Liverpool & Chelsea – Battle for Doumbia begins

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Liverpool and Chelsea clashed at Anfield on Saturday with the visitors coming out on top. Chelsea’s dominance of the Premier League has been clear for all to see this season but can they defeat Liverpool once again in the battle for CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia? The Metro believe that both Premier League sides are ready to bid high in an …

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Chelsea update – Oscar signs new long-term deal!

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Chelsea fans must surely be enjoying life at the moment, their side are sitting top of the Premier League with 29 points of a possible 33 after 11 matches, they are unbeaten and now one of the players of the campaign so far, Oscar, has signed a new deal. 23-year-old attacking midfielder Oscar joined Chelsea in from Brazilian side Internacional …

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Arsenal Update – The title is Chelsea’s according to Wenger

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Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has admitted defeat and insists that the title belongs to Chelsea already, despite just turning November. Chelsea remain unbeaten in the Premier League so far and Wenger fears the title is theirs. Wenger’s comments came as a result of his sides 2-1 away defeat at the hands of Swansea in yesterday’s Super Sunday clash. Arsenal had …

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Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea all chasing Patrick Roberts

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Premier League trio; Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea are all said to be chasing young English sensation, Patrick Roberts of Fulham according to the Mirror. All three sides are keen to get their hands on the attacking outlet who currently plies his trade in the Championship. A player touted with a bright future, it seems the trio want to snap up the …

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Chelsea, Man City or Man United? Pique to chose!

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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique made the decision to omit his defender Gerard Pique from his Champions League squad last night. This was the second game in the row the out of favour Spaniard has been left out of the match-day squad all together and the Daily Mail now think Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United will fight it out for his …

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Chelsea – Mourinho “might have gone too far”

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Chelsea are dominating the Premier League this season, picking up an impressive 26 points out of a possible 30 since the campaign began. However after the 2-1 weekend win over QPR, manager José Mourinho took to criticising the Stamford Bridge support for being particularly quiet. The Daily Mirror now carry quote from Mourinho’s pre-match Champions League press conference where he admits: …

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Manchester City – Frank Lampard to stay beyond January?

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Frank Lampard was released from Chelsea in the summer and to the shock of many Premier League fans would go on to join Manchester City on loan from his new club, New York City. Now the Daily Express understand that Lampard will stay at the Etihad Stadium beyond January, staying until the end of the season. Frank Lampard, 36-years-old, came through …

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QPR – Will Adel Taarabt feature against Chelsea?

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Harry Redknapp has told Sky Sports that the row between himself and maverick winger Adel Taarabt could be over this weekend as he is in contention to play against Chelsea. The 25-year-old had previously been accused of being “three stone overweight” by the QPR boss. Adel Taarabt began his career in France with Lens and then in 2007 Tottenham Hotspur signed …

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Everton – Eto’o has already earned a new contract

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33-year-old Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has impressed since moving to Goodison Park this summer. Now the Daily Mirror report he will already be given a new contract by manager Roberto Martinez. Eto’o was hunted by cross-city Merseyside rivals Liverpool in the transfer window following his release from London club Chelsea but he elected to move to Everton and in his …

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QPR – Can Shaun Wright-Phillips earn a starting place?

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Shaun Wright-Phillips was once one of the hottest prospects in British football when the winger broke through into the Manchester City first team squad as a youngster. Now at 33-years-old, Talksport believe he won’t move on from Loftus Road and vows to fight for a starting place. Wright-Phillips, 5ft 5 1/2ins, joined Manchester City in 1995 after his release from Nottingham …

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Chelsea, Arsenal, Man United & Liverpool all want Bakkali

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Those of you who play FIFA or Football Manager will certainly heard of PSV Eindhoven’s 18-year-old winger Zakaria Bakkali. The young Belgian has a whole host of European clubs looking at him, including Premier League sides Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United. Bakkali joined PSV in 2008 as a 12-year-old and grew up through the club’s academy. He spent some …

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Man United – Robin Van Persie “stupid” for celebration

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Manchester United managed to hold Premier League leaders Chelsea to a 1-1 draw yesterday as Robin Van Persie equalised in injury time. However, his extravagant celebration and removal of his shirt has been branded “stupid” by his manager Louis Van Gaal. Manchester United earned the vital point late on after Branislav Ivanovic fouled Angel Di Maria and picked up his …

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Premier League Team of the Week

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Brandish are now launching a Monday “Premier League Team of the week” after reviewing each team over the weekends matches. Here is this weeks best XI… Thibaut Courtois (GK) – Chelsea shot-stopper Courtois was on sensational form against rivals Manchester United as the two met in yesterday’s fiery clash at Old Trafford. Courtois, however, remained, calm and composed as he expertly …

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Chelsea – Petr Cech nearing the exit at Stamford Bridge

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Chelsea’s iconic goalkeeper Petr Cech is reportedly nearing a move away from Stamford Bridge according to TalkSport. It is understood that Turkish outfit Besiktas could offer Cech a chance at regular football. Petr Cech signed for Chelsea in the summer of 2004 for £7m from Ligue 1 club Rennes. Cech is in his eleventh season with the Blues and during …

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Chelsea Update – Diego Costa hospitalised

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Chelsea star striker Diego Costa has been hospitalised after suffering a stomach bug according to Sky Sports. The Spaniard has also been nursing a hamstring injury which has kept him out of Chelsea’s last two matches after aggravating the injury whilst on duty with Spain. Costa has since been released from hospital after complaining of his illness which is believed to …

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Chelsea Update – Didier is back!

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Chelsea hero Didier Drogba insists that he still needs time to get back up to speed of the Premier League, but says he is ready for any challenge nonetheless; starting with United. At 36-years-old, Drogba is no longer Chelsea’s number one star striker, but he still offers something different to the Blues attacking line-up. With Diego Costa and Loic Remy …

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Arsenal Update – Stuttgart defender reveals he is a Gunner at heart

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Stuttgart defender, Antionio Rudiger is rated as one of the best young centre backs in world football and has been tipped for a move to the Premier League with Chelsea and Arsenal both eyeing up the 20-year-old. Chelsea are said to favour a move for Rudiger but the young defender has a secret to share which may change the fortunes …

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Champions League: Chelsea, Man City, Liverpool & Arsenal in action!

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The Champions League is back this week! Following the international break we saw a fantastic weekend in the Premier League but now comes the greatest club competition on the planet with match-day 3 of the UEFA Champions League. Let’s have a look at some of the games that face the British club’s representing the Premier League across Europe. CSKA Moscow …

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Man United, Chelsea & Arsenal all want Khedira

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There is set to be a Premier League battle for the signature of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira according to the Daily Star. The 27-year-old is out of contract with the Spanish giants next summer and now it becomes a question of who can offer him the best deal. Sami Khedira joined Real Madrid from his hometown club Stuttgart in …

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Chelsea – Diego Costa turns down offer of extra rest

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Chelsea’s star striker Diego Costa has apparently turned down manager José Mourinho’s offer of an extra two days rest after the international break. Get West London report that Chelsea were set to give Costa time to look after a niggling hamstring problem but he turned up to training to prove his fitness. José Mourinho confirmed that he gave Cesc Fabregas, Diego …

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