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Zinedine Zidane: How Chelsea could line-up next season if former Real Madrid boss replaces Maurizio Sarri

Zinedine Zidane: How Chelsea could line-up next season if former Real Madrid boss replaces Maurizio Sarri

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LOOKING AHEAD The legendary Frenchman is favourite to take over at Stamford Bridge if they sack their current boss Maurizio Sarri is under immense pressure at Chelsea only eight months into the job and could find himself replaced by Zinedine Zidane. The former Real Madrid manager has been out of work since leaving the club in May following a third consecutive Champions League final win and this has appealed to the Blues hierarchy who believe he can have the same impact at Stamford Bridge. How would Zidane have Chelsea line-up? His odds have been cut from 14/1 into as short as 13/8, making him the clear favourite for the job. Chelsea suffered a humiliating 6-0 defeat to Manchester City last Sunday, and Thursday night’s 2-1 victory over M...
Bournemouth 4-0 Chelsea: Woeful Blues drop out of top four after humiliation on south coast

Bournemouth 4-0 Chelsea: Woeful Blues drop out of top four after humiliation on south coast

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CHERRIES' DELIGHT Maurizio Sarri's men are now level with Arsenal on points and goal difference, but have been knocked down to fifth by virtue of goals scored Joshua King scored a brace as Bournemouth thrashed Chelsea at the Vitality Stadium to knock the Blues out of the Premier League’s top four. A well-deserved and memorable 4-0 win was secured with all four goals coming in a rampant second-half display for the Cherries and Blues boss Maurizio Sarri receiving flak from the travelling support. Josh King opened the scoring early in the second half King struck either side of setting up David Brooks before Charlie Daniels headed in a last-gasp fourth which saw Chelsea drop to fifth, below London rivals Arsenal on goal d...
FA Cup fifth round draw in full: Ties confirmed as Manchester United take on Chelsea

FA Cup fifth round draw in full: Ties confirmed as Manchester United take on Chelsea

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Last 16 The highlight of the draw sees a mouth-watering tie at Stamford Bridge The draw for the FA Cup fifth round has been completed and Manchester United will face Chelsea for a place in the quarter-finals. Tottenham, West Ham, Everton and Newcastle were among a host of Premier League big guns to be dumped out in the fourth round over the weekend. The draw for the FA Cup fifth round has been completed AFC Wimbledon and Millwall claimed memorable cup upsets while Newport and Shrewsbury are still in the competition after securing replays against Middlesbrough and Wolves. Chelsea, who won the historic tournament last season, beat Sheffield Wednesday yesterday while both Manchester giants are still going for glory this term. The Blues will...
Chelsea vs Tottenham player ratings: The best and worst from Carabao Cup clash at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea vs Tottenham player ratings: The best and worst from Carabao Cup clash at Stamford Bridge

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BIG GAME The Blues claimed glory over Spurs in a dramatic penalty shoot-out Chelsea booked their place in the Carabao Cup final after beating Tottenham in a penalty shoot-out at Stamford Bridge. N’Golo Kante and Eden Hazard put the Blues 2-1 up on aggregate before Fernando Llorente forced penalties. Eric Dier and Lucas Moura missed for the north Londoners and the home side were perfect from the spot to set up a date with Manchester City in the final next month. Chelsea star Eden Hazard Chelsea: Kepa Arrizabalaga: No chance with Llorente’s close-range header. Saved very well from Moura at the key time in the shoot-out. 6 Cesar Azpilicueta: An assured performance as ever from the captain and blasted home perfect penalty. 6 Antonio R...
Transfer news and football gossip: Marko Arnautovic set to stay at West Ham after China move collapses, Callum Hudson-Odoi ready to reject new Chelsea deal

Transfer news and football gossip: Marko Arnautovic set to stay at West Ham after China move collapses, Callum Hudson-Odoi ready to reject new Chelsea deal

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talkSPORT.com round up all the biggest transfer news and latest football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… All the latest football news and gossip Callum Hudson-Odoi is ready to reject the Blues’ bumper contract offer worth £85,000 a week and hold out for a move to German giants Bayern Munich as he feels he can develop his game more playing in the Bundesliga. (Mail on Sunday) West Ham forward Marco Arnautovic’s lucrative move to China has collapsed after an unnamed club pulled out of the proposed £45m deal. (FULL STORY) Chelsea have asked Spanish champions Barcelona about their £100m-rated Brazil and former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 26. (Daily Expres...