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West Ham appoint Manuel Pellegrini as manager

West Ham United have appointed Manuel Pellegrini as their next manager, replacing David Moyes on a three-year deal.

West Ham target Manuel Pellegrini leaves Hebei China Fortune

West Ham target Manuel Pellegrini has left his position at Hebei China Fortune, the Chinese Super League club announced on Saturday.

Newcastle United confident of keeping manager Rafa Benitez

Newcastle are confident manager Rafa Benitez will stay at the club, despite reports linking him with a move away, Sky reports.

David Sullivan: West Ham ‘very close’ to appointing new manager

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan insists the club is "very close" to appointing a "high calibre" manager to succeed David Moyes at the London Stadium.

Conte warns Chelsea flops to shape up ahead of FACup final

Antonio Conte claims Chelsea have no chance of an FA Cup final victory over Manchester United unless they improve quickly after questioning the desire of his players.

Jamaal Lascelles: Newcastle must do everything to keep Rafa Benitez

Captain Jamaal Lascelles says Newcastle must do all they can to keep manager Rafa Benitez at the club and happy.

Rafa Benitez seeks clarifications over Newcastle United ambitions

Rafa Benitez wants the Newcastle United hierarchy to "clarify" their ambitions as the Spaniard's contract talks rumble on at St James' Park.

Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis wants Mikel Arteta as Arsene Wenger’s replacement

Arsenal's chief executive Ivan Gazidis - the man who will ultimately recommend a new head coach to owner Stan Kroenke - believes Mikel Arteta could be the man to replace Arsene Wenger, Sky Sports reports.

Ray Parlour: Rafa Benitez a ‘perfect fit’ to fill Arsene Wenger void at Arsenal

Rafa Benitez would be a “perfect fit” for Arsenal if the Gunners turn to the Newcastle boss as successor to Arsene Wenger, says Ray Parlour.

Rafa Benitez praises Newcastle players after securing Premier League status

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez said his team's commitment was the reason behind them all-but securing their Premier League status for next season.

Newcastle fight back to inflict another away defeat on Arsenal

Arsenal's away woes in the Premier League continued on Sunday when they were beaten 2-1 by Newcastle United at St James' Park.

Tony Cottee: Jonjo Shelvey is England’s best passer

Jonjo Shelvey is England's best passer and deserves a chance to prove he is worth a place at the World Cup, says Tony Cottee.

Rafa Benitez: Newcastle United must change if they are to progress

Newcastle United must effect significant changes and establish a clear structure for progress off the pitch to improve their on-field performances and compete at a higher level, manager Rafa Benitez says.

Matt Ritchie: Newcastle United are not yet safe from drop

Newcastle midfielder Matt Ritchie has warned their fans not to get too carried away after they defeated Southampton 3-0 on Saturday to further ease their relegation fears.

Five things we learned in the Premier League

Manchester City's remorseless run to the Premier League title continued with a 1-0 win at home to Chelsea that left Pep Guardiola's men a remarkable 18 points clear of the chasing pack.

Rafa Benitez: Liverpool are more than just Mohamed Salah

Rafa Benitez insists his Newcastle side will have much more than just the in-form Mohamed Salah to deal with at Anfield on Saturday.

Free-scoring Liverpool face Rafa Benitez exam

Liverpool's free-scoring form faces a challenge as their former manager Rafa Benitez returns to Anfield with Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday.

Mohamed Salah sets Premier League scoring record

Mohamed Salah was inevitably on the scoresheet as Liverpool took full advantage of the inactivity of their top-four rivals to thrash West Ham United 4-1 at Anfield and provisionally move into second in the Premier League.

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