Monday, August 2

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Erling is already in England’ – Chelsea
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Erling is already in England’ – Chelsea

The Norway international has been linked with a big-money move from the Bundesliga to the Premier League following a superb season at club level Erling Haaland's absence from Borussia Dortmund's pre-season preparations has been laughed off by sporting director Michael Zorc, who quipped that the striker was "already in England" amid heavy transfer speculation. The Leeds-born Norway international has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the ranks at club level in recent years, backing up an impressive maiden campaign in the Bundesliga with his first bit of silverware after claiming the DFB-Pokal Cup last term. Such performances have seen a number of potential moves mooted, with Chelsea thought to head a group of Premier League suitors, and his no-show for a fitness test on Monday cou...
Man City set to break EPL transfer record by signing Grealish
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Man City set to break EPL transfer record by signing Grealish

  Manchester City are prepared to break the all-time Premier League transfer record, in a bid to land Jack Grealish from Aston Villa this summer. The 25-year-old enjoyed another superb season for his boyhood club, scoring six goals and providing 10 assists. Grealish finished with these numbers, despite being ruled out with injury for three months towards the end of the campaign. He is currently with England at the Euros and came on in the second half, as the Three Lions drew 0-0 with Scotland for his first appearance. It is believed that City are so desperate to get Grealish, that they are willing to go above the £90m Manchester United paid in 2016 to make Paul Pogba the most expensive signing of all time by an English team. Grealish signed a new five-year contra...
Lukaku Scores twice as Belgium Ease to Win Over Russia
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Lukaku Scores twice as Belgium Ease to Win Over Russia

Romelu Lukaku kept up his superb scoring form for Belgium with a double as they opened their Euro 2020 account with a 3-0 Group B victory over Russia. Lukaku, stood in an offside position, turned and fired home from Dries Mertens' cross after a touch from Andrei Semyonov ruled him onside in the eyes of the officials in St Petersburg. First-half substitute Thomas Meunier added a cushion for the FIFA top-ranked team, turning home the rebound after Thorgan Hazard's left-wing shot had been turned into his path by Anton Shunin. With two minutes remaining Lukaku added his second - and his 20th in his last 15 competitive internationals - by outpacing defender Igor Diveev from Meunier's pass and beating Shunin with a low finish. Russia had started the better on home soil but flagge...
Rio Ferdinand Names Chelsea Player Being Unfairly Treated by Tuchel
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Rio Ferdinand Names Chelsea Player Being Unfairly Treated by Tuchel

  Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand has identified Tammy Abraham as one Chelsea players that is being harshly treated at the club following Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first leg in Spain on Tuesday evening. Thomas Tuchel’s side earned a 1-1 draw away in Spain as Christian Pulisic’s superb individual effort was cancelled out by Karim Benzema’s close-range strike. Germany international, Timo Werner led Chelsea’s attack in the game but squandered an excellent chance to put his side ahead in the first half. And Ferdinand, a former England international believes Abraham, who was left on the bench throughout the duration of the game, should have been given a chance to lead Chelsea’s front line ahead of Werner. “It’s crazy, ...
Tottenham vs Man United: Roy Keane Slams Son, Referee Over Cavani’s Disallowed Goal
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Tottenham vs Man United: Roy Keane Slams Son, Referee Over Cavani’s Disallowed Goal

  Manchester United legend Roy Keane has lambasted Tottenham forward, Son Heung-Min after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side had an Edinson Cavani goal disallowed for a foul from Scott McTominay. Cavani thought he had put Manchester United ahead ten minutes from half time when the Uruguay international slotted home from a superb pass from Paul Pogba pass down the inside-left channel. However, Cavani’s goal was ruled out after a VAR review that showed McTominay had caught Son in the face. And Keane, a Manchester United legend was furious about the ref’s decision and Son’s attitude, describing the South Korean international as ’embarrassing’ for the way he rolled around on the pitch. “I’m amazed really,” Keane told Sky Sports. “I have to say if this is a foul then we shou...
Solskjaer Names 3 Players that helped Man United Beat Granada 2-0 in Spain
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Solskjaer Names 3 Players that helped Man United Beat Granada 2-0 in Spain

  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has singled out Victor Lindelof, Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes for special praise after Manchester United beat Spanish side, Granada 2-0 in the Europa League on Thursday. The 2-0 away win gave the Premier League giants a huge advantage towards the semi-finals. Lindelof assisted Marcus Rashford for the first goal with his superb through ball on 31 minutes. And Bruno Fernandes won and scored a late penalty to make it 2-0 for the Red Devils in the first leg of the quarter-final ties. The second leg takes place at Old Trafford next week and the winners will face either Ajax or Porto in the semi-finals. Solskjaer was asked whether there was a player he was particularly impressed with and he said, “Yeah definitely, Victor. “He kept us gl...
Joe Cole Hails one Chelsea Player after 2-0 Win at Porto
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Joe Cole Hails one Chelsea Player after 2-0 Win at Porto

  Former England midfielder, Joe Cole, was full of praise for Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount, after his superb performance during their 2-0 Champions League win away at Porto on Wednesday. Mount scored his first goal in the competition, with a fantastic piece of skill and finish from Jorginho’s pass. Ben Chilwell made it 2-0 in the second half, giving the Blues a big advantage ahead of the second leg at home. But Cole was most impressed by Mount and said on BT Sport: “He’s a manager’s dream, he has the natural ability to impact a game. “He does the tactics to a ‘T’ off the ball, in the difficult spell just before Tuchel came in, he stood up, he is a leader.”
‘It doesn’t matter how we play’ – Fernandes calls for ‘disappointing’ Man Utd to win at all costs
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‘It doesn’t matter how we play’ – Fernandes calls for ‘disappointing’ Man Utd to win at all costs

The Portuguese midfielder vented his frustration after the Red Devils' failure to hold onto all three points against Everton at Old Trafford Bruno Fernandes has called for "disappointing" Manchester United to win at all costs, insisting "it doesn't matter how we play". United dropped points for the third time in their last four fixtures after drawing 3-3 with Everton at Old Trafford on Saturday night. An Edinson Cavani header and a superb Fernandes strike gave the hosts a 2-0 half-time lead to defend, but Everton brought themselves level within ten minutes of the restart through goals from Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez.
Former Watford star Smith backs Sarr to ‘go to the next level’ in his career
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Former Watford star Smith backs Sarr to ‘go to the next level’ in his career

The 40-year-old is in awe of the talent of the Senegal international and confident the winger will get even better with the Hornets Former Watford star Tommy Smith believes Ismaila Sarr can move to the next level in his career after already showing glimpses of his potential in the Premier League. The Senegal international joined the Hornets last summer as the club’s record signing following his consistent showings for Rennes during his two-year stay with the French side, where he featured in 59 league games and scored 13 goals. The winger, however, struggled to adapt to the English top-flight on his arrival at Vicarage Road but has been in superb form since December.
Arsenal target Edouard in contract talks with Celtic, says Lennon
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Arsenal target Edouard in contract talks with Celtic, says Lennon

The Hoops boss has confirmed that the Scottish champions are trying to tie a prized asset down to a new deal Neil Lennon has revealed that Celtic are in talks with rumoured Arsenal target Odsonne Edouard over a contract extension, while praising him as a "top-class striker". Edouard enjoyed another superb season at Parkhead in 2019-20, hitting 22 goals in 27 appearances to help Celtic wrap up an unprecedented ninth successive Scottish Premiership crown. The Hoops were awarded the title on a points-per-game basis after the season was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, with Edouard subsequently picking up the Golden Boot award.
Betis Fans Bow To Messi After Superb Hat-trick Performance
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Betis Fans Bow To Messi After Superb Hat-trick Performance

Lionel Messi is used to receiving adulation at the Nou Camp but on Sunday he got a rapturous reception from Real Betis fans for a majestic hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-1 defeat of their opponent yesterday. Messi opened the scoring with an unstoppable free kick then combined with devastating effect with Luis Suarez to carve Betis open and score a second goal right before half-time. The Argentine saved his best goal for last, completing a victory which took Barca 10 points clear of second place Atletico Madrid, taking a decisive step towards the title. Beaten Betis goalkeeper Pau Lopez looked on in awe while the home supporters, renowned for devotion to their side, rose to their feet, bowed down to Messi and chanted his name. See Video:
Manchester City Beat Chelsea To Win 2018 Community Shield
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Manchester City Beat Chelsea To Win 2018 Community Shield

Manchester City defeated Chelsea 2-0 to win the 2018 Community Shield courtesy of Sergio Aguero’s brace. The match started on a cagey note as both sides tried to size up each other. Chelsea started the match without their talisman, Eden Hazard and Ngolo Kante, Willian started from the bench. Sergio Aguero gave City the lead against the run of play after Chelsea midfielders fail to recover on time after losing the ball, Aguero was given too much space and time to beat Caballero with a low drive. Chelsea struggled to create any meaningful chance as Manchester City dominated possession. Odoi was superb but the other Chelsea players failed to live up to expectations in the first half as City finished the half with a 1-0 lead. Chelsea started brightly in the second half bu...
Actress, Omoni Oboli Celebrates 40th Birthday With New Book & Superb Photos
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Actress, Omoni Oboli Celebrates 40th Birthday With New Book & Superb Photos

You can now add author as a title when referring to Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli who is turning 40 today. To celebrate the big 4-0, the actress has been sharing photos of herself counting down to today. Now the actress has revealed she’s written a book titled “The Stars Are Ageless”. She wrote: THE STARS ARE AGELESS You can now add author to my name!!!Been working on this baby for a while and she’s finally here! Thank you Lord! 40 sure looks good on me! Thanks to my publishers @narrativelscape we burnt the midnight candle on this one! Thanks to everyone that worked tirelessly to make this happen! Love you all Copies available for sale from tomorrow  I can’t keep still See photos below:

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