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Mikel Arteta hopes 10-man Arsenal’s grit points to brighter future

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta hopes the resilience his side showed in twice coming from behind while a man down to hold Chelsea 2-2 at Stamford Bridge proves a “stepping stone” to a brighter future for the Gunners.
Real Madrid is set to bully Chelsea to the signing of Lille ace Boubakary Soumare dubbed new Kante as both clubs are prepared to battle for his signature.

Real Madrid set to bully Chelsea to sign Lille ace dubbed new Kante

Real Madrid is set to bully Chelsea to the signing of Lille ace Boubakary Soumare dubbed new Kante as both clubs are prepared to battle for his signature.
Wilfred Ndidi spins and hits a smart strike that hits the back of the net for Leicester City's fifth goal against Newcastle United.

Wilfred Ndidi makes EPL team of the season

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been included in the Premier League Team of The Season.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has celebrated Leicester City record 9-0 win against Southampton at the St Mary’s Stadium on Friday

Leicester carry title fight to Liverpool

Leicester may never again scale the heights of shocking the world to win the Premier League four seasons ago, but the Foxes are upsetting the odds once more as the closest challengers to Liverpool at the top of the table.
EA Sports has revealed the 55-man list for the EA Sports FIFA Team of the Year.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, 53 others nominated for FIFA Team of the Year

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo alongside 53 others were nominated.
N’Golo Kante has left Chelsea’s pre-season training base in Japan and returned to England for treatment on a knee injury.

Chelsea’s midfielder officially sues former agent for fraud

The Paris prosecutor’s office has said Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has filed a lawsuit against his former image agent, citing fraud and breach of trust.
Leicester City attacking midfielder James Maddison has heaped praises on teammate Wilfred Ndidi for his contributions towards the team’s 2-0 victory against Arsenal at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

James Maddison: Wilfred Ndidi is the best ball winning midfielder in Premier League

James Maddison believes his Leicester City teammate Wilfred Ndidi is the best defensive midfielder in the English Premier League.

N’Golo Kante warns Chelsea players ahead of Valencia match

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has issued warning to the Blues players ahead of their trip to Spain to face Valencia in the Champions League on Wednesday evening.
Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez: I nearly joined Arsenal in the summer of 2016

Speaking in an interview with France Football, Algerian international and Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez discussed how he nearly joined Arsenal, being in contention for the Ballon D’Or, Leicester City blocking his exit and a lack of playing time under Pep Guardiola last season.
Premier league campaigners Chelsea have reportedly listed £70m-rated Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic their No 1 target for winter transfer window if their transfer ban is lifted.

Chelsea name No 1 target for January transfer window

Premier league campaigners Chelsea have reportedly listed £70m-rated Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic their No 1 target for winter transfer window if their transfer ban is lifted.
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Frank Lampard: N’Golo Kante is ‘much more’ than a defensive midfielder

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard insists N’Golo Kante is ‘much more’ than a defensive midfielder.

Chelsea get massive injury boost ahead of Ajax clash

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that French star N’Golo Kante has regained full fitness and will be in contention for a starting–place in the squad to tackle Ajax on Tuesday evening.
The Foxes boss was unhappy with Marcus Rashford’s decision to go down inside the box under a challenge from centre-back Caglar Soyuncu.

Marcus Rashford backs Manchester United to start climbing table

Marcus Rashford says confidence is growing in the Manchester United ranks following a third consecutive away win.”

Frank Lampard: N’Golo Kante set for return to training

France’s World Cup-winning midfielder N’Golo Kante is due to return to training with Chelsea after almost a month on the sidelines, said Chelsea manager Frank Lampard.
The vile abuse suffered by Paul Pogba on the back of his penalty miss for Manchester United against Wolves has seen both his club and team-mates rally around the World Cup winner.

Real Madrid identify Chelsea star as Paul Pogba’s alternative

The La Liga outfit aimed to sign N’Golo Kante since Manchester United is reluctant to allow Pogba actualize his preferred move to Santiago Bernabeu despite publicly stating his desire to move to Real Madrid.
Five Chelsea five first-team players to miss Premier League clash against Burnley on Saturday at Turf Moor.

Five Chelsea players to miss Burnley clash at Turf Moor

Frank Lampard has overseen six victories in all competitions and will be seeking their fourth consecutive Premier League win when they take on Burnley. Lampard confirmed he will be without midfielders N’Golo Kante, Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, and defenders Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen.
N’Golo Kante has left Chelsea’s pre-season training base in Japan and returned to England for treatment on a knee injury.

Chelsea criticises France over handling of N’Golo Kante

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has criticised France for their handling of injured midfielder N’Golo Kante during the international break, describing the situation as “not a laughing matter”.
Southampton’s Maya Yoshida tries to hook a clearance off the line but Chelsea’s opener would be awarded to Tammy Abraham (left). Tony O’Brien-Action Images via Reuters

Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount fire Chelsea to victory at Southampton

Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount celebrated their England call-ups by firing Chelsea to a 4-1 rout of struggling Southampton on Sunday.

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