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Chelsea have announced Eddie Newton has left to join Trabzonspor as the Turkish club’s assistant manager.

Chelsea announce Eddie Newton departure for Trabzonspor

Newton had been working at Chelsea this season as an assistant coach having previously held that position under Guus Hiddink and, most memorably, Roberto Di Matteo when they won the Champions League in 2012.
Former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi was in action on Thursday as Trabzonspor beat Sparta Prague 2-1 at the Medical Stadium to seal a place in the play-off round of the UEFA Europa League.

Mikel Obi: Why Barcelona lost 2012 Champions League semi-final to Chelsea

Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel revealed why Barcelona lost to Chelsea in the 2012 UEFA Champions League semi-final at Camp Nou.
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set for a return to the club as manager, accordig to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol.

Roberto Di Matteo backs Frank Lampard for Chelsea job

Former Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo has described Frank Lampard as a "great fit" to replace Maurizio Sarri in the Stamford Bridge dugout.
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard's proposed transfer to Real Madrid this summer won't be easy to push through, according to Roberto Di Matteo.

Roberto Di Matteo: Eden Hazard’s proposed Real Madrid transfer ‘won’t be easy’ to complete

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard's proposed transfer to Real Madrid this summer "won't be easy" to push through, according to Roberto Di Matteo.
Manchester United's change of fortune under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reminds Didier Drogba of Chelsea's Champions League win in 2012 under Roberto di Matteo as the Red Devils prepare to take on Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the competition.

Didier Drogba: Manchester United can emulate Roberto di Matteo’s Chelsea

Manchester United's change of fortune under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reminds Didier Drogba of Chelsea's Champions League win in 2012 under Roberto di Matteo as the Red Devils prepare to take on Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the competition.
Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates following the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James’ Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on January 2, 2019. – Manchester United won the match 2-0. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP)

Andrew Cole: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is now favourite for Manchester United job

Manchester United will not have to look any further for their next permanent manager if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues his blistering start to his reign, according to Andrew Cole.

Aston Villa sack Steve Bruce after two years in charge

Villa are 12th in the Championship but have only won one of their past nine league matches and drew 3-3 with bottom club Preston on Tuesday.

Steve Bruce determined to send Aston Villa back to Premier League

Steve Bruce is confident he can guide Aston Villa back to the Premier League - despite the club's perilous financial position.

Kevin-Prince Boateng: Schalke sacking was a ‘punch in face’

Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng says his departure from Schalke felt “like a punch in the face” with the clubs to clash in Wednesday’s German Cup semi-final.

Mikel Obi: Chelsea will knock out Barcelona

Tianjin Teda midfielder John Obi Mikel believes Chelsea can still knock Barcelona out of the Champions League at the Camp Nou on March 14, despite blowing a lead to draw 1-1 in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

Tottenham aim to gun down new-look Arsenal, Mahrez AWOL

Tottenham host Arsenal at Wembley this weekend aiming to crush the optimism created by the Gunners' new-look forward line while the absent Riyad Mahrez will be missed by both teams at the Etihad.

Italy face ‘do-or-die’ 2018 World Cup play-off against Sweden – Roberto Di Matteo

Italy face a "do-or-die" World Cup showdown with Sweden but Gian Piero Ventura's side has the experience to qualify for Russia 2018, according to Roberto Di Matteo.

Why Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar Made FIFA Best Player final shortlist – Okocha

Former Nigeria international Austin Okocha believes the ability of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar to entertain and also decide the outcome of a football match is why they are the three final nominees for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017.

Chelsea still a work in progress – Conte

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits it could be years before his troubled team are capable of dominating at home and abroad.

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