed Sarri

Frank Lampard has been appointed as Chelsea FC manager on a three-year deal.The Blues legend, who joined after just one season in charge of Derby, is expected to replace Maurizio Sarri after the Italian opted to return home to become manager of Juventus.The former attacking midfielder agreed a three-year contract worth £4million-a-year with hefty bonuses, especially for getting into the [...]

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    Man United host Chelsea on opening day of 2019/20 EPL season

Man United host Chelsea on opening day of 2019/20 EPL season

Manchester United will begin their Premier League campaign at home to Chelsea after the fixtures for the 2019-2020 season were confirmed on Thursday.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to begin his first full season in charge on August 11, with a clash against the Europa League winners, who may likely employ a new manager, after reports claim Maurizio Sarri may leave the club [...]

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    Hazard completes record £150m move to Real Madrid

Hazard completes record £150m move to Real Madrid

Eden Hazard is the "most expensive 28-year old signing" in the history of football, after he completed a £150million move to Real Madrid.Hazard signed a five-year contract at the Bernabeu, subject to medical test. While his transfer fee is estimated at €100 million, BBC reports that the fee could rise to a club record of over £150million.He will be officially [...]

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    TRANSFER: Hazard becomes most expensive 28-year-old signing in football history

TRANSFER: Hazard becomes most expensive 28-year-old signing in football history

Real Madrid has agreed a €100 million (£88.5m) transfer fee with Chelsea for Eden Hazard, making him the most expensive 28-year-old signing in the history of the game. The Chelsea star is only behind Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of players above 27 years of age to be signed at €100 million or above.In football, the older players are worth less than [...]

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    Hazard leads Chelsea to Europa League triumph

Hazard leads Chelsea to Europa League triumph

Chelsea won their second Europa League crown by dismantling London rivals, Arsenal, 4-1, with a brace from talisman, Eden Hazard at the Olympic stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday night.In an all-England final which featured only one English player, Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles, in the starting line-up, it was Chelsea’s Belgian import, Eden Hazard, who shone the brightest to give the [...]

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    City to the top, Man Utd back at sixth as Arsenal get thrashed

City to the top, Man Utd back at sixth as Arsenal get thrashed

Manchester City prevailed 1-0 over Burnley thanks to Sergio Aguero’s second-half strike, helping Pep Guardiola’s team reclaim first position on the English Premier League table.Following Liverpool’s 5-0 win on Friday, a meeting against the sturdy Burnley was seen as a real test for City’s relentless juggernauts. Although it was a tough afternoon, City dominated and Aguero’s goal just after the [...]

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    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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