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  • Clement out to give former club Chelsea the blues

    Clement out to give former club Chelsea the blues

    Reuters
    Clement out to give former club Chelsea the blues

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Having helped Chelsea to win the Premier League as assistant to Carlo Ancelotti, Paul Clement will be looking to put a dent in their title hopes this season when he takes his resurgent Swansea City side to Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Clement, who had two spells at Chelsea, was Ancelotti's right-hand man when they won the double in 2010, and will return for the first time this weekend having departed the following year. A trip to face the runaway league …

  • China's Amer, CITIC line up rival bid for Southampton - source

    China's Amer, CITIC line up rival bid for Southampton - source

    Reuters
    China's Amer, CITIC line up rival bid for Southampton - source

    SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese buyers including materials giant Amer International and CITIC Securities Co Ltd are readying a rival 246 million pounds ($305 million) bid for English soccer club Southampton, a person with knowledge of the plans told Reuters. The bid for the English Premier League side marks a potential challenge to an earlier planned acquisition by Lander Sports Development, which said in January that it was taking a stake in the club. Southampton take on Manchester United …

  • Mourinho worried about distant Euro draw

    Mourinho worried about distant Euro draw

    AFP News
    Mourinho worried about distant Euro draw

    As Manchester United continue to battle on four fronts, wracking up too many air miles is proving a concern to manager Jose Mourinho. Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the only goal of the game away to Saint Etienne on Wednesday after just 16 minutes, effectively killing off any suspense in the Europa League last 32 tie that the Red Devils won 4-0 on aggregate. United would need to negotiate three more two-legged ties if they are to reach the final in Stockholm on May 24, but Mourinho's biggest …

  • 'Going to China? Madness' โ€“ Keane urges Rooney to stay in Europe

    'Going to China? Madness' โ€“ Keane urges Rooney to stay in Europe

    Omnisport
    'Going to China? Madness' โ€“ Keane urges Rooney to stay in Europe

    Wayne Rooney is linked with a move to China, but Roy Keane feels that is the wrong move for the Manchester United captain. …

  • WATCH: Former Chelsea star Ramires scores last minute Asian Champions League winner

    WATCH: Former Chelsea star Ramires scores last minute Asian Champions League winner

    Goal.com
    WATCH: Former Chelsea star Ramires scores last minute Asian Champions League winner

    The former Blues midfielder showed that he's still got game, netting a 90th minute winner for his new club in the Asian Champions League …