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‘He was not happy’ – Tuchel half-time anger inspired Chelsea to beat Spurs, says Azpilicueta
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‘He was not happy’ – Tuchel half-time anger inspired Chelsea to beat Spurs, says Azpilicueta

The Spanish defender admitted the Blues squad faced the wrath of their manager at the interval in the London derby Thomas Tuchel's half-time anger inspired Chelsea to beat Tottenham, says Cesar Azpilicueta. Chelsea stormed to the top of the Premier League table with a 3-0 victory at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday, thanks to goals from Thiago Silva, N'Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger. The European champions were good value for the three points in the end but were well below their best in the first 45 minutes, and Azpilicueta says the squad felt Tuchel's wrath in the dressing room at the half-time interval.  
EPL: Glenn Hoddle predicts Chelsea vs Man City, names best team in England
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EPL: Glenn Hoddle predicts Chelsea vs Man City, names best team in England

Former England manager, Glenn Hoddle, has backed Chelsea to beat Manchester City when both sides clash in the Premier League on September 25 at Stamford Bridge. Hoddle also named Chelsea as the best team in England presently ahead of Man City. Chelsea head to the game following a 3-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, while Man City played goalless with Southampton on Saturday. “Chelsea are the best team in the country, there is no doubt about it, at this moment in time. Reversing it, I thought City were going to be the team to knock off the top,” Hoddle told the Premier League’s website. “I think it is Chelsea now. I think City have got a lot of work to do. They play each other next week, and it is a hell of a game. “I think it is Chelsea, ...
Thiago Silva joins Drogba in Chelsea’s history book after 3-0 win over Tottenham
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Thiago Silva joins Drogba in Chelsea’s history book after 3-0 win over Tottenham

Chelsea defender, Thiago Silva, on Sunday evening, joined the club’s legend Didier Drogba in the Blues’ history book after scoring a goal in his side’s Premier League 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea defeated Tottenham in an away Premier League tie, thanks to three goals from Silva, N’Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger. Silva’s goal against Tottenham means the Brazilian has now become the second oldest Chelsea player to score in the Premier League behind only Drogba at aged 36 years and 362 days. Drogba had scored against Leicester City at age 37 years and 49 days in April 2015. Silva joined Chelsea from Paris Saint-Germain in 2020. The veteran centre-back will now hope to lead Chelsea to victory when they host Manchester City in their next Premier League tie on Septemb...
Ruthless Chelsea brush aside Spurs
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Ruthless Chelsea brush aside Spurs

Thiago Silva, N'Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger were on target as Chelsea produced a brilliant second-half performance to beat Tottenham 3-0 in #GameZero at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. On a day of emotional tributes to Jimmy Greaves, the Tottenham, Chelsea and England legend who died on Sunday morning, Thomas Tuchel's side underlined their title credentials in impressive style. Following an even first half in north London, the visitors took charge of the game when Silva headed Marcos Alonso's corner beyond Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris shortly after the break. The hosts were still reeling from that setback when Kante, a half-time substitute for Mason Mount having recovered from an ankle injury, doubled Chelsea's lead with a long-range strike which took a deflection off Eric...
Ex-England striker Jimmy Greaves dies at 81
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Ex-England striker Jimmy Greaves dies at 81

The former England striker Jimmy Greaves, one of the game’s greatest goalscorers and characters, has died aged 81, his former club Tottenham Hotspur announced on Sunday. “We are extremely saddened to learn of the passing of the great Jimmy Greaves, not just Tottenham Hotspur’s record goalscorer but the finest marksman this country has ever seen,” the club said. “Jimmy passed away at home in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 19 September), aged 81.” A member of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning squad, Greaves scored 44 goals in his 57 appearances for England. His strike rate was phenomenal as he scored 356 goals in England’s top flight, a record which still stands. The 37 league goals that he netted in the 1962/63 season has yet to be bettered by a Spurs player i...
EPL: Tuchel names Chelsea Player ‘very hard’ to Drop from Squad
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EPL: Tuchel names Chelsea Player ‘very hard’ to Drop from Squad

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has identified Mason Mount as the Blues player that is ‘very hard’ to leave out of his team. Tuchel stated this ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday evening. Mount established himself as a key player under former Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, and continued to impress under Tuchel. “We were very careful with him in pre-season, he [Mason Mount] didn’t start the game against Villarreal [in the UEFA Super Cup win] and then he started against Crystal Palace [in the Premier League] straight away,” Tuchel told Chelsea’s official website. “Sometimes we’re a bit worried but on the other side he seems to deal so good with all the minutes and all the load that he has that it is sometimes very hard to leave ...
‘I don’t like losing’ – Crystal Palace’s Zaha on why he ‘moans’ on the pitch
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‘I don’t like losing’ – Crystal Palace’s Zaha on why he ‘moans’ on the pitch

  The 28-year-old winger explains his high emotions when featuring for the London side in the top-flight Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has revealed the reason he keeps "moaning" on the pitch when his side is in action. The 28-year-old Ivory Coast winger has enjoyed a good start with Palace in the Premier League and last weekend he scored from the penalty spot as they beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 in the London derby at Selhurst Park Stadium. Ahead of their next fixture against Liverpool on Saturday, a player who has managed 360 minutes under new manager Patrick Vieira’s campaign this term, has stated he always tries to lead by example.      
Jordan Ayew: Where will Crystal Palace forward’s next goal come from?
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Jordan Ayew: Where will Crystal Palace forward’s next goal come from?

  The Ghana star’s luckless run in front of goal now stands at 31 games, and there’s a resignation that Liverpool will extend this drought to 32 matches The sound of Jonathan Moss’ whistle at Selhurst Park was met with an excitement that hadn’t been felt at Crystal Palace in months, following their 3-0 success over Tottenham Hotspur. Red card to Japhet Tanganga aside, the Eagles were the more ambitious team before the young defender’s dismissal just before the hour and merited maximum points on the balance of play. Aside from a couple of FA Cup wins over the North London outfit in 2016 and 2019, this is a fixture that tends to end with Spurs on the winning side. This was Palace’s first Premier League win against Tottenham in 13 attempts, ending a six-year wait since that 2-1 w...
Paul Merson predicts Tottenham vs Chelsea, West Ham vs Man Utd, Arsenal fixtures
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Paul Merson predicts Tottenham vs Chelsea, West Ham vs Man Utd, Arsenal fixtures

Former Arsenal star, Paul Merson, has predicted some of the English Premier League, EPL, fixtures that will be played this weekend. Chelsea will tackle Tottenham Hotspur in an away Premier League tie on Sunday evening, while West Ham will host Manchester United on Sunday afternoon. Arsenal will face Burnley in an away Premier League tie on Saturday. Providing his predictions, Merson told Sportskeeda, “Burnley were bang unlucky against Everton and lost the game thanks to that bad five-minute spell in the second half. “They were the better team for about 45 minutes, but all of a sudden the game was over as Everton scored three quick-fire goals. “What I’m trying to say is that Burnley aren’t a bad team, so this could be a good Premier League contest. “As for Arsenal, they ...
Dele Alli reveals why he had Problem with Mourinho at Tottenham
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Dele Alli reveals why he had Problem with Mourinho at Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Dele Alli, has claimed his former manager Jose Mourinho always focused on the opposition when preparing for matches. Alli fell out of favour while Mourinho was in charge of the North London side. However, he is now a regular pick under the new manager, Nuno Espirito Santo. The 25-year-old has taken up a role as part of a midfield three, under Nuno and has played every minute in the Premier League so far. Alli has now spoken on the difference between the two coaches. He told BT Sport: “It’s been about us, what we’re going to do and how we are going to set up rather than worrying about the opposition. “With Mourinho, there was a lot of meetings analysing the opposition. “The formation we are playing at the moment allows me to...
Crystal Palace’s Zaha reveals why he stepped up to take penalty vs Tottenham Hotspur
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Crystal Palace’s Zaha reveals why he stepped up to take penalty vs Tottenham Hotspur

  The 28-year-old Ivorian explains why he took a penalty and his delight at notching the 500th top-flight goal for Patrick Vieira’s charges Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has opened up on what drove him to take the penalty which opened the scoring for his side when they beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. The winger took the initiative to convert from the spot in the 76th minute after Conor Gallagher earned Palace a penalty, and his opener turned out to be the Eagles’ 500th Premier League goal in the home win at Selhurst Park. With Tottenham reduced to 10 men after Japhet Tanganga was sent off in the 58th minute after a clumsy challenge on Ghana international Jordan Ayew, Palace, led by Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira, scored two more goals court...
Edouard double as Palace Stun 10-Man Spurs
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Edouard double as Palace Stun 10-Man Spurs

Odsonne Edouard scored twice on his Crystal Palace debut as Patrick Vieira's side secured an emphatic 3-0 win over 10-man Tottenham at Selhurst Park. The striker, an £18.5m signing from Celtic on Deadline Day, scored his first just seconds after coming off the bench in the 84th minute then netted his second, and Palace's third, in stoppage time. Earlier, the depleted visitors had been reduced to 10 men when defender Japhet Tanganga received two yellow cards in the space of five minutes early in the second half, the first for a shoulder-barge on Zaha, who was also booked in the subsequent melee, and the second for a late lunge on Jordan Ayew. Palace were still searching for a breakthrough at that point despite dominating from the start of the game, and it arrived in the 76th minu...
Conte agrees on terms with Arsenal to replace Arteta
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Conte agrees on terms with Arsenal to replace Arteta

Arsenal have agreed terms in principle with Antonio Conte, as Mikel Arteta continues to struggle this season, according to Todo Fichajes. The Gunners are bottom of the Premier League after three fixtures, having not won a game or scored a single goal. While sporting director Edu and the rest of the Arsenal hierarchy have showed faith in Arteta, it is believed he is walking a tightrope. And Arsenal are already putting together plans to replace Arteta, should they decide to terminate his contract in the coming weeks. Conte would surely be the number one preference, as he is available since leaving Inter Milan. The Italian has already turned down Arsenal rivals Tottenham Hotspur this summer.
Tottenham Hotspur and Aurier part ways by mutual consent
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Tottenham Hotspur and Aurier part ways by mutual consent

The English topflight side has announced the departure of the former Paris Saint-Germain star on Tuesday Serge Aurier and Tottenham Hotspur have parted ways by mutual consent, the English Premier League club has announced. After representing Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain for three years, the Cote d’Ivoire international joined the North London side on August 31, 2017, for a fee in the region of £23 million. At Spurs, the right-back was a key figure featuring in 77 English topflight games with five goals to his credit. He also played five times as the club reached the final of the 2018–19 Champions League – where they bowed to Liverpool in the final played in Madrid. While no reason was given for the mutual termination of the contract, the club wished the African star all th...
‘Ronaldo will decide his future’ – Guardiola expects Man City squad to stay the same amid striker talks
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‘Ronaldo will decide his future’ – Guardiola expects Man City squad to stay the same amid striker talks

Sources have told Goal the Citizens spoke with the Ballon d'Or winner after missing out on Harry Kane, but the manager would not be drawn Pep Guardiola says Cristiano Ronaldo will decide his future amid Manchester City's interest in the Juventus forward. The Premier League club have had talks about signing Ronaldo after missing out on top target Harry Kane, who decided to stay with Tottenham Hotspur, sources have told Goal. However, the City boss said that he expects his squad to stay the same with the transfer deadline just four days away.  
Pape Matar Sarr: Who is Tottenham’s new £25m teenage signing?
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Pape Matar Sarr: Who is Tottenham’s new £25m teenage signing?

The 18-year-old has been chased by a host of Premier League sides this summer after a superb breakout season for Metz last season It has been a tumultuous summer at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The saga around Harry Kane's future has, of course, dominated proceedings, though it now seems that the England captain will be remaining with his boyhood club until at least January. In terms of incomings, meanwhile, the emphasis seems to have been towards youth.
Details of Man City’s contract for Cristiano Ronaldo Revealed
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Details of Man City’s contract for Cristiano Ronaldo Revealed

Manchester City are ready to offer Cristiano Ronaldo between €14m-15m a year in wages to join them from Juventus, according to Italian transfer expert, Gianluca Di Marzio. The Premier League champions want to sign Ronaldo on a two-year deal. The 36-year-old is into the last 11 months of his current contract with Juve and wants to leave Serie A. City are now keen on the former Manchester United forward, after Harry Kane announced he is staying at Tottenham Hotspur this season. Pep Guardiola needs a striker in his squad following the departure of Sergio Aguero to Barcelona. City have until the transfer deadline on Tuesday to secure a striker. Ferran Torres, predominantly a winger, started as the central striker against Norwich on Saturday, with Gabriel Jesus...
Madueke: PSV teenage star signs new deal after reported Premier League interest
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Madueke: PSV teenage star signs new deal after reported Premier League interest

The Anglo-Nigerian wants to continue his development at the Philips Stadion after establishing himself as a key player for the Red and Whites PSV confirmed Noni Madueke has signed a new four-year contract amid reported interest from Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United. This season, the 19-year-old has scored six goals in nine matches across all competitions, which include two goals in two league outings. Madueke joined the Dutch Eredivisie club on a three-year deal in 2018 after kicking off his career at Tottenham Hotspur and last year, it was extended until 2024 on his18th birthday.
Harry Kane releases statement on future, reveals club he will play for this season
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Harry Kane releases statement on future, reveals club he will play for this season

Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane released a statement on Wednesday, confirming his future plans. According to him, he will be remaining in North London for the 2021/2022 season. Kane has been heavily linked with a move to Premier League rivals Manchester City. But Spurs chairman, Daniel Levy, has rejected all bids for the England captain. Kane has now decided to follow the club’s wishes. He said: “It was incredible to see the reception from the Spurs fans on Sunday and to read some of the messages of support I’ve had in the last few weeks “I will be staying at Tottenham this summer and will be 100% focused on helping the team achieve success. #COYS”.
The season has started’ – Super-sub Mahrez revels in Manchester City win
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The season has started’ – Super-sub Mahrez revels in Manchester City win

The Algeria international helped the Citizens to their first win of 2021-22 English topflight campaign against the visiting Canaries Riyad Mahrez revelled in Manchester City’s first win of the 2021-22 Premier League season as the Citizens silenced Norwich City 5-0 on Saturday evening. Having bowed 1-0 to Tottenham Hotspur in their first game, Pep Guardiola’s men stepped up to decimate the Canaries at the Etihad Stadium. City got off to an impressive start in the seventh minute as goalkeeper Tim Krul turned the ball into his own net, before Jack Grealish doubled their advantage in the 22nd minute thanks to an assist from Gabriel Jesus.
Odegaard flies into UK to complete permanent Arsenal transfer
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Odegaard flies into UK to complete permanent Arsenal transfer

Real Madrid midfielder, Martin Odegaard, has arrived in the UK ahead of finalizing his permanent move to Arsenal The Norwegian spent the second half of last season on loan with the Gunners. He made 20 appearances across all competitions, with one of his two goals coming in the north London derby win over Tottenham Hotspur in March. Odegaard, who will join for an initial £30m fee plus bonuses, was in London on Wednesday undergoing a medical. Sky Sports reports personal terms have been agreed and the 22-year-old is fully vaccinated, so will not have to quarantine. If he is registered by midday on Friday, Odegaard will be available to face Chelsea on Sunday.
John Terry Advises Chelsea star against Joining Premier League Rivals
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John Terry Advises Chelsea star against Joining Premier League Rivals

Chelsea legend, John Terry, has advised the club’s defender, Kurt Zouma, not to leave Stamford Bridge for Premier League rivals, Tottenham Hotspur. Zouma has been linked with a move to join Tottenham this summer. Tottenham have already signed Atalanta defender, Cristian Romero, on loan but are looking to recruit one more centre-back before the summer transfer window closes. Nuno Espírito Santo’s side will have to battle West Ham United and Roma, who are all interested in the French star. Zouma is understood to be keen on staying in the Premier League and remaining in London, which would boost Spurs’ hopes. Chelsea are expected to accept at least a £20million fee for Zouma. Reacting to the development, Terry warned Zouma about moving to Tottenham. In res...
EPL: Highest goal scorers in Premier League after Week 1 [See top 10
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EPL: Highest goal scorers in Premier League after Week 1 [See top 10

The 2020/2021 Premier League season began on Friday, with Brentford defeating Arsenal 2-0 on their home turf. Game Week 1 was rounded off Sunday evening, as Tottenham Hotspur saw off defending champions Manchester City 1-0. In between those games, Bruno Fernandes netted a hat-trick as Manchester United crushed Leeds 5-1 at Old Trafford. He was the only player to score more than one goal in the opening weekend. Premier League top scorers: 3 goals: Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) 1 goal: Diogo Jota (Liverpool), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea), Callum Wilson (Newcastle), Mason Greenwood (Manchester United), Michail Antonio (West Ham), Mohammed Salah (Liverpool), Richarlison (Everton), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Neal Maupay (Brighton)
Get Kane done! Man City show why Guardiola desperately needs Tottenham’s striker
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Get Kane done! Man City show why Guardiola desperately needs Tottenham’s striker

The reigning champions lost 1-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in their opening game and look short of a goalscoring threat Pep Guardiola paced his technical area frantically as his Manchester City side desperately pushed for an equaliser against Tottenham. But you don't have to be the most innovative coach in world football to see what was wrong with his side. City need a goalscorer and the answer to his problems was sitting high in the stands of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with his future still in London rather than with the champions.
Kevin Prince Boateng: Ghana star reacts after disappointing Bundesliga return for Hertha Berlin
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Kevin Prince Boateng: Ghana star reacts after disappointing Bundesliga return for Hertha Berlin

The Ghana international reflects on his league comeback to The Old Lady after 14 years Hertha Belin midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has expressed his disappointment after losing on his return to Bundesliga action for the club following Sunday’s 3-1 away defeat at Cologne. Fourteen years after leaving the club for Tottenham Hotspur, the 34-year-old, who made a summer return to the club in June, completed his comeback with 59 minutes of action on the opening day of the German elite league. Stevan Jovetic scored first for the visitors at RheinEnergieStadion but goals from Florian Kainz (two) and Anthony Modeste for the Billy Goats turned things around.
Tottenham vs Man City: Guardiola Reveals Fears for this season
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Tottenham vs Man City: Guardiola Reveals Fears for this season

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted he fears his team may start the new season slowly again. Guardiola’s men dropped points in five of their first eight Premier League fixtures last year. With a number of international players having returned to training only a matter of days before their opening game at Tottenham Hotspur, the Spaniard is wary. City turned the situation around brilliantly last campaign, as they embarked on a 28-game unbeaten run from late November, to take charge of the title race and went on to win it. “Before, it was four or five weeks for preparation in the pre-season. Now Thursday is the first day we were all together. It is completely different. “It is similar to last season when we played against Wolves without any frie...
Mahrez names two Surprise teams to Challenge Man City for title
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Mahrez names two Surprise teams to Challenge Man City for title

Manchester City winger, Riyad Mahrez, has tipped Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to be involved in the title race this season. Mahrez played a crucial role ss City won the league last term and played in the Champions League final. Although most pundits expect the top four to be between City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool, the Algerian has added two surprise teams. “Every season they say it’s going to be tighter and tighter and this season it will be, to be fair. “This season will be tough, Chelsea are very good – Liverpool, [Manchester] United, Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester too. We are ready,” Mahrez said, according to the Manchester Evening News. Pep Guardiola’s men begin their title defence against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. ...
2021/2022 Premier League season: A preview
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2021/2022 Premier League season: A preview

On Friday, August 13, the English Premier League will return with its latest instalment. It all begins in London, as newly-promoted Brentford welcome Arsenal. Game Week 1 will end with a top-six clash between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. Next week, Arsenal welcome Champions League winners, Chelsea to the Emirates. As it has been with previous seasons, England’s top flight will not disappoint with its high-octane football and intense drama. Manchester City, armed with the £100m Jack Grealish and perhaps £120m Harry Kane, are most bookmakers’ favourites to win the title again. Pep Guardiola’s band of slick passers won the league last year 12 points ahead of rivals Manchester United, but this term, Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea are widely expected to be t...
Tottenham considering move for Watford’s Sarr
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Tottenham considering move for Watford’s Sarr

Tottenham Hotspur are considering a move for Watford forward Ismaila Sarr this summer. Eurosport claims the North London outfit have their sights set on the Senegal international as they await Inter Milan's stance on Lautaro Martinez. After his outstanding performances in the Championship last term, the Hornets see Sarr as one of their key players for their Premier League campaign and they would demand over £50 million for his release.  
Arsenal agree £25m deal to sell Midfielder to EPL Rivals ahead of Brentford Clash
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Arsenal agree £25m deal to sell Midfielder to EPL Rivals ahead of Brentford Clash

Arsenal have struck a £25m deal with Newcastle to sell midfielder, Joe Willock, according to Daily Mail. Willock is yet to agree personal terms, but the Magpies will push to finalize the transfer in time for their opening fixture of the new season against West Ham. The 21-year-old was left out of the Gunners’ final pre-season friendly at Tottenham Hotspur, with manager Mikel Arteta saying: “We will explain the reasons when we can.” Willock became Newcastle’s number-one target this summer, following a successful loan spell in the second half of last season. During his short stint at St James’ Park, he scored eight goals in 14 appearances. He also set a new record by becoming the youngest player to score in seven consecutive games. Willock’s departure could ...
Harry Kane releases statement on Tottenham future
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Harry Kane releases statement on Tottenham future

Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, has admitted he was “hurt” by comments criticizing his professionalism. This comes amid reports that he skipped training as his push to leave the club continues. Kane was due to return to this week after being given an extended break following his participation in Euro 2020, but the striker did not attend. The 28-year-old has now said in a statement that he would return to training on Saturday. He insisted he would not want to “jeopardise” his relationship with the club’s fans. “It’s almost 10 years since I made my Spurs debut. For every one of those years, you – the fans – have shown me total support and love. “That’s why it hurts to read some of the comments that have been made this week, questioning my professionalism. “While I...
Pre-season friendly: Tuchel singles out two players as Chelsea fail to beat Tottenham
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Pre-season friendly: Tuchel singles out two players as Chelsea fail to beat Tottenham

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has singled out two of his players for praise following their pre-season friendly 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night. The players are Tino Anjorin and Trevoh Chalobah. Two goals from Hakim Ziyech and a strike each from Lucas Moura and Steven Bergwijn ensured Chelsea and Tottenham drew at Stamford Bridge. Speaking after the game, Tuchel said: “I’m a bit sad because he [Tino Anjorin] trained so, so well for us in the last half year, but the race for top four was on and there were so many decisive matches every three days, so it wasn’t the time to try stuff with young players. But he always showed his quality in training. “When the season ended we agreed he stays for pre-season and he’d get the minutes he deserves. Unfortunately, be...
Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta provides fresh injury update on Thomas Partey
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Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta provides fresh injury update on Thomas Partey

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta has provided the latest injury update on Thomas Partey ahead of his side’s pre-season friendly against Tottenham Hotspur on August 8. Partey sustained an ankle injury in the first half of Arsenal’s pre-season 2-1 defeat against Chelsea on Sunday at Emirates. The Ghanaian international was forced off and replaced by Granit Xhaka. When asked about the extent of Partey’s injury, Arteta said at his post-match press conference: “I just had a talk with the doctor. “He will have a scan tomorrow. “At the moment it’s not looking good because he was in pain and he could not continue which for Thomas is pretty unusual”
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Nigeria’s Nwankwo to join Harry Kane at Tottenham

Nigerian striker, Simy Nwankwo, could be playing next to Harry Kane at Tottenham Hotspur next season. According to The Telegraph, Tottenham are targeting Nwankwo as a possible partner for Kane. Tottenham’s new technical director, Fabio Paratici, is keen to add more firepower to Spurs’ attack as the Premier League side targets another striker to provide support for the England captain. Nwankwo caught the eye of Tottenham after scoring 20 goals in 38 Serie A league matches for relegated Crotone last season. The 29-year-old forward has also been linked with Udinese, Genoa, Torino and Lazio. Simy is expected to leave Crotone in this summer transfer window. His agent, Vincenzo Morabito, recently admitted that his client could be heading to the Premier League despite consider...
Tottenham put 8 Players up for Sale [Full list]
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Tottenham put 8 Players up for Sale [Full list]

  Tottenham Hotspur is ready to sell at least eight players this summer transfer window as they look to oversee a huge squad overhaul ahead of the 2021/22 season. Tottenham’s business in the transfer window will also depend on their departure. According to The Times, Tottenham are ready to part ways with Davinson Sanchez, Eric Dier, Joe Hart, Serge Aurier, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Jack Clarke, Toby Alderweireld and Harry Winks. Spurs are already set to send Erik Lamela to LaLiga side, Sevilla, as part of a cash-plus-player swap deal to sign Bryan Gil. Tottenham missed out on the Champions League spot following the conclusion of the 2020/21 season. They finished in the seventh position on the Premier League table with 62 points from 38 games. Meanwhile, Totte...
Man City clears air on signing Harry Kane from Tottenham for £160m
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Man City clears air on signing Harry Kane from Tottenham for £160m

  Manchester City has rubbished reports that they have reached an agreement with Tottenham Hotspur to sign their striker, Harry Kane, for £160 million. Reports had earlier emerged that Man City reportedly had one bid in excess of £100 million for Kane rejected last month by Tottenham, and they were said to have upped their bid this week. The Citizen was also said to have prepared a £400,000-a-week contract for Kane that will see him become the highest-paid player in the Premier League. However, according to Manchester Evening News, the Premier League champions have now dismissed talk of a fresh bid for Kane, adding that they are yet to submit another offer to Spurs for the England captain. This comes following suggestions earlier this week that one of Raheem Sterlin...
Tottenham Finally agree to allow Harry Kane join Man City
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Tottenham Finally agree to allow Harry Kane join Man City

  Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, will get his wish to leave the club in a Premier League-record £160million transfer to Manchester City, according to the UK Sun. Kane informed Spurs of his desire to quit earlier this summer in search of trophies, with City his preferred destination. Spurs chairman, Daniel Levy, however, stated last month that “what other clubs want is not always possible to achieve.” But Levy has reportedly agreed to let Kane join a Premier League rival, with player set to earn £400,000 per week at the Etihad Stadium. It is understood Levy rang Kane and his elder brother and agent Charlie, 32, to tell them he had changed his mind about only letting him leave for a club in Europe. The length of Kane’s deal at City is yet to be decided, but...
“He’s just as good as Tyson Fury’ – Anthony Joshua says as he names five boxers he could fight take after fighting Oleksandr Usyk
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“He’s just as good as Tyson Fury’ – Anthony Joshua says as he names five boxers he could fight take after fighting Oleksandr Usyk

Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has named five fights he could have after Oleksandr Usyk and also claims his next opponent is ‘just as good’ as Tyson Fury. AJ’s clash with Usyk was finally confirmed on Tuesday, July 20 as a 60,000 sell-out for September 25 at Tottenham Hotspur stadium. AJ, 31, won Olympic super-heavyweight gold at London 2012 the day after Usyk, now 34, won the same medal in the heavyweight division. Usyk went on to rule the 14st 4lbs cruiserweight division as undisputed champion and has now enjoyed two warm-up fights in the blue-riband ranks. Now the WBO has ordered 24-1 AJ to face the undefeated southpaw - and the Englishman is adamant he possesses just as many skills as Fury. However, Joshua who has the WBA, IBF and WBO titles, says he...
Man City offer Sterling, three other players in exchange deal for Harry Kane
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Man City offer Sterling, three other players in exchange deal for Harry Kane

  Manchester City is desperate to land Harry Kane this summer and has resolved to offer Tottenham Hotspur four players in an exchange deal. According to L’Equipe, the four players are Raheem Sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus. Man City are willing to offer Tottenham one out of the four players plus cash in a bid to sign Kane. The Citizen are keen to sign Kane this summer to bolster Pep Guardiola’s squad ahead of the 2021/2022 season after winning the Premier League title last season. Kane is set to leave Tottenham this summer after he told the club ahead of the recently concluded Euro 2020 that he wants to leave Spurs. His current deal with Tottenham will expire in 2024. Asked about Kane earlier this week, the new Tottenham manager, Nuno ...
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Details of fight date, venue, TV confirmed
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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Details of fight date, venue, TV confirmed

  British boxer, Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA), International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles against Ukrainian fighter, Oleksandr Usyk. The fight will take place in London at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. Joshua’s promoter made the announcement on Tuesday. Recall that Joshua was set to fight fellow compatriot Tyson Fury in a unification bout in Saudi Arabia in August. But that fight was ruined when a United States arbitrator ruled the World Boxing Council champion must defend his title against Deontay Wilder. The fight will be broadcast on Sky Sports Box Office. Reacting to the upcoming fight, Joshua said, “The date is set and we are fully locked in. “I put it all on the li...
Three Players to leave Barcelona this week [See names]
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Three Players to leave Barcelona this week [See names]

Three Barcelona players are set to leave Camp Nou this week. According to Spanish outlet Sport, the three Barcelona players are Clement Lenglet, Sergino Dest and Samuel Umtiti. The trio will leave Barcelona should suitable bids be put on the table. Barcelona finds themselves in financial turmoil, leaving them in need of selling players, and fast. Premier League clubs Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are interested in Lenglet, while Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and Serie A champions Inter Milan are monitoring Dest. Umtiti has been linked with a move back to French Ligue 1 side Lyon – the club he left to join Barcelona five years ago. Meanwhile, Barcelona desperately needs to improve its financial situation after accumulating more than £1billion in debt amid the Coro...
Tottenham Manager, Nuno reveals player that won’t be in his Squad next Season
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Tottenham Manager, Nuno reveals player that won’t be in his Squad next Season

  New Tottenham Hotspur manager, Nuno Espirito Santo, has ruled out the possibility of having Gareth Bale for the 2021/2022 season. Bale spent last campaign on loan in North London from Real Madrid. However, the Welshman will most likely spend the last year of his contract with Real in Spain. One player Nuno wants to keep is Heung-Min Son, with Spurs planning new contract talks with the South Korean. “Gareth Bale will not be part of our squad. Son will join us very soon and then we will have a chance to talk. “It is not easy to improve our squad but we need to, so we need to be very clinical with the players that join us and can help us,” Nuno said on Friday.
Solskjaer Identifies Player Man United should sign as Pogba’s replacement
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Solskjaer Identifies Player Man United should sign as Pogba’s replacement

  Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has identified Lyon midfielder, Houssem Aouar, as Paul Pogba’s replacement at Old Trafford. Solskjaer views Aouar as a suitable replacement for Pogba, according to ESPN. Man United will have to battle Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, who are also believed to be interested in Aouar. Aouar is under contract at Lyon for a further two years, but the Ligue 1 club are said to be open to the idea of selling the 23-year-old this summer. Meanwhile, Pogba’s future at Man United is currently unclear. The 28-year-old is yet to sign a new contract at Man United and would be allowed to leave the Red Devils for free next summer if nothing is agreed. The France international will be a free agent as of next summer and is...
Harry Kane to snub Tottenham training to force Man City move
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Harry Kane to snub Tottenham training to force Man City move

  Harry Kane’s England team-mates believe he will skip training at Tottenham Hotspur, in a bid to force a transfer to Manchester City, according to the UK Telegraph. Kane has been heavily linked with a move to City this summer. However, on Friday, new Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo insisted that the striker remains a Tottenham player. But several of Kane’s England team-mates believe he may avoid pre-season training with Spurs to try and push a deal through. Kane spoke about his wish to leave North London even before Euro 2020 kicked off. The 28-year-old scored four times as the Three Lions went all the way to the final, where they lost to Italy on penalties. With the tournament over and the 2021/2022 season looming large, attention will now shift to where he w...
Tottenham coach, Nono Santo speaks on Harry Kane leaving club
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Tottenham coach, Nono Santo speaks on Harry Kane leaving club

  New Tottenham Hotspur manager, Nuno Espirito Santo,  has expressed confidence that Harry Kane would not leave the club this summer. Kane reiterated his wish to leave Tottenham this summer ahead of Euro 2020. Following his comments, many top clubs in Europe, including Chelsea, Manchester City, and Manchester United, registered their interest in signing him. However, speaking on the development during his first press conference on Friday ahead of Tottenham’s friendly tie against Leyton Orient on Saturday, Santo insisted that he is looking forward to Kane joining his squad ahead of the new season. Santo said: “I have no doubts in my mind. What I wish is for Harry [Kane] to recover well and have a good rest. “When he arrives, he will feel that he has to commit hims...
Man City Puts up Sterling, Mahrez, seven other players for sale [Full list]
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Man City Puts up Sterling, Mahrez, seven other players for sale [Full list]

  Manchester City winger, Raheem Sterling, is among nine players up for sale at Etihad this summer, The Athletic reports. Other players up for sale are Riyad Mahrez, Aymeric Laporte and Gabriel Jesus. The rest of the players on the list are Bernardo Silva, Lukas Nmecha, Pedro Porro, Yangel Herrera and Ivan Ilic. Man City are keen to sell the players this summer in a bid to raise funds to sign Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane and Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish. Both Kane and Grealish are likely to cost a combined fee in excess of £200million. Man City wants to bolster their squad under Pep Guardiola ahead of the 2021/22 season after winning the Premier League title last season.
Mourinho begins Roma reign with 10-0 win
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Mourinho begins Roma reign with 10-0 win

  Jose Mourinho begun his time at Roma on a great note, as they beat Tuscans Montecatini 10-0 in a pre-season friendly on Thursday. The 58-year-old signed a three-year deal with the Serie A side in May, shortly after he was dismissed from Tottenham Hotspur. Mourinho has decided to take on a new challenge in the Italian capital. And the former Chelsea, Man United and Spurs manager enjoyed the best start possible, after hammering local side Tuscans Montecatini. Spectators were not allowed to attend the game played at the Fulvio Bernardini training centre, as Borja Mayoral hit a hat-trick while Nicolo Zaniolo, who wore the captain’s armband, found the net. Carles Perez, Gianluca Mancini, Riccardo Calafiori, Nicola Zalewski and Amadou Diawara all added their names to...
A Disaster for me is Success to others – Mourinho fumes as Roma unveils him
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A Disaster for me is Success to others – Mourinho fumes as Roma unveils him

  Jose Mourinho has insisted his time as manager of Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur was a “disaster”. The 58-year-old stated this as he was presented as Roma’s new manager on Thursday. Mourinho was fired by United in December 2018, before taking up the job at Spurs in November 2019, where he was sacked in April 2021. The Portuguese was announced as Roma’s new manager in May. While at United, Mourinho won the Community Shield, EFL Cup and Europa League. He led Spurs to the EFL Cup final, but he was axed before the game, with Tottenham going on to lose 1-0 to Manchester City. “I won three trophies at Manchester United and that was seen as a disaster,” Mourinho said. “I reached a cup final which I was not allowed to play at Tottenham, and that was seen...
Kaizer Chiefs will be Al Ahly’s easiest opponents – Mido pokes Amakhosi
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Kaizer Chiefs will be Al Ahly’s easiest opponents – Mido pokes Amakhosi

The ex-Tottenham Hotspur and Ajax forward has made remarks which could provoke the Soweto giants' fans Former Egypt international striker, Ahmed Hossam Hussein, more popularly known as Mido, has stoked the flames ahead of the July 17 Caf Champions League final, saying Kaizer Chiefs are way inferior to Al Ahly, whom he tips to win comfortably. It is the Chiefs’ first-ever appearance in the Champions League final and they come up against nine-time African champions Al Ahly, who are also the titleholders. In remarks which might not be well-received by some Chiefs fans, Mido suggests the South Africans will be at the mercy of the Cairo giants as he gives them no chance against Africa's club of the century.
Sancho Receives £250,000 Per week Offer
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Sancho Receives £250,000 Per week Offer

Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho has been offered a £250,000-a-week contract by Manchester United, the UK Telegraph reports. Sancho is expected to join Man United in a deal that will be worth at least £77.4million. Man United are finally expected to ‘formally agree’ the transfer of Sancho from Dortmund this week. The report added that Dortmund are now eyeing Tottenham Hotspur academy graduate and PSV star, Noni Madueke, as one of their main targets to replace Sancho. Sancho is currently at the ongoing Euro 2020 with the England national team. The 21-year-old will hope to feature for England when they tackle Germany in the last-16 on Tuesday.

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