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March 13, 2018 4:33 PM Champions League: Lampard tells Conte how to beat Barcelona

Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard, has advised manager, Antonio Conte on how Chelsea should line up against Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 second leg at Nou Camp on Wednesday. The former England midfielder has told the Italian to ditch his false nine experiment and return Alvaro Morata to the starting XI to face Barcelona. Conte played without 29

February 17, 2018 8:56 AM Champions League: Alvaro Morata fully fit for Barcelona clash – Conte

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte says striker, Alvaro Morata will be fully fit for their Champions League clash with Barcelona on Tuesday. Conte said the Spain international has been training regularly to improve his physical condition ahead of Barcelona visit to the Stanford Bridge. “Alvaro now has been training with us regularly, every day. His physical 23

February 16, 2018 10:32 AM EPL: Conte speaks on changing Chelsea formation to suit Giroud

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, said he is considering a new formation following the arrival of Olivier Giroud from Arsenal. The Italian said he is considering playing with two top strikers to accommodate both club-record signing Alvaro Morata and Giroud. The two players are yet to be on the field at the same time, with Giroud being withdrawn after an hour of his full debut 25

February 13, 2018 11:23 AM Chelsea vs Barcelona: Messi can’t be stopped – Morata

Chelsea striker, Alvaro Morata, has warned his teammates that Barcelona star, Lionel Messi will be unstoppable when the two sides meet in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash. Messi has not scored against Chelsea in eight appearances, but Morata believes the Argentine ‘can’t be stopped’ this time. Speaking ahead of the encounter, Morata told Movistar 23

February 13, 2018 7:48 AM Chelsea vs West Brom: Conte reacts to 3-0 win, speaks on Giroud-Morata rivalry

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has said that Olivier Giroud could become an important member of the squad, both on the pitch and for striking rival Alvaro Morata. Giroud provided an assist on his full debut in the Blues’ 3-0 win over West Brom on Monday. He also missed a good chance for a goal too, when he shot straight at Ben Foster from close range 22

February 7, 2018 2:19 PM EPL: Michael Emenalo blamed for Chelsea’s woes

Former Chelsea assistant coach, Ray Wilkins, has blamed the club’s former Technical Director, Michael Emenalo, for the club’s current poor form. According to him, manager, Antonio Conte, is paying for the mistakes of Emenalo. Reports in the British media claim that Conte is on the brink of being sacked following back-to-back defeats against Bournemouth 25

February 5, 2018 6:55 PM Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal must break transfer record to sign Bailey

Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal must break their transfer record to sign winger, Leon Bailey from Bayer Leverkusen. German football magazine, Kicker, reports that the sporting director of Bayer Leverkusen, Jonas Boldt reckons that Bailey will command a similar transfer fee as forward, Ousmane Dembele, who joined Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund 24

February 1, 2018 12:30 AM DONE DEAL: Arsenal completes record signing of Aubameyang

For the second time in six months, Arsenal has broken its club transfer record, shelling out a reported $78.5 million to sign striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund. This deal gets the dominos moving, with Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud expected to complete a nearly $25 million move across town to Chelsea while Michy Batshuayi moves to Dortmund 23

January 31, 2018 7:37 PM EPL: Thierry Henry reacts to Olivier Giroud’s Chelsea move

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has reacted to Olivier Giroud’s move to Chelsea. Henry insisted that he understands Giroud’s decision to leave Arsenal. Speaking about the 31-year-old’s move to Chelsea, Henry told Sky Sports, “We all knew it was going to be a matter of when with the domino effect with [Pierre-Emerick] Aubameyang. It allowed Giroud to go. “It’s a weird 27

January 31, 2018 10:30 AM English clubs top as FIFA releases report on record transfer year

Football clubs across the world splashed out a record $6.37 billion (about N2.293 trillion) on players during 2017 with English clubs again the biggest spenders. In FIFA’s Global Transfer Market Report published by Reuters, the total paid out was about 33 percent more than in 2016 as English clubs led the way with a net spending of $988 million on squad 25