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Chelsea vs Liverpool: Thomas Tuchel’s Squad for Premier League Clash Confirmed
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Chelsea vs Liverpool: Thomas Tuchel’s Squad for Premier League Clash Confirmed

Chelsea’s squad to face Liverpool in tonight’s Premier League tie has been revealed. According to Football London, Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has named a 25-man squad to tackle Liverpool at Anfield. Tuchel’s side head to the game after playing a 0-0 draw against Manchester United last Sunday in the Premier League, while Liverpool defeated Sheffield United 2-0. Chelsea’s full squad against Liverpool include Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Willy Caballero Defenders: Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso. Andreas Christensen, Kurt Zouma, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Emerson Palmieri, Ben Chilwell Midfielders: Hakim Ziyech, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, Billy Gilmour, Kai Havertz, Faustino Anjorin, Lewis Bate Forwar...
Thomas Tuchel Singles Out Kante, Zouma for Praise
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Thomas Tuchel Singles Out Kante, Zouma for Praise

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has singled out N’Golo Kante and Kurt Zouma for praise ahead of his side’s Champions League last-16 first-leg clash with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night at National Arena in Romania. Tuchel said he was very pleased with Kante and Zouma’s performances so far for the club. The German handed Kante and Zouma their first Premier League starts under his tenure over the weekend in Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Southampton. Speaking ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Atletico Madrid, Tuchel was quoted by the Blues’ official website as saying: “It is a process and I have learnt a lot of positives about Zouma. I was very happy with Kurt’s performance. “He performed his role at a top-level, which pleased me.” “With N’Golo, I saw how well he’s been playi...
Southampton vs Chelsea: Zouma Blamed for 1-1 Draw
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Southampton vs Chelsea: Zouma Blamed for 1-1 Draw

  Former England midfielder, Joe Cole, has accused Kurt Zouma of “switching off” following Chelsea’s 1-1 draw at Southampton on Saturday. Thomas Tuchel’s unbeaten start in charge of the Blues remains intact, but the German looked frustrated on the touchline for most of the game. The Saints opened scoring in the 33rd minute after Nathan Redmond split Chelsea’s defence with an incisive throw ball and Liverpool loanee Takumi Minamino kept his cool with a sublime finish to break the deadlock. Mason Mount equalised from the penalty spot and the points were shared as the match finished all square. Reflecting on Minamino’s goal, Cole told BT Sport: “It was a lovely one-two from Redmond and as the ball gets played in, now you’re talking about margins in football. “Azpili...
Chelsea vs Newcastle: Thomas Tuchel’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed
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Chelsea vs Newcastle: Thomas Tuchel’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed

  Chelsea’s squad to face Newcastle United in tonight’s Premier League tie has been made public. According to Football London, Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has named a 24-man squad to tackle Newcastle at Stamford Bridge. Tuchel’s men head to the match after beating Barnsley 1-0 in the FA Cup in their previous fixture last Thursday. Chelsea are currently in the 5th position on the Premier League table with 39 points from 23 matches. Chelsea’s full squad against Newcastle: Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero. Defenders: Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen, Ben Chilwell, Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri. Midfielders: Hakim Ziyech, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kova...
Champions League Squad Ahead of Atletico Madrid tie [Full list]
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Champions League Squad Ahead of Atletico Madrid tie [Full list]

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has released a 25-man list for the Champions League knockout stages. The west London Blues face LaLiga giants, Atletico Madrid in the knockout stages of the competition after finishing top of their group. The first leg takes place on February 23, in Madrid while the second leg comes up in Stamford Bridge on March 17 Two names have been removed from the first being Fikayo Tomori who joined AC Milan on loan and Ian Maatsen after his loan move to Charlton Athletic. Young duo, Nigerian-born Tino Anjorin, and Henry Lawrence have made the knockout squad. The list also has Billy Gilmour, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Mason Mount all included on List B. Here is the confirmed squad list in full: List A: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso,...
‘Thiago Silva has got everything!’ – Zouma ‘excited to learn from’ Chelsea’s summer signing
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‘Thiago Silva has got everything!’ – Zouma ‘excited to learn from’ Chelsea’s summer signing

The Frenchman says the former Paris Saint-Germain star has already had a big impact in the dressing room at Stamford Bridge Thiago Silva has "got everything", according to Kurt Zouma, who says he's "excited to learn from" Chelsea's summer signing. Chelsea snapped Silva up on a free transfer at the end of August after seeing him depart Paris Saint-Germain at the end of his contract. The Brazilian wasn't offered a renewal at Parc des Princes despite help ing Thomas Tuchel's side reach last season's Champions League final, but was given the chance to extend his career at the highest level when Frank Lampard came calling.
Tammy Abraham Has Been Strictly Dealt With – Lampard
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Tammy Abraham Has Been Strictly Dealt With – Lampard

Chelsea went back to winning ways today after coming from a first Half dead lock to trash Crystal Palace 4-0 at home. Ben Chilwell opened the scoring just few minutes into the second Half which was followed by Kurt Zouma and the master Piece taker Jorginho who scored twice from the spot. Their was little bust between Tammy Abraham and Jorginho, the club's choice penalty taker stepped up to take the second penalty but the 23 year old England International tried to take the ball away from him and Jorginho who was the regular taker was left in shock it took the intervention of Club captain to out muscle the 23 year old and give the ball back to the choice taker. After the Match, Head coach Frank lampard addressed the Issue and revealed that the penalty bust between both players d...
Lampard Ready to Sell Kante, six Others as Chelsea eye Havertz deal
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Lampard Ready to Sell Kante, six Others as Chelsea eye Havertz deal

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, would be willing to sell N’Golo Kante, in order to raise money to complete other deals, the UK Times reports. The Blues have already sealed moves for Hakim Ziyech from Ajax and Timo Werner from RB Leipzig ahead of next season. However, Lampard would have to sacrifice some members of his current squad, if he wants to bring in more new faces. Kante arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2016 from Leicester City and has become of the key players at the club. However, his future is now in doubt, with Chelsea very keen on signing Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen. Others at risk include Marcos Alonso, Baba Rahman, Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Michy Batshuayi. Havertz will cost around £75m, but is believed to favour a ...
Chelsea Put up Four Players for Sale
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Chelsea Put up Four Players for Sale

'Chelsea is ready to sell at least four players this summer, as it looks to oversee a huge squad overhaul ahead of next season. According to The Times, Chelsea wants to raise funds by offloading some of its defenders, Marcos Alonso, Emerson Palmieri, Kurt Zouma and Andreas Christensen this summer. Frank Lampard’s side is keen to sign Leicester City left-back, Ben Chilwell this summer’s transfer window. Chilwell has been heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge at the end of the season. Meanwhile, former Chelsea defender, Ashley Cole, has since advised the club to prioritise a move for Chilwell this summer. “I would love to see Chilwell here,” Cole told talkSPORT. I think he’s a quality player. “I have heard he’s a Chelsea fan so yes I would like to see hi...
7 Players Lampard wants to Leave Chelsea Revealed
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7 Players Lampard wants to Leave Chelsea Revealed

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, is reportedly ready to sell seven (7) players, to help fund a summer rebuild, according to Mirror UK. The players are Pedro, Willian, Marcos Alonso, Jorginho, Kurt Zouma, Ross Barkley, and Michy Batshuayi. Chelsea are keen to fund a move for RB Leipzig striker, Timo Werner transfer and two more signings this summer’s transfer window. The Blues are already favourite to land Werner at the end of the season. The West London club is also interested in Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell, and Sassuolo’s Jeremie Boga as Lampard looks to strengthen his squad ahead of next season. However, Pedro is keen to leave Stamford Bridge. AS Roma are in pole position to sign the former Barcelona winger. Willian is also set to part company...
Zouma expecting Chelsea stay but is leaving transfer door ajar
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Zouma expecting Chelsea stay but is leaving transfer door ajar

The France international defender has been told by Frank Lampard that he will figure in the Blues' plans this season after spending 2018-19 at Everton Kurt Zouma is expecting to remain at Chelsea after being given assurances over his future, but has not closed the door entirely on a move away from Stamford Bridge. The France international defender spent the 2018-19 campaign away from West London on loan at Everton. He impressed while at Goodison Park, with Toffees boss Marco Silva expressing a desire to take the 24-year-old back to Merseyside.
Stoke Will Give Chelsea Tough Time At Stamford Bridge – Mark Hughes
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Stoke Will Give Chelsea Tough Time At Stamford Bridge – Mark Hughes

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says his side will go into their Premier League clash against Chelsea with the hope of getting a favourable result at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Stoke who are 13th on 20 points in the league table have won just one of their last five league games (three losses, one draw). The game will see Super Eagles forward Victor Moses welcome his former club Stoke whom he had a loan spell with in the 2014/2015 season. Hughes who was a former Chelsea player during his playing career, however admits it will be a tough game for his side. “Chelsea are a good side. They have continued to play well and are picking points up on a regular basis,” Hughes said in Friday’s press conference. “They are very good at home. We know it will be difficult but we will go th...
Chelsea’s Match With Stoke City Is One Game Kurt Zouma Hopes They Lose
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Chelsea’s Match With Stoke City Is One Game Kurt Zouma Hopes They Lose

Zouma, who joined Stoke on a season-long loan in July, cannot face Conte’s side due to loan rules. But he has no split loyalties, saying: “It will be weird but I am a Stoke City player so I hope we win this game. "I’m very happy because I play a lot of matches, but I can’t be happy if we lose. I am only happy if the team is winning and doing well.” Zouma’s absence has added to Mark Hughes’ defensive issues this weekend, with former Tottenham defender Kevin Wimmer struggling to be fit for the match. Wimmer is doubtful with a hamstring injury, while club captain Ryan Shawcross and Geoff Cameron are definitely out of the game. Bruno Martins Indi is the only fit centre back at present. Speaking to the press ahead of the match, the Potters boss said: “We are struggling a little bit defensi...