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Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

Mikel Obi targets coaching role under Frank Lampard at Chelsea

Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel hopes he will get the chance to work as an assistant coach under Frank Lampard at Chelsea in future.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.

Ashley Cole: No need for Chelsea to panic yet

There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.
Ashley Cole leaves the LA Galaxy after three seasons.

Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole announces retirement from football

Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole has announced his retirement from all forms of football at the age of 38 following a two-decade-long career.
Trent Alexander-Arnold

Andy Robertson: Trent Alexander-Arnold is the best right-back in the world

Liverpool's Andy Robertson has lavished praise on team-mate Trent Alexander-Arnold, hailing the fellow Champions League winner as the best right-back in the world.
Ashley Cole

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard wants Ashley Cole back at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard is reported wants Ashley Cole back at Stamford Bridge to becomes his backroom staff.
Former Super Eagles defender Efe Ambrose has been released by Championship side Derby County without playing a match.

Derby County sack Nigeria defender who failed to play a single match

Former Super Eagles defender Efe Ambrose has been released by Championship side Derby County without playing a match.
Cesar Azpilicueta is looking for Chelsea’s class of 2019 to maintain the standards set by the likes of John Terry, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech.

Cesar Azpilicueta calls on Chelsea to maintain the standards set by John Terry, Frank...

Cesar Azpilicueta is looking for Chelsea’s class of 2019 to maintain the standards set by the likes of John Terry, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech.
Phil Foden celebrates after scoring Manchester City’s second goal. Tom Jenkins-The Guardian

Manchester City end Newport County’s FA Cup dream to reach quarter-finals

Manchester City endured some anxious moments on Saturday but escaped from fourth-tier Newport County with their FA Cup hopes intact as Phil Foden scored twice in an ultimately comfortable 4-1 victory.
New signing Efe Ambrose is probably a couple of weeks away from being involved in Derby County’s squad, says manager Frank Lampard.

Match fitness delay’s Efe Ambrose Derby County debut

New signing Efe Ambrose is probably a couple of weeks away from being involved in Derby County’s squad, says manager Frank Lampard.
John Obi Mikel

Mikel Obi: My family forced me out of China

John Obi Mikel has opened up on a wide range of issues in an interview with The Sun especially his move to English Championship side, Middlesbrough in the January transfer window.
John Obi Mikel

Mikel Obi: Chelsea still struggling to replace my generation

Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel believes the club is still struggling to replace his generation of players.
Ashley Cole

Former England left-back Ashley Cole to retire after Derby County stint

Former England left-back Ashley Cole says he expects to retire from playing at the end of the season.
Ashley Cole leaves the LA Galaxy after three seasons.

Ashley Cole, 8 others released by MLS side LA Galaxy

Cole, 37, leaves the StubHub Center after three seasons -- during which time he made 83 MLS appearances -- after the club declined the option to extend his deal.

Rio Ferdinand admits to placing club above country at major finals

Former England star Rio Ferdinand's confession that he placed club above country when he played at two World Cup finals will be one present England manager Gareth Southgate hopes to avoid in Russia.

Rio Ferdinand: England’s golden generation were killed by club rivalries

Rio Ferdinand has admitted club rivalries "killed'' England's chances at major tournaments while their so-called "golden generation'' were playing.

LA Galaxy fault VAR after loss to New York Red Bulls

In the wake of its 3-2 defeat to the New York Red Bulls, the LA Galaxy ripped the officiating as well as MLS's use of Video Assistant Referee.

Manchester City among Premier League’s greatest teams

Manchester City's swaggering march to the title has seen Pep Guardiola's side hailed as one of the finest teams in the Premier League era.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on target again as Los Angeles Galaxy douse Chicago Fire

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on his first full appearance for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday to secure a battling 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer.

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Victor Osimhen misses late penalty in Lille’s home win against Montpellier

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