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Chelsea Finally Confirm The Sacking Of Manager Antonio Conte

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Chelsea Head Coach / Manager Antonio Conte applauds the fans at the end of the Emirates FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on May 19, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Chelsea have officially confirmed the departure of head coach Antonio Conte. The Premier League side had, by all accounts, informed Conte and his coaching staff that they were no longer employed at Stamford Bridge on Thursday, but have waited nearly 24 hours to make the information public. A short statement on Chelsea’s website gave a brief account of Conte’s two-year spell …

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Danny Ward Emerges As Liverpool First-Choice Goalkeeper Contender

MUNICH, GERMANY - AUGUST 02: Danny Ward, goalkeeper of Liverpool gestures during the Audi Cup 2017 match between Liverpool FC and Atletico Madrid at Allianz Arena on August 2, 2017 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s messy goalkeeper situation has taken another twist, with reports suggesting that the could soon have a new number one. However, rather than making a new signing, said reports have suggested that current third-choice Danny Ward could be set for a huge promotion ahead of the new season. According to the Liverpool Echo, so impressed has Klopp been with the …

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Antonio Conte’s Chelsea Departure Looks Set To Turn Ugly

MADRID, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 27: Coach Antonio Conte of Chelsea FC reacts during the UEFA Champions League 2017-18 match between Atletico de Madrid and Chelsea FC at the Wanda Metropolitano on 27 September 2017, in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Power Sport Images/Getty Images)

Chelsea haven’t even announced Antonio Conte’s departure yet, but the saga looks set to run for that bit longer. The Premier League side, by all accounts, parted company with Conte on Thursday as they look to have former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri appointed as their new head coach in the very near future. Indeed, the likes of John Terry and …

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Xherdan Shaqiri Set For Liverpool Medical As Deal Agreed With Stoke City

during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia.

Xherdan Shaqiri looks set to become a Liverpool player this weekend, with strong reports of a medical due for Friday. The Telegraph have reported that the Premier League side have agreed a fee with Stoke City for the Swiss international, with the implication being that they have, in fact, triggered the Swiss international’s £13.75m release clause: Xherdan Shaqiri set for …

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Chelsea Sack Antonio Conte Ahead Of Maurizio Sarri’s Arrival

during The Emirates FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on May 19, 2018 in London, England.

According to strong reports in Italy, Chelsea have finally brought Antonio Conte’s reign as manager to an end. Speculation surrounding the former Juventus manager’s position at Stamford Bridge had been fevered since an apparent breakdown in relations between Conte and the Chelsea board. A disappointing fifth-placed finish in the league last season, condemning them to Europa League football next year, …

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Done Deal: West Ham Confirm The Signing Of Jack Wilshere

West Ham have confirmed the signing of former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere. The Hammers announced the news on Monday afternoon, keeping the England international in the Premier League (and in London) on a three-year deal. Our new midfielder has arrived… #WelcomeJack pic.twitter.com/kPd7hm4YxZ — West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) July 9, 2018 It was confirmed last month that Wilshere would be leaving …

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Liverpool Move Quickly To Shut Down Jack Grealish Reports

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Jack Grealish of Aston Villa claps the fans after the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Birmingham City at Villa Park on February 11, 2018 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Liverpool have shut down reports of their supposed interest in Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish. There had been some suggestions in the English media on Sunday morning that the Reds had been in discussions for the England under-21 international prior to Villa’s decision to sack director of football Steve Round, with a view to bringing him to Anfield. However, the …

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Everton Withdraw Interest In Celtic Defender Kieran Tierney

19th May 2018, Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland; Scottish Cup football final, Celtic versus Motherwell; Kieran Tierney of Celtic with megaphone to join in the celebrations with the Celtic fans (Photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Everton have walked away from their bid to sign Celtic defender Kieran Tierney. The Premier League side had declared their interest in signing the Scottish international earlier this summer – with tenous reports of a £25m bid from the Toffees – but BBC Sport have reported that Celtic’s reluctance to sell one of their star assets has killed any potential deal …

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Arsenal Closing In On €8m Signing Of France U20 Prospect

PETERBOROUGH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 14: Matteo Guendouzi of France U18 during the U18 International Friendly match between England and France at London Road Stadium on November 14, 2016 in Peterborough, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images)

Arsenal are thought to be close to securing the latest building block in their summer overhaul with the acquisition of highly-rated Matteo Guendouzi. Reports on Sunday have suggested that the Gunners are in advanced talks to sign the 19-year-old midfielder, for a fee in the region of €8m. SKY SOURCES: Arsenal in talks to sign Lorient midfielder Matteo Guendouzi. #SSN pic.twitter.com/zdKeVmRSGL …

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Conte Firing Imminent With Sarri Set To Take Over: Reports

The long-running saga over Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s future is set to be resolved imminently with his sacking to be replaced by fellow Italian Maurizio Sarri, according to British media reports. Conte’s departure has been long expected, even though he added an FA Cup in May to the Premier League he won in his first season in charge of Chelsea …

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