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Lampard hits back at Sky Sports pundits

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has hit back at critics of Ruben Loftus-Cheek for his below-par display in the win over Brighton.  Sky Sports pundits and Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher  were…




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England v Kosovo: Rose left out, Rice and Barkley play

Tottenham’s Danny Rose has been dropped from the England side for tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo. Rose has been replaced by Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell for the game against St Mary’s. Spurs’ Harry…



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Clarke on the verge of Tottenham move

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham are set to complete the signing of winger Jack Clarke from Leeds United. Several Premier League sides have shown an interest in the 18-year-old, who impressed in the Championship last…




QPR considering giving manager’s job to Bircham

Embed from Getty Images QPR are considering giving Marc Bircham the manager’s job at Loftus Road. Director of football Les Ferdinand has denied reports that Tim Sherwood has turned the role down. Bircham is among…




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Man City v Tottenham player ratings

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham pulled off an incredible triumph at the Etihad Stadium to knock Manchester City out and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League in a truly remarkable game. Here’s how we…










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Man Utd tipped to move for Alderweireld

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham are resigned to losing Toby Alderweireld to Manchester United this summer, according to the Daily Mirror. The newspaper say a clause in the 30-year-old’s contract could see him leave Spurs…




Eriksen would relish Ajax in quarter-finals

Video: HaytersTV Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen says he would love to face his former club Ajax in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Spurs booked their place in the last eight by seeing off German…















Parker in charge after Fulham ditch Ranieri

Embed from Getty Images Fulham have sacked Claudio Ranieri and placed Scott Parker in caretaker charge. Former Chelsea boss Ranieri, who sensationally led Leicester to the Premier League title in 2016, replaced Slavisa Jokanovic as…






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Sarri concerned about Azpilicueta’s fitness

Embed from Getty Images Maurizio Sarri has admitted being “a bit worried” about Cesar Azpilicueta after being unable to rest him for Chelsea’s Europa League win against Malmo. Sarri took the right-back off late in…







Sutton: Sarri to be sacked before the weekend

Embed from Getty Images Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton is convinced manager Maurizio Sarri will be sacked in the wake of the demoralising 2-0 home defeat against Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round….



Paper round-up: Real Madrid could scrap Hazard move

Embed from Getty Images There continues to be speculation over the future of Chelsea star Eden Hazard. Hazard, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expires next year, has repeatedly been linked with Real Madrid. The Sunday…



Ozil to refuse loan move – reports

Embed from Getty Images Mesut Ozil will refuse to leave Arsenal on loan this summer, according to reports. Ozil is out of favour under Gunners boss Unai Emery, who even left him out for this…




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Chelsea vying with Man Utd to sign duo

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea are vying with Manchester United for the signings of Ivan Rakitic and Portuguese sensation João Félix, according to reports. The Daily Mail report that Chelsea and United are eyeing midfielder…





Paper round-up: Ozil being offered to clubs

© Victoria Jones/PA Wire The Daily Telegraph reports that Arsenal are touting Mesut Ozil to clubs in an attempt to offload him this summer. Ozil’s relationship with the club appears to have deteriorated and he…






Arsenal boss Emery eyeing pre-deadline deal

Embed from Getty Images Arsenal boss Unai Emery believes bolstering his squad ahead of the deadline can only be good for the club.  Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has indicated a deal to take Denis Suarez…








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Arsenal star lifts lid on his own case of racial abuse

Embed from Getty Images Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles hailed Raheem Sterling as “brave” for speaking out about racial abuse and claims he suffered from a similar incident as a 12-year-old. Sterling was subjected to alleged…





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Ranieri wants to turn Fulham players into fighters

Claudio Ranieri is confident of securing Premier League survival with Fulham by turning his players into fighters – and rewarding them with burgers, not pizza. The 67-year-old was on Wednesday appointed Fulham boss, as owner…


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Defender and striker to join QPR

Embed from Getty Images QPR are set to sign youngsters Charlie Rowan and Lewis Walker. Rowan, previously of Watford, has been on trial with the club and came on as a substitute in an Under-23…


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Why Arsenal boss Emery is still not satisfied

Unai Emery says Arsenal need to start games with more urgency – even after seeing his side win an 11th consecutive game with victory at Sporting Lisbon on Thursday. Danny Welbeck scored the only goal…



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Palace forward has surgery on knee problem

Embed from Getty Images Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke is set for a spell on the sidelines after having minor arthroscopic surgery on his knee, the Premier League club confirmed. Belgian international Benteke has not…


Fit-again Watford star ready for his big chance

Nathaniel Chalobah knows what representing England is all about – nobody has done it more as a youth international. But those 97 caps will pale into insignificance when the Lambeth-raised midfielder belatedly makes his senior…





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Harris: Preparation key to Millwall win over Derby

Manager Neil Harris believes Millwall’s first win of the Championship season was down to their meticulous pre-match preparation as they beat Derby 2-1 at The Den. First-half goals from Lee Gregory and Shaun Williams were…



Aubameyang on target in Arsenal victory

Embed from Getty Images Reiss Nelson and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grabbed the goals as Arsenal ended their pre-season campaign with a 2-0 victory over Lazio in Sweden. The Gunners included midfielder Lucas Torreira from the start,…


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Paper round-up: Lloris linked with Real

Embed from Getty Images Real Madrid are considering a £60m move for Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, The Sun say. Lloris is among several keepers to have recently been linked with Real – the others include…


Chambers signs new Arsenal contract

Calum Chambers has signed a new “long-term” contract at Arsenal, the club have announced. The 23-year-old made 24 appearances for the club last season and has been handed a fresh contract ahead of the new campaign….




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West Ham plan to appoint manager soon

Embed from Getty Images West Ham plan to have a new manager in place within 10 days after opting not to keep David Moyes on. Moyes’ short-term contract ended at midnight on Sunday after West…


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Lomas backs Smyth to follow in Dallas’ footsteps

Embed from Getty Images Steve Lomas believes exciting QPR forward Paul Smyth can follow in the footsteps of Leeds United midfielder Stuart Dallas by making an impact in English football. Northern Ireland international Dallas was…




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Hodgson again defends Crystal Palace star

Embed from Getty Images Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has insisted Wilfried Zaha’s integrity cannot be questioned and said players with the forward’s ability are “worth their weight in gold”. Zaha was forced to defend…













Pochettino hails N’Koudou after Spurs win

Embed from Getty Images Mauricio Pochettino praised Georges-Kevin N’Koudou after the French winger impressed in Tottenham’s Champions League win against Apoel. N’Koudou, 22, scored in a 3-0 victory for Spurs, who went through to the…






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Brazil boss backs England stars

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Dele Alli have been marked out as potential stars of next summer’s World Cup by Brazil coach Tite. Neither will feature in England’s friendly international against…


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Loftus-Cheek can be as good as Alli – Wilkins

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has the potential to match Tottenham star Dele Alli, according to former Blues assistant manager Ray Wilkins. Loftus-Cheek will earn his first England start against world champions…


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Moyes warns West Ham players over workrate

Embed from Getty Images New West Ham United manager David Moyes has warned his players they must work harder to be considered part of the club’s future. Moyes, who replaced the sacked Slaven Bilic on…




West Ham boss Bilic backs Carroll

Embed from Getty Images West Ham boss Slaven Bilic says Andy Carroll can exploit Liverpool’s defence when the two sides meet on Saturday. The Reds have conceded 15 goals in their five away games in…



Pochettino: Spurs are among Europe’s best

Embed from Getty Images Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham’s brilliant victory over Real Madrid in the Champions League proved they deserve to be regarded as one of Europe’s top sides. Dele Alli scored twice for Spurs…




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Paper round-up: Arsenal linked with Vinagre

Embed from Getty Images Arsenal are among Premier League clubs keeping an eye on left-back Ruben Vinagre, according to the Daily Mail. The 18-year-old has impressed for Championship side Wolves this season while on loan…


Wenger praises Lacazette after Arsenal win

Embed from Getty Images Arsene Wenger praised Alexandre Lacazette after Arsenal’s 2-0 win against West Brom and said he took him off because the French striker was tiring. Summer signing Lacazette scored twice at the…



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Drinkwater keen to restart Kante partnership

Embed from Getty Images Danny Drinkwater says he is keen to link up with N’Golo Kante again following his move to Chelsea. Drinkwater formed an outstanding midfield partnership with Kante during Leicester’s Premier League title-winning…








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De Boer wants Fonte, Mirror say

Embed from Getty Images Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer wants to bid for Jose Fonte in an attempt to save his job, the Mirror say. The Dutchman is said to be keen to take…








Wilshere sent off in Under-23 game

Embed from Getty Images Jack Wilshere was sent off as Arsenal’s Under-23s overcame their Manchester City counterparts 4-3 at the Emirates Stadium on Monday night. Midfielder Wilshere, who has not featured for the Gunners’ first…


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New signing a ‘positive step’ for Spurs – Alli

Embed from Getty Images Dele Alli believes new signing Davinson Sanchez will improve Tottenham following the defender’s arrival from Ajax. Sanchez signed for Spurs last week, agreeing a six-year contract with the club, and will…






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Tottenham make offer for Celta Vigo star Diop

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham have offered Celta Vigo around £10m for midfielder Pape Cheikh Diop. The bid is significantly short of the buy-out clause in his contract, which is believed to be £25m. Diop,…






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QPR boss Holloway plans changes

Arsene Wenger has denied indicating to Ian Wright that he is ready to step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season.























Conte signs new contract at Chelsea

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Loftus-Cheek completes Palace loan move

Embed from Getty Images Ruben Loftus-Cheek has joined Crystal Palace on a season-long loan. The Chelsea midfielder has attracted interest from a number of clubs, including Brighton, West Ham and Newcastle. But Palace have snapped…















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