English Premier League clubs were all worked up trying to finalize the squads for the upcoming season. Chelsea has signed up for Kepa Arrizabalaga as a goalkeeper for $91million. The 23 year old is all thrilled to sign the deal and would reach at Stamford Bridge to replace Thibaut Courtois as he would join Real Madrid. The deal is for 7 years, which Arrizabalaga has come to terms with. In addition, Chelsea has signed Mateo Kovacic, the Croatia midfielder on loan through Real Madrid for the next season. The transfer of Kepa crosses the $68 million Liverpool given to Alison in the month of July and an additional $75 million was spent on Alvaro Morata, the striker in the last summer.
It is indeed a great decision as per Kepa as far his career is concerned. The club always attracted him and especially the titles that the club has achieved, the city, players and of course the English Premier League. Well, it’s a gathering of things and he is glad that the club has trusted him and chosen. Kepa achieved his Spain cap last year in November, played in Athletic Bilbao and kept nearly 7 clean sheets.
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England international Gary Cahill has admitted that the club had a ‘strange season’ under the tutelage of Antonio Conte. The Blues only finished fifth in the Premier League after failing to offer a proper defence of their title but they still managed to end the season on a high with an FA Cup final triumph over Manchester United.
Speaking to reporters, Cahill admitted that the club did not have the best of campaigns but he still enjoyed his work under Conte, he said: “It’s been a strange season; obviously there’s been a lot of speculation for however many months now.The season has finished on a high for us, we won a major trophy so that was a great end for everybody: for the fans, for the players and for the staff. What will be this summer, will be.
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Chelsea favourite Frank Lampard believes Mohamed Salah has transformed into a free-scoring forward at Liverpool, and this has been the key towards his progress since leaving Chelsea. The Egypt international joined the Reds from AS Roma during last summer’s transfer window, and he has since been in stupendous form with 39 goals across all competitions.
Speaking on BT Sport, Lampard said that Salah was confined to a wider role during his time at Stamford Bridge, and this sort of stunted his progress with competition from the likes of Willian and Eden Hazard. However, at Liverpool, Salah has been allowed to make precise movements from the right side of the attack, and Lampard was quick to highlight Salah’s similarities with Lionel Messi. Continue reading “Frank Lampard Reveals Why Mohamed Salah Did Not Succeed At Chelsea”
Former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit believes Antonio Conte has an opportunity of saving his job, should the Blues manager to knockout Barcelona from the Champions League. The Italian head coach has struggled to keep his side within Premier League contention this term, and a run of three defeats in four league games has increased speculation over his future.
Speaking to Omnisport, Gullit had a different perspective of the situation and cited that the 48-year-old could yet prolong his future at Stamford Bridge. According to the former Blues boss, Conte may need to concentrate on bagging a surprise win over Barcelona in the Champions League, which would enhance his reputation greatly among the Blues’ hierarchy.
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