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West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna spoke ahead of the clash against Chelsea in the EFL Cup on Wednesday evening, when the 28-year-old will reunite with Antonio Conte.

“I have a really good relationship with Conte but I have to put it to one side,” the former Juventus defender said.

“We have to be focused for that game. We are playing in front of our own fans so the expectation is so high.”

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AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli is eager to stay in Italy as Rossoneri are impressing in the Serie A so far, according to reports in England.

His contract is due to expire in June 2020 and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is said to be a great admirer of the the 21-year-old.

The Italy international will reportedly snub interest from Chelsea should the Blues come back to land him to Stamford Bridge in January.

Anyway, Chelsea are reportedly lining up a stunning £49m bid.

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, walking through the mixed zone after the game against Manchester United, told Nemanja Matic’s daughter: “Your dad is very good!”.

The 28-year-old midfielder played the whole game alongside N’Golo Kante in the Blues 4-0 win over Red Devils yesterday.

Journalist Paul Brown has revealed this particular circumstance.

Matic, speaking after the game, said: “You know sometimes you need to lose the game to wake up. The Arsenal game was a wake-up call for us”.

“We knew that we had to do better, to want more, and we did that”.


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Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva has revealed he wants to stay put at Parc des Princes despite several rumors linked him with a move to Chelsea.

Of course transfer talks are on – he said – when your contract is close to expiring date, and you hear about Thiago being willing to return to Italy, or go to England, but I really want to sign a new contract for PSG, and bring my career here on”.

Thiago Silva is contracted with the French giants until June 2017.


“Now I just need to meet our chairman, and find the best solution possible, together with him. We started talks related to that last year, and now just need to reprise them“.

Also Juventus and Barcelona are said to be keeping tabs on the 32-year-old Brazilian.


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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is looking for a midfielder to revamp his squad, concerned by a lack of creativity in that area of the field.

He individuated one name in Chelsea roster, a player that he knows really, having worked with him at Barcelona: Cesc Fabregas.

Fabregas went back to his childhood club in summer 2011 in a £ 40m move from Arsenal, where he transferred when he was just 16 from the Catalan club.

After a great first year at Blaugrana under Guardiola the relationship between the two kind of fell out: the Spanish coach left the club, anyway, in June 2012 and Fabregas moved to Chelsea a couple of years later.

But now Guadiola is ready to bet everything on Fabregas again: a £ 20m offer is ready to bring him to City.

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Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah will put the pen to paper on a new and improved deal to stay put at Stamford Bridge, according to reports in SkySports.

Manager Antonio Conte is said to be keen on offering him a contract extension following the brilliant start to the season of the 21-year-old.

Chalobah made his debut in the EFL Cup against Leicester last month after spendind last season on loan at Serie A side Napoli.

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Former Tottenham striker Gary Lineker wanted to share his feelings during Manchester United loss to Chelsea yesterday posting some match reactions on his official Twitter account.

Lineker claimed he was really impressed by N’Golo Kante‘s performance, especially following the Frenchman’s goal that secured Chelsea an easy and brilliant 4-0 win.

“Pogba cost £60m more than Kante” he stated.



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Gary Cahill with Thierry Henry

SkySport pundit Thierry Henry revealed that Gary Cahill‘s goal remindeded him of former Chelsea star William Gallas.

“That’s a William Gallas goal, – the Frenchman claimed – William Gallas used to get six goals a season just standing there like that standing in the centre. Yes, he got lucky but if he wasn’t there, he doesn’t score.”

The 30-year-old featured nine times in Premier League so far.


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It’s well-known Iker Casillas and José Mourinho relationship fell out in the last year the Portuguese was in charge at Real Madrid.

Maybe this is the reason why the current Porto goalkeeper liked Chelsea captain John Terry‘s post to celebrate today’s sensational win over Manchester United, that was trashed 4-0 by the Blues at Stamford Bridge.



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A disappointed Juan Mata commented the 4-0 defeat Manchester United suffered at Stamford Bridge today:

“This is a painful result. From the first minute it started very badly.

“I felt that when we were close to their goal they scored, every time, and that was the key to the game.

“It is just three points, we have another important game in a few days so we need to learn from our mistakes.”


Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has co,nfirmed today, through is Twitter account, that he and his father are taking legal action against the former Belgium head coach Marc Wilmots. Wilmots accused the Blues goalkeeper,...