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I will not change Chelsea´s style, insists Sarri

Maurizio Sarri defended his style of football after Chelsea were thrashed 6-0 by Manchester City but said his players were not fulfilling his intentions on the pitch. Defeat at the Etihad Stadium was Chelsea’s third in succession away from home in the Premier League, and the manner of the Blues’ first-half

Hazard: Sarri and I think the same way about football

Eden Hazard believes he and Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri are on the same footballing wavelength. The Belgium forward’s next move remains a subject of intense speculation, something he fanned himself this week by declaring he had made a decision on his Chelsea future. Real Madrid have been heavily linked

Herra keen on Manchester United stay

Ander Herrera is closing in on a new deal with Manchester United, according to the Independent. The twenty-nine-year-old is in the final year of his current contract, which triggered an extra twelve months after the original four years ran down last summer. Since arriving at Old

West Ham 1-1 Liverpool: Reds slip up in title race

The chaos of the Premier League title race this season has already taken on a variety of different forms. From blowout victories to shock results and everything in between, the back and forth tussle between Liverpool and Manchester City feels like it’s going to last right up

Guardiola: Pressure is on Manchester City, not Liverpool

Manchester City may have cut Liverpool’s lead at the top of the Premier League to two points with victory over Arsenal, but Pep Guardiola says all the pressure is on his side. City suffered a shock defeat to Newcastle United last week and, combined with Liverpool’s draw with

Ozil starts as captain as Arsenal hosts Cardiff

Mesut Ozil will start as captain in Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Cardiff City on Tuesday. The playmaker has been named in the first XI for a top-flight game for the first time since the 1-1 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion on Boxing Day. Ozil had been struggling

Fulham 1-2 Tottenham: Spurs survive

The general expectation coming into this one was that while Tottenham Hotspur would struggle despite not having their best attacking options available, but they’d still have enough to overcome the challenge of struggling Fulham. In the end you could certainly argue it turned out that way, but

Premier League Preview – Matchday 21

After last weekend’s FA Cup Third Round drama, the Premier League returns on Saturday lunchtime as West Ham United take on Arsenal at the London Stadium. The Hammers have won five of their last nine league games, and another triumph here would see them move level on points

Chelsea links a compliment to Wilson, says Howe

Chelsea being linked with a move for Callum Wilson is a “huge compliment” to the Bournemouth striker, says manager Eddie Howe. With Alvaro Morata struggling for form and Olivier Giroud injured, Chelsea have confirmed their interest in the England international. Gonzalo Higuain has also been linked with a reunion

Higuain told to decide future and show AC Milan responsibility

Gonzalo Higuain has been told by sporting director Leonardo to show responsibility for AC Milan and decide his future at the club. Higuain, on loan at the Rossoneri from Serie A champions Juventus, has scored just one Milan goal since October. The Argentina international has been linked with a move

De Bruyne on Man City bench for crunch Liverpool clash

Pep Guardiola has named Kevin De Bruyne on the bench for Manchester City’s blockbuster clash against Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium. Belgium star De Bruyne, who missed Sunday’s win over Southampton due to a muscle problem, underwent a fitness test on Thursday morning and has been deemed fit enough only to join

Ozil´s agent adamant German star´s future is at Arsenal

Mesut Ozil has no plans to leave Arsenal and expects to stay at least until his contract expires in 2021, despite rumours suggesting he could depart this month, according to the German’s agent Dr. Erkut Sogut. The former Germany international is enduring a difficult season with the Gunners, having

Joe Cole to return to Chelsea in new coaching role

Joe Cole will return to Chelsea in 2019 as a technical academy coach, working with various age-grade teams in the club’s youth set-up. Cole came through the ranks at West Ham and made his debut aged 17, before joining Roman Abramovich’s revolution at Chelsea five years later in 2003

Premier League Preview – Matchday 18

Matchday eighteen in the Premier League kicks off on Friday evening as Wolverhampton Wanderers take on leaders Liverpool. The hosts go in to the game having won their last three fixtures and will end the day in sixth place if the avoid defeat, though standing in their

Palace want Solanke

Crystal Palace are interested in signing Liverpool’s Dominic Solanke on loan for the second half of the season, according to the Evening Standard. Solanke is a product of Chelsea’s academy, but in the three years he spent as their player, he appeared only once in their shirt. He

Liverpool ´not really likely´ to be active in January window, reveals Klopp

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool are unlikely to bring in any new recruits in January unless circumstances change in the coming weeks. The Reds boss revealed at his Friday news conference how he previously had no plans to be active in the next window, only to then see defenders Joe Gomez and Joel Matip pick

Liverpool in for Hazard?

According to reports in Germany, Liverpool are interested in signing Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Monchengladbach. The winger has been playing tremendous football for the club in Bundesliga this season, with his release clause being set at €30 million. While the Reds could easily put that kind of money

Aubameyang reminds Ramsey of Arsenal icon Henry

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s instinctive finishing is like Arsenal’s all-time record goalscorer Thierry Henry, according to team-mate Aaron Ramsey. Ramsey was inspirational off the bench as Aubameyang’s double helped Arsenal to a 4-2 north London derby win over rivals Tottenham in the Premier League on Sunday. Wales midfielder Ramsey teed up

I do not see any problems in midfield, insists Klopp

Jurgen Klopp is adamant Liverpool can cope without the suspended Jordan Henderson in the Merseyside derby after issuing a strong defence of his midfield players on Friday. Captain Henderson will sit out Sunday’s clash with Everton at Anfield after his dismissal in the closing stages of the win

Cahill to leave Chelsea on loan?

According to reports in England, Gary Cahill could leave Chelsea in January – but not on a permanent deal. The former England international and current Blues defender has been on a steady decline over the course of the last few years, to the point where many fans

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