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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.

Atletico Madrid eye move for Chelsea full-back Alonso

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.
Olivier Giroud mocked Arsenal following Chelsea’s victory in the Europa League final on Wednesday evening.

Olivier Giroud annoyed by Gonzalo Higuain signing

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud admitted he found Maurizio Sarri's decision to sign Gonzalo Higuain rather than give him a regular starting place "annoying", but stressed he remains committed to the club.
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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.
Olivier Giroud mocked Arsenal following Chelsea’s victory in the Europa League final on Wednesday evening.

Olivier Giroud mocks Arsenal after Chelsea win Europa League final

Olivier Giroud mocks former club Arsenal after Chelsea victory in the Europa League final in Baku Olympic Stadium on Wednesday night.
Jose Mourinho believes Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech would have chosen to bow out in a game against Chelsea and will be determined to beat his old club in the Europa League final, despite being linked with a return to Stamford Bridge.

Didier Drogba consoles Petr Cech after Europa League loss to Chelsea

Didier Drogba has sent a message of consolation to his former teammate Petr Cech after Arsenal’s 4-1 defeat to Chelsea in the final of the Uefa Europa League on Wednesday.
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Eden Hazard: I think this is a goodbye

After scoring twice in Chelsea’s 4-1 win over Arsenal in the 2019 UEFA Europa League final match on Wednesday, Belgium’s Eden Hazard said he has now found the right moment.
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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.

Chelsea activate Olivier Giroud’s one-year contract extension clause

Chelsea have activated a clause in Olivier Giroud's contract to extend his deal for an extra year and keep him with the club for next season.
Karim Benzema spared Real Madrid's blushes with a match-winning brace in Saturday's 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Karim Benzema: A top striker should not just score goals

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema has opened up on his role in Zinedine Zidane’s system and has asserted that strikers need to do more than just score goals to be considered great players in their position.
Alvaro Morata is set to remain with Atletico Madrid through June 2020 with the club opting to pay €16 million (£13.8 million-$18 million) to continue the loan arrangement with Chelsea.

Atletico Madrid to pay €16 million to continue Alvaro Morata loan

Alvaro Morata is set to remain with Atletico Madrid through June 2020 with the club opting to pay €16 million (£13.8 million/$18 million) to continue the loan arrangement with Chelsea.
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Gonzalo Higuain angry with Maurizio Sarri after being subbed against Burnley

Gonzalo Higuain is angry with Maurizio Sarri after he was substituted in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Burnley on Monday night.
Chelsea progressed to the semi-finals of the Europa League after defeating Slavia Prague 4-3 at Stamford Bridge, resulting in a 5-3 aggregate victory.

Chelsea reach Europa semis despite alarming second half

Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.

Olivier Giroud demands important role at Chelsea FC next season

Striker Olivier Giroud said on Wednesday he has been approached by other clubs to play for them next season, but he added he wanted to extend his stay Chelsea.
Gonzalo Higuain scored his first Chelsea goals and Eden Hazard struck twice as the Blues moved back into the top four with a dominant 5-0 victory over Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge.

Gonzalo Higuain keen to earn permanent Chelsea move

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain is still desperate to earn a permanent move to the Premier League despite a difficult spell since arriving at Stamford Bridge on loan in January.
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Maurizio Sarri still unsure over Eden Hazard’s Chelsea future

Maurizio Sarri still does not know if Eden Hazard has decided his Chelsea future.
Olivier Giroud has Michel Platini in his sights after moving third among France's all-time top scorers with his 35th international goal in the victory over Iceland.

Olivier Giroud targets passing Michael Platini after moving beyond David Trezeguet with 35th France...

Olivier Giroud has Michel Platini in his sights after moving third among France's all-time top scorers with his 35th international goal in the victory over Iceland.

Didier Deschamps: Olivier Giroud wants more playing time at Chelsea

France manager, Didier Deschamps, has revealed that Olivier Giroud wants more game time at Chelsea, after impressing for his national side.
Antoine Griezmann thumped a volley in to put France in the lead after Paul Pogba's super pass . Reuters

Antoine Griezmann stars as France thrash Moldova in Euro 2020 Qualifier

Winger Antoine Griezmann scored one and set up another as World Cup winners France easily beat Moldova 4-1 in Chisinau in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Friday.

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