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Willian backs Frank Lampard to succeed at Chelsea

Chelsea winger Willian has backed club “legend” Frank Lampard to succeed at Stamford Bridge if - as expected - he is appointed the Blues’ new manager.
Maurizio Sarri has revealed Juventus’ determination to make him their new coach convinced him to leave Chelsea.

Maurizio Sarri: Eden Hazard caused defensive issues for Chelsea

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has admitted that he struggled to field his preferred system while at Chelsea so as to be able to maximise the potential of Eden Hazard.
Arsenal ace Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates wedding to stunning bride Betty Vardanyan with romantic Venice boat trip

Henrikh Mkhitaryan weds fiancee in romantic ceremony in Venice

Arsenal forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates the wedding to his stunning fiancee Betty Vardanyan with romantic Venice boat trip.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

Aleksander Ceferin: English clubs are losing popularity

The popularity of English clubs across Europe is being damaged by complaints over the decision to hold the Europa League final in Azerbaijan, according to UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin.

Mikel Obi to go into business after retirement

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has stated categorically that he will quit the game and face business pointing that he would not have anything to do with football which brought him fame and wealth.
UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.

UEFA president slams “mad” Premier League clubs

UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.
Chelsea will select a host of youngsters for their ‘Final Whistle on Hate’ friendly against the New England Revolution on Wednesday to freshen up Maurizio Sarri’s tired squad before planning a break ahead of the Europa League final.

Juventus agree deal with Chelsea for Maurizio Sarri

Juventus have reached an agreement in principle with Chelsea over a deal for manager Maurizio Sarri to join the Italian champions, Sky Italia and the BBC reported.
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Mesut Ozil marries former Miss Turkey with president Recep Erdogan as best man

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil marries former Miss Turkey Amine Gulsenas the country as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the best man at the wedding in Istanbul.
Frank Lampard was appointed manager at Derby County in May.

Frank Lampard leading candidate to replace Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea

Chelsea are in talks with several candidates but Frank Lampard remains the leading contender to replace Maurizio Sarri, according to a report.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger slams Arsenal for Europa League final ‘collapse’ against Chelsea

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has criticised his former club for their “collapse” against Chelsea in the Europa League final.
Frank Lampard was appointed manager at Derby County in May.

Chelsea shortlist Frank Lampard, four coaches to replace Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea have shortlisted Frank Lampard and four managers to replace Juventus-bound Maurizio Sarri this summer.
Rob Green celebrates with the Europa League trophy (EPA)

Chelsea’s Rob Green announces retirement after Europa League win

Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green has announced his retirement after winning the Europa League against Arsenal.
Eden Hazard

Cesc Fabregas: Eden Hazard can win everything at Real Madrid

Cesc Fabregas has urged former Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard to move to Real Madrid, stating that the Spanish capital is the perfect stage for the attacker to win the Ballon d'Or and truly announce himself as one of football's best.
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‘No regrets’ for retiring Cech despite Europa League loss

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech said he had “no regrets” as he played the final match of his career in Wednesday’s 4-1 Europa League defeat by former club Chelsea.
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Arsenal striker set for exit talk after Europa League final defeat

Arsenal striker is set to exit talks with the club’s board after the 4-1 defeat against Chelsea in the Europa League finals on Wednesday in Baku.
David Luiz ended speculation surrounding his Chelsea future by signing a new deal with the club.

David Luiz: Only Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi can replace Eden Hazard

David Luiz thinks that Eden Hazard is irreplaceable in the short term but has hope that Callum Hudson-Odoi is good enough to become Chelsea’s next superstar.
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Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o congratulate Chelsea after Europa League triumph

Chelsea's African legends Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto’o have lauded the Blues after winning the Uefa Europa League title on Wednesday.
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Unai Emery hails Chelsea after Europa League triumph

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has congratulated Chelsea for lifting their second Europa League title at the expense of his team on Wednesday in the Olympic Stadium in Baku.

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