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Super Eagles player, Ola Aina signs with Fulham

Fulham signs Torino defender Ola Aina on a season-long loan.

The newly-promoted Premier League club have an option to turn the 23-year-old’s loan into a permanent move at the end of this season.

Nigeria international Aina is back in London, where he was born and spent several seasons in Chelsea’s youth team before joining Torino .

How Bayern embarrassed Chelsea in Germany during Champions League 2nd leg with 4-1 , (7-1 agg)

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It is not more news that Bayern had already won Chelsea 3-0 in the first leg before the Coronavirus lockdown and just had little to do in order to qualify.
But Chelsea fans were very upset over the result.
In the first 20 minutes of the game Chelsea hardly had a kick as Bayern toyed with them and by the 24th minute it was already 2-0 in Bayern’s favor.
At the 44th minute, Bayern goalkeeper, Manuel Neuer parried away an Emerson low cross very poorly which allowed Tammy Abraham to tap in from close range to end the first half 2-1.

Lampard couldn’t do much coaching with his team who were already decimated by a raft of injuries caused by a gruelling premier league finale.

By the 90th minute, he watched his beloved team ship in two more goals to end the match 4-1.

Bayern have now qualified for the next stage of the competition. Full score ; Bayern 4-1 Chelsea (7-1 aggregate).

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How Liverpool star, Fabinho’s home burgled when celebrating club’s’ Premier League title win after 30 years

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This is not best of time for Liverpool midfielder, Fabinho. His home was reportedly burgled on Wednesday night as he celebrated the club’s Premier League title win.

The break-in is said to have happened between 3pm on Wednesday afternoon and 4am on Thursday morning while no one was at home.

It’s believed the thieves entered his home while the 26-year-old was at Anfield celebrating the club lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time in 30-years following their 5-3 victory against Chelsea..

Police said a number of jewellery items were stolen in the Formby burglary, while a grey Audi RS6 was also taken and later discovered and recovered in the Wigan area.

The occupants, that include Fabinho and his family, discovered the house had been broken into as they entered the home, police said.

A spokesman for Merseyside Police said: ‘Detectives in Sefton are appealing for information following a burglary in Formby.

‘Police were called to an address in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, 23 July), when the occupants entered their house to find it had been burgled.
‘No-one was in the property at the time of the incident but it was thought the burglary happened sometime between 3pm on Wednesday, 22 July and 4am on Thursday, 23 July.

‘A number of jewellery items were stolen, alongside a grey Audi RS6, which has since been recovered in the Wigan area.

‘The house and car have been forensically examined by Crime Scene Investigators and CCTV enquiries in the area are on-going.

‘Detectives would urge anyone who has any information about this incident, especially anyone who was in the area and may have dash-cam footage which shows a grey Audi RS6 to get in contact. DM @MerPolCC or call 101 quoting reference 188 of 23 July. You can also contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111.’

Trending : FA Cup Semi-Final Fixtures: Manchester United vs Chelsea and Arsenal vs Manchester City

 

Screenshot_20200629-093914~2Chelsea , Arsenal  are the last clubs to reached home semi-finals of the FA Cup tournament last night .

Manchester United will take on Chelsea and Arsenal will play holders Manchester City at Wembley Stadium.

Manchester United won it late as they defeated 10-man Norwich in extra time at Carrow Road on Saturday, while Arsenal won 2-1 against Sheffield United after an injury-time goal from Dani Ceballos secured their qualification into the semis on Sunday.

Chelsea also joined them as they beat Leicester City 1-0, before Manchester City defeated Newcastle United 2 – 0 to advance to the next stage.

The semi-finals of the FA Cup are scheduled for the weekend of 18 and 19 July. The final will take take place on August 1

Real reason Hazard left Chelsea FC

Gianfranco Zola: "Government Provisions Regarding Coronavirus Must ...Former Chelsea assistant coach, Gianfranco Zola, has revealed that Real Madrid forward, Eden Hazard, was “bored” during his time at Stamford Bridge because of former Blues manager, Maurizio Sarri’s coaching style.

Hazard left Chelsea last summer for La Liga giant, Real Madrid after leading the West London club to win the UEFA Europa League trophy.

Speaking with beIN Sports, Zola said, “They were talented players, like Hazard and Willian.

“These players know how to win matches on their own.

“But they were suffering from the type of exercises and type of training we were doing.

“I will be honest, and they were brilliant because they got bored.

“But boring is part of our job. Sometimes you need to get bored, but when you get bored you persist in what you are doing, and you get better.”

 

How Chelsea failed at Stanford Bridge to Bayern 0-3

UCL Round of 16: Bayern Outclass Chelsea As Barcelona Hold NapoliIt was sad for Chelsea fans seeing their team going down against Bayern Munich at home in the on going UEFA Champions League.

After a goalless first half, Bayern turned up the style in the second half and scored three goals through Serge Gnabry who had a brace and Robert Lewandowski.

Gnabry opened scoring in 50th minute as he tapped home Lewandowski’s cutback.

Just four minutes later Gnabry got his second off another assist from Lewandowski, who laid the ball into his path before he placed his left-foot strike beyond the reach of Willy Caballero.

And in the 76th minute Lewandowski got on the score sheet as he tapped into an empty net from an Alphonse Davies low cross.

With seven minutes remaining in the game, Chelsea were reduced to 10 men after Marcos Alonso was shown a straight red card for elbowing Lewandowski.

He was initially given a yellow card but after consultation with VAR, the referee changed it to a red card.

Alonso becomes the first Chelsea player to be sent off in the Champions League since April 2012, when John Terry was sent off against Barcelona in that season’s semi-final. Image result for chelsea

Chelsea face Barcelona in Champions League last 16 simulation

Image result for Chelsea Read more: https://www.legit.ng/1284345-chelsea-face-barcelona-champions-league-16-simulator.htmlPremier League giants Chelsea have landed a Champions League nightmare draw as they have been paired against Barcelona in the round of 16 tie in UK Sun simulation. Although the draw for the round of 16 ties will be done on Monday, December 16, but UK Sun have come out with their own simulation which is not good for all the Premier League teams. According to the report, Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham will face French giants Paris-Saint-Germain, while Real Madrid will be facing Manchester City.

Last season, Liverpool and Tottenham got to the final of the Champions League in which the Reds recorded an emphatic win over Spurs.In this draw, Liverpool have been paired against Atletico Madrid in what will be a tough battle for the reigning champions.

See the draw below :

Napoli vs Bayern Munich

Real Madrid vs Man City

Atalanta vs RB Leipzig

Tottenham vs Paris-Saint-Germain

Borussia Dortmund vs Juventus

Chelsea vs Barcelona

Lyon vs Valencia

Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool

Photos: How Chelsea battled from 4-1 dramatic to draw 4-4 with Ajax in UEFA Champions League

 Chelsea battle from 4-1 to draw 4-4 with Ajax in UEFA Champions League  Chelsea starlets Reece James and Jorginho were the heroes as Chelsea recorded an incredible comeback draw at home to Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday evening despite being 3-1 down at half time.

The first leg ended with a win for Chelsea in Amsterdam, so it was no surprise as the match started at a hectic pace, as Tammy Abraham scored against his own team with an erroneous  touch from Ajax Promes free kick after just two minutes.

Chelsea then almost swiftly equalised from the penalty spot through former Chelsea coach Maurizio Saree’s protege Jorginho, but Dutch champions Ajax were soon back ahead through attacker Quincy Promes. Ajax then increased their lead when Hakim Ziyech’s amazing free kick went in after hitting the bar and then slamming Kepa Arrizabalaga’s face before going into the net.

Ajax star, Donny van de Beek made it 4-1 after the first half, before Ajax were then reduced to nine men as Daley Blind and Joel Veltman were both given second yellow cards resulting in Jorginho’s goal from the penalty spot.
Academy graduate Reece James then completed the comeback to 4-4 before Cesar Azpilicueta scored, but Azpilicueta’s goal was then ruled out.

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Diego Costa heads to Wolves?

Image result for diego costaDiego Costa has been sensationally linked to make a return to the English Premier League this summer. It is understood that the Atletico Madrid striker is ready to make a swoop to join top English side Wolves ahead of the coming season. The 30-year-had a successful spell with Chelsea from 2014 to 2017 before returning to Atletico for a second spell after being told by Antonio Conte he was surplus to requirement at Stamford Bridge.

Costa has been linked with a move away from the Wanda Metropolitano this summer following the mega money signing of Portuguese starlet Joao Felix and Alvaro Morata from Chelsea. He is a client of super-agent Jorge Mendes – a man known to have incredibly close links to Wolves and owners Fosun .

The former Sporting Braga forward was handed an eight-match ban after insulting the referee during Atletico’s 2-0 loss to Barcelona at Camp Nou, with just two matches left to play. He was also involved in a spat with coach Diego Simeone when he refused to attend training session after the suspension. And a move to the Molineux to play under Nuno Espirito Santo who earned an Europa League spot with the Wanderers last season will bring an exciting striking partnership with Raul Jimenez.

Chelsea set to sign Lampard as manager after gaining £10m from Sarri sale to Juventus

Chelsea are set to open talks with Derby County over making Frank Lampard new Blues manager following Maurizio Sarri’s departure to Juventus. This is according to the reputable Evening Standard reporter Simon Johnson.

The media also claims that the severance package for Sarri agreed by Chelsea is worth up to £10m. In turn, it will cost £4m for the Blues to prise Lampard away from Derby.

Now Chelsea are determined to make a swift appointment of Lampard as Sarri’s situation has been almost resolved. According to the media, Frank is ‘certain to make a dream return’ to the Blues, where he played in 2001-2014, scoring a club-record 211 goals.

Recently Derby owner Mel Morris admitted that he expected Lampard to be Chelsea manager one day:

“I’m sure Chelsea and Frank will reunite at some point and if that ever happened, you’d understand because that’s his club. One day maybe Frank will manage Chelsea, I don’t doubt that will happen at some point in the future.”

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