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‘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.
‘Werner & Havertz are ready to explode at Chelsea’ – Summer signings coming good, says Nevin
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‘Werner & Havertz are ready to explode at Chelsea’ – Summer signings coming good, says Nevin

The former Blues winger has seen signs of progress over recent weeks and believes international minutes will benefit fresh faces at Stamford Bridge Timo Werner and Kai Havertz are still waiting on a spark at Chelsea, but Pat Nevin believes two big-money summer signings are “ready to explode” at Stamford Bridge. The Blues invested heavily in German forwards during the last window, with two international stars added to the ranks at Stamford Bridge. Big things are expected of both, with Werner one of European football’s most potent frontmen and Havertz one of the continent’s hottest prospects.
Patoranking Gives Arsenal Assistance In Partey Signing
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Patoranking Gives Arsenal Assistance In Partey Signing

Thomas Partey complete his £45m deal from Atletico Madrid to Arsenal on the deadline day. Taking to his social media account, Patoranking showed a screenshot of the chat he has been having with the new Arsenal man since June with the caption Tell @arsenal to cut me my check...I started this conversation since June #Arsenal....
Man Utd Announce €17m Alex Telles Signing On Four-year Deal
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Man Utd Announce €17m Alex Telles Signing On Four-year Deal

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of full-back Alex Telles on a four-year deal with the option for one in addition. The 27-year-old underwent a medical at the club’s training ground on Monday after breakthrough in negotiations with Portoon Sunday. Telles was ready to fly to Brazil for international duty when the two sides came to an agreement on a fee *United had been in talks with the Portuguese club over the full-back for a number of weeks but were apart on their valuation. The Red Devils' initial bid was around €13.2 million (£12m/$15.6m) as the defender was in the final year of his contract but, there was an agreement reached on Sunday and it is understood United have paid €15m with an additional €2m in add ons. The club were first alerted to Telles' skills when ...
Aston Villa Complete Signing Of Exciting Striker Ruben Shakpoke
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Aston Villa Complete Signing Of Exciting Striker Ruben Shakpoke

Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of highly-rated striker Ruben Shakpoke to the club’s academy. The teenager joins from Norwich City having rejected the chance of a scholarship with the Championship side. Shakpoke, an England youth international, is expected to initially link up with Villa’s under-18s squad. The Villain’s are still restructuring their squad before transfer window closed. Villain’s Academy manager Mark Harrison disclosed on the club website, stating that: “We’re delighted to announce Ruben’s signing and by welcoming him to the club”. “He has joined us after a lot of hard work was put in during our recruitment process and I thank everyone for their efforts. “We’re looking forward to working with Ruben and developing his talents”. But the arrival...
Tottenham Complete Loan Signing Of Vinicius From Benfica
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Tottenham Complete Loan Signing Of Vinicius From Benfica

Tottenham have completed the signing of 25-year-old Brazilian striker Carlos Vinicius on a season-long loan deal from Benfica. As reported by Goal on Thursday, the deal contains an option for Spurs to sign him outright for £41 million ($53m) at the end of the season. Spurs will pay an initial loan fee of €3m, which would be deducted from the final price if Jose Mourinho decides to make his move permanent. *Vinicius was the joint-top goalscorer in the Primeira Liga in 2019-20, scoring 24 goals in 47 games in all competitions. Last season was a breakthrough campaign for him, after being signed from Napoli for €16m (£15m/$19m) following loan spells at Rio Ave and Monaco. Mourinho will be hoping Vinicius can provide competition and a much-needed rotation option for Harry Kane. Previou...
Chelsea Complete The Signing Of Edouard Mendy From Rennes
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Chelsea Complete The Signing Of Edouard Mendy From Rennes

Chelsea complete the signing of Edouard Mendy from Rennes, with the goalkeeper joining on a five-year deal at a cost of £22 million ($29m). The Senegalese international has penned a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge and will compete with Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero for a starting spot between the posts in the season ahead. After signing his long-term contract with the Blues, Mendy said: ‘I am so excited to be joining Chelsea. It’s a dream for me to be a part of this exciting squad and to work with Frank Lampard and all of his coaching staff. I look forward to meeting my team-mates and can’t wait to get started.’ On signing Mendy, Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: ‘As soon as Petr Cech and our technical team identified Edouard as the most suitable goalkeeper t...
Barcelona Banned From Signing Georginio Wijnaldium
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Barcelona Banned From Signing Georginio Wijnaldium

Barca boss Ronald Koeman has made Wijnaldum one of his two priority transfer targets – but his plans to sign the 29-year-old have been thrown into disarray. Georginio Wijnaldum’s future has been thrown into confusion after Barcelona were banned by La Liga rulers from signing the Kop star. New Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman had identified Liverpool title-winning midfielder Wijnaldum as his number one priority along with fellow Dutch striker Memphis Depay from Lyon with both stars in the last year of contracts. But Barcelona’s dire financial crisis has forced them to shelve plans to sign Wijnaldum with the Spanish league’s governing body stepping in to block the move. La Liga clubs are operating under strict financial guidelines following the Covid-19 pandemic. Barce...
Lampard: Werner helped Chelsea sign Havertz
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Lampard: Werner helped Chelsea sign Havertz

The Blues have a new forward line to take on the champions of England but their signing won't be ready in time for the match Frank Lampard has revealed signing fellow Germany international Timo Werner helped him in his bid to sign the high-coveted Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen in a £70 million ($89m) deal. Chelsea sought the opinion of Werner, who came in from RB Leipzig through his £47.5m ($61m) release clause over two months earlier, which helped kickstart a summer transfer spend of around £200m ($252m) on five significant signings. Indeed, having introduced Werner into the squad to train, Lampard had a player he could use to give him feedback on what would be a major deal for the club. After a long round of talks, Chelsea finally got their man and Lampard appreciated the ...
Liverpool To Complete £45m Signing Of Diogo Jota From Wolves
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Liverpool To Complete £45m Signing Of Diogo Jota From Wolves

Liverpool have agreed a £45m deal for Wolves forward Diogo Jota, with the 23-year-old set to head to Melwood on Saturday to undergo a medical before completing the deal. The move comes just hours after the Premier League champions secured the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal that could be worth up to £25m. Jota's arrival at Anfield could be made easier by Liverpool defender Ki-Jana Hoever moving to Wolves in a deal worth £10m, plus add-ons. Jota left Molineux before kick-off against Stoke in the Carabao Cup on Thursday and was an unused substitute at the weekend in the 2-0 win at Sheffield United . The Portuguese international forward has agreed a five-year deal and will follow Thiago Alcantara in moving to the Premier League champions The Portugue...
Bayern Boss Hans-dieter Flick Congratulates Liverpool On £20m Signing Of Thiago
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Bayern Boss Hans-dieter Flick Congratulates Liverpool On £20m Signing Of Thiago

Bayern Munich manager Hans-Dieter Flick has congratulated Liverpool on the £25million signing of Thiago Alcantara. Having been linked with the Spaniard all summer, Liverpool finally made a breakthrough in their negotiations with Bayern on Thursday after they agreed to pay a minimum of £20m over the next four years, along with £5m in add-ons. The 29-year-old was made available by Bayern after he entered the final year of his contract, which saw the European champions cash in on arguably their best midfielder. And now with his move agreed between the two clubs, Flick took the opportunity to heap praise on Thiago, while applauding Liverpool for their most recent acquisition. 'Thiago is an extraordinary player and was very important for us,' Flick said. 'My coaching team an...
Aston Villa complete signing of £20m Arsenal goalkeeper
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Aston Villa complete signing of £20m Arsenal goalkeeper

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will turn his attention back to off the field issues after guiding the Gunners to a magnificent win over Fulham in their opening Premier League fixture. Willian and Gabriel Magalhaes both made a huge impact on debut, and Arteta will be hoping he can bring in more quality additions before the end of the transfer window. The main talking point at the Emirates Stadium right now is around the goalkeeper situation. Emiliano Martinez is understood to be nearing a move away from the club, while David Raya from Brentford is being lined up as his replacement. Emiliano Martinez has completed a medical with Aston Villa ahead of a £20m move away from Arsenal. The Argentine goalkeeper was left out of the squad that beat Fulham on Saturday, with Bernd Leno returning t...
Man Utd the kind of club where Bale would fit in
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Man Utd the kind of club where Bale would fit in

The Wales international has been linked with a return to the Premier League and has been put forward as an alternative signing to Jadon Sancho Gareth Bale would be a 'perfect' signing for Manchester United if they fail to seal a deal to sign Jadon Sancho this summer, according to the Real Madrid's former Tottenham team-mate Peter Crouch. Bale has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford time and again in recent years, with United failing in a late bid to sign the Wales international prior to his world-record £86 million ($110m) move from Spurs to Madrid in 2013. Now Bale is surplus to requirements at Real Madrid and has hinted that he would be open to a return to the Premier League, amid reports that the Spanish giants would be willing to fund some of his lavish wages in...
‘The possibility of goals is extraordinary’ – Nevin backs Werner & Havertz to flourish at Chelsea
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‘The possibility of goals is extraordinary’ – Nevin backs Werner & Havertz to flourish at Chelsea

The Bundesliga may be a different beast from the Premier League, but the former winger predicts few issues as the pair adapt to new surroundings New Chelsea signings Timo Werner and Kai Havertz have been backed to hit the ground running in the 2020-21 season, with club legend Pat Nevin of the opinion that the German duo will take very little time to settle in before the goals begin to flow. The Blues have not been shy about splashing the cash this summer, with over £200 million ($258m) having been spent to bring in the former Bundesliga pair alongside Hakim Ziyech from Ajax and Ben Chilwell from Leicester. Frank Lampard exceeded expectations in the previous Premier League campaign, finishing in the top four despite a transfer embargo and having to turn to several of the club's y...
Angelino returns to RB Leipzig on loan from Man City with obligation to buy
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Angelino returns to RB Leipzig on loan from Man City with obligation to buy

The 23-year-old will return to the Bundesliga outfit after impressing on loan in the second half of last season RB Leipzig have secured the loan signing of left-back Angelino from Manchester City, who returns after spending the second half of last season with the Bundesliga outfit. The 23-year-old will spend the entire 2020-21 campaign on loan with Leipzig and will potentially stay on a permanent basis. The season-long loan will include an appearance-based obligation to buy for an €18 million (£16m/$21m) fee.
Newcastle complete £13.5m deal for Norwich star Lewis in aftermath of Liverpool links
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Newcastle complete £13.5m deal for Norwich star Lewis in aftermath of Liverpool links

The young Northern Ireland international becomes the Magpies' fifth summer signing after previously being connected with a move to Anfield Newcastle United have completed the signing of highly rated Norwich City defender Jamal Lewis, the Magpies confirmed on Tuesday. Lewis, 22, came to the fore with a fine season at Norwich under difficult circumstances, proving one of the few high points in a 2019-20 campaign that ended with the Canaries bottom of the table and relegated. That form placed him in the sights of several Premier League clubs this summer, with Liverpool among others linked with an approach to make Lewis Andrew Robertson's deputy at left-back before the club signed Kostas Tsimikas.
Everton Complete James Rodriguez Signing
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Everton Complete James Rodriguez Signing

Everton have announced the signing of James Rodriguez from Real Madrid. Los Blancos will receive a transfer fee of 25 million euros for the midfielder and will also save eight million euros from his wages. Real Madrid midfielder player James, who was named La Liga’s best midfielder after scoring 13 goals and providing 13 assists in 29 games under the Italian manager in 2014/15. “I am really, really happy to be at this great club, a club with so much history, and a manager who knows me really well,” James saying. https://twitter.com/Everton/status/1303050214446686210?s=20 I’m looking forward to achieving great things here – and winning things, which is what everyone’s aim is. James have come to improve himself and help the team to win and play good football – entertaining football. ...
Van De Beek Signing Is Absolutely Fantastic – Mark Bosnich
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Van De Beek Signing Is Absolutely Fantastic – Mark Bosnich

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich has praised the signing of Van de Beek and claims the Netherland international is a fantastic signing for the Premier League side. Manchester United completed the signing of Van de Beek from Ajax last week and the Dutchman is tipped to add more magic to United midfield which already contains some quality players. Speaking with Sky Sports, Bosnich gave some key details about Van de Beek and also give reasons why he will be a fantastic signing for the Manchester side. “I know there are not many in, but it’s not through lack of trying,' Bosnich said “There are rumours flying about that they might get another centre-back in as well before the start of the season. “The Van de Beek signing is absolutely fantastic. He is truly a qual...
Arsenal Officially Announce Signing Of Gabriel Magalhães
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Arsenal Officially Announce Signing Of Gabriel Magalhães

Arsenal have completed the signing of Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille in a deal worth up to £27million. The central defender becomes Mikel Arteta's second major arrival of the summer transfer window. Arsenal have seen off competition from Everton, Manchester United and Napoli for Magalhaes, who completed a medical last week ahead of signing a long-term contract at the Emirates Stadium. The 22-year-old who will wear our number 6 shirt joins fellow Brazilian Willian in joining the Gunners this summer. The former Chelsea winger arrived on a free earlier in mid-August after his deal at Stamford Bridge expired. Arsenal have long been hampered by defensive frailties but appear to be a more solid proposition under Arteta, who took charge last December. Magalhaes' arrival coupled with William...
Tottenham Hotspur announce the signing of defender, Matt Doherty from Wolves for £15m
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Tottenham Hotspur announce the signing of defender, Matt Doherty from Wolves for £15m

Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Irish right-back Matt Doherty from Wolves in a £15million deal.   The Premier League club confirmed on Sunday August 30, that the 28-year-old has signed a contract at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium until 2024 and will wear the No 2 shirt.   On the move, Doherty said: 'I am very proud to be joining such a big club. It has the best stadium and possibly the best training ground in the world from what I have seen.   'When you start something new you want to start well and get off to a fast start. I can't wait to get going.   'I wanted to travel down to play in the game [against Birmingham] and that's how excited I feel coming here.' Matt Doherty is Spurs' third signing of the summer after Pierre-E...
No Chance’ Of Liverpool Signing Lionel Messi – Jürgen Klopp
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No Chance’ Of Liverpool Signing Lionel Messi – Jürgen Klopp

Jürgen Klopp has laughed off suggestions that Liverpool could sign Lionel Messi but would like to see him in the Premier League. Messi has rocked the football world by handing in a transfer request at Barcelona, sparking widespread speculation over his future. Klopp says he would happily take the six-times world player of the year, but concedes the Premier League champions are not in the market for the 33-year-old. The Liverpool manager said: “Interest? Who doesn’t want to have Messi in their team? But, no chance.” Liverpool’s title rivals Manchester City are considered to be among the favourites to sign Messi should he leave the Nou Camp. A move to the Etihad Stadium would reunite Messi with his former Barça boss Pep Guardiola, under whom he won two Cha...
Chelsea Complete The Signing Of Ben Chilwell
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Chelsea Complete The Signing Of Ben Chilwell

Chelsea have officially confirmed the signing of defender Ben Chilwell from Leicester in a £50million deal. The Stamford Bridge outfit have been keen to recruit another left back this summer and identified the 23-year-old as their primary target for that position. Chilwell's arrival on a five-year deal comes during a remarkable summer of spending which has also seen both Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech snapped up, with German starlet Kai Havertz closing on a switch to join them. Chilwell has penned a long-term contact at Stamford Bridge and will become a crucial part of Frank Lampard's attempts to push for silverware next season. The 23-year-old had missed the final five games of the last campaign with a heel problem, but his new club are believed to have held no long-term co...
Mourinho praises Levy for ‘amazing’ Tottenham signings
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Mourinho praises Levy for ‘amazing’ Tottenham signings

The Spurs coach thanked one of the club's bosses for getting two deals done prior to the start of pre-season Jose Mourinho has praised the work of Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy in securing the "amazing" signings of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Joe Hart. The duo made their Spurs debuts on Saturday in a 3-0 friendly win over Ipswich Town with Hojbjerg playing 63 minutes and Hart playing the entire second-half.  Hojbjerg was a £15 million ($19m) signing from Southampton, while Hart arrived as a free agent after departing Burnley. 
Douglas Costa in Shocking Move to Manchester United
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Douglas Costa in Shocking Move to Manchester United

Manchester United is reportedly lining up a shock move for Juventus winger, Douglas Costa. DAILY POST recalls that Juventus is keen to sell Costa this summer. The Serie A champions have already set a price tag for the Brazilian international. According to Corriere Dello Sport, Man United have made contact with Costa’s representatives about a possible transfer for the Brazilian international. The report added that the Red Devils also made a £27million bid for the 29-year-old, but Juventus is holding out for £36million. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side see Costa as a cheaper alternative to £108m Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho. Costa, who will be 30 in September, has not really impressed at Juventus since the Turin club made his signing permanent in 20...
Southampton Confirm £10.9m Signing Of Mohammed Salisu From Real Valladolid
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Southampton Confirm £10.9m Signing Of Mohammed Salisu From Real Valladolid

Southampton have confirmed the £10.9million capture of defender Mohammed Salisu. 'Southampton is a club with a very rich history in developing young players, so it is a very good club to develop my skills and to learn a lot as a young player’ he said. 'I know that the team expects a lot from me and I'm going to try to give all I can to help the team.' Club manger Ralph Hasenhuttl said: Mohammed is a player who fits our profile well. He is young and has a great amount of potential, he is also someone who has the qualities to come in and help the team. Centre back Salisu has joined from Spanish club Real Valladolid and has become the south coast club's second summer signing following the £12m capture of right back Kyle Walker-Peters on Monday. The Ghanaian defender, 22 on...
Willian: Arteta Told Brazil Winger is Better than Pepe, Will Make Gunners Stronger
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Willian: Arteta Told Brazil Winger is Better than Pepe, Will Make Gunners Stronger

A former Arsenal midfielder, Perry Groves, has urged manager, Mikel Arteta, to conclude the signing of Chelsea winger, Willian, this summer because he would make the Gunners’ stronger’. Groves also believes that Willian is far better than Arsenal’s record signing, Nicolas Pepe. DAILY POST recalls that Arsenal had already made a formal three-year contract offer to Willian. The deal will see the Brazil international earn more than £100,000-a-week at the North London club. Willian, 31, will be a free agent once Chelsea’s Champions League campaign concludes this month after he recently rejected the Blues’ latest offer to sign a new two-year contract at Stamford Bridge. “It is a no-brainer, an absolute no-brainer,” Groves told talkSPORT on Arsenal’s pursuit of Willian. ...
Osimhen Can be Napoli’s 30-goal Striker – De Laurentiis
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Osimhen Can be Napoli’s 30-goal Striker – De Laurentiis

The Nigeria forward was announced as a Partenopei player on Friday, having signed a five-year contract Victor Osimhen can be a '30-goal striker' for Napoli after signing from LOSC Lille, according to club president Aurelio De Laurentiis. The 21-year old Nigeria international officially became a Partenopei player on Friday, signing a five-year deal having joined from LOSC Lille in a deal reported to be worth an initial €50 million, potentially rising to €80 million. Negotiations have been ongoing between both clubs for more than a month with the player growing frustrated at some points, but De Laurentiis is clearly happy that everything has been sorted out.
Raheem Sterling Trolls Piers Morgan On Fifth Anniversary Of Signing For Manchester City
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Raheem Sterling Trolls Piers Morgan On Fifth Anniversary Of Signing For Manchester City

Raheem Sterling has laughed at Piers Morgan for the tv presenter's comments from five years ago when the forward moved from Liverpool to Manchester City. Five years ago today Sterling made a controversial move from Liverpool to City for an initial £44 million, after deciding he no longer wanted to play for the Reds. At the time the move was certainly met with a mixed reaction, with Liverpool selling a teenager who had one excellent season with them and replacing him with Christian Benteke, a proven goalscorer, for less money. Sterling dragged up one specific piece of criticism of his move from Morgan, who is definitely an aardvark. In fairness to Piers, he isn't the only one who absolutely embarrassed themselves when Sterling chose to move, although he has also been vocal...
Dimitar Berbatov Advises Man Utd on Signing Sancho
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Dimitar Berbatov Advises Man Utd on Signing Sancho

A former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has advised the club on signing Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho. Man United remain favourite to agree to a deal for Sancho this summer transfer’s window. Dortmund have already told the Red Devils to sign Sancho before August 10. But Berbatov believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side do not ‘necessary’ need to sign the 20-year-old England international because of their present front three, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood. “Looking at how the Man United squad are doing at the moment I do not think signing Sancho is necessary,” the Bulgarian told the Daily Mirror. “Look at the front three from the other night, the speed of Martial, Rashford and Greenwood was great to watch, their link-up pl...
How I Convinced Timo Werner to Snub Liverpool for Chelsea – Antonio Rudiger
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How I Convinced Timo Werner to Snub Liverpool for Chelsea – Antonio Rudiger

Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, has revealed how he convinced the club’s new signing, Timo Werner, to snub a move to Liverpool for the Blues. Chelsea officially completed the signing of Werner for £53 million from Bundesliga club, RB Leipzig last week, seeing off competition from Liverpool. The 24-year-old striker will link up with the rest of Chelsea’s teammates at Stamford Bridge next month. But Rudiger has now disclosed that he was in constant dialogue with his fellow compatriot throughout the COVID-19 lockdown in a bid to persuade him to join Frank Lampard’s side ahead of Liverpool. “Like everyone, I am very excited that he’s chosen Chelsea and I am looking forward to working with him,” Rudiger told Chelsea’s website. “I...
Jinadu: Nigeria teenager sets career target at West Ham United
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Jinadu: Nigeria teenager sets career target at West Ham United

In the wake of signing his first pro contract with the Hammers, the Nigerian goalkeeping sensation reveals what he craves to achieve in the sport Daniel Jinadu has set a three-pronged target at West Ham United, with his major priority a desire to feature in the Premier League. Achieving ambitious goals remains a possibility for the teenage goalkeeper who starred for Nigeria during the 2019 U17 Fifa World Cup in Brazil. Alongside Keenan Appiah-Forson, Harrison Ashby, Sam Caiger, Dan Chesters, Will Greenidge and Joshua Okotcha, the 17-year-old signed his first professional contract with the English top-flight side last week – a result of his consistency and diligence for the club’s U18s during the 2019-2020 season.
What Lampard Told Tammy Abraham after Werner Signing
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What Lampard Told Tammy Abraham after Werner Signing

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has revealed that he spoke with Tammy Abraham, since the club spent £53million on Timo Werner. Wernet becomes the club’s second summer signing, following the £43m spent on Hakim Ziyech from Ajax. Lampard has warned the young stars at the club to continue to improve and also get used to competition within the squad. “I don’t feel the need to have addressed every player if a player comes in who might contest their position at a club like Chelsea. Because that’s what it’s about. “Tammy has had a very good season for us this season. He has to sustain and improve on that because at Chelsea we have demands. I’m happy to have options and we have options in forward areas. We must have competition for places,” Lampard told a Zoom press conference on ...
Neymar Ordered to Pay Barcelona £6m in Court Settlement after he Demanded the Club Pay him £39m Bonus
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Neymar Ordered to Pay Barcelona £6m in Court Settlement after he Demanded the Club Pay him £39m Bonus

PSG football star, Neymar, has been ordered by a court to pay former club Barcelona £6million following a court settlement hearing - after he demanded in a lawsuit that the club pay him £39m in unpaid bonuses. Neymar joined Barcelona from Brazilian side Santos in 2013, joining PSG four years later in a mammoth money spinning deal. Neymar, 28, took Barcelona to court hoping to get money he believed Barca owed him after signing for the Spanish club in 2013 but surprisingly Neymar has been ordered to pay Barcelona . Barcelona have now reacted to the ruling saying the club remains prepared if Neymar appeals the ruling. In a statement, a Barcelona spokesperson said: "FC Barcelona expresses its satisfaction with the verdict announced today by Social Court 15 in Barcelona in relat...
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 ...
Cesar Azpilicueta Predicts what will Happen to Timo Werner at Chelsea
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Cesar Azpilicueta Predicts what will Happen to Timo Werner at Chelsea

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta, has predicted that the club’s new signing, Timo Werner, can raise Frank Lampard’s to the next level. Werner officially completed a £53 million move to Chelsea from Bundesliga side, RB Leipzig, on Thursday. The 24-year-old will link up with the rest of Chelsea’s teammates at Stamford Bridge in July. But Azpilicueta the Germany international is a big addition for the Blues. “He is an amazing attacking player with great experience in the Bundesliga where he has scored a lot of goals,” Azpilicueta told Sky Sport...
Chelsea Under Pressure to Complete Timo Werner’s Signing this Weekend
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Chelsea Under Pressure to Complete Timo Werner’s Signing this Weekend

Chelsea are under pressure to wrap up the signing of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig this weekend or the deal may never happen, the UK Mirror reports. The Premier League side was hoping to announce the transfer this week, after beating Liverpool to the player. The Blues are willing to pay the £50 million release clause in Werner’s current contract and have been in advanced negotiations with the German. However, Werner’s release clause expires on Monday, meaning Chelsea have just two days to seal the deal. A medical for the 24-year-old is proving to be tricky, with the COVID-19 regulations in both Germany and the UK. If all of that is not sorted by Monday, Leipzig could raise Werner’s fee and Chelsea might lose out.
‘Arsenal have to spend big on a new No.10’ – Arteta needs creativity & goal threat, says Parlour
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‘Arsenal have to spend big on a new No.10’ – Arteta needs creativity & goal threat, says Parlour

The ex-Gunners star is looking for another playmaker to be added to the ranks, while he is also hoping that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can be retained Arsenal need to be spending “big money” on another No.10, says Ray Parlour, with Mikel Arteta considered to be in need of greater creativity and goal threat from those that line up behind proven strikers. The Gunners have continued to lean heavily on the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette when it comes to inspiration in the final third of the field. Sizeable investment has been made behind Gabonese and French frontmen, with Nicolas Pepe a £72 million ($91m) club-record signing and Mesut Ozil a World Cup winner.
Liverpool boss Klopp: We can’t afford £50M signings
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Liverpool boss Klopp: We can’t afford £50M signings

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits they do not have the money to compete for big signings this summer. Klopp claims Liverpool cannot splash out £50-£60million on a new player after asking to take wage cuts because of the financial impact of coronavirus. Liverpool shelved their interested in Timo Werner, who is set to join Chelsea for £52million. Klopp said: “At the moment, all clubs are losing money. “Discussing with the players things like salary waivers and on the other hand buying a player for £50m-£60m, we have to explain.
Fergie’s Manchester United exit crushed me, I had no idea he was leaving – ZahaFergie’s Manchester United exit crushed me, I had no idea he was leaving – Zaha
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Fergie’s Manchester United exit crushed me, I had no idea he was leaving – ZahaFergie’s Manchester United exit crushed me, I had no idea he was leaving – Zaha

The Crystal Palace winger, who was the legendary Scottish manager's final signing, has opened up on his ill-fated move to Old Trafford Wilfried Zaha has insisted he had "no idea" Sir Alex Ferguson was planning to leave Manchester United after agreeing to join the club, and admits to being "crushed" by his exit. Zaha signed a five-and-a-half-year contract with the Red Devils after completing a £10 million ($13m) move from Crystal Palace in January 2013, before being sent back to Selhurst Park on loan for the remainder of the season. Shortly before the Ivory Coast international was due to join up with his new team-mates at Old Trafford, Ferguson announced he was stepping down from his post at head coach after 25 years of unprecedented success. David Moyes was swiftly drafted in to r...
NLC Backs Autonomy for States’ Judiciary and Legislature
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NLC Backs Autonomy for States’ Judiciary and Legislature

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared support for financial autonomy for States’ Legislature and Judiciary. Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, stated the position of labour in a statement on Monday. He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order 10. Last week, the federal government released details of the order. The order makes it mandatory for state governments to include the allocation of the judiciary and legislative arms as first-line charges in their annual budgets. Wabba expressed confidence that the step would deepen the democratic process and good governance in Nigeria. He insisted the distortion of due process, checks and balances, and public accountability, were the core ingredients in the principle of separation...
Rashford Congratulates Ighalo On Signing New Manchester United Loan Deal
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Rashford Congratulates Ighalo On Signing New Manchester United Loan Deal

Manchester United forward, Marcus Rashford has taken to social media to congratulate Odion Ighalo on extending his stay at Manchester United United and Shanghai Shenhua have reached an agreement that will keep the former Nigeria international at the English Premier League club until January 31, 2021. Shanghai Shenhua explained that Ighalo was allowed to extend his loan deal in view of the uncertainty surrounding the resumption of the Chinese Super League and uncertainty of the foreign players quota. It was clear that Manchester United needed a new striker after Rashford suffered a back injury in January and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanted to ease the goalscoring burden on Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood. Rashford retweeted Manchester United's official announcement o...
French champions, PSG confirms Permanent signing of Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan following successful loan spell
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French champions, PSG confirms Permanent signing of Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan following successful loan spell

Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed the signing of striker Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan following his successful loan spell. The Argentina international, 27, signed a four-year deal with PSG which runs until June 30, 2024, after the French club agreed to pay a fee of €50m (£45m) with €7m (£6.2m) in add-ons for Icardi, who first joined them on loan from Inter on September 2. Icardi scored 20 goals in 31 matches in all competitions before the French season was officially ended on 30 April because of the Coronavirus pandemic. A statement issued by the Inter Milan club on Sunday, read: ‘The statement read: ‘FC Internazionale Milano announces the transfer of Mauro Icardi to Paris Saint-Germain FC: the striker, born in 1993, has permanently moved to the French club. ‘The Club than...
Porto winger Otavio interesting Valencia
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Porto winger Otavio interesting Valencia

Porto winger Otavio is interesting Valencia. Valencia are planning for life without Ferran Torres. The 20-year-old hasn't signed a contract extension at Mestalla and, with his current deal set to expire in 2021, his future is up in the air. As a result, Los Che are in search of his replacement. Record says Valencia are interested in signing Porto winger Otavio. Porto signed the 25-year-old Brazilian from Internacional in 2014 and he has a year left on his contract at the club.
See N’Golo Kante New Mercedes after Driving Mini Cooper for 5 Years
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See N’Golo Kante New Mercedes after Driving Mini Cooper for 5 Years

Chelsea midfielder N’golo Kante has finally treated himself to a flashy footballer’s car – swapping his Mini for a brand new Mercedes. The ever cheerful player turned up for testing at the beginning of the week before being allowed compassionate leave due to his fears over coronavirus, is considered one of the most down to earth stars in the world. And a part of that was down to the fact he kept hold of the Mini Cooper he bought when he arrived at Leicester in 2015. There were reports the Frenchman initially started off RUNNING to Foxes training before being told he needed to drive. So he went for a modest Mini for around £20,000 and clearly fell in love with the British classic. The original one he picked up has been shipped back to France so he can drive it when he g...
‘I just want to do well at Schalke’ – Matondo ignoring Manchester United rumours
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‘I just want to do well at Schalke’ – Matondo ignoring Manchester United rumours

The 19-year-old Wales international has impressed in the Bundesliga and there is already talk of him going back to England Rabbi Matondo says he is not thinking about a potential transfer amid reports Manchester United are interested in signing him. The 19-year-old Wales international joined Schalke in January 2019 after three years in the Manchester City academy. The winger has impressed in the Bundesliga, making 24 appearances for the Gelsenkirchen outfit.
How I Wasted Billions in Cash I Made from Football – Alex Song
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How I Wasted Billions in Cash I Made from Football – Alex Song

Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder, Alex Song, has revealed how he wasted billions in cash he made from football on expensive cars, trips, and dinners during his career at Emirates. Song, who spent eight years at Arsenal before joining Barcelona for £15million in 2012, said he only earned £15,000-per-week in his first year at the North London club, but failed to spend wisely. The former Cameroon international also said that he struggled to save money in his account because he wanted to live like his former Gunners teammate, Thierry Henry, who was the club’s highest earner at the time. “I spent eight years at Arsenal, but it was not until my last four that I can say that I started earning a very good living because my salary increased considerably. “I wasted a lot of mo...
I Charge N6million Per Ambassadorial Deal – Bobrisky
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I Charge N6million Per Ambassadorial Deal – Bobrisky

Nigerian male barbie and cross dresser and brand influencer and actor, Bobrisky has made it known that he charge alot for advertising Taking to instagram, He said he tell people to empty one account before signing me to their brand and see how much you will make in a month. He wrote All d brands that have sign me non of them will tell me they didn’t make over 15million from me. I tell people to empty one account before signing me to their brand and see how much you will make in a month. From there you judge urself. So if you don’t have money don’t come close to me. All my cars alone worth over 100million. I don’t deal with change Post below
Unai Emery Reveals Player he Wanted Arsenal to Sign Instead of Pepe
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Unai Emery Reveals Player he Wanted Arsenal to Sign Instead of Pepe

Former Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has revealed he wanted the club to sign Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace instead of Nicolas Pepe. Pepe became the Gunners’ record signing, when he completed a £72million move from Lille last summer. However, the Ivorian winger struggled to live up to that price tag in the early stages of the season. Pepe netted just one goal from the penalty spot in his first 12 Premier League appearances, with the last of those coming in Emery’s final game against Southampton. His form has, however, improved under Mikel Arteta and he has scored three times in the league since the Spaniard took charge. Emery says he was always worried the 24-year-old would take time to adapt. “We signed Pepe. He’s a good player but we didn’t k...
Ziyech: Chelsea new boy named Ajax Player of the Year third time in a row
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Ziyech: Chelsea new boy named Ajax Player of the Year third time in a row

The Morocco international capped his impressive stay at Amsterdam with another award before his summer switch to Stamford Bridge Chelsea's latest signing Hakim Ziyech has been named Ajax Player of the Year for the third time in a row. The Morocco playmaker was outstanding in Erik ten Hag's side with a contribution of nine goals and 18 assists across all competitions this season before the Dutch Eredivisie was annulled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ziyech joined Ajax from league rivals Twente in 2016 and during his four-year spell at the club, he won the Player of the Year award thrice – the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons.
‘Fraser would be a great signing for Spurs’ – Bournemouth star could fit into Mourinho’s front three, says Bent
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‘Fraser would be a great signing for Spurs’ – Bournemouth star could fit into Mourinho’s front three, says Bent

The former striker thinks that the Scottish midfielder would be a valuable addition to Tottenham's ranks if a deal can be done this summer Ryan Fraser "would be a great signing" for Spurs, according to Darren Bent, who can see the Bournemouth star slotting into Jose Mourinho's front three nicely. Fraser joined Bournemouth from Aberdeen back in 2013, and has since racked up 208 appearances for the club across all competitions, scoring 24 goals. The 26-year-old helped the Cherries gain promotion to the Premier League in 2015, but missed their first season in the top flight after being sent out on loan to Ipswich.