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Chelsea in left-back hunt

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Despite having Ben Chilwell and Marc Cucurella at their disposal, and having allowed Lewis Hall to leave on loan to Newcastle, Chelsea are still in the market for a left-back. And reports in Italy suggest that the two names on their shopping list for January are Federico Dimarco, currently playing for Inter Milan, and Theo Hernandez, who plays for their ...

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Arsenal trigger Saliba contract extension

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Arsenal have triggered a clause in William Saliba’s contract which will keep him at the Emirates until 2024. They have also opened talks with the French defender over a new deal.. The 21-year old was signed in 2019 from French side St. Étienne, but spent much of the following three seasons back on loan in Ligue 1, and there were ...

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Chelsea prepared to meet Rabiot’s wage demands

Chelsea are reportedly prepared to meet the wage demands of French midfielder Adrien Rabiot. He is currently playing in Serie A with Juventus, where his annual salary is set to reach £6 million, a figure that is too high for the Turin club given their current financial difficulties. Rabiot is out of contract with them in June, and there is ...

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The five best coaches at the World Cup in 2022

According to the latest betting, Brazil are the favourites to win the World Cup for what would be a record sixth time, followed by their South American neighbours and rivals, Argentina, and then the defending champions France and England. Costa Rica and Saudi Arabia are the rank outsiders. That does not necessarily mean that these teams necessarily have the best ...

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Best quotes about Robert Pires

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A member of the unbeaten Arsenal FC team of the 2003/04 English Premier League season, Robert Emmanuel Pires was also a World Cup and European Championship winner with the French national team. Voted by the Arsenal fans as the club’s sixth greatest player in history, we take a look at some of the best quotes about Robert Pires. Playing mainly ...

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Top quotes on Karim Benzema

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As one of the main strikers for the Spanish football team Real Madrid, Benzema was one of the main protagonists as the side won the recent Champions League competition. A stalwart at the Bernabeu since 2009, we take a look at some of the top quotes on Karim Benzema. Born in France to Algerian parents, Benzema has so far won ...

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Top quotes on Claude Makelele

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His attributes as a defensive midfielder saw the French footballer have a positional play named after him, the ‘Makelele Role’ which epitomised the type of play he was endeared for. A key player in Chelsea’s first league title victory in 50 years, we take a look at the top quotes on Claude Makelele. Born in the former country of Zaire, ...

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Top quotes about Fabien Barthez

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One of world football’s most colourful characters, Barthez was considered to be one of the best goalies on his day, representing a host of successful teams in his career and winning an assortment of honours. Recognised by his shaven head and his flamboyant goalkeeping style, we take a look at some of the top quotes about Fabien Barthez. Though he ...

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Top quotes about Louis Saha

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A stalwart of the English Premier League with nearly 300 appearances for six different clubs, Louis Saha was a potent striker on his day. Supported by his poor parents when young, we take a look at some of the top quotes about Louis Saha. Starting his career in France, Saha made a name for himself by helping the first division ...

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Top quotes about Anthony Martial

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Coming to Manchester United with the highest paid fee splashed out for a teenage footballer, Martial was seen as one of the most exciting prospects in world football at the time. Playing as a forward with speed and good technique, we take a look at the top quotes about Anthony Martial. After nurturing his ability at French team Les Ulis, ...

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