Mourinho: Tottenham not keen to sign Giroud as 2020 transfer option

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has conceded it will not be easy to compete on domestic and European fronts without a regular striker but said the club will not look to spend big on a forward to meet short-term objectives.

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has conceded it will not be easy to compete on domestic and European fronts without a regular striker but said the club will not look to spend big on a forward to meet short-term objectives. With Harry Kane sidelined until April, Spurs have been linked with a number of goalscorers in the January window, including Chelsea's Olivier Giroud, Real Sociedad's Willian Jose and Krzysztof Piatek - who has secured a move to Hertha Berlin. Although he would have preferred to add another striker, Mourinho claimed he was "happy" with Spurs' transfer business in January. "I cannot hide," Mourinho told reporters on Friday. "If I say it's easy to play three competitions without a striker, I'm going to lie. I

Pep Guardiola roams up Jose Mourinho ahead of Spurs vs Man City clash

Guardiola says his great rival Jose Mourinho should not be judged solely on his recent record as the two managers prepare to go head-to-head again on Sunday.

Guardiola says his great rival Jose Mourinho should not be judged solely on his recent record as the two managers prepare to go head-to-head again on Sunday. Spurs have taken 20 points from 12 Premier League games since Mourinho took over from Mauricio Pochettino and remain six points off fourth-placed Chelsea. The Portuguese joined Spurs a year after he was sacked by Manchester United following a period of dressing room unrest and poor results as Guardiola's City became the dominant side in England. Mourinho and Guardiola meet for the 23rd time this weekend as City travel to Tottenham and the Catalan said he respected his rival's record during a long career in the dugout. "The value of Jose, a manager with a lot

Transfer News: Lampard is yet to sign any star for Champions league fights

Chelsea remain firmly in the fight for a top-four finish this season and are in the latter stages of the Champions League but new signings are yet to be seen.

Chelsea remain firmly in the fight for a top-four finish this season and are in the latter stages of the Champions League but new signings are yet to be seen. Frank Lampard was restricted upon his arrival at Stamford Bridge due to the FIFA-imposed transfer ban but that was lifted for the New Year - although new arrivals are yet to be made. The legendary midfielder is pushing for his first Blues signing before the transfer window closes on Friday evening though, with contact made with Napoli regarding Dries Mertens. The Belgium international is among the many forwards that have been linked with a move to West London this month, following on from the likes of Edinson Cavani, Krzysztof Piątek and Moussa Dembele. On

Victor Moses moves to Inter Milan from Chelsea on loan bases

Victor Moses has officially joined Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea as the Nerazzurri finally make the announcement The ex-Nigerian international has had loan spells with Liverpool, West Ham, West Brom, Stoke City and Fenerbache The 29-year-old flourished under Antonio Conte during his short spell at Stamford Bridge winning the Premier League and the FA Cup It is understood the former England U19 international was signed on loan with a view of getting a permanent deal at the end of the season Victor Moses has finally completed his long speculated loan move to Inter Milan after days of speculation. The former Nigerian international had completed his medical a few days ago but the Nerazzurri were yet to make his signing official. Former Manchester United striker

Transfer gists: Edinson Cavani prepare Manchester United than Chelsea; talks opened, £23m fee

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The latest transfer news on Edinson Cavani, with the PSG striker closely linked with a January move to Chelsea, Manchester United and Atletico Madrid . Chelsea are reportedly starting to make their moves in the January transfer window. Frank Lampard will be keen to add depth to his attacking options after the defeat to Newcastle at the weekend, with the lack of depth behind Tammy Abraham starting to become a problem. One player who has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge is Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, with the Uruguayan international out of contract in the summer in the French capital. Manchester United have also been touted as a potential destination for the forward, after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men missed out on

Chelsea News: Frank Lampard provides transfer offers after loosing to Newcastle yesterday.

Frank Lampard admits it has become obvious Chelsea need to strengthen their striking options in January. The Blues’ manager watched his side dominate possession against Newcastle on Saturday and create 19 goalscoring opportunities. Martin Dubravka registered a rare clean sheet, however, as a result of some wayward finishing and Isaac Hayden’s injury time winner only compounded Lampard’s misery. Tammy Abraham has impressed this season, scoring 13 times in his first campaign spearheading the Chelsea attack, but the supporting cast has failed to weigh in with significant contributions. Lampard has been linked with a January move for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele with both Michy Batshuayi, who replaced Abraham as a late substitute at St James’ Park, and Olivier Giroud likely to

Chelsea vs Newcastle: Predictions on the possible outcomes.

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Newcastle manager Steve Bruce hopes to have forward Allan Saint-Maximin back from a hamstring injury for the trip to Stamford Bridge. Defender Fabian Schar is back in training and is closing in on a return, along with Jonjo Shelvey, but Paul Dummett and Dwight Gayle will be sidelined after suffering hamstring problems of their own at Wolves. https://twitter.com/footy90com/status/1218499206467538944 SkySport Revealing that scans had not yielded good news, Bruce said: "'Dummy's' looks a particularly nasty one and Dwight, we think, is a normal bog-standard one, between four weeks and six weeks, so it's not great news." Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante's hamstring problem continues to be assessed ahead of the Blues' trip to Newcastle. Frank Lampard has no new injury concerns. Marcos Alonso is back in contention

Chelsea Transfer News: Edinson Cavani linked to Chelsea & Man Untd. in this January transfer

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Edinson Cavani has been linked with a January transfer to a host of clubs including Chelsea, Manchester United and Atletico Madrid, but the forward could wait until the summer. Besides so many links where Chelsea been attached to; the club still embraced the french striker. According social media across the globe, Chelsea continue to be linked with a host of names from across Europe. The Blues are able to sign players after their transfer ban was shortened on appeal, and the Blues are thought to be keen on attacking reinforcements. One name that has been linked is Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, with the Uruguayan international well down the pecking order following the arrival of Mauro Icadi in the summer. Man Untd have also been

Chelsea News: Lampard comments on the Kante’s injury.

The former England international player Frank Lampard has revealed that N’Golo Kante has missed Chelsea’s clash with Burnley due to a hamstring injury. N'golo Kante was expected to start in Chelsea’s Premier League fixture against Sean Dyche’s at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Thus, the midfielder failed to make the bench after alerting Lampard to a hamstring problem after training on Friday. R. Barkley plays alongside Jorginho and Mason Mount in Chelsea’s midfield against Burnley, while Lampard admits he did not want to risk Kante for the match. The first kick of Kante’s season was disrupted due to an ankle problem, while the 28-year-old also missed five games due to a groin injury in October. ‘He’s reported some feeling in his hamstring yesterday

Chelsea vs Burnley: players ratings

Chelsea overcame Burnley in a comfortable 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Express Sport is on hand to rate and slate Frank Lampard and Sean Dyche’s men. Chelsea cemented their place in the Premier League’s top four on Saturday by leaving their home hoodoo behind and comfortably dispatching Burnley at Stamford Bridge. Jorginho, Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi got their names on the scoresheet in an easy 3-0 win for Frank Lampard’s side. Jorginho got the ball rolling for Chelsea as he converted his penalty with ease, slotting home as Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope dived the other way. Pope then endured a moment to forget as he failed to deal with Abraham’s header with Ben Mee rushing back towards him and the