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Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri insists he can avoid being sacked

Maurizio Sarri insists he expects to avoid being sacked as Chelsea manager if his troubled side can put together a sustained winning run.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Chelsea consider Zinedine Zidane, Frank Lampard to replace under-fire Maurizio Sarri

Pressure on the Italian is growing after a poor run of results in which the Blues have dropped to sixth in the table, been knocked out of the FA Cup by Manchester United and been humiliated in a 6-0 defeat at Manchester City.
Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion world mourns death of ‘Kaiser’ Karl Lagerfeld

The fashion world has been plunged into mourning by the death of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, the rapier-witted dandy who ruled over the industry for half a century.

Juventus’ Sami Khedira diagnosed of heart problem

Juventus have been left worrying over the future of Sami Khedira after the Germany midfielder was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.
MAURIZIO SARRI CHELSEA

Chelsea hold discussions over Maurizio Sarri’s future

Senior figures at Chelsea have held discussions over Maurizio Sarri's future as head coach, according to a report.
Maurizio Sarri Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri set to be in charge for Chelsea’s game against Malmo

Chelsea boss coach Maurizio Sarri is set to be in charge for the Europa League game against Malmo on Thursday.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Under-fire Maurizio Sarri doesn’t fear the sack

Maurizio Sarri insists he isn’t worried about being sacked as Chelsea manager despite his troubled side’s lacklustre FA Cup surrender against Manchester United.
MAURIZIO SARRI CHELSEA

Sarri: Chelsea played confusing football against Manchester United

Maurizio Sarri has admitted that his side played “confusing football” in their 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday.
Maurizio Sarri Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri: I’m not worried about sack

Maurizio Sarri insists he isn’t worried about being sacked as Chelsea manager despite his troubled side’s lacklustre FA Cup surrender against Manchester United.
Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha ComM, commonly known as Nani, is a Portuguese professional footballer

Orlando City signs former Manchester United star Nani

Orlando City has announced the signing of former Manchester United star Nani, who joins from Sporting CP in Portugal.
Franck Kessie

Franck Kessie lauds AC Milan win over ‘strong’ Atalanta

Franck Kessie has described AC Milan's 3-1 win over his former side Atalanta in Saturday's Serie A encounter as a very important result.
Wim Vanhelleputte

Uganda deports MTN chief executive over security concerns

Uganda’s security agencies and immigration department have deported the chief executive of the largest telecommunications company in the country over security reasons.
David Luiz says Maurizio Sarri has improved Chelsea since taking over as head coach

David Luiz: Everyone at Chelsea believes in Maurizio Sarri

David Luiz says that Maurizio Sarri has the backing of the Chelsea dressing room amid rumours of discontent after recent high-profile away defeats.
Orji Okonkwo

Orji Okonkwo joins Montreal Impact on loan

Nigerian forward Orji Okonkwo has joined Major League Soccer (MLS) side Montreal Impact on loan for the 2019 season.
Chelsea

Chelsea in need of morale boost on Europa League trip to Sweden

The Europa League might not be top of Chelsea’s priorities this season, but in the current circumstances Thursday’s last 32, first leg away to Malmo in Sweden takes on extra importance for Maurizio Sarri’s side.
Aaron Ramsey

Aaron Ramsey must rise to challenge after hitting Juventus jackpot

Aaron Ramsey has joined European football’s monied elite after agreeing on a lucrative move to Juventus, but doubts remain about the Arsenal midfielder’s ability to justify his jaw-dropping salary.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Eden Hazard backs under-fire Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has hailed the work done by Blues manager Maurizio Sarri amid increasing speculation regarding the former Napoli boss' future.
AS Roma Italian midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo

Nicolo Zaniolo strikes twice for AS Roma to beat FC Porto

Two goals from teenager Nicolo Zaniolo earned AS Roma a 2-1 win against FC Porto in their UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg fixture on Tuesday.

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