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“I would have loved playing alongside N’Golo Kante”, said Chelsea legend Graeme La Saux

“I would have loved playing alongside N’Golo Kante”, said Chelsea legend Graeme La Saux

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Chelsea legend Graeme Le Saux has admitted that he would have fancied playing alongside Frenchman and fellow midfielder N’Golo Kante during his twelve-year spell at the club. The 27-year old midfielder has had his reputation enhanced in world football after joining Leicester City as a relatively unknown player from French Ligue 2 outfit Caen in 2015. Due to his work ethic, tenacity and tireless displays, Kante quickly became a mainstay at Leicester and Chelsea, playing a pivotal role in guiding both clubs to Premier League glory in 2016 and 2017 respectively. “I think with the age I am now, N’Golo Kante and his fitness would be very important for me to be in a team with him.”, joked Le Saux. “But Chelsea have had so many great players over the last 20 years, if you look at al

Mourinho vows manage again in England

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Jose Mourinho has indicated he is ready to return to management in an interview with Sky Sports, following his sacking as Chelsea manager last December. He prefers to stay in England, due in part to his family enjoying London life. Mourinho may return to football management sooner than first thought, following his surprise departure from Chelsea earlier in the season. His aim is to remain in England, partly because of his family. "When my kids were young, we could move and experience different countries and in my case, different clubs and different football, but there is a moment when they need some stability." Indeed, his children play a big role in his thought process, "They are 19 years old and 16 years old, and with university and their football, they need some stability." "

Wenger rules out shock deadline day move for John Terry

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Arsene Wenger has denied reports that have linked Chelsea captain John Terry with a move to London rivals Arsenal, despite admiring the defender's leadership qualities. Wenger's comments follow Sunday evening's news that Terry will not be offered a new one-year contract with the Blues. The Arsenal manager feels that the player represents Chelsea to such an extent that he would be unable to play for another Premier League side. "If he wants to play longer, I am sure he will play for Chelsea." In a surprise move, it was Terry himself who first broke the news, though the decision seemed to be unplanned. Speaking to the media after Chelsea's 5-1 hammering of MK Dons at the weekend, Terry stated that he had asked for clarification on his future at a meeting earlier in the month.
Women leading the way in fight against racism in football

Women leading the way in fight against racism in football

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A new Women’s Super League season kicks off in March. Kait Borsay looks at whether the women’s game has the same issues with racism as its male counterpart, after two incidents of racism from Chelsea fans were reported in just one week. Reporter: Kait Borsay Sub-editor: Sonal Gupta The women’s game, set to gain more exposure this summer with the Women's World Cup in Canada, does not suffer at the hands of racism like its male counterpart. Kick it Out, the anti-discrimination body, told Westminster World they “haven't had any incidents of racism within women or girls football at any level this season.” In a month where Chelsea fans have seen their first piece of silverware since the return of Jose Mourinho, supporters of the club have been tainted by accusations of racism. Film fo