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Premier League: Liverpool Maintain Perfect Record Versus Chelsea

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Merseyside giants Liverpool have maintained their perfect start to the new Premier League season following their win over Chelsea earlier on Saturday.

Liverpool made six wins out of six games after the 2-1 victory over hosts Chelsea.

The Reds took the lead through an indirect freekick from defender Trent Alexandre-Arnold before Roberto Firmino added a second goal for the visitors off an assist from Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson.

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Chelsea had a goal ruled out for offside via VAR Technology shortly after the first goal from Liverpool.

The Merseysiders led two-nil at the halftime interval courtesy the goals from Trent Alexandre-Arnold and Roberto Firmino.

Chelsea pulled one back through the impressive N’Golo Kante in the second half to setup a grandstand finish but Liverpool held on to take the points thus making it their sixth straight win this season and 15 victories on the trot dating back to last season.

The win ensured that Liverpool extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to five points.

Liverpool have 18 points after six matches ahead of nearest challengers and Premier League champions Manchester City (13 points).

Chelsea have dropped to 11th spot on the Premier League table as a result of the slim win over Chelsea.

Segun is a regular contributor to beIN sports and has worked at several publications, including Aljazeera, and taslkSport.

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Why Did Tottenham Contact Jose Mourinho?

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North London giants Tottenham Hotspur have made contact with former Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over their managerial position.

This is according to the Daily Mail which said that the Premier League side has sounded out Jose Mourinho about the managerial job despite the fact that Mauricio Pochettino is still the manager.

Mauricio Pochettino is not under pressure to lose his managerial job at Tottenham Hotspur despite the average start to this season but the club has lined up possible replacements for him if the Argentine tactician quits the post amidst the numerous transfer rumours linking him with the Manchester United job.

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Mauricio Pochettino has seen his Tottenham Hotspur team crash out of the Carabao Cup this season at the third round stage to English League Two team Colchester United.

Spurs were beaten on penalties by the fourth tier side after the two teams played out a goalless draw.

The North London club is in midtable on the Premier League log at the moment after just 11 points from the first eight games.

Tottenham Hotspur have already lost three times in the Premier League this term and they are currently three points away from the top four places at the moment.

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Serie A Giant Eyeing January Move For Veteran Chelsea Striker

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Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan are reportedly keen to sign veteran Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud.

This is according to the report from football365 which revealed that French international Giroud could leave Chelsea in search of more playing time.

Olivier Giroud is the third choice striker at Chelsea this season behind first choice Tammy Abraham and second choice Michy Batshuayi.

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He’s in danger of losing his place in the France squad if his lack of playing time continues at Chelsea.

Olivier Giroud signed a new one-year contract this summer to take him till the end of this season.

The former Arsenal star has been linked with a return to France as well as the MLS (Major League Soccer).

Olivier Giroud joined Chelsea from Arsenal at the start of last year and he was a major part of the team that won the Europa League title last season.

He was amongst the goals against his former club Arsenal who were beaten to the Europa League title by Chelsea.

Giroud scored the opening goal of the game as Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 4-1 in their final clash in Baku.

It was his first title as a Chelsea player since his move from London rivals Arsenal.

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Real Madrid Plotting Swap Deal For Another Key Chelsea Player

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Spanish La Liga leaders Real Madrid are reportedly plotting a swap deal for key Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante.

This is according to the latest media reports in the United Kingdom which revealed that Real Madrid are keeping tabs on the French World Cup winner.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is said to be a big fan of the aforementioned Kante.

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According to the specific publication from football365, Real Madrid are ready to do a swap deal to sign the Chelsea player.

It was revealed that the Los Merengues are willing to spend as much as 86 million pounds plus James Rodriguez to sign N’Golo Kante in the New Year.

Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez has not seen much action at the club upon his return from a two-year loan spell at German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

The Colombian could be used as a makeweight in a deal to sign Kante though it remains to be seen whether Chelsea would want to let one of their key players leave the club.

N’Golo Kante is one of the best players at Chelsea and his status is matched on the financial front as well as he’s the highest paid player at the club with 290,000 pounds on a weekly basis.

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Why Maurizio Sarri Sarri Wants Chelsea Duo At Juventus

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Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri is keen for two of his Chelsea players to join him in Italy according to the latest reports in the media.

As revealed by football365, Juventus manager Sarri wants both Emerson Palmieri and N’Golo Kante to join him at Juventus next summer.

Both Emerson Palmieri and N’Golo Kante worked under Sarri while the Italian tactician was the Chelsea boss.

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Maurizio Sarri spent one season as the Chelsea manager and he was responsible for the Europa League triumph in Baku in the last campaign.

Sarri and Chelsea won the Europa League title last season after beating London rivals Arsenal in their final clash.

Brazilian-born Italian international Emerson Palmieri has been the first choice left-back at Chelsea since the end of last season and it remains to be seen whether the Blues would want him to leave the club.

On his part, N’Golo Kante is the highest paid earner at Chelsea to underline his importance to Chelsea.

He earns a weekly salary reported to be around 290,000 pounds.

The French World Cup winner signed a new deal in the last campaign.

He has a Chelsea contract that runs until the end of the 2023/24 season.

Kante is widely regarded as one of the best defensive midfielders in world football.

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Giroud Encouraged To Leave Chelsea For More Playing Time

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French national team manager Didier Deschamps has encouraged Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud to leave the Premier League club for more playing time.

Didier Deschamps revealed that Giroud is under pressure to keep his place as the central striker in the French team mainly due to his lack of playing time at Chelsea.

He talked about Olivier Giroud during his post-match press conference after the Euro 2020 qualifier between France and Turkey which ended in a 1-1 draw.

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Giroud came off the bench to give France a 76th minute lead before Kaan Ayhan secured a point for the visitors in the final minutes of the game.

Didier Deschamps hinted that Giroud will have to leave Chelsea for more playing time if he wants to stay in his starting XI.

Giroud has featured for just 187 minutes for Chelsea this season and Didier Deschamps explained that it was the reason behind him starting just one of the two Euro 2020 qualifiers this month.

He scored the winning goal for France during last week’s slim 1-0 victory at the home of Iceland.

Giroud started that game but he was left out of the XI for the Turkey game on Monday night.

His striker against Turkey makes his three goals in the last four games for France.

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Why Giroud Will Leave Chelsea In January Revealed

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Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has said that he might need to leave the Premier League club in a bid to stay in the French team ahead of the 2020 edition of the European Championship.

Giroud hinted at a Chelsea exit during his latest interview as monitored by popular English news outlet Metro.

According to him, he’s not happy at the lack of playing time at Chelsea under new manager Frank Lampard and that the solution could be to leave the club when the winter transfer window reopens in the New Year.

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Giroud spoke ahead of the Euro 2020 qualifier at home to Turkey which ended in a score draw.

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to give France the lead on 76 minutes thus putting them well on course for qualification to Euro 2020.

The qualification was then halted by a late equaliser from Kaan Ayhan for Turkey who maintained their position as leaders in Group H.

Olivier Giroud has had to endure lack of playing time at Chelsea this season with new manager Frank Lampard turning to younger players to move the club forward.

England international Tammy Abraham has led the line for Chelsea this season and Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi has been his deputy for the larger part of the season with Giroud now the third choice striker.

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Chelsea Favourites To Sign 22-Year Man Utd Transfer Target

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West London giants Chelsea are reportedly in pole position to sign Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell ahead of the other interested teams.

Apart from Chelsea, Ben Chilwell is also attracting the interest of Premier League champions Manchester City and Manchester United.

According to the Daily Mail, Chelsea are favourites to sign the aforementioned Leicester City player.

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50 million pounds-rated Chilwell still has less than five years left on his Leicester City contract which is scheduled to run out in the summer of 2024.

The England international made his debut for the Three Lions during an international friendly with Switzerland last year.

Ben Chilwell came through the ranks at Leicester City before making his first team debut.

He has represented the Foxes on 96 occasions.

Chelsea have a transfer ban from world football’s governing body FIFA but that has not stopped the Blues from battling the other teams for the English left-back.

The Blues were handed a two-window transfer ban for breaking the rules relating to the signing of underage players.

Chelsea have appealed the ruling and they are hopeful that the ban will be lifted for them to sign players like Ben Chilwell.

They have already served the transfer ban for a transfer window.

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Ex-Chelsea Manager Set To Return To Football Management

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Former Chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri is closing in on a return to football management with Italian Serie A side Sampdoria.

The Italian tactician has not been in the dugout since he left AS Roma at the end of last season.

He was a temporary manager at Italian capital club AS Roma and the former Juventus and AS Monaco boss spent three months with the Europa League campaigners on the back of replacing Eusebio Di Francesco who resigned from his job as the AS Roma manager in March.

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Ranieri will replace the same Eusebio Di Francesco at Sampdoria after he was sacked earlier this week on the back of just two wins in all competitions this term.

Experienced manager Claudio Ranieri is said to have agreed a contract worth 34,000 pounds on a weekly basis.

Claudio Ranieri was the Chelsea manager for four years before his contract was terminated in 2004.

His finest hour as a football manager was in the Premier League.

The Italian masterminded one of the biggest feats recorded in football in recent times when he led Leicester City to an unlikely Premier League title during the 2015/16 season.

The Foxes won the league title under his watch three years ago.

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