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When Conte Managed Chelsea (Part Four)

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Concluding the series looking at Antonio Conte’s time in chatrge of Chelsea. For Part One please click here; and Part Two click here; and Part Three click here. Whilst the league campaign was starting to fall apart, light relief was provided by the FA Cup. It had not started auspiciously though, Drawn away against Norwich City in the third round, ...

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When Conte Managed Chelsea (Part Three)

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Following the recent appointment of Antonio Conte as Tottenham Manager, continuing the series which looks back to when he was in charge of another London club, Chelsea. For Part One, click here; and Part Two here. Having guided Chelsea to league success the previous season and come close to winning the double, hopes were high for the 2017/2018 season. However, ...

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Arsenal interested in Leipzig midfielder

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Arsenal had an impressive transfer with all six summer signings already making an impact in the side. However, the need to keep evolving the side have been recognised, with striker and central midfield identified as the next priority areas. Albert “Sambi” Lakonga continues to grow, but with Mohamed Elneny certain to leave at the end of the season, the midfield ...

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Christensen assures Chelsea fans

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Danish international has told Chelsea fans not to worry about his future, despite the current impasse over a new deal at the club. He is out of contract in the summer, and, although he has indicated that he is willing to stray at the club, talks have stalled over the terms and the length of new deal currently on the ...

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Chelsea agree fee for Hungarian defender

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Reports emanating from Turkey suggest that Chelsea have agreed a fee for Fenerbahçe defender Attila Szalai, who is also a target fir Barcelona. Nicknamed the Hungarian Virgil van Dijk. He caught the eye playing for his country at the Euros, whilst his performances for his club in the Super Lig has also garnered plenty of attention from elsewhere in Europe, ...

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Shevchenko wants Pulisic

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The newly appointed manager of Serie A strugglers Genoa, Andriy Shevchenko wants to go back to one of hs ormer clubs Chelsea to sign American winger Christian Pulisic. The former Ukraine player and manager was appointed at the weekend to succeed Davide Ballardini who was sacked with his side 18th in the table after 12 games. Given a contract until ...

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Chelsea competing with City for Russian star

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Chelsea are neck and neck with Manchester City to sign Dinamo Moscow starlet Arsen Zakharyan. The Russian international has forced hs way on to the radar of the top clubs in Europe with his performances for the Russian side this season, scoring two goals and providing seven assists in 14 senior appearances this campaign. Still only 18, the midfielder is ...

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Kessié linked with Gunners

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AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessié is being linked with a  summer move to Arsenal,. With Manchester United also reported to be monitoring developments. The 24-year old has less than a year left on his current contract with the Serie A club, and attempts to tie him down to a new deal are currently stalled, with the two sides unable to ...

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Maitland-Niles happy to stay at Arsenal

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Ainsley Maitland-Niles is now happy to stay at Arsenal. The 24-year old was heavily linked with a move away from the club in the summer, and was set for a deadline day switch to Everton, until it was blocked at the last minute, He then express his displeasure on social media before clear the air talks were held with manager ...

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Saúl ready to stay with Chelsea

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Spanish midfielder Saúl Ñiguez is prepared to stay with Chelsea for the duration of his loan period, even if her sees very little first-team action at Stamford Bridge. The Spanish international joined the Champions League winners on a season-long loan on deadline day from Atlético Madrid, but so far, the move has not worked out in a way that satisfies ...

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