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Bayern won’t take Chelsea lightly, says Bayern’s Davies

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  Bayern Munich’s left-back Alphonso Davies is full of determination when talking about this season’s Champions League campaign. Ahead of the last-16-round second leg against Premier League side Chelsea on August 8, the 19-year-old Canadian told Xinhua in an interview, “things somehow start from the beginning …

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Chelsea and Man Utd secure top-four places

Kampala, Uganda | PREMIER LEAGUE | Chelsea and Manchester United secured their places in the UEFA Champions League next season after both earned victories that kept them in the top four on the final day of the 2019/20 campaign. First-half goals from Mason Mount and Olivier Giroud gave Chelsea the …

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Top-four race heading for thrilling finale

Kampala, Uganda | PL | All eyes will be on King Power Stadium as Man Utd and Leicester go head-to-head, while Chelsea seek one more point The race for a top-four finish is going down to the final day, with Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester City vying for the two …

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Werner turned down Champions League quarter-finals chance, say Leipzig

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Chelsea-bound Timo Werner opted not to play for RB Leipzig in the Champions League quarter-finals this August, the Bundesliga club revealed Thursday, even though he is ineligible to play in Europe for his new club this season. Earlier in the day, Chelsea confirmed that the 24-year-old Germany international had signed …

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Premier League’s restart hamstrung by injury fears

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The Premier League will return after a 100-day stoppage on June 17, cramming the remaining 92 games of the season into just five-and-a-half weeks. A deluge of football may be welcomed by fans starved of live action for three months. But it is expected to …

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‘Turbo Timo’ Werner gives new-look Chelsea goal threat

London, United Kingdom | AFP | When Timo Werner seals his imminent move from RB Leipzig to Chelsea, the German’s turbulent rise from national pariah to one of Europe’s most feared forwards will be complete. Chelsea are willing to meet the 60 million euro (£53 million, $67 million) release clause in …

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Kante stays away from Chelsea training over virus fears

London, United Kingdom | AFP | N’Golo Kante has been allowed to stay away from Chelsea’s return to training due to his coronavirus fears. The French World Cup winner joined up with Frank Lampard’s squad on Tuesday as Chelsea resumed training following the Premier League’s decision to allow socially distanced sessions. But the 29-year-old missed …

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Takeovers that changed Premier League history

  London, United Kingdom | AFP | Newcastle United’s sale to a Saudi-backed consortium appears to be close to completion — a deal that could turn the long-time underachievers into a major Premier League power. The potential £300 million ($370 million) takeover will reportedly see Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund take …

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Teenager Billy Gilmour sizes up Chelsea chance

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Billy Gilmour has set his sights on becoming a mainstay of the Chelsea midfield after the diminutive teenager proved he can stand up to the Premier League’s bully boys. Gilmour delivered a coming-of-age performance as his smooth passing and tenacious tackling inspired Chelsea’s FA Cup …

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Liverpool beaten again as Chelsea ease into FA Cup quarters

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea inflicted a third defeat in four games on Liverpool to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals as goals from Willian and Ross Barkley gave Frank Lampard’s men a much-needed lift at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Liverpool remain well on course for a first league title in 30 years with …

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