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Thibaut Courtois believes World Cup displays warrant better Chelsea contract

• Real have retained interest in bringing him back to Madrid• ‘What was on the table is different than what I can have’Thibaut Courtois has suggested his performances for Belgium at the World Cup would merit of an improvement in the contract offer from…

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‘You know my preferred destination’: Eden Hazard casts doubt over Chelsea future

• Belgium forward admits he may leave Stamford Bridge • Hazard: ‘It might be time to discover something different’Eden Hazard has cast serious doubts over his future at Chelsea after suggesting that, in the wake of an impressive World Cup campaign, the…

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Maurizio Sarri looks like a subtle change of direction for Chelsea

Stability is not a word often associated with Roman Abramovich but times are changing at Stamford BridgeChelsea supporters are fond of dismissing Tottenham Hotspur as chokers and nearly men, though at least they know how to hang on to a manager.Maurici…

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Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as head coach and sign midfielder Jorginho

• Former Napoli coach agrees three-year contract• Jorginho joins Sarri at Chelsea in £50.4m dealChelsea have confirmed the appointment of Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach with the Napoli midfielder Jorginho joining his former manager at Stamford …

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Will former banker Maurizio Sarri reap dividends for Chelsea? | Paolo Bandini

The new coach at Stamford Bridge rarely surprised anyone with his tactics at Napoli, yet they often swept opponents asideAt last, Chelsea can see “a fumata bianca”. In the lexicon of Italian football journalism, that phrase – “white smoke” – is used to…

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Antonio Conte’s exit suited him and Chelsea but showed neither in good light | Dominic Fifield

There were Premier League and FA Cup wins but the Italian’s relationship with his board foundered over transfer policyGiven all the squabbling behind the scenes, and the discontent which has festered on both sides, it was appropriate the divorce should…

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Antonio Conte’s rollercoaster tenure as Chelsea head coach – video report

Chelsea have parted company with Antonio Conte, ending an acrimonious relationship after two years. Despite leading the side to FA Cup glory this season, the Italian manager had been at odds with the club’s hierarchy and was always expected to mov…

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Antonio Conte sacked by Chelsea with Maurizio Sarri set to replace him

• Conte won 2017 Premier League title and FA Cup last season • Chelsea to pay Napoli around £50m to get Sarri and JorginhoMaurizio Sarri is set to be confirmed as Chelsea’s new head coach after Antonio Conte was finally relieved of his duties after two…

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Antonio Conte takes Chelsea training amid uncertainty over future

• Conte oversees first full day of pre-season training on Monday• Maurizio Sarri lined up to replace Italian at Stamford BridgeAntonio Conte ostensibly remains in charge at Chelsea after taking training on Monday, on the first full day of pre-season, d…

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Maurizio Sarri set to be announced as Chelsea manager before players return

• Former Napoli manager will replace Antonio Conte• Aleksandr Golovin and Alisson Becker are transfer targetsChelsea finally hope to resolve their managerial situation in advance of the return of their non-World Cup players for pre-season training at t…

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