Chelsea must ´change the history´ of Spanish dominance in Europe, says Conte  [LINK]
Antonio Conte says it is time for Chelsea to end the dominance of Spanish clubs in the Champions League. The Blues are away to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, looking to end a run of four matches without a victory against Diego Simeone’s men. Atletico’s city rivals Real Madrid have won the Champions League in three of […] [Read More]
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Lacazette ´more like Wright than Henry´ – Winterburn  [LINK]
Alexandre Lacazette shares similar traits to Arsenal legend Ian Wright rather than Thierry Henry, according to Nigel Winterburn. The French forward has settled in quickly since his transfer from Lyon, with his brace of goals against West Brom at the Emirates Stadium on Monday taking his tally in the Premier League to four in six […] [Read More]
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Is Manchester City the most exciting team in Europe?  [LINK]
Manchester City are finally living up to their reputation of as a top team and their bosses reputation for producing good football. In recent weeks, the Citizens have blown teams away in every competition. Full-back Kyle Walker has revealed that he does not believe many Premier League teams will cause City problems on current form […] [Read More]
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Fenerbahce joins Mesut Ozil chase  [LINK]
German international midfielder Mesut Ozil continues to be linked with a move away from Arsenal. The Arsenal star is edging closer to the end of his deal with the London-based club and there is no indication that he will be accepting a contract extension that has been sitting on the table for quite some time. […] [Read More]
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Arsenal 2-0 West Brom: Five things we learned as Arsenal returned to winning ways  [LINK]
Arsenal battled to a 2-0 win over West Brom at the Emirates as they got their title challenge back on track. With two defeats to go with two wins and a draw, it was vital for Arsene Wenger’s side to claim all three points, and they did just that. West Brom, on the other hand, […] [Read More]
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Klopp considers starting ´artists´ against Spartak  [LINK]
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is considering starting all of his “artists” in his side’s Champions League clash against Spartak Moscow. With Philippe Coutinho back and Sadio Mane available, Klopp may opt to start the duo alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in Russia on Tuesday. Injuries and suspensions have prevented the quartet from starting together, […] [Read More]
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Lacazette not just a goalscorer – Wenger  [LINK]
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lauded Alexandre Lacazette, saying the forward was more than just a goalscorer. Lacazette struck a brace to help Arsenal to a 2-0 win over West Brom in the Premier League on Monday. The France international made it four goals in six league games since arriving from Lyon and Wenger praised the […] [Read More]
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Rodriguez penalty call correct for Wenger  [LINK]
Arsene Wenger felt it was the correct decision not to award Jay Rodriguez a penalty in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over West Brom on Monday. The forward was felled in the area by Shkodran Mustafi in only the eighth minute at the Emirates Stadium, before he got to his feet and saw a shot tipped onto […] [Read More]
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Pulis rounds on ´cheating´ Sanchez amid Rodriguez penalty row  [LINK]
Tony Pulis accused Alexis Sanchez of diving and insisted Jay Rodriguez should have had a penalty in West Brom’s 2-0 defeat at Arsenal. A double from Alexandre Lacazette sealed the win for the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium and moved them back to within six points of Premier League leaders Manchester City. There was a […] [Read More]
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Ramsey: Arsenal must make Emirates a fortress  [LINK]
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey wants the Gunners to make the Emirates Stadium “a fortress” to give them a good shot at the Premier League title. Arsene Wenger’s side made it three wins and from three at home in the top flight this season with a 2-0 win over West Brom on Monday. Two goals from […] [Read More]
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Nineteen years and counting – Barry´s record-breaking Premier League career in Opta numbers  [LINK]
Aston Villa’s 3-1 win at Sheffield Wednesday in May 1998 is not a match that would necessarily be instantly recalled by many, but for a 17-year-old Gareth Barry it was the beginning of a long – and perhaps unexpected – record-breaking career. Barry will claim the Premier League appearance record from Ryan Giggs after being selected as West Brom’s [&helli... [Read More]
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A waste of time – Klopp baffled by media questions ahead of Champions League tie  [LINK]
Jurgen Klopp derided his pre-match Champions League news conference as “a waste of time” after being asked a series of questions unrelated to Liverpool’s meeting with Spartak Moscow. Both Liverpool and Spartak drew their opening game in Group E and face each other in Moscow on Tuesday, but Klopp was left bemused as reporters in […] [Read More]
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Gareth Barry deserves much more recognition  [LINK]
Former England international midfielder Gareth Barry could become a Premier League record-holder if he features for West Brom against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Monday night. The veteran star could break the record for most Premier League appearances by an outfield player. The midfielder is currently level with Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs on […] [Read More]
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David De Gea to pledge future to Man Utd  [LINK]
The Independent is reporting that Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea will soon sign a new contract at Old Trafford. Encouraged by the impressive start to the new season, the Spaniard no longer has desire to join Real Madrid, and the club chiefs now plan to take advantage of the situation. Namely, even though the […] [Read More]
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Premier League rivals vying for Elye Wahi  [LINK]
A 14-year-old boy described as ‘N’Golo Kante’s little brother’ going under the name Elye Wahi has emerged as a highly sought-after youngster in world football. The talented forward who started his career at JS Suresnes, N’Golo Kante’s old club, hit the headlines by scoring impressive 89 goals playing for his team’s Under-14 and Under-15 side […] [Read More]
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Barcelona refuse to give up on Coutinho  [LINK]
Premier League side Liverpool showed a firm stance by refusing to sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona during the summer transfer window. The Catalan media outlet Sport splashed a big headline on its cover today depicting Coutinho and claiming that Barcelona are getting ready to reactivate their pursuit of the Brazilian magician. Coutinho is coming off […] [Read More]
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Everton readying bid for Olivier Giroud  [LINK]
The Daily Mirror has suggested that Everton are set to make a fresh assault on Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud. It is no secret that the Frenchman is unhappy at the lack of playing time and he seems ready to consider a January exit. After failing to bring Giroud to Goodison Park in the summer, Everton […] [Read More]
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Arsenal reportedly chasing French youngster  [LINK]
The Daily Mail is reporting that Arsenal are keeping close tabs on Le Havre defender Harold Moukoudi. The Gunners were recently alerted of the player’s potential and they have been closely monitoring his performances of late. With Nice, Bordeaux and Red Bull Leipzig also hot on his trail, Arsenal may need to act quickly if […] [Read More]
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Brilliant Video: Michy Batshuayi doesn’t hold back in reaction to his FIFA ratings  [LINK]
The following video contains a strong language so consider yourselves warned. Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi joined David Vujanic and Poet in a popular Copa 90 video called FIFA and Chill. Batshuayi made plenty of headlines with his appearance in this show, most notably for his honest rant towards the new FIFA ratings he got. The […] [Read More]
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Wenger unwilling to sacrifice any potential trophy  [LINK]
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has no plans to sacrifice any competition after Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola questioned the value of the EFL Cup. Manchester United boss Mourinho suggested scrapping the cup could help English clubs be more competitive in Europe. The Portuguese tactician was backed by Manchester City counterpart Guardiola, who played down the […] [Read More]
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Klopp: I could write a book on defending  [LINK]
Jurgen Klopp says he could “write a book” on the art of defending, standing up for his suitability to turn around Liverpool’s shaky backline. Defensive frailties, particularly at set-pieces, have cost the Reds victories against Watford, Burnley and Sevilla already this season, while a 5-0 thrashing at Manchester City was a bruising encounter. Liverpool conceded […] [Read More]
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Ederson wishes Mane well after recovering from horror tackle  [LINK]
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has revealed he wished Sadio Mane well after receiving a call from the Liverpool forward in the aftermath of a horror tackle which left him with stitches in his face. Mane was shown his marching orders in the Reds’ 5-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium earlier in September after catching Ederson […] [Read More]
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Morata shining as Chelsea´s leading man after Juve, Madrid frustration  [LINK]
Alvaro Morata is revelling in the responsibility of being Chelsea’s main man, with boss Antonio Conte hailing a “complete player”. A day on from the Premier League champions drawing a line under the Diego Costa saga by sanctioning the striker’s return to Atletico Madrid, their latest goalscoring hero came to the party at Stoke City. […] [Read More]
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Guardiola baulks at Chelsea or United fearing in-form Manchester City  [LINK]
Pep Guardiola does not think Manchester City’s rampaging recent form is likely to leave Premier League title rivals Manchester United and Chelsea quaking in their boots. City romped to a 5-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday, becoming the first English top-flight side since Blackburn Rovers in 1958-59 to score five or more goals in […] [Read More]
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