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Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta to join Roma on loan as Reece James gets first-team promotion – Evening Standard
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Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta to join Roma on loan as Reece James gets first-team promotion – Evening Standard

Roma have agreed a deal with Chelsea to sign right-back Davide Zappacosta on a season-long loan. Zappacosta is due to arrive in the Italian capital for a medical this week, with Roma making room for the Italy international by agreeing to sell Davide Santon to Real Mallorca after just one season at the Stadio Olimpico.…

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Chelsea defender comes through 90 minutes, striker gives Frank Lampard a new headache – Chelsea News
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Chelsea defender comes through 90 minutes, striker gives Frank Lampard a new headache – Chelsea News

Chelsea Under-23s beat Liverpool Under-23s 3-0 on Monday evening in front of a small Stamford Bridge crowd.Many of those would have been there to witness the return of fan favourite Antonio Rudiger, who thankfully cam through 90 minutes unscathed. Back on the pitch for 90 min. 💪🏾🙏🏾👍🏾⚽️ thanks to the @ChelseaFC development squad 🙏🏾 #cleansheet…

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Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta set to join AS Roma on loan – Talk Chelsea
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Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta set to join AS Roma on loan – Talk Chelsea

Mike Hewitt/Getty Images LOAN WATCH: According to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta is on his way to AS Roma on loan after the two clubs agreed terms over the move. Zappacosta was signed under the stewardship of Antonio Conte to provide competition for Victor Moses at right-wing-back. Despite producing several encouraging performances during his time…

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‘This’ Arsenal defender claims why it will be easier to handle the Liverpool attackers: True? – The Football Fan Base
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‘This’ Arsenal defender claims why it will be easier to handle the Liverpool attackers: True? – The Football Fan Base

Sadio Mane Liverpool Arsenal will travel to Anfield next weekend to take on Liverpool in matchweek 3 of the English Premier League. But going into this match, Unai Emery will not have very good flashbacks. Last season, this same fixture drew a result of 5-1 in favour of Liverpool as each one of the Liverpool…

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Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen was ‘fuming’ after being dropped by Mauricio Pochettino for Aston Villa cla – talkSPORT.com
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Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen was ‘fuming’ after being dropped by Mauricio Pochettino for Aston Villa cla – talkSPORT.com

punished By Oliver Dawnay 14th August 2019, 5:43 pm Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen was reportedly ‘fuming’ with Mauricio Pochettino at being dropped against Aston Villa on Saturday. The 32-year-old was a shock omission from the Spurs squad that overcame the Premier League newcomers 3-1, with centre-backs Toby Alderweireld and Davinson Sanchez preferred at the back.…

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Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney has ‘everything’, says John McGinn – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn is backing Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney for greatness at the Emirates Stadium. The star was speaking on talkSPORT about his Scotland teammate, and believes the Gunners have a brilliant player on their hands. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) Tierney joined Arsenal in a £25 million deal on…

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Liverpool defender Van Dijk: I know they doubted me at Celtic – Tribal Football
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Liverpool defender Van Dijk: I know they doubted me at Celtic – Tribal Football

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk admits he was well aware Premier League clubs had doubts about him at Celtic.Before moving to the Reds for a then record €84m over 18 months ago, Southampton paid just €16m two for him and a half years previously.He told France Football: “I had to work hard for it. Even…

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“I needed to live through that” – Defender recalls Celtic spell, had to ‘work hard’ to prove doubters wrong – Sport Witness
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“I needed to live through that” – Defender recalls Celtic spell, had to ‘work hard’ to prove doubters wrong – Sport Witness

Widely regarded as one of, if not the best centre-back in the world, Virgil Van Dijk didn’t have an easy route to stardom. Unlike his national teammate Matthijs de Ligt, whom the footballing world raves about at the age of 19, the Liverpool centre-back was widely unheard of on this side of the Channel until…

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Manchester City defender set to leave club before end of August – report – FourFourTwo
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Manchester City defender set to leave club before end of August – report – FourFourTwo

Mangala is not in Pep Guardiola’s plans despite the departure of Vincent Kompany at the end of last season. The Frenchman has not played a competitive game for City since February 2018 and he is keen to rebuild his career away from the Etihad Stadium. Mangala made two appearances on loan at Everton in 2017/18,…

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Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori set for new contract talks after David Luiz exit scuppers loan switch – Evening Standard
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Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori set for new contract talks after David Luiz exit scuppers loan switch – Evening Standard

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori is going to hold talks with the club over a new contract after being promoted to the senior squad. The centre-back was due to join Everton on loan this term, but is staying after David Luiz’s shock decision to force an £8million move to rivals Arsenal on deadline day. Standard Sport understands Chelsea…

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Gossip: £25m defender ‘fuming’ with Man Utd, Zaha to Chelsea – Football365.com
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Gossip: £25m defender ‘fuming’ with Man Utd, Zaha to Chelsea – Football365.com

Date published: Friday 9th August 2019 8:51 BOY WHO CRIED WILF One of the biggest losers of this entire transfer window (more on that later…) has to be Wilfried Zaha. He entered the summer having long set out his Champions League stall, saw Crystal Palace sell Aaron Wan-Bissaka and subsequently reject each and every bid…

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Defender without a single Chelsea appearance set for permanent move away – Chelsea News
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Defender without a single Chelsea appearance set for permanent move away – Chelsea News

Michael Hector is in talks with Sheffield Wednesday over a permanent move from Chelsea, according to The Daily Mail.The report states that Hector signed for Chelsea from Reading for £4 million in 2015, but has never made a competitive appearance for The Blues.The 27-year old has played for 15 different clubs on loan during his…

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Transfer: Defender leaves Man City as Guardiola’s side finally sign Cancelo – Daily Post Nigeria
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Transfer: Defender leaves Man City as Guardiola’s side finally sign Cancelo – Daily Post Nigeria

Manchester City have finally completed the signing of defender, Joao Cancelo from Juventus. According to Sky Sport Italia, Pep Guardiola’s side offered right-back, Danilo plus €30million to the Serie A champions in exchange for Cancelo. The newspaper reports that the personal terms between both players and the clubs have also been finalised. DAILY POST had…

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Arsenal defender Chambers interesting Sheffield Utd – Tribal Football
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Arsenal defender Chambers interesting Sheffield Utd – Tribal Football

Arsenal defender Calum Chambers is interesting Sheffield United.Blades boss Chris Wilder has made an enquiry about taking the 24-year-old to Bramall Lane as he looks to bolster his defensive options, says the Mirror.He must now wait for a final decision from Arsenal boss Unai Emery as he sorts out the Gunners’ back line.Wilder has already…

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Former Man Utd defender Patrice Evra opens up on Luis Suarez racism incident – Mirror Online
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Former Man Utd defender Patrice Evra opens up on Luis Suarez racism incident – Mirror Online

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