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Eden Hazard doubles Chelsea’s lead at Brighton’s Amex Stadium having set up the first goal for Pedro. Mike Hewitt-Getty Images

Maurizio Sarri backs Eden Hazard to thrive as ‘false nine’

Maurizio Sarri insists Eden Hazard can thrive in the ‘false nine’ role after the Belgium playmaker inspired Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Brighton on Sunday.
Maurizio Sarri wants both Cesc Fabregas and David Luiz to sign new deals at Stamford Bridge

Maurizio Sarri wants new Chelsea deals for David Luiz and Cesc Fabregas

Maurizio Sarri says he wants David Luiz and Cesc Fabregas to sign new contracts at Chelsea, but admits completing the deals will be "very difficult".
Manchester City will be the only side Pep Guardiola manages in the Premier League, with the Catalan considering himself to be “Mancunian for the rest of my life”.

Pep Guardiola: English Premier League has made me stronger

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the competitive nature and sheer unpredictability of the English Premier League has presented him with the biggest challenge of his career.

Tragedy-hit Leicester return to action as Arsenal seek Liverpool scalp

Grieving Leicester City return to Premier League action against Cardiff just a week after the shocking death of their owner while Arsenal aim to test unbeaten Liverpool’s title credentials.
Arsenal Unai Emery

Unai Emery’s Arsenal face acid test against Liverpool

Unai Emery’s Arsenal have come a long way since losing their first two Premier League games of the season, and they face a major test of their credentials with the visit of unbeaten Liverpool on Saturday.
José Peseiro

Sporting Lisbon sack coach Jose Peseiro

Sporting Lisbon have sacked their coach Jose Peseiro following a 2-1 League Cup defeat to second division side Estoril, according to reports on Thursday.
A television broadcast camera films as Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on October 7, 2018. - Chelsea won the match 3-0. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Eden Hazard: I want to work with Jose Mourinho again

Eden Hazard has revealed that he wants to work under Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho again.

Isaac Success nominated for Watford Goal of the Month

Isaac Success’s goal against Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the League Cup has been shortlisted for Watford’s Goal of the Month award for September 2018.
Liverpool's Scottish defender Andrew Robertson (2l) heads the ball away during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on September 29, 2018. Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS - AFP

Chelsea end Liverpool’s perfect start to Premier League season

Chelsea ended Liverpool's perfect start to the Premier League season as the title contenders drew 1-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Petr Cech was taken off injured in the first-half against Watford

Arsenal’s Unai Emery fears Petr Cech will be out for three weeks

Unai Emery expects Petr Cech to be sidelined for up to three weeks after the Arsenal goalkeeper limped off during Saturday’s 2-0 win over Watford.
David De Gea retrieves the ball from his net after conceding from a Yarmolenko shot (Getty)

Manchester United’s loss to West Ham deepens Jose Mourinho’s woes

Manchester United’s dire week ended in a damaging 3-1 defeat at the hands of West Ham on Saturday as Jose Mourinho failed to arrest a growing sense of crisis surrounding the club.

Diego Costa: Antonio Conte behaviour at Chelsea reason for Atletico Madrid return

Costa was unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player for the second time in December, three months after it was agreed that he would leave Chelsea in a £57 million transfer.
Unai Emery

Unai Emery eyes seven in a row as Arsenal face Watford

Unai Emery believes restoring Arsenal’s confidence has been the key to his side’s revival as they look to make it seven successive wins when they face Watford on Saturday.

Manchester United face West Ham test with all eyes on Pogba

Jose Mourinho’s relationship with Paul Pogba plummeted to new depths this week and all eyes will be on the Manchester United teamsheet at West Ham on Saturday for the latest chapter in the saga.
Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk faces fitness test ahead of Chelsea clash

Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk faces a fitness test ahead of Wednesday’s League Cup clash with Chelsea, although fellow defender Dejan Lovren is available, manager Juergen Klopp said on Tuesday.
Soccer Football - Premier League - Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - Wembley Stadium, London, Britain - September 15, 2018 Tottenham's Erik Lamela celebrates scoring their first goal with Son Heung-min REUTERS/Dylan Martinez.

Tottenham face crunch time in bid to shed nearly-men label

Tottenham open their Champions League campaign at Inter Milan on Tuesday bidding to banish the growing belief that they lack the steel to win major silverware.
Eddie Howe

Eddie Howe: Bournemouth banking on past experiences to beat Chelsea

Manager Eddie Howe says Bournemouth will take inspiration from last season’s matches against Chelsea as they try to beat the London outfit in the Premier League on Saturday to maintain their unbeaten start to the campaign,.
Virgil van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool squad focused on winning silverware

Virgil Van Dijk insists the Liverpool squad are determined to write their own history and win silverware for the first time since 2012.

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