Saturday, October 23

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Jesus names Chelsea Player he really Likes
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Jesus names Chelsea Player he really Likes

Manchester City striker, Gabriel Jesus, has named Romelu Lukaku as the Chelsea player he admires most. Jesus said this following City’s Premier League 1-0 win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge over the weekend. The Brazilian international netted the only goal of the match for City against Chelsea to give Pep Guardiola’s side all three points against the Champions League holders. “They [Chelsea] were strengthened by the arrival of [Romelu] Lukaku,” Jesus told ESPN Brazil. “He is a player that I really like, a goalscorer, very strong, physically, technically. “They have strengthened themselves and come even stronger.” Lukaku re-joined Chelsea in the summer transfer window from Inter Milan. The Belgium international netted an impressive 64 goals in just 9...
Gilmour will want to be a Chelsea player’ – Norwich loan move backed by Hutton
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Gilmour will want to be a Chelsea player’ – Norwich loan move backed by Hutton

A former Scotland international is pleased to see a promising countryman taking important steps in his ongoing development Billy Gilmour will have his heart set on being "a Chelsea player" despite agreeing to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, says Alan Hutton, with the 20-year-old Scot praised for taking the brave decision to join Norwich on loan. Despite making a senior breakthrough at his parent club, while also gracing a major international stage at Euro 2020, regular game time has proved hard to come by for a highly-rated midfielder. With only 11 appearances taken in during each of the last two seasons in west London, Gilmour has opted to spread his wings and join Premier League new boys at Carrow Road for the 2021-22 campaign.
EPL: Another Chelsea star leaves Stamford Bridge for new club after Kenedy
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EPL: Another Chelsea star leaves Stamford Bridge for new club after Kenedy

Another Chelsea player, Emerson Palmieri, has left Stamford Bridge after the departure of Robert Kenedy on Wednesday night. Chelsea disclosed this in a statement through their website on Thursday night ahead of their Premier League clash with Arsenal on Sunday. Emerson left the UEFA Champions League winner to join French Ligue 1 side, Lyon, on a season-long loan. The statement read, “Emerson Palmieri will spend the remainder of the 2021/22 season in Ligue 1 after completing a loan move to Lyon. “The 27-year-old defender, who can play at left-back or wing-back, will get his first taste of French football following three-and-a-half years at Stamford Bridge. “During that time, the Italian international has made 71 appearances and secured a clean sweep of European honours, scori...
Arsenal vs Chelsea: Another Chelsea player leaves club after Batshuayi
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Arsenal vs Chelsea: Another Chelsea player leaves club after Batshuayi

Another Chelsea player, Robert Kenedy has left Stamford Bridge after the departure of Michy Batshuayi on Wednesday. Chelsea confirmed this in a statement via their website ahead of their Premier League clash with Arsenal on Sunday. Kenedy left Chelsea to join Flamengo on a season-long loan after extending his contract with the Blues. The statement read, “Kenedy has extended his contract with Chelsea and returned to Brazil on loan with Flamengo for the 2021/22 season. “The winger will spend the coming campaign back in his homeland after completing his switch to Flamengo, who share the same Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro as his first professional club Fluminense. Flamengo are the current reigning league champions in both the national Brazilian Serie A and the regional Rio d...
Another Chelsea player leaves Stamford Bridge after Tammy Abraham
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Another Chelsea player leaves Stamford Bridge after Tammy Abraham

Another Chelsea player, Michy Batshuayi, has left Stamford Bridge after the departure of Tammy Abraham on Tuesday. Chelsea confirmed this in a statement via their website on Wednesday that Batshuayi left the club to join Besiktas on a season-long loan. Batshuayi extended his contract with Thomas Tuchel’s side until 2023 before leaving the Blues for the Turkish club. “Michy Batshuayi has today extended his contract at Chelsea until 2023 and joined Besiktas on loan for the season. “The Belgian forward heads to Vodafone Park – the venue of our 2019 Super Cup clash with Liverpool – for the remainder of this season, after passing a medical in Istanbul and signing the relevant paperwork. “He could make his debut for Besiktas on Saturday,” Chelsea’s statement read. ...
Hazard issues apology for laughing with Chelsea players after Real Madrid’s Champions League exit
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Hazard issues apology for laughing with Chelsea players after Real Madrid’s Champions League exit

The Belgian winger says "it wasn't my intention" to offend Blancos supporters with his interaction with his ex-teammates at Stamford Bridge Eden Hazard has issued an apology for laughing with Chelsea players on the pitch following Real Madrid's Champions League exit. Madrid crashed out of Europe's elite competition after losing the second leg of their semi-final tie 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night, with Timo Werner and Kai Havertz grabbing the goals for the hosts. Hazard didn't seem particularly bothered by the final result, though, as he was seen joking with Chelsea duo Kurt Zouma and Edouard Mendy as the players left the pitch, with the Spanish press subsequently singling him out for criticism.
Chelsea Players Shocked by Tuchel’s Actions against Tammy Abraham
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Chelsea Players Shocked by Tuchel’s Actions against Tammy Abraham

  Chelsea players are shocked with the manner with which manager Thomas Tuchel has gradually dumped Tammy Abraham out of the squad, the Telegraph reports. The players were left stunned after the German tactician again left Abraham out of his 20-man squad for the FA Cup semi-final with Manchester City. Abraham helped the Blues to reach the last four of the competition this year. He scored a hat-trick in the side’s fourth-round win at home to Luton Town before scoring the winner in the next round away to Barnsley. However, Nigerian-born England International has made only four starts in total since Frank Lampard left the managerial position for Tuchel in January. And the 23-year-old has grown increasingly exasperated with a lack of game-time under the new Chelsea h...
COVID-19: Six Chelsea Players Test Positive
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COVID-19: Six Chelsea Players Test Positive

Chelsea's start to the 2020/21 season might not be what was highly anticipated as the club have confirmed that six of their players have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease. The club's 2019/20 campaign ended after they were eliminated from the champions league round of 16 stage by FC Bayern Munich and some players spent their holiday in different countries despite the global pandemic. A number of Chelsea FC players have gone into quarantine following the development and the names of those who have contracted the virus are yet to be revealed. The 2020/21 premier league season is due to start on Saturday, September 12th and Chelsea would begin their campaign away to Brighton.
Chelsea Player, Tammy Abraham Reveals Favorite Nigerian Food He Has Been Eating During Lockdown
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Chelsea Player, Tammy Abraham Reveals Favorite Nigerian Food He Has Been Eating During Lockdown

Tammy Abraham has outlined his everyday activity as the lockdown continues although he has admitted cooking food has not been taking up any of his time. The Chelsea centre-forward appeared on the BBC’s Football Focus programme, detailed how he is remaining active as well as describing his downtime, and he gave his opinion on a well-known African food dish; Jollof rice. On how he is and how he has been spending time, Abraham said: “I’m good. I’ve just been chilling – legs up, laid back and just been playing PlayStation all day – mixing it up playing FIFA, Call of Duty and Fortnite. I have come so close at winning on War Zone but I haven’t yet.” He chose Fikayo Tomori as the team-mate he would most like to spend quarantine with due to their shared enthusiasm for playing Monopoly...
Premier League unveils 5-Man Shortlist for Best Ever Nigerian Player in EPL History
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Premier League unveils 5-Man Shortlist for Best Ever Nigerian Player in EPL History

The English premier league has unveiled a five man shortlist for fans to vote on which Nigerian player they think was the 'Best Ever Nigerian Player in EPL history' The list includes former Chelsea player John Mikel Obi, former Arsenal player Kanu Nwankwo, former Bolton Wanderers player Jay Jay Okocha, former Middleborough player Yakubu Aiyegbeni and former Chelsea player Victor Moses. According to the Premier League's official website, the poll was organized to recognize the impact Nigerians have had in the EPL since inception knowing that Nigerians like Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Isaac Success are currently lighting up the league. Posting on their official website, the EPL said; "Some exceptionally gifted players have come from over...
Eden Hazard Limps Off Injured AGAIN Ahead Of Real Madrid Vs Manchester City
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Eden Hazard Limps Off Injured AGAIN Ahead Of Real Madrid Vs Manchester City

Eden Hazard limped off injured as Real Madrid lost 1-0 against Levante just days before their Champions League game at home to Manchester City. The former Chelsea player had only just returned from over three months out while recovering from a cracked bone in his right ankle. Hazard has now only played five full matches since joining the club last summer and after an impressive first half performance, he limped off after 61 minutes against Levante injured Again. He watched the last parts of the match with ice strapped to his lower right leg. Real Madrid fans are hoping it is not the same ankle problem that kept him out for so long earlier this season. Zidane said: 'It not looking good. It can become weak where you've had an injury before. It is a huge blow, let's see. It's...
Super Eagles Defender, Kenneth Omeruo Reveals He Told Chelsea’s Tomori To Choose Nigeria Over England
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Super Eagles Defender, Kenneth Omeruo Reveals He Told Chelsea’s Tomori To Choose Nigeria Over England

Former Chelsea and current Super Eagles of Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo has revealed that he asked Chelsea starlet Fikayo Tomori to play for Nigeria before he eventually decided to play for Gareth Southgate's England. Both Tomori and Omeruo were once Chelsea players before Omeruo was sold to CD Leganes in Spain this season having been deemed unwanted by Frank Lampard.   According to Omeruo who was on loan last season, he and all players on loan incuding Tomori had a whatsapp group where messages were constantly exchanged. Tomori is now the third Chelsea player of Nigerian decent after Ross Barkley and Tammy Abraham to be capped by England. Tomori, who has been capped once by England was cajoled to play for Nigeria but finally caved in to the English FA ac...
Orangutan Shakes, Hugs And Pecks Chelsea Player, Marcos Alonso
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Orangutan Shakes, Hugs And Pecks Chelsea Player, Marcos Alonso

This video of Orangutan with Marcos Alonso will surely make your day. In the video which have gone viral online shows the moment Orangutan shows love to the Chelsea player who happens to meet one of his animal fan Orangutan. Though in the video the Chelsea player was at first afraid but picked courage to meet the animal, who happens to shook hands, hugged the player before giving him a peg. This love Orangutan shows to Alonso is cool, Find yourself someone who loves you as much as this Orangutan loves Marcos Alonso.   View this post on Instagram   Find you someone who loves you as much as this Orangutan loves Marcos Alonso. #Chelseafc, #thenaijafame A post shared by Thenaijafame (@thenaijafame)...
Efe Ambrose Reveals Why Fikayo Tomori Is Not Proud Of His Nigerian Root
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Efe Ambrose Reveals Why Fikayo Tomori Is Not Proud Of His Nigerian Root

Former Super Eagles defender, Efe Ambrose has revealed why Fikayo Tomori is not proud of his Nigerian roots. He made this known in reaction to the news that the Chelsea player had been called to play for the Three Lions of England. Also called to join the squad for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Czech Republic and Bulgaria is Tammy Abraham. If both players accept and eventually play for England, their eligibility to play for Nigeria will be ruined. Reacting to the news, Efe Ambrose stated that he was shocked when he was told Tomori had Nigerian roots. This was during their time together at Derby County. According to Efe, he doesn’t find fault with him because he was born and raised in England. “Tomori was very popular at Derby. He has later voted the player of ...
Moment Chelsea Star Danny Drinkwater Fights With Six Men Over A Girl
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Moment Chelsea Star Danny Drinkwater Fights With Six Men Over A Girl

Here is the shocking moment Danny Drinkwater got into a dancefloor scuffle and appeared to headbutt a man on the night he was attacked. The 28-year-old reportedly got into a nightclub argument with fellow footballer Kgosi Ntlhe after he allegedly hit on the Scunthorpe United player's girlfriend. The incident allegedly happened in Manchester's China white club last Sunday, with a video appearing to show the Chelsea star in a brawl with a man on the nightclub dance floor that night. Mr Drinkwater was reportedly thrown out of the club, where he was said to have been attacked by another group of men. Thugs allegedly jumped on the £35milllion footballer's ankle as they chanted 'break his leg' while blood spilled 'everywhere'. An eyewitness said: 'I couldn't tell who started i...
Lampard: In-form Mount performing like a Chelsea player
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Lampard: In-form Mount performing like a Chelsea player

The Blues boss saw his 20-year-old midfielder grab his second goal in two games as his team won their first match of the season Frank Lampard believes Mason Mount deserves to view himself as a bona fide Chelsea player after scoring in a second successive Premier League match. The 20-year-old academy product rifled past Tim Krul in the first half of Chelsea's entertaining 3-2 victory at Norwich City to continue his impressive adjustment to top-flight football. Mount's well-taken finish bore resemblance to the goals his idol Lampard scored so often during a decorated playing career and came a day after a private chat between the pair.
Atletico Madrid Signs Morata Permanently From Chelsea
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Atletico Madrid Signs Morata Permanently From Chelsea

Chelsea and Atletico Madrid have today agreed terms for the permanent transfer of Alvaro Morata. Morata, who is on loan until the end of the 2019/20 season, will now join Atletico in a permanent switch after two years as a Chelsea player, in which he scored 24 times in 72 appearances. A summer signing from Real Madrid in the summer of 2017, the striker scored on his Premier League debut, heading home after coming off the bench in our opening game of 2017/18 against Burnley. The Spanish striker will play at Atletico Madrid on loan this season, as was agreed when he joined Atlético de Madrid in the January transfer window, and the move will become permanent at the beginning of the 2020-21 season.
‘I Have Made My Decision To Join Real Madrid This Summer” – Eden Hazard
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‘I Have Made My Decision To Join Real Madrid This Summer” – Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard completed his seventh Premier League season as a Chelsea player and then revealed he had informed the club of his desire to leave for Real Madrid. 'I have made my decision but it is not just about me,' said Hazard after the goalless draw at Leicester. 'I told the club a couple of weeks ago. 'I wanted it to be cleared up earlier but that's not happened. I'm still waiting, like the fans are waiting.' Chelsea will be back into the Champions League next season — a point at Leicester was enough to clinch third place — but Hazard said that would make no difference to the decision over his future. At 28, he is ready for a new challenge but Real Madrid must still agree a transfer fee to free him from the final year of his contract. 'We have a final to play and then...
Bayern Munich Doctor Asked To Assess Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi Ahead Of Cut-Price Transfer
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Bayern Munich Doctor Asked To Assess Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi Ahead Of Cut-Price Transfer

On Saturday, Bild are reporting Bayern Munich interest in Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi is still very strong despite his Achilles tendon injury. However, they want their club doctor Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt to give an assessment of the injury and its healing process. If the doctor gives Hudson-Odoi’s recovery the ok, then Bayern will proceed with their transfer efforts. Bild don’t make it entirely clear how the doctor will assess the player’s injury, but the only real way to do it would be a meeting with the player, otherwise they could simply refer to Google. Meeting with the player is backed up by sports physician Thorsten Dolla, who told Bild: “The exact assessment of the player is a must for the interested club. What does the Achilles tendon look like? Is the scar irri...
I Only Spoke To Mourinho Twice As A Chelsea Player – De Bruyne
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I Only Spoke To Mourinho Twice As A Chelsea Player – De Bruyne

Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne says he only spoke to former manager Jose Mourinho twice during his time at Chelsea. De Bruyne, now at Manchester City, made only three Premier League appearances in two years at Chelsea, spending a season on loan at Werder Bremen. He left for Wolfsburg in January 2014 before moving to City in 2015. "There was so much in the press about my relationship with Jose Mourinho," De Bruyne, 27, told the Players' Tribune. "But the truth is that I only ever spoke to him twice. The plan was always for me to go on loan for a bit." De Bruyne scored 10 goals in 33 Bundesliga appearances for Werder Bremen before returning to Stamford Bridge, when the then Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp - now in charge of City's title rivals Liverpool - wanted to ...
Bayern Munich Send Classy Retirement Message To Didier Drogba
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Bayern Munich Send Classy Retirement Message To Didier Drogba

Bayern Munich have sent a classy message to former Chelsea player Didier Drogba after his retirement from professional football. On Wednesday, Drogba confirmed his retirement after a stunning football career. He said: “If anyone tells you your dreams are too big, just say thank you and work harder and smarter to turn them into reality “I wanna thank all the players, managers, teams and fans that I have met and made this journey one of a kind!!! “Also a huuuuge thank you and love to my family, my Personal Team for supporting me all my career during all the ups and downs no matter what. “Looking forward to the next Chapter and hoping God will Bless me as much as he did for my football career.” Drogba scored 164 goals in 381 appearances at Chelsea and won four Premier Le...
Chelsea Player Matt Miazga Mocks Height Of Mexico’s Diego Lainez During Friendly Match (Video)
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Chelsea Player Matt Miazga Mocks Height Of Mexico’s Diego Lainez During Friendly Match (Video)

  There was a little drama as the United States took on Mexico in a friendly match which took place at Nissan Stadium in Tennessee last night.   Chelsea and American defender Matt Miazga, who is currently on loan at Nantes stirred up tensions by mocking the height of Mexican Diego Lainez during the friendly match. 6ft 4in Miazga embarrassed 5ft 6in 18-year-old Mexican on the pitch before both sets of players waded in to defend their team-mates during the clash. Speaking to reporters after the match, Miazga looked to play down the clash: 'It's normal. We talked a little smack. It's part of the game. It's mental warfare.' The game later ended 1 - 0 in favour of USA against Mexico. Watch video below Here's the whole Miazga/Lainez/Alvarez confrontation pic...
Victor Moses Retires From International Football
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Victor Moses Retires From International Football

Super Eagles and Chelsea winger, Victor Moses has retired from international football today, this he revealed on his IG page few minutes ago. He wrote; I would like to announce that after much thought I have made the decision to retire from playing international football. I have experienced some of the best moments of my life wearing the Super Eagles shirt and have memories with me that will last a lifetime. Nothing will ever compete to what it felt like to represent Nigeria on behalf of our country. However I feel that now is the right time to step away in order to be able to focus fully on club career and my young family as well as to allow the next generation of Super Eagles stars the opportunity to step up and to flourish. We are blessed as a nation to have so many exciti...

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