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Liverpool back on top as Salah stunner kills off Chelsea

Liverpool, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool powered back to the top of the Premier League after Mohamed Salah’s stunning strike clinched a 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp’s side had surrendered pole position a few hours earlier when Manchester City won 3-1 at Crystal Palace, piling pressure …

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European football wrestles with racism

  Paris, France | AFP | The interruption of the Dijon-Amiens Ligue 1 match on Friday after visiting captain Prince Gouano was the target of monkey chants adds to a string of recent racist incidents across Europe. It comes after rising Italy star Moise Kean was targeted by racist abuse …

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Solskjaer hails De Gea as United dig deep to beat Spurs

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said David de Gea was making a case to be considered Manchester United’s greatest-ever goalkeeper after he produced a masterclass on Sunday to protect his side’s 1-0 lead against Tottenham. The match at Wembley pitted two of the bookmakers’ favourites to …

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Resurgent Man City resume title quest against in-form Wolves

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola’s rejuvenated Manchester City face a potentially tricky challenge at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday as they continue their Premier League title defence. But the early days of 2019 suggest their uncharacteristic December collapse is firmly behind them. The final month of …

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Players not Pochettino should be Man Utd’s focus – Solskjaer

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United’s caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists his side’s trip to Tottenham should be about the players and not his head-to-head battle with Mauricio Pochettino. Sunday’s Premier League match at Wembley will see Solskjaer face off against the man widely considered his main …

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Willian eager to stay at Chelsea despite exit rumours

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Willian insisted he had no intention of leaving Chelsea after his superb goal sealed a 2-1 win at home to Newcastle on Saturday. Newcastle, threatened with relegation from the Premier League, had seen Ciaran Clark score a surprise equaliser before half-time after an early …

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Higuain determined to leave, says AC Milan coach Gattuso

Milan, Italy | AFP | Gonzalo Higuain has made up his mind to leave AC Milan, coach Gennaro Gattuso said on Saturday amid speculation linking the striker to Premier League side Chelsea. Higuain joined Milan on a season-long loan from Juventus in July with an option to make the deal …

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Emery defends Ozil omission as Arsenal lose to West Ham

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsenal manager Unai Emery indicated Mesut Ozil did not deserve a place in his squad after he missed a London derby loss to West Ham on Saturday. Ozil, Arsenal’s highest-paid player, has returned to full training over the last week following a knee injury. …

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