January 11th, 2017
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Sunderland manager David Moyes has declared that Premier League log leaders Chelsea are not yet sure of clinching the title, despite losing at home to them.
The former Manchester United coach said it was too early for everyone to start proclaiming Antonio Conte a winner this term.
Conte supervised a 1-0 victory over Sunderland this week to make it ten straight wins in the Premier League this season. The victory sent them six points clear of second-placed Liverpool. Liverpool defeated Middlesbrough 3-0 away while former runners up Arsenal lost to Everton 2-1 to lose their spot to the Reds. The Gunners have the same points and goals difference but they lost their season opener to Liverpool, hence placing third.
According to Moyes, Chelsea will have all teams trying to stop them hence a title win is not assured.
“It’s early to say that [Chelsea winning the Premier League]. Everybody will be trying to find ways of stopping them.
“We tried and we didn’t do a bad job in restricting them to just a few clear-cut opportunities,” Moyes said after the Black Cats’ loss
November 18th, 2016
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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has stated that he did not humiliate Manchester United.
It is believed that Jose Mourinho had told the Chelsea boss after the match that his action has embarrassed his team and that he was not pleased with this behavior.
Antonio Conte said that this was not his intention and he only wanted to get the fans behind the team. He said that as a former player he knows how players feel on nights like these and that he will never do anything to humiliate an opposing team. He stated that he always respects opponents and that he is only a competitor on the field.
Chelsea beat Manchester United 4-0 in a match that saw Jose Mourinho returned to Chelsea after the club sacked him. Unfortunately, it does not work out for the Portuguese manager as his side concede a goal in the first minute of the game. Manchester United will not recover from going behind and will fail to take control of the match. Instead, they will concede another goal from Gary Cahill.
September 22nd, 2016
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Spain international Cesc Fabregas has denied rumours making the rounds from even renowned sport news outlets that he was set to leave Stamford Bridge, Sky Sports say.
The reports claim that the Chelsea player was surplus to coach Antonio Conte’s requirements this term. Fabregas denied the story, claiming his immediate future is assured at Chelsea.
The former Barcelona play maker featured for his club when they played Bristol Rovers in the Football League Cup, but he has only played a game in the Premier League this season. In the game he played, he came on as a substitute against Watford. In the 3-0 comfortable victory over Burnley over the weekend, Conte didn’t seem it fit to add him to the squad when he needed to seal the victory as the opponents were threatening despite being two goals down. Fabregas remained an unused substitute, with Conte sending Pedro, Batshuayi, and Victor Moses to get the third goal.
After the Saturday win, the media was rife with reports that Fabregas had grown frustrated with his lack of playing time, and Conte had told him he could leave if he wanted. The reports were so believable that Fabregas had to take to popular social media platform Twitter to deny the allegations.
“Contrary to what has been written, the manager and I have a good relationship, and he has NEVER told me that I can leave,” Fabregas started in a series of tweets responding directly to the allegations.
August 19th, 2016
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Diego Costa has never been a target for Atletico Madrid according to the club’s president Enrique Cerezo. He said that these are all rumors created by the media and that the Spanish club has never made any attempt to sign the player.
The Atletico Madrid’s president that the Diego Costa is a Chelsea player and that it is wrong to be linking him to his club. He said that the player belongs to the London team and that at the moment there is no intention by the Spanish club to make a bid for the player
There were rumors during the transfer window that Diego Costa might be going to Atletico Madrid in the summer, but the reports have subsided since then. Antonio Conte has recently stated that Diego Costa is a Chelsea player and that he is not going anywhere in the summer. The new Chelsea manager said that each big team needs a quality striker and that Chelsea are counting on Costa in order to deliver the goals. He said that he is building a team around Diego Costa and that he is not going to let him go anywhere.
July 28th, 2016
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English Premier League giant Chelsea FC have announced the signing of Michy Batshuayi from French club Marseille.
The club offered the youngster a five-year deal. The striker is said to hold close resemblance with former striker Didier Drogba, especially with his ability to beat defenders with his physique. The 22-year old player is powerful, fast and has an eye for goals.
Batshuayi was signed following his successful spell in France and Belgium. He was a part of the star-studded Belgian team that made it to the quarter finals. He was on point in the game against Hungary in the Round of 16 where he netted with his first touch when Chelsea’s Eden Hazard sent a cross.
Batshuayi said he was very delighted to join Chelsea being one of the biggest clubs in Europe. He mentioned that Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois mentioned a lot of good things about the club and that he was ready to move into a new phase in his career with Anthonio Conte in charge.
The player who was born in Brussels played his youth team football there before joining Standard Liege in 2011 to begin his professional career. He made his debut at the age of 18 and scored his first goal in a high profile match at Copenhagen in the 2011/2012 Europa League. The goal sent his club to the knockout rounds of the tournament. He got more chances in the next season and scored more goals.
May 10th, 2016
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Head coach at the Stamford Bridge, Guus Hiddink, says being at the zenith of the English Premier League for the first time is causing nerves to Tottenham players.
Spurs head to Stamford Bridge on Monday with their title hopes hanging by a thread, following a disappointing draw at home to less fancied West Brom this past week.
Leicester City remain ahead with eight points but Tottenham have three games to go. The Foxes
dropped points during the recent the draw against Manchester United but Hiddink believes Spurs might not have the bottle to make up the ground.
“They are now experiencing being at the top. I’m not much into statistics, but it’s the first time in their history they’re now in the end competing for the Premier League title.
“In some players it might cause nerves. They might under-perform a bit. Leicester are fearless but some Spurs players might be affected by being on top and think ‘what now?’ Hiddink told reporters.
Willian says the Chelsea players don’t want Tottenham to win the league. Aside Willian, many others have said they preferred The Foxes to lift the EPL trophy after their stunning and consistent performance this season.