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Arsenal and Chelsea – Their Common Foe (Part Six)

Concluding the series in which the rivalry both clubs share with North London neighbours Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) is examined in depth. Part One to Four dealt with Arsenal. Part One can be found here; Part Two here; Part Three here, and Part Four here. Part Five looked at Chelsea and that can be found here. This article comcludes the look ...

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Arsenal and Chelsea – Their Common Foe (Part Five)

Continuing the seres in which the rivalry both clubs share with London neighbours Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs is examoned in depth). Part one to four look at Arsenal v Spurs. Part One can be found here; Part Two here; Part Three here, and Part Four here. Now the attention switches from Arsenal to Chelsea. The rivalry between Chelsea and Tottenham is ...

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Barcelona want Chelsea captain

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Barcelona would like to sign Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta on a free transfer at the end of the season. The Spanish international has been with the Blues since signing from Marseille almost a decade ago, and has become an integra; part of the side, with his ability to play in a variety of positions – right-back, left-back and centre-back – ...

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Chelsea to bid for Koundé again

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Chelsea are ready to bid for Sevilla centre-back Jules Koundé again once the January transfer window opens. The West London club spent almost the whole of the summer being linked with a  move for the French international because, in the end, the Spanish side refused to budge on their £68 million asking price for the 22-year old. That left the ...

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Chelsea consider Hazard return

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Chelsea are considering re-signing Eden Hazard from Real Madrid. The Belgian played more than 350 games for the Chelsea over seven seasons, scoring 110 goals and winning two league titles, the FA Cup, the League Cup and the Europa League on two occasions during his time at Stamford Bridge. He was sold to Real for a fee of €100 (£85 ...

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Sarri considering Kepa reunion

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Maurizio Sarri is considering a move for Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrazabalaga. Now the boss of Lazio in Serie A, Sarri is in the market for a new goalkeeper with current incumbent Pepe Raina coming towards the end of his career at the age of 39 years old. Kepa became the most expensive goalkeeper in the world when he joined Chelsea ...

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Chelsea and United chasing Stoke youngster

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Chelsea and Manchester United are set to go head-to-head in the race to sign Stoke City Emre Tegel, who has been dubbed the next Harry Kane. The striker has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the Stoke academy system, playing regularly for their under-18 side last season, despite being only 15 at the time. He is being compared to the England ...

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Lampard linked with Newcastle job

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Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is among the names linked with the Newcastle United job, along with current Rangers’ manager Steven Gerrard. However, another ex-Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has ruled himself out of the running to take over at St. James Park. Following the announcement that the long-delayed takeover by a Saudi-backed consortium had finally been approved by the Premier ...

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Arsenal and Chelsea – Their Common Foe (Part Four)

This is the series which looks at the common hostility that Arsenal and Chelsea have towards their London rivals Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) and some of the reasons for it. For Part One please click here; for Part Two click here; and Part Three click here. The Arsenal rivalry concludes here. The Cup Semi-Finals Although Arsenal and Spurs have never met ...

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Arsenal and Chelsea – Their Common Foe (Part Three)

This is the series whioc examines the commion hostility whic both Arsenal and Chelsea have for London rivals Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) and some of the reasons behind it. For Part One click here; and Part Two click here. The Doubles Although Arsenal had been the dominant team in the 1930s, the Second World War took its toll, and the club ...

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