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Fiorentina sign Leicester winger on year-long loan

After signing prolific young Brazilian striker Pedro from Fluminense and teenage English talent Bobby Duncan from Liverpool, La Viola signed Leicester’s Rachid Ghezzal to a year-long loan.
Frank Lampard, after two competitive games as Chelsea boss, has acknowledged that “performances and results will define how long I am here”.

Frank Lampard says Chelsea’s misfiring strikers will come good

Frank Lampard insists Chelsea’s misfiring strikers will rediscover their touch in front of goal.
Chelsea have lost a “world great” in Eden Hazard, says Pat Nevin, but one of Christian Pulisic, Willian and Pedro is being backed to step up and fill some sizeable shoes at Stamford Bridge.

Pat Nevin: One of Christian Pulisic, Willian & Pedro will flourish in Eden Hazard’s...

Chelsea have lost a “world great” in Eden Hazard, says Pat Nevin, but one of Christian Pulisic, Willian and Pedro is being backed to step up and fill some sizeable shoes at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was spotted in stands during the Blues victory against RB Salzburg on Wednesday evening.

Abramovich spotted in stands during Chelsea win over RedBull

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was spotted in stands during the Blues victory against RB Salzburg on Wednesday evening.
Chelsea has released a 25-man squad for Barcelona friendly that would take place next week Tuesday.

Chelsea release 25-man squad for Barcelona friendly

The Blues will resume their pre-season training in Japan where they will take on J-League Champions Kawasaki Frontale (Friday) and then against Barcelona (next Tuesday).
Antoine Griezmann will wear ex-Super Eagles winger Emmanuel Amunike former Barcelona jersey number revealed ahead of the 2019-20 season.

Antoine Griezmann will wear Emmanuel Amunike former Barcelona jersey number

Antoine Griezmann will wear ex-Super Eagles winger Emmanuel Amunike former Barcelona jersey number revealed ahead of the 2019-20 season.

Pep Guardiola: I don’t know if Neymar would be the same if he returned...

Pep Guardiola says he doubts whether Neymar would be the same player he was during his time at Barcelona if he opts to switch back to Camp Nou from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
Didier Drogba has given his endorsement to Frank Lampard as he says his former team-mate is ready to manage Chelsea despite only one year of experience with Derby County.

Marcel Desailly trusts Chelsea to get Frank Lampard call correct

Roman Abramovich has a proven record of getting managerial appointments right and should be trusted in any approach for Frank Lampard, claims Marcel Desailly.
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set for a return to the club as manager, accordig to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol.

Frank Lampard set to persuade Chelsea star to stay

The newly appointed Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is keen on persuading Callum Hudson-Odoi to remain at the Stamford Bridge following his appointment.
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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.
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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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Willian: I’d be very sad if Eden Hazard leaves

The Belgium international, who this month confirmed he had decided his future and informed the club, could therefore make his final appearance for Chelsea in Wednesday's Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku.

Woman allegedly strips in church, urinate on altar

A 39-year-old petty trader, Moji Aderibigbe, accused of stripping naked and pouring urine on the church altar, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Chief magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Eden Hazard has provided more assists than any other player in Europe’s top five leagues this season (Getty Images)

Chelsea climb to third after 3-0 win over Watford

Chelsea beat Watford 3-0 on Sunday to move over Tottenham to third place in the English premiership.
Chelsea’s Pedro beats the Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp to equalise for Maurizio Sarri’s side in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final. Alex Grimm-Bongarts-Getty Images

Europa: Chelsea hold Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany

A first-half strike from Pedro gave Chelsea a slim advantage in their Europa League semi-final tie as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday.
David de Gea's howler gave Chelsea the advantage in the race for the top four after a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Super Sunday.

Manchester United’s David de Gea howler gives Chelsea advantage in top-four chase

David de Gea's howler gave Chelsea the advantage in the race for the top four after a 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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.
Callum Hudson-Odoi

Maurizio Sarri: Callum Hudson-Odoi will ‘probably’ start against Brighton

Maurizio Sarri again defended his decision to delay Callum Hudson-Odoi's first Premier League start, as N'Golo Kante and Eden Hazard prepare to return for Chelsea.

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Cleric wants unity among Christians

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Cabo Verde airline launches in Nigeria

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Women urged to promote African products

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate to partner FRC to block revenue leakages

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Presidency: Federal government will lift 100 million out of extreme poverty

The Federal Government is committed to take 100 million Nigerians out of extreme poverty in the next 10 years, it has been learnt.