Chelsea seek to put Costa furore to bed

Premier League leaders Chelsea will hope to draw a line beneath the controversy that has embroiled striker Diego Costa when they welcome Hull City to Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Costa missed last weekend’s 3-0 win at champions Leicester City after reportedly rowing with fitness coach Julio Tous amid reports of an eye-watering offer from Chinese

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Maybe I’m not good enough for City, says Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revealed Friday that he fears he may not match up to the players in his expensively-assembled squad which is struggling to maintain a Premier League title push. Guardiola conceded defeat in the title race after last weekend’s 4-0 loss at Everton left them 10 points behind leaders Chelsea. The defeat

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Shaw going through ´difficult period´ – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes full-back Luke Shaw is going through a “difficult period” as he tries to break back into the first team. Shaw, 21, has made just seven Premier League appearances this season, having missed most of 2015-16 due to a broken leg. Questions have been raised over the England international’s future

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Klopp not worried by Sturridge, Origi form

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp backed forwards Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi despite the pair’s poor form. Sturridge and Origi struggled to have an impact in a 1-0 win over Plymouth Argyle in the FA Cup on Wednesday, with the latter also missing a penalty. Origi is without a goal since mid-December, while Sturridge has just

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De Gea backs ´amazing´ Pogba

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea backed midfielder Paul Pogba to bounce back from his poor display against Liverpool. The France international was slammed for his performance in the 1-1 Premier League draw, having given away a penalty for the opening goal at Old Trafford on Sunday. De Gea, who initially struggled in England after

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