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Chelsea’s Hazard must decide over new contract: Sarri

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Belgian playmaker Eden Hazard must make up his mind whether he wishes to commit to Chelsea and extend his contract worth a rumoured £350,000 ($450,000) a week, the club’s manager Maurizio Sarri said. The 27-year-old — whose present deal runs till June 2020 — …

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Klopp accepts FA charge over wild derby celebrations

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepted on Tuesday a charge of misconduct levelled by the Football Association (FA), saying “if you break rules you have to pay for it.” The 51-year-old German had been charged after his exuberant celebrations following Divock Origi’s goal in the …

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Mourinho aiming to stop rot as Man Utd season unravels

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho needs to lift Manchester United’s morale quickly as a deflating run of performances threatens to throw their season off track completely but he faces a daunting task against a revitalised Arsenal. Mourinho’s team have not looked themselves at Old Trafford for much …

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Freak Liverpool winner sparks wild scenes at Anfield

Liverpool, United Kingdom | AFP | Divock Origi’s freak injury-time winning goal settled a thrilling Merseyside derby as Liverpool beat Everton 1-0 on Sunday to stay in touch with Premier League leaders Manchester City, although the FA may yet have the final word on a tempestuous finale to the game. …

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Aubameyang stars as Arsenal fightback stuns Spurs

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Unai Emery hailed Arsenal’s explosive 4-2 win over bitter rivals Tottenham as a statement of intent from his revitalised side. Emery’s team extended their unbeaten run to 19 matches in all competitions after fighting back from 2-1 down in arguably the Premier League’s game …

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Mourinho bemoans lack of ‘mad dogs’ after United draw

Southampton, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho suggested after a third Premier League match without victory that his team had not had enough “mad dogs” on the field in their 2-2 draw with Southampton. To a neutral, it seemed that it was not rabid canines that were missing but …

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Mourinho still has a lot of bottle, hits back at critics

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho once again stole the show from his players, smashing drinks crates to the ground after Marouane Fellaini’s late winner took Manchester United into the Champions League knockout stages and eliciting headlines on Wednesday such as “Bottle of Red”. The volatile 55-year-old Portuguese …

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Bournemouth game too ‘demanding’ for Ozil, says Emery

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Mesut Ozil’s relationship with Arsenal boss Unai Emery is again under scrutiny after the Spaniard appeared to suggest Sunday’s match at Bournemouth was too “demanding” for the German. The 30-year-old German World Cup-winning midfielder had played in the Gunners’ previous three matches — all …

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African great Drogba retires from football

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ivory Coast and Chelsea great Didier Drogba announced his retirement on Wednesday after a 20-year career. The 40-year-old scored 164 goals in 381 appearances for Chelsea, winning four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the 2012 Champions League, while he is also Ivory …

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