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Chelsea round-up: Terry hints at future; Liverpool target linked; Conte reacts to FA Cup win

John Terry is preparing for the next stage of his career by studying for his UEFA coaching badges, which he has combined with studying Portuguese, say the Mirror. It’s unclear what that could mean for his future, with no apparent interest from Portugal or Brazil, but could show the influence that Jose Mourinho still has on his former captain. Embed from …

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Chelsea round-up: Spaniard decides future; starlet set for Liverpool move; Monaco winger targeted

The Sun report that Spanish winger Pedro has decided to stay at the club, despite having previously considered his future in London after a difficult first season following his move from Barcelona. The in-form forward told the Sun: “I’m very happy here. It’s a good situation when you are top of the league and progressing in the FA Cup. We are on …

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Is it bad news for Chelsea and Manchester United as French stars speaks out about his future?

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has played down talk of a potential move to the Premier League by claiming that he has “doubts” about relocating to England.   The French international has attracted the interest of Europe’s biggest clubs after rising to stardom under the guidance of Diego Simeone in Spain and his crowning moment came last summer when he …

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Is this 28-year-old set to commit his long-term future to Chelsea?

The Sun are reporting that Diego Costa is set to end the speculation surrounding his long-term future by signing a new contract with Chelsea.   The Spanish striker had been expected to move to the Far East either during the January transfer window or by the summer with a host of Chinese Super League club’s willing to offer mind-blowing sums …

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Chelsea round-up: Costa set to agree £57million deal; young Inter star tracked; midfielder flattered by interest

The Sun report that Diego Costa is set to put pen to paper on a new five year contract at the club, worth an incredible £220,000 plus bonuses, which will take him above Cesc Fabregas as the club’s top earner. It’s believed that the Spaniard rejected an offer from China in order to stay at Stamford Bridge. Embed from Getty Images …

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The Premier League’s top four big-money flops, featuring former Manchester United and Chelsea stars

Imagine being the manager who convinces his board to spend big on a signing that it’s deemed will transform the team, only for the player in question to crash spectacularly when given a regular starting place. The board room meeting that would follow simply doesn’t bear thinking about. The modern transfer market is more volatile than ever, and even with …

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Chelsea round-up: Blow in chase for midfielder; Monaco youngster an alternative; winger reveals talks

Chelsea have faced a second blow in their pursuit of Antonio Conte’s former player Marco Verratti, as the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder told AS, translated by the Sun and the Express: “Even though I am currently in a good project and I feel at home, any player would play for Barcelona.” Embed from Getty Images   His decision to spurn the interest …

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Three things we learnt from Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Burnley

Chelsea dropped points against Burnley, but they managed to extend their lead at the top to ten points. It was always going to be a difficult proposition to beat Burnley, given their impressive home record and they won’t be too disappointed with a point. The home side worked hard and fashioned several good chances, giving as good as they got …

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Who was your man of the match in Burnley 1-1 Chelsea?

In a shock result, Burnley came back from behind to hold the current league leaders thanks to a superb Robbie Brady free-kick to earn a valuable point and prevent Chelsea from running away with the league. Pedro opened the scoring in just the seventh minute, only moments after Eden Hazard had gone close. At that point, the Spaniard’s cool finish …

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