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Chelsea news LIVE updates: Hazard transfer claim, Real Madrid comparison, deal slammed

Chelsea news LIVE updates: All of the latest from Stamford Bridge Wednesday January 14 Striker deal slammed 07:25: Chelsea were wrong to sell Diego Costa back to Atletico Madrid, Jamie Redknapp claims. “It was a monumental mistake to get rid of Diego Costa,” he told Sky Sports’ The Debate. “I know he was a nuisance but part of being a manager is handling these characters. “I’m sure he was hot-headed, he caused problems, he’d get sent off, but he’d make the difference. “You look at this year at how many…

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Antonio Conte reveals why he’s been a disaster at Chelsea this season

GETTY Antonio Conte has clashed with the Chelsea board over transfers The under-pressure Conte remarkably revealed that he might have to take some lessons from other managers about how to wangle the big buys he has needed to keep Chelsea on an even keel. But the beleaguered Italian insisted that on the training pitch it is a different matter altogether – he is still the coach who can turn a player from an ‘8’ into a ‘10’. Conte’s team take on bottom of the Premier League West Bromwich Albion at…

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Gaming 

FIFA 18 Winter Upgrades: Premier League players due a Ratings Refresh

FIFA 18 developer EA Sports is getting ready to reveal which players are getting Winter Upgrades. As part of the Ratings Refresh, EA Sports will permanently alter the stats of certain players. And the FIFA 18 developer has asked fans for feedback on who deserves a ratings upgrade. “Who do you think deserves a Ratings, Weak Foot or Skill Moves upgrade in FIFA 18?” reads a recent tweet. The tweet includes a link to a ratings refresh questionnaire. Fans can nominate a player and a new score. Check out the gallery below…

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Antoine Griezmann to Barcelona: Sky Sports journalist reveals summer transfer agreement

There were suggestions that the La Liga leaders made an approach for Griezmann in January transfer window. However, they were forced to deny those claims in an official statement after Atletico Madrid reported them to FIFA. Barcelona had already spent £142million on Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho last month but still wanted to add another striker to their ranks. And Sky Sports journalist Guillem Balague believes that Griezmann will move to the Nou Camp in the summer for around €100million (£88.2m). “Griezmann is definitely a target – €100m (£88.2m) is what he…

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Gaming 

FIFA 18 Winter OTW REVEALED: Ones to Watch FULL squad ANNOUNCED

UPDATE: EA Sports has announced the Winter OTW squad in full. As predicted the Ones to Watch lineup includes the likes of Theo Walcott, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and new Spurs signing Lucas Moura. The Ones to Watch cards will be available from 6pm UK time later today. Check out the gallery below for a closer look at the squad. The squad includes Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Diego Costa, Virgil van Dijk, Theo Walcott, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Iñigo Martínez, Lucas Moura, Aymeric Laporte and Michy Batshuayi. Then there’s the likes of João Mário, Gerard Deulofeu, Ross Barkley, Paul-Georges Ntep, Francis…

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Chelsea news: Antonio Conte’s future could be decided over the course of 23 days

Owner Roman Abramovich has already been angered by Conte’s constant moaning over transfers, his handling of Diego Costa’s departure last season, and his treatment of misfit defender David Luiz. The Chelsea hierarchy believe Conte will force a departure at the end of the season and would prefer to wait until then instead of axing the unhappy Italian, in order to save money on any compensation deal. But Wednesday’s disastrous 0-3 defeat by struggling Bournemouth – the worst result of Conte’s reign – has thrown doubt on those calculations, with the…

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Chelsea news LIVE updates: Roma agree transfer, Burnley shock raid, Costa injured

CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Transfer latest as Antonio Conte seeks a striker Sunday January 21 Sturridge to Roma 15:18: Roma want to sign Daniel Sturridge as a replacement for Edin Dzeko. Express Sport understands Chelsea are keen to sign star striker Dzeko to patch up their forward problems. And Sky Sport Italia claim Liverpool outcast Sturridge has been earmarked as a replacement. Sturridge has struggled to break into the Liverpool first team this season and is firmly behind Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in the pecking order. Liverpool are…

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Transfer news LIVE updates: Sanchez to Man Utd TWIST; Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, Barca

Transfer news LIVE updates: Follow the latest news, gossip and rumours Saturday January 20 Lampard on Crouch to Chelsea 19:11: Frank Lampard wants Peter Crouch to join Chelsea. “It’ll be interesting to see whether Chelsea do get Crouchy,” he told talkSPORT. “I love Crouchy, he’s a great lad and what a move for him that would be! “He’s a had a brilliant career, he’s a good lad and I think good things come to lads who are proper lads and I think Crouchy is one of them. “If that opportunity…

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Arsenal vs Chelsea LIVE: Premier League latest score, news and updates from the Emirates

REUTERS Arsenal vs Chelsea LIVE: Latest Premier League score, news and updates from the Emirates Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea LIVE: Express Sport brings you the latest Premier League score, news and updates from the Emirates 42: Oh that’s awkward. Fabregas and Sanchez collide in the area and the Arsenal man wants a penalty. For some reason Cesc decides to give him an aggressive hug, where he looks like he’s trying to squeeze the life out of him. Very strange. 40: Danger! Xhaka rugby tackles Bakayoko just outside the Arsenal penalty area.…

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Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd Griezmann bid, Chelsea deal; Liverpool, Arsenal, Barca latest

TRANSFER NEWS LIVE: Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool updates PLUS latest from around Europe Monday January 1 Vidal to Chelsea claim 10:55: Leon Goretzka’s arrival at Bayern Munich will push Arturo Vidal to Chelsea, says journalist Manuel Veth. “Sense has been for quite some time that Bayern had nailed down Goretzka,” he wrote on Twitter last night.  “We will likely find out as early as tomorrow if the deal has in fact gone through. “Goretzka to Bayern would also explain Arturo Vidal’s link to Chelsea.  “From what I understand…

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