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Wolves linked with move for out-of-favour Abraham

Embed from Getty Images There continues to be speculation over the future of Tammy Abraham, with Wolves the latest club to be linked with the Chelsea striker.  Aston Villa, West Ham and Leicester have recently…







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Shearer: Tuchel’s tactics at Palace paid off

Embed from Getty Images Thomas Tuchel’s decision not to play a recognised centre-forward against Crystal Palace was the key reason for the thumping 4-1 win at Selhurst Park, says former England striker Alan Shearer. Kai…






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Tuchel and Kovacic deny celebrating Porto draw

Embed from Getty Images Thomas Tuchel and Mateo Kovacic have both denied claims that Chelsea’s players celebrated being drawn to face Porto in the Champions League quarter-final. Kovacic’s former Real Madrid team-mate, now Porto defender,…











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Manager Warburton commits future to QPR

Embed from Getty Images QPR boss Mark Warburton has dismissed reports linking him with the England Under-21 manager’s job. Warburton has been linked with the role along with the likes of former Chelsea manager Frank…



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Tuchel tipped to give Gallagher a chance at Chelsea

Embed from Getty Images Thomas Tuchel has been tipped to give Conor Gallagher a chance in the Chelsea first team next season. The England Under-21 midfielder has impressed on loan with Premier League strugglers West…




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Deeney: Wan-Bissaka a better England option than James

Embed from Getty Images Watford striker Troy Deeney believes Manchester United’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka should be included in England’s European Championship squad rather than Chelsea defender Reece James. England boss Gareth Southgate has a major decision…





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Wright: Southgate will pick left-back in best form

Embed from Getty Images Ian Wright believes the choice of England’s left-back for the European Championships will simply come down to which one is in the best form. Ben Chilwell caught the eye, albeit against…




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Pulisic wants to fight for Chelsea place

Embed from Getty Images Christian Pulisic has said he is determined to earn a place in the Chelsea side. It comes amid speculation over the American’s future at Stamford Bridge, where he faces major competition…





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Chelsea star refusing to hold contract talks

Embed from Getty Images Antonio Rudiger has reportedly told Chelsea he is not interested in discussing a new contact until after this summer’s European Championships. The Germany international has 15 months remaining on his current…




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Boss Tuchel ‘concerned’ about Abraham injury

Embed from Getty Images Thomas Tuchel has admitted being a “bit concerned” about Tammy Abraham. The Chelsea striker is still struggling with an ankle knock he picked up against Newcastle. He was recently forced to…






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Tottenham linked with Rudiger and Konsa

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham have been linked with Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger and Ezri Konsa of Aston Villa. Spurs boss Jose Mourinho is said to be keen to strengthen his defence at the end of…



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Ashley Cole claims Liverpool tactics suited Werner

Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool side have suffered five straight defeats at Anfield. Embed from Getty Images Chelsea legend Ashley Cole says Liverpool’s defensive tactics were perfectly suited to Timo Werner’s pace and will give…







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Jorginho out, Kante in – expected Chelsea line-up today

Embed from Getty Images N’Golo Kante’s chances of starting against Manchester United on Sunday seem high, the midfielder having only been a substitute for Chelsea’s Champions League win over Atletico Madrid. Kante’s inclusion would most…



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Chelsea legend compares Suarez to naughty child

Embed from Getty Images Joe Cole compared Atletico Madrid’s Luis Suarez to a naughty toddler after the former Liverpool striker pinched Antonio Rudiger’s leg in Chelsea’s Champions League last-16 first-leg win against the La Liga…








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Report: Chelsea could sell Ziyech or Pulisic

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea could sell either Hakim Ziyech or Christian Pulisic this summer, according to the Daily Star. Both players have endured frustrating spells in recent months, largely because of injury problems. Ziyech…


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Two obstacles identified to Chelsea signing Haaland

Embed from Getty Images Erling Haaland’s wage demands and his agent Mino Raiola are two potential barriers to Chelsea signing the Norwegian striker, according to reports. Chelsea are said to be keen to buy Haaland…




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Mowbray saw QPR star Dickie as potential weakness

Embed from Getty Images Tony Mowbray has surprised QPR fans by revealing that he saw Rob Dickie as a potential weak link that Blackburn could exploit. Mowbray’s side lost 1-0 on Saturday at Loftus Road,…


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Jenas hails Mount after Chelsea victory

Embed from Getty Images Jermaine Jenas singled out Mason Mount for special praise after Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Sheffield United on Sunday. Midfielder Mount, playing further forward in a false number nine position, scored a…



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Chelsea boss Tuchel full of praise for Mount

Embed from Getty Images Thomas Tuchel says he has been impressed by Mason Mount’s commitment since taking over as Chelsea boss. Tuchel left Mount out of his first starting line-up but has since restored him…




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Warburton says QPR are ready to make another signing

Embed from Getty Images QPR manager Mark Warburton says the club are ready to make another signing if a good deal becomes available before Monday’s transfer deadline. Rangers have strengthened the centre of their defence,…



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Tuchel insists he trusts Chelsea youngsters

Embed from Getty Images Thomas Tuchel insists he has absolute trust in Chelsea’s youngsters despite overlooking many of them for his first game in charge. The German, who has replaced club legend Frank Lampard as…














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Lampard opens door for Tomori loan move

Embed from Getty Images Fikayo Tomori could be set to leave Chelsea on loan, Frank Lampard has confirmed. Leeds and Newcastle have been linked with the centre-back, who has fallen down the pecking order at…



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Chelsea’s Tomori set for Leeds loan move

Embed from Getty Images Fikayo Tomori looks increasingly likely to join Leeds United on loan for the second half of the season. Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa is keen to take the central defender to Elland…




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Chelsea miss out on Bayern Munich defender Alaba

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea have seemingly missed out on the signing of Bayern Munich’s David Alaba. Blues boss Frank Lampard was reportedly keen to sign the defender, whose Bayern contract is due to expire…


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KIinsmann insists Werner will make it at Chelsea

Embed from Getty Images Former Tottenham striker Jurgen Klinsmann has backed fellow German Timo Werner to make it in the Premier League. Werner has scored eight goals for the Blues since arriving in the close…





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Tottenham v Leeds United teams: Two Spurs changes

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham make two changes for this afternoon’s game, with Toby Alderweireld and Steven Bergwijn coming into the side. They replace Sergio Reguilon and Davinson Sanchez. Reguilon is on the bench but…











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Emerson’s agent rules out Inter Milan move

Embed from Getty Images The agent of Chelsea defender Emerson has ruled out a January loan move for the Brazilian and insisted he will only be leaving on a permanent deal. Emerson joined Chelsea in…























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Chelsea’s Tomori linked with Newcastle loan move

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori is being linked with a loan move to Newcastle.  Tomori impressed for the Blues last season but has since fallen down the pecking order of centre-backs at…






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Paper round-up: Chelsea linked with Gimenez

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea are said to be eyeing a move for Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez. The Sun have picked up on reports linking the Uruguay international with a potential move to Stamford…


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QPR have injury worries ahead of Brentford clash

Embed from Getty Images QPR are facing some defensive injury worries ahead of Friday’s west London derby against Brentford. Rangers centre-back Rob Dickie has missed the past two matches with an ankle problem and will…






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Arsenal trio ruled out of Leeds United clash

Embed from Getty Images Arsenal will be without Thomas Partey, Mohamed Elneny and Sead Kolasinac for the trip to face Leeds United on Sunday. Egypt midfielder Elneny and Bosnia-Herzegovina defender Kolasinac both tested positive for…


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Chelsea trio set to miss Newcastle game

Embed from Getty Images Christian Pulisic and Kai Havertz will be unavailable and Thiago Silva is expected to be rested as Chelsea return to Premier League action at Newcastle United this weekend. Attacking midfielder Havertz…



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Bale says he is loving being back at Spurs

Gareth Bale says he is savouring being back at Tottenham. The Welshman has been building up his fitness following his return to Spurs on loan from Real Madrid. He endured an unhappy few months in…






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Cole ‘not thrilled’ about England formation

Embed from Getty Images Ashley Cole believes England need more creativity in midfield following their Nations League defeat against Belgium. England were beaten 2-0 and they struggled to create clear cut chances despite having plenty…


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Chelsea star Pulisic could return for Newcastle clash

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea star Christian Pulisic is reportedly on course to return against Newcastle next weekend. Pulisic has missed the Blues’ last three matches, having suffered a hamstring injury in the warm-up for…


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Barnes: Spurs won’t be contenders

Embed from Getty Images John Barnes has insisted that Tottenham are too inconsistent to be title contenders. Spurs have made an encouraging start to the season, raising hopes among their fans that Jose Mourinho’s side…








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BBC pundit hails ‘world class’ Blues star

Embed from Getty Images Winger Hakim Ziyech is already proving to be a world-class player for Chelsea, according to former Everton midfielder Tim Cahill. The Moroccan set up the first three Blues goals in the…



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QPR pair set for return, says Warburton

Embed from Getty Images Lee Wallace is set to return to the QPR squad and George Thomas could soon be back in action too. West London Sport reports that Wallace is back in training after…






Lampard: Chelsea duo needed a rest

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says leaving out Thiago Silva for the Champions League win over FK Krasnodar helped keep the veteran defender fresh.  Antonio Rudiger replaced Silva to partner Kurt Zouma…


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Gilmour hands Chelsea a huge boost

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour is back in training after his knee injury. Chelsea tweeted a picture on Friday afternoon showing Gilmour training with the rest of the squad. It will hearten…


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Man Utd boss Solskjaer agrees with Lampard on subs

Embed from Getty Images Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has joined Frank Lampard and Pep Guardiola in calling for five substitutes to be used by Premier League clubs. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has…















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QPR midfielder Amos suffers another knee injury

Embed from Getty Images QPR’s former Tottenham midfielder Luke Amos could be facing another long spell on the sidelines with a knee injury. Amos, who was allowed to leave Spurs by Jose Mourinho during the…




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Fulham and Newcastle linked with Benrahma

Embed from Getty Images Fulham and Newcastle are both reportedly looking to beat West Ham to the signing of Brentford star Said Benrahma. Reports have suggested that West Ham have made progress in negotiations with…


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Spartak Mosow keen to sign Moses on loan

Embed from Getty Images Spartak Moscow have reportedly turned their attention to Victor Moses after previously showing an interest in Tottenham defender Serge Aurier. The Mail reports that the Russian club are looking to take…


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Tottenham make shock move for Stones

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham have made a surprise move for Manchester City’s out-of-favour centre-half John Stones, reports the Mail. Spurs enquired about taking Stones on loan from City with a view to signing the…



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