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Chelsea Dealt Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Manchester United Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 15: John Terry of Chelsea applauds supporters after the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on May 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s plans for their Premier League clash against Manchester United will have to be altered. Manager Antonio Conte had hoped to return captain John Terry to the starting lineup for the Stamford Bridge fixture, but the Times have reported that the 35-year-old has suffered an injury setback and is now almost certain not to feature at all. Terry has not played …

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Chelsea Have Been Dealt A Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Hull Clash

COBHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Antonio Conte of Chelsea during a training session at Chelsea Training Ground on September 23, 2016 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is already feeling the pressure at Chelsea. Their promising start to the season has been forgotten about as one point from a possible nine, as well as the wretched displays against Liverpool and Arsenal in their last two games, has seen attention turn to a more long-term strategy at Stamford Bridge and regard this campaign as …

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Opinion: The Positions In Which Manchester United Still Need To Upgrade

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 21: Manchester United players celebrae during The Emirates FA Cup Final match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on May 21, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths - The FA/The FA via Getty Images)

After the gigantic mess of the last two summers, Manchester United are getting their business done early this year. Already through the door are defender Eric Bailly and striker Zlatan Ibrahimović, with Armenian attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan on the verge of being confirmed as new Manchester United manager José Mourinho’s third major signing. That said, while those three signings go some …

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Barcelona Leading Chase For Chelsea Defender Also Wanted By United [Report]

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta is being sought by several Spanish clubs, according to Guillem Balague, Sky Sports’ Spanish football expert. Azpilicueta in demand: wanted by Bayern, Barcelona, United, Athletic, PSG…https://t.co/rPtvgfYOZv @SkyFootball — Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) June 22, 2016 The news will come as a disappointment to Chelsea fans, who would be well aware of the remarkable versatility the Spaniard showed …

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Mourinho Ready To Swap A Manchester United Player With Chelsea To Land Nemanja Matić [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and Nemanja Matic of Chelsea speak to the media during the Chelsea FC Press Conference ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group G match against NK Maribor at the Chelsea training ground on October 20, 2014 in Cobham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Given the close relationship between José Mourinho and (some of) his old Chelsea players, it was always likely that he might look to bring one of two to his new side Manchester United. The likes of César Azpilicueta and Willian have been mentioned, but thus far the most prominent rumour has involved Serbian international midfielder Nemanja Matić. A new twist in …

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José Mourinho Considering Raiding Former Club Chelsea To Bolster Defensive Options At Manchester United [Report]

With the futures of Matteo Darmian, Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind all still up in the air, Manchester United’s new boss has turned to the club that sacked him in December to re-organise a shaky United defense. Chelsea and Spain full-back Cesar Azpilicueta was considered a key part of Mourinho’s title winning side of the 2014/15 season and AS …

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Chelsea Striker Left Out Of Spain Squad For March Friendlies

SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 12: Diego Costa looks on during the Spain training session ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group B match between Spain and the Netherlands held at the Arena Fonte Nova on June 12, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Spain manager Vicente del Bosque will be without Chelsea striker Diego Costa for the side’s upcoming friendlies against Italy and Romania. The 27-year-old Brazilian-born forward has scored just once in ten appearances for La Roja – generally struggling for form in a team that plays a different style to that which he is used to. The official line from both …

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The Premier League Team Of The Week

Patrick Perry picks the Premier League team of the week. In a week where us, the football fans were entertained with top of the league clashes, as well as underdog victories, there were many tremendous performances, but here are the eleven best players from the last week. Goalkeeper- Ben Foster was pivotal in West Brom’s victory over Everton. The impressive …

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Channel Hoppers – The Definitive Ligue 1 To Premier League XI

After giving us ‘The Eredivisie To Premier League XI – The Good, The Bad & The Afonso Alves’ Tom O’Connor is back. This time it’s the definitive guide to the best XI of what has been a copious amount of talent that’s made the move across the channel. Goalkeeper Nominations here are World Cup winner and European Champion Fabien Barthez (Monaco …

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Is Ryan Bertrand Really The Best Left-Back In The Premier League?

Last weekend Southampton’s Ryan Bertrand was named in the PFA Team of the Year for the 2014/15 season. So, is he really the best left-back in the Premier League?  _______________________________________________________________________________   The 25-year-old has enjoyed regular football this season with his new club while he has also been consistent in that left-back position for Southampton, but statistically speaking, has he …

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Crystal Palace Boss Warnock In Trouble After Outburst At Referee

Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has been charged with misconduct by the FA for his post-match comments following the home defeat by Chelsea on Saturday. Warnock appeared to infer that referee Craig Pawson was using double standards by not booking John Terry yet cautioning a Palace player for a similar offence. The FA said in a statement: “It is alleged that …

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Football Transfers – A Snippet Of The Past And Present

As the world’s footballers become more and more familiar and accustomed with the new surroundings at each club, each player’s journey has a snippet or a whimsical foray that delights the world’s media. Luis Figo, trying to take a corner at the Camp Nou, with a pig’s head flying past his ear. Or Eric Cantona being jettisoned for £1.2million from …

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Assessing The International Futures Of Spain’s Stars

Many going into this World Cup had tracked the form of the Spain and Barcelona teams in the last 18 months and surmised that this summer’s extravaganza in Brazil would represent a dying of the Spanish light. As it happens, it turned out to be worse than they had feared and we have witnessed a total blackout. The exit at …

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