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Alvaro Morata ‘ready – Antonio Conte

Alvaro Morata 'ready - Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte defended the caution he has shown with Chelsea’s record signing Alvaro Morata and revealed that the striker is ready to start against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Sunday. Eyebrows were raised on the Premier League’s opening weekend when Conte opted to start with Morata on the substitutes’ bench …

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Real dominate Spanish Super Cup victory

Real dominate Spanish Super Cup victory

After a controversial first leg at the Nou Camp that saw Real win 3-1 and resulted in Cristiano Ronaldo’s five-match suspension, the hosts on Wednesday rounded off their pre-season preparations in style. Marco Asensio (4) produced another fantastic strike to add to his first leg efforts before Karim Benzema (39) …

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Nemanja matic outstanding west Ham

Nemanja matic outstanding west Ham

Mourinho’s starting line-up against West Ham only featured two new faces but the difference from last season could hardly have been more striking. In place of ponderousness and profligacy, there was power and purpose. And in front of a buoyant Old Trafford crowd, Manchester United enjoyed their biggest Premier League …

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Chelsea v Burnley: preview

Chelsea v Burnley: preview

The Blues will be without injured trio Eden Hazard, Pedro and Tiemoue Bakayoko while Victor Moses is suspended and Diego Costa is in exile having been told he has no future under Antonio Conte. Chelsea swept to the title last season with a league-record 30 wins, but it has not …

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Arsenal 4-3 Leicester: late gunners bang

Arsenal 4-3 Leicester: late gunners bang

Arsenal produced a stunning late comeback to beat Leicester 4-3 as the Premier League returned in thrilling fashion on Friday night. Arsene Wenger’s men were 3-2 down with seven minutes remaining but goals from substitutes Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud stole the game from under Leicester’s noses. Big-money signing Alexandre …

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