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Chelsea snatch draw as Man Utd edge Benfica, PSG shines

Paris, France | AFP |  Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while Manchester United, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus all won. Hazard headed in his second goal of the night from a Pedro Rodriguez …

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De Bruyne rocket sinks Chelsea, United rout Palace

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City underlined their title credentials as Kevin De Bruyne’s thunderbolt sealed an impressive 1-0 win at Chelsea, while Manchester United remain hot on their heels after a 4-0 rout of Crystal Palace on Saturday. Having lost the Premier League leadership to United earlier in …

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Conte lashes tight turnaround for Man City clash

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Chelsea boss Antonio Conte blasted Premier League schedulers over his side’s short turnaround from Champions League action before facing high-flying Manchester City in a top-of-the-table clash on Saturday. Conte’s men put in a brilliant performance to inflict only Atletico Madrid’s second Champions League defeat on home …

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Batshuayi hands Chelsea deserved win at Atletico

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Michy Batshuayi struck a dramatic winner with the last kick of the game as Chelsea inflicted Atletico Madrid’s first defeat at their new Wanda Metropolitano home on Wednesday with a hugely impressive 2-1 Champions League victory. Substitute Batshuayi’s late intervention was just rewards for a dominant …

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Costa to return to Atletico from Chelsea

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Chelsea and Atletico Madrid announced Thursday that they had reached an initial agreement that would see Diego Costa return to the Spanish club. “Atletico de Madrid and Chelsea have reached an initial agreement for the transfer of Diego Costa,” the Spanish side said in a statement. …

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FIFA investigate Chelsea over youth recruitment

Paris, France | AFP | Premier League champions Chelsea are the subject of a FIFA investigation, reportedly for possible breaches over the signing of foreign youth players, world football’s governing said on Wednesday. “We can confirm that an investigation is ongoing,” a FIFA spokesperson told AFP. “However please note that we …

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Chastened Chelsea sign Drinkwater, Zappacosta

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Premier League champions Chelsea completed a challenging transfer window on Friday by bringing in England midfielder Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City and Italy right-back Davide Zappacosta from Torino. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte saw moves for several targets fail to come off over the course of …

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Five things on Oxlade-Chamberlain

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain joined Liverpool from Arsenal on Thursday for a reported £35 million ($45.1 million, 37.9 million euros) dealing another early season blow to embattled manager Arsene Wenger. Here AFP Sports picks out five things on Liverpool’s newest recruit. All round sporting …

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Chelsea sign Hazard’s younger brother

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea signed Eden Hazard’s younger brother Kylian from Hungarian club Ujpest on Tuesday. Kylian will start his time with Chelsea as part of their development squad and the midfielder could make his debut in the understudies’ fixture against Sunderland on September 9. “Kylian Hazard has …

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Alonso brace boosts Chelsea, Huddersfield win again

  London, United Kingdom | AFP | Premier League champions Chelsea got the boost they badly needed on Sunday as a double from Marcos Alonso gave them a 2-1 victory over last season’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur in Antonio Conte’s 50th game in charge.The 26-year-old Spaniard struck the winner with less than …

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