Drogba To Stay At Chelsea

Didier Drogba will snub a summer move and remain at Chelsea for next season. The Ivory Coast striker is thought to have been unsettled by the £50m signing of Fernando Torres in January. The Spanish striker has often been picked before him despite a goal drought that only ended last weekend. Drogba, 33, has been linked with a £15m move to Real Madrid where he would be reunited with former…

April 29, 2011
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Pepe Reina Wants To Stay At Liverpool

The Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has eased fears at the club that he may try to leave this summer by talking openly about his desire to stay and “fight for titles” at Anfield. The Spain international had suggested previously this season that he might try to further his career away from Liverpool, like Xabi Alonso and Fernando Torres, if the club failed to meet his ambitions. But the 28-year-old, who…

April 27, 2011
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Hope Alive For Chelsea

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has not conceded this season’s Premier League title after his side beat Birmingham 3-1 on Wednesday. The victory lifted Chelsea to second on the table, six points behind Manchester United and with the leaders still to play Ancelotti’s side and Arsenal, their faint hopes of retaining their Premier League crown are still alive. A Florent Malouda double and a goal from Salomon Kalou gave Chelsea the…

April 21, 2011
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Fernando Torres Will Score, Insists Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti has boldly declared Fernando Torres will score for Chelsea before the end of the season. Torres has now gone 871 minutes without finding the net for club and country and bookmakers have begun taking bets on whether he will break his duck before the campaign is over. But manager Ancelotti had no doubt today that the Spain striker would begin repaying his £50million transfer fee in Chelsea’s last…

April 19, 2011
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Chelsea Lose Injured Alex And Ramires For Two Games

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti will be without centre-back Alex and midfielder Ramires for the next two games because of hamstring injuries. The pair missed last Saturday’s win at West Brom and will now also miss home games against Birmingham and West Ham. Meanwhile, Ancelotti insists Fernando Torres will break his Blues goalscoring duck before the end of the season. The £50m Spain striker has gone 871 minutes without a goal…

April 19, 2011
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“Torres Was Not Bought To Replace Didier”: Carlo Ancelotti

The rights and wrongs of Carlo Ancelotti’s predicament boil down to one key question: was Fernando Torres his signing or another expensive plaything for Roman Abramovich? There is the strongest of suspicions that Torres is another Andriy Shevchenko, the striker Abramovich foisted on José Mourinho, in which case one can only sympathise with Ancelotti, who was good enough to lead Chelsea to the Double last season. His pedigree is such…

April 18, 2011
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