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Incoming Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is willing to bring Nemanja Matic to Old Trafford Matteo Darmian could be the krey man to close a deal between the two clubs, according to the Sunday People.

The 26-year-old full-back, who joined the Red Devils on a £12m move from Torino last summer, is very important for new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

Mourinho has reportedly put the Serbia international on top of his shopping list and Darmian might rejoin his current head coach during the Euros with Italy national team.

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Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois and Eden Hazard helped Belgium in the 3-0 victory against Republic of Ireland today.

Former Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku scored a brace, one assisted by De Bruyne and the other by Eden Hazard.

Belgium are now closer to go through the next stage, but they have to face Sweden on Wednesday to be sure of the knockout round. They will need a positive result against Manchester United target Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Also Gary Cahill helped England in the 2-1 win against Wales on Thursday, while Cesc Fabregas and Cesar Azpilicueta won 3-0 with Spain against Turkey on Friday.

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Coming from the second very good Euro 2016 performance offered for Italy in a row, Sunderland forward Emanuele Giaccherini has been linked to a market suggestion linking him to Chelsea.

Interviewed by Sportitalia, his agent, Furio Valcareggi, stated:

Giaccherini is a player who succeeded in playing the 80% of Juventus games when their midfield roster was including Pogba, Marchisio, Pirlo and Vidal.

“Antonio Conte has a very high opinion of him, and following him at Chelsea would be a dream coming true. After European campaign, clubs willing to sign him from Sunderland will be allowed to do it for a low sum“.

The former Bologna player is tracked by Fiorentina, AC Milan and Torino.

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Everton are keen to offer a huge salary improvement to Chelsea target Romelu Lukaku to convince him to stay at Goodison Park.

New boss Ronald Koeman is not convinced in off-loading the Belgian striker, that he considers very important for his squad, and the Toffees are are prepared to offer him a new deal said to be worth over £100,000 a week.

Should Lukaku leave Everton, Chelsea will have to challenge Juventus to sign him, since the Italian club targeted him too.

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Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado qualified for Copa America Centenario semifinals with Colombia last night.

The forward, loaned to Juventus last season, is set for a Stamford Bridge return since Antonio Conte is a huge fan of him.

Colombia are the second team to qualify for Copa America semifinal after USA, after beating Perù in the semifinal played in New Jersey last night.

The Cafeteros won at the penalty shoot-outs after the two teams arrived at the end of the extra time still on 0-0.

Trauco and Cueva missed the two decisive penalties for Perù.

Colombia will face the winner ofMexico v Chile, that will play on Sunday mornig 4 am CET.

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Chelsea players Cesc Fabregas, Pedro and Cesar Azpilicueta qualified for the EURO 2016 Round of 16 with one group stage game left after beating Turkey 3-0 last night.

The Spaniards won thanks to a brace by Blues target Alvaro Morata and another goal from La Liga sensation Nolito, who also provided the assist for Morata´s first goal.

Fabregas played 71 minutes and was replaced by Atletico Madrid’s Koke while Azpilicueta entered at minute 81 for Jordi Alba. Pedro, keen for a Barcelona return, stayed the whole game on the bench again.

Spain got many chances to close the group top of the table and will face the second team classified in the group E, with Italy, Sweden, Ireland and Belgium.

Should Eden Hazard and Courtois‘ team qualify second in their group, it would a Chelsea match at the euros, with five players involved .

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Incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is willing to offer Juan Cuadrado a second chance at Stamford Bridge according to the Daily Mail.

Cuadrado signed for Chelsea in January 2015 from Serie Aside Fiorentina for £26m, but  failed to impress in his first season at Stamford Bridge, he then joined Juventus on-loan last season.

The Serie A champions are keen to sign him on a permanent basis but Conte feels the Colombian winger could thrive in a 3-5-2 formation.

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Next Chelsea boss Antonio Conte qualified for the Round of 16 with Italy with a group fixture still left yesterday.

The Azzurri beat Sweden with a late goal of Inter striker Eder and now got 6 points in Group E table: Sweden and Ireland are second with 1 and Chelsea‘s players Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois Belgium are last with 0 points.

The Irish and the Belgian are facing each other in the second game of their euros in less than hour.

Conte’s boys showed again a great tactical organization and lots of group fighting spirit.

Italy will probably face one between Spain and Croatia in the next round and Conte already said that he will do heavy rotation in the starting XI that will face Ireland next Wednesday in the last game of the group stage.

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We all know that ex Chelsea boss José Mourinho is a huge fan of Blues full-back Cesar Azpilicueta, that had a huge improvement under him at Stamford Bridge.

The current Manchester United manager would like to bring him at Old Trafford and the deal doesn’t seem impossibile since next Chelsea coach Antonio Conte is keen to listen to offer for him: the Spaniard can leave for a fee around £ 12m ( € 15m).


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Chelsea are keeping tabs on Liverpool striker Christian Benteke, according to the Times.

The Belgium international, who is currently playing the Euros, was paid £32.5m last summer but is expected to be eager to leave after failing to impress at Anfield alongside Divock Origi, former Chelsea forward Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino.

New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has reportedly put Benteke on top of his summer list and would be eager to sign the 25-year-old in order to line up him in a 3-5-2 with Diego Costa.


Antonio Conte praised Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas following his great performances this season. Conte said: "He showed a great professional attitude and I'm pleased to have these...