Chelsea News: Eden Hazard needs to be sculptured in Stamford bridge

Eden Hazard left Chelsea to join Real Madrid last summer after winning two Premier League titles at Stamford Bridge. Eden Hazard should have his legacy at Chelsea honored with a statue outside Stamford Bridge. https://twitter.com/HakimZ10i/status/1243882136454729729 English Premier League Chelsea vs Spurs @ Stamford bridge where Eden Hazard dribbled Harry Kane According to NBA star and Blues fan Larry Nance Jr. Hazard spent seven years at Chelsea where he established himself as one of the world's best attackers. During his time at the club he played under six managers, helping the club win numerous trophies in his time there. When he signed for Chelsea in 2012 for a fee worth a reported £32million, there were high expectations on how he would develop. But he surpassed those expectations, earning countless individual

Transfer: Ivan Rakitic set to leave Barcelona for Man Untd for £17.6m

Ivan Rakitic is on the verge of leaving the Catalan club for Old Trafford - The Croatian has dropped down the perking order in the Barcelona first team

Ivan Rakitic is on the verge of leaving the Catalan club for Old Trafford - The Croatian has dropped down the perking order in the Barcelona first team Manchester United are keen on having Rakitic in a bid to fortify their midfield. The Croatian could be playing at the Old Trafford this summer as he is said to be free to leave Barcelona for £17.6m, according to reports from SunSport. Rakitic who has been a major part of the Barcelona squad previously has failed to impress in the last couple of seasons and this will allow the Catalan club to let him go. The former Sevilla attacking midfielder joined Barcelona on June 16, 2014 when he signed a 5-year contract. Barcelona

Coronavirus kills former Olympique de Marseille President Pape Diouf

Former Olympique de Marseille President Pape Diouf has died after contracting coronavirus, according to the French Ligue 1 club.

Former Olympique de Marseille President Pape Diouf has died after contracting coronavirus, according to the French Ligue 1 club. https://twitter.com/AfricaFactsZone/status/1245381329467904007 Diouf had been receiving treatment in his home country, Senegal, before passing away, the Senegalese President Macky Sall confirmed. "I pay tribute to the medical staff at Fann Hospital (in Dakar, Senegal) who spared no effort to save him," Sall said on Twitter. In a statement made on Twitter, Marseille said the 68-year-old Diouf had passed away on Tuesday after a battle with Covid-19. "It is with great sadness that Olympique de Marseille learned of the death of Pape Diouf," the team said in a statement. "Pape will remain in the hearts of the Marseillais forever, as one of the great architects in the club's history. "We send our sincerest condolences to his family and

Coronavirus: When is the football league gates will be reopen?

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English football is heading towards its third weekend without games and, with no end in sight to the lockdown, the first cracks are beginning to appear in what had previously been a united front. In the "professional game", which covers the Premier League and Football League, there is now an acceptance there will be no immediate resumption. The Premier League clubs are due to meet again on 3 April, when it is almost certain the current postponement of all games until 30 April will be extended again. That will take it past the official end of the EFL league season and towards the last round of Premier League fixtures, which was supposed to be on 17 May. That would be getting very close to the

Roll back Coronavirus: Pep Guardiola donates 1m euros to fight Covid-19

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has donated 1m euros (£920,000) to fight the coronavirus outbreak in Spain. Guardiola, who is at his home in Barcelona, has been working with his lawyers over the past few days to work out the best way of using the money. It will go to a campaign being promoted by the Medical College of Barcelona and the Angel Soler Daniel Foundation. Spain is one of the worst affected countries in Europe. Official figures on Tuesday showed that 2,696 people had died in the country and close to 40,000 are infected. The money will be used to help purchase medical equipment and protective material for the hospital staff involved in treating those admitted to hospital. The Catalan region is one of the areas in

Coronavirus: Dybala and Paolo Maldini also test positive

Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala and former Italy captain Paolo Maldini have tested positive for coronavirus. In a message on his Instagram account, Dybala said he and his girlfriend both have the virus but were in good health. "Both Oriana and I have tested positive," Dybala, 26, said. "Luckily we are in perfect conditions." AC Milan technical director Maldini and his son Daniel both tested positive and a club statement said they "are well". The club added that Daniel Maldini, 18, had been training with the AC Milan first team and that he and his father, 51, had spent two weeks in self-isolation at home and would remain in quarantine "until clinically recovered". Dybala is the third Juve player to be confirmed to have the virus, following

Chelsea ‘tells’ Arsenal star wanted by Man United to join the club

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a target for Chelsea and Manchester United Even Spanish giants Barcelona are interested in having the super striker Aubameyang's deal at Arsenal will come to an end at the end of next season Chelsea have reportedly joined Spanish giants Barcelona and Manchester United in the race to sign Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who could leave the Emirates this summer. Manchester United were the first to show interest in the signing of the Gabonese footballer whose contract at the club will expire in 2021. But according to the report on UK Sun, Arsenal chiefs are aware that the former Borussia Dortmund striker is not ready to sign a new deal at the Emirates stadium. Since joining Arsenal in January 2018, Emerick Aubameyang has scored

Coronavirus:W. Roony complains on how footballers treated

Wayne Rooney says the government and football authorities have treated footballers as "guinea pigs" during the coronavirus outbreak. Elite football in Britain has been suspended until at least 3 April, with the Premier League saying "conditions at the time" will determine its return. "For players, staff and their families it has been a worrying week," he said. "One in which you felt a lack of leadership from the government and from the FA and Premier League." Writing in his column in the Sunday Times, the former England captain said: "The rest of sport - tennis, Formula 1, rugby, golf, football in other countries - was closing down and we were being told to carry on. "I think a lot of footballers were wondering, 'Is it something to do

Transfer news: PSG is keen to sign Riyad Mahrez of Man City

Riyad Mahrez could be joining Paris Saint Germain at the end of this season The Algerian has scored nine goals and 14 assists this season PSG want the winger as a replacement for either Kylian Mbappe or Neymar Manchester City will not be playing in the Champions League next season regardless of where they finish on the Premier League table. The Citizens have been handed a two seasons ban by UEFA after being found guilty of breaching the Financial Fair Play rules. This decision has however sent shivers to the players who are obviously not satisfied with playing just domestic leagues. Meanwhile, reports from the Etihad Stadium reveals some top European club are planning to use City's absence in the

England, France, Spain and Italian Leagues were postponed due to Covid-19

The English Premier League -- the world's richest top-flight division -- has been hit by the decision to postpone all professional football in England until early April due to the coronavirus outbreak. "The FA, Premier League, EFL and FA Women's Super League and FA Women's Championship have collectively agreed to postpone the professional game in England until Friday 3 April at the earliest," said a statement on the Football Association's website. "This action, which will be kept under constant review, has been taken due to the increasing numbers of clubs taking steps to isolate their players and staff because of the Covid-19 virus." Friday's decision came after a number of Premier League clubs, players and managers were impacted by COVID-19. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is self-isolating after testing positive, the