Tag: Michael Essien

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez sets sights on winning return to Liverpool after draw with Manchester City

Rafael Benitez is targeting victory over former club Liverpool after seeing Newcastle take another small step towards safety. The Magpies edged to within two points of Norwich after a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Champions League semi-finalists Manchester City at St James’ Park, and might even have snatched a priceless win – which would have lifted

‘Conte as good as Mourinho & Guardiola’

Conte was appointed Italy manager in 2014 following the resignation of Cesare Prandelli Chelsea’s incoming manager Antonio Conte is one of the best in the game alongside Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, says Gianfranco Zola. Italy boss Conte will take over at Stamford Bridge after Euro 2016, replacing interim coach Guus Hiddink. The 46-year-old won