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28 Sep
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Posted by isport at 11:58

Frank Lampard is regarded by the fans as one of the greatest ever Chelsea players and, although injury has interrupted his season, he is now showing New York City supporters why he has been so successful in the game.

But whereas Lampard is hoping to finish off his career with more trophies in MLS there have been some who put Chelsea’s form last season down to the club being unable to replace their talismanic midfielder. So have Chelsea found someone who can take over Lampard’s mantle at Stamford Bridge?

15 Sep
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Posted by isport at 12:17

Chelsea was able to sign David Luiz during the deadline day of the summer transfer window and now the question of what position will the Brazilian play in the Premier League club. David Luiz is a versatile player who can perform either as a centre-back or a defensive midfielder but according Antonio Conte has stated that he is planning to utilize David Luiz mainly as a centre-back and not as a midfielder.

‘’I think David Luiz is a centre-back; he’s played a lot of games in that position. I know sometimes he’s played as a central midfielder but in my mind the idea is to utilize him in the right position which, for me, is centre-back. He’s played with Chelsea previously and he will bring a good personality.’’ Chelsea’s Antonio Conte said.

08 Sep
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Posted by isport at 16:21

Tottenham Hotspur have released updates pertaining to the development of their new stadium. They have posted several photos on their website to show the changes that are being made to their White Hart Lane stadium to extend their current capacity to 61,000 places.

The club has released different aerial photographs to show the speed at which works are being carried out. Tottenham are keen to accelerate the development of their stadium as they seek to increase revenue from the sales of tickets.

06 Sep
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Posted by isport at 15:12

Sunderland star Lamine Kone appears to has set his sights on moving to Everton, who have reportedly offered £ 18 million for his services. The Ivory Coast international has become the primary target for Everton, who are cashrich after selling defender John Stones to Manchester City for close to £ 50 million.

Furthermore, they are also looking set to lose striker Romelu Lukaku before the end of the transfer window. Lukaku has been subjected to interest from Chelsea, who are ready to play £ 65 million along with striker Loic Remy going the other way.

These transfers would leave Everton struggling for top quality players at a crucial time. Following the managerial change that brought in Ronald Koeman to the dugout and a new owner at the helm, the club are under great pressure to start the 2016-17 season in the best possible manner. Losing a number of top players just before the start of a new season is not exactly confidence inspiring to the other players. One of the ways to improve the team morale and also the quality of the squad is by going after top names. Kone says that even though Sunderland want to keep him at the club, he has decided to think about leaving the Stadium of Light.

15 Aug
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Posted by isport at 10:20

Brazil will be counting on Barcelona’s star Neymar to lead them to Olympics glory. Brazil will be hoping that winning the gold medal at the Olympics will bring a stop their current footballing problems. Indeed Brazil are currently in a downward spiral after their humiliation at the last Word Cup and also defeat at the Copa America.

They will be hoping that the presence of Neymar in the team will inspire the other players and help them win a medal that has been evading them for quite some time.

21 Jul
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Posted by isport at 15:34

It’s somewhat surprising that Christian Tello hasn’t arrived in the Premier League yet. Linked with a move for several years now, the 24-year-old again finds himself again amongst the gossip columns in England.

This time Spurs, and Mauricio Pochettino’s ongoing revolution in North London is the apparent destination. On some levels the link makes a lot of sense.

01 Jul
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Posted by isport at 08:36

The permutations for likely qualifiers from the groups have begun as the groups complete their second round of games at the Euro 2016 tournament. In Group B, with England, Wales, Slovakia and Russia, likely countries to qualify is not yet clear as it could go either way for each side. The late goal from Daniel Sturridge means the Three Lions sit atop the group with four points from the two games played so far.

Wales are in second place with the three points they picked up from defeating Slovakia. Slovakia are in third place with same three points after they slid narrowly past Russia, leaving Russia last in the current standings with just a point from their draw with England in their first game.

22 Jun
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Posted by content at 05:40

Manchester United not made an offer for striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is a free agent after a few weeks, according to the player’s agent.

Ibrahimovic recently revealed that he will leave Paris St Germain once his contract comes to an end in June. He will be looking for a new club after his four-year spell with the French club comes to an end. During this period, Ibrahimovic has done his reputation no harm after transforming PSG into one of the biggest clubs in the world. Solely relying upon the presence of Swedish superstar, PSG were able to bring in a lot of world-class names.

01 Jun
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Posted by isport at 16:43

Whether you are interesting in placing a bet or want to gauge which team has the best chance it’s always useful to look at the in-form players, who play for the in-form teams and decide who has the best chance of taking the Golden Boot award.

In 2012 we saw 6 joint top scorers with no particular player standing out. We may see the same this time around if elite stars like Cristiano Ronaldo fail to shine. Previously the award has been won be players only scoring 2 goals on 3 occasions however with an extended tournament this time around, there is more opportunity for goals.

18 May
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Posted by content at 05:16

Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that he would not think twice about naming a weakened team once again despite the club’s 4-2 defeat against Southampton during the weekend.

It was clear that the Chilean was prioritising the midweek Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid over the game against the South Coast opponent. Even though finishing in the Premier League top four is extremely important, it seems that Pellegrini is now switching his focus to the European competition. On a personal level, this is more important for the former Villarreal manager considering that he is leaving the club in the summer.

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