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Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, April 4: Conte IN, Costa OUT at Chelsea? Man United to pay £40m for teenage star?

4 Apr

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Manchester United hope to complete a deal for Renato Sanches after telling Benfica they will pay up to £40m for the 18-year-old midfielder this summer. (Metro) Antonio Conte is set to be confirmed as the next Chelsea manager after flying into London on Sunday. Italy boss Conte was […]

Guus Hiddink on penalty decision to snatch Chelsea a draw with West Ham: ‘A very close call’

20 Mar

Guus Hiddink believes the penalty decision, which rescued Chelsea a draw with West Ham, was ‘a close call’. West Ham were leading the reigning Premier League champions at Stamford Bridge before Cesc Fabregas converted an 89th-minute spot-kick to earn a 2-2 draw. Referee Bobby Madley adjudged Ruben Loftus-Cheek had been tripped by Michail Antonio and […]

Rafa Benitez wants to wake up ‘sleeping giant’ Newcastle ahead of Sunderland derby

20 Mar

“You can see it’s a sleeping giant” Rafa Benitez The former Liverpool and Chelsea boss said: “I decided to come because I knew how big this clubs was – the fans, the stadium, everything. You can see it’s a sleeping giant. “You think that maybe with your experience and talking with […]

Hiddink still keen on Europe

20 Mar

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink is still keen to secure a place in the Europa League following the 2-2 draw with West Ham on Saturday. A controversial late penalty scored by Cesc Fabregas earned the Blues a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge and Hiddink revealed afterwards he is still eager to secure Europa League qualification. Chelsea […]

Manchester City blow! Manager Manuel Pellegrini expects Vincent Kompany to be out for ‘a minimum of one month’

16 Mar

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini expects Vincent Kompany to be out for “a minimum of one month” after the defender suffered a recurrence of a calf injury against Dynamo Kiev. City skipper Kompany limped off in the sixth minute of the Champions League last-16 second leg at the Etihad Stadium, which ended 0-0 to see […]