Another UEFA Youth League Run for Chelsea

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Chelsea U19’s ran out 5-2 winners over Feyenoord on Wednesday, as it looks like another deep UEFA Youth League Run for Chelsea is in full flow. Chelsea were 3-1 up inside 30 minutes, ending the game in the 55th to go up 4-1. Late goals from either side made little difference. Chelsea walked the group […] READ MORE


Olivier Giroud Signs for Chelsea

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Chelsea have completed the signing of Olivier Giroud from Arsenal, for a fee of £15m. The French target man moves after featuring almost exclusively as a substitute this season. At 31 years old ahead of a World Cup, Giroud is seeking out first team football. But with Arsenal finalizing a deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Giroud […] READ MORE


Emerson Palmieri Signs With Chelsea

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Emerson Palmieri signs for Chelsea today as Chelsea complete their second signing of the window. The Brazilian-Italian left-back was one of the hottest prospects in Europe prior to a knee injury last season. Emerson was born in Santos, Brazil and represented the Selecao at youth levels. After impressing with Roma, Emerson was called up by Giampero […] READ MORE


Henrikh Mkhitaryan Moves to Arsenal

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has left Manchester United in a swap deal with Arsenal for star Alexis Sanchez. The Armenian international joined the Red Devils in 2016 for £30m from Borussia Dortmund. After an inconsistent start to his Old Trafford career, Mkhitaryan looked to be off to a terrific start this season. As United’s attack stuttered, so […] READ MORE


Rumour Round-Up: January 9-16

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This week on Rumour Round-Up, we talk big striker moves, elite young talent, and the ever illusive swap deal. Rumour Round-Up: January 9-16 Michy Batshuayi to Sevilla It looks like the young Belgian’s time at Chelsea is coming to a close, for now. Multiple outlets are reporting a loan deal will see Batshuayi head to sunny […] READ MORE


Chelsea Sign Ross Barkley

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that Chelsea will sign Ross Barkley today. It is reported that the fee will £15 million. The young English central midfielder was reportedly on the move to SW6 this summer, but deadline day shenanigans stopped the deal dead after a medical. Barkley is yet to play this season after tearing […] READ MORE


Liverpool Win Race for Virgil van Dijk: Official

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News has broken that Liverpool has won the race for Southampton‘s Virgil van Dijk. The Telegraph reports the two sides agreed to a £75 million deal today, a world record for a defender. Liverpool was interested in the summer in a then £60 million deal. However, no formal bid was ever made, before Southampton submitted a complaint to the […] READ MORE


Premier League Young Player Portrait: The Honourable Mentions

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Amidst the din of another Premier League season, a host of young players strive to make their name. Over the next six weeks, Last Word on Football will cover the top five so far. From homegrown academy products to some of the hottest talents in Europe, the Premier League is jam-packed with young talent. This […] READ MORE


Premier League, Meet Andreas Christensen

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The now-bearded Antonio Conte spoke about a perceived spat between himself and David Luiz recently. A player who is massively popular in the stands and the dressing room, Luiz was dropped for a massive match against Manchester United. “It’s very simple, no? [..] Tonight the best decision for the team was to play with Christensen.” Of […] READ MORE


The Best XI Not At The World Cup

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As Peru defeated New Zealand today, the final competitor at 2018’s FIFA World Cup in Russia was set. Throughout June and July, the world’s best will duke it out for eternal glory. Germany look a strong favourite to retain their title, while the French could knock Die Mannschaft off their throne. Neymar is looking to fulfil […] READ MORE