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Liverpool sign 6ft 5in 15-year-old Bury wonderkid Emeka Obi… the defender dubbed the best schoolboy player in England. The centre-back is the youngest player to pull on a Shakers shirt after making his professional debut in August – aged 15 and 86 days. The centre-back is the youngest player to pull on a Shakers shirt after making his professional debut in August – aged 15 and 86 days – in the 4-1 win over Morecambe in the Checkatrade Trophy. Kop boss Jurgen Klopp  – who loves snapping up top youth talents – is willing to spend a six-figure sum on…

Chelsea Football Club today announces a new technical partnership with Nike, which represents the largest commercial deal in the club’s history. The long-term agreement will see Nike, the world’s leading sports footwear and apparel company, become the official kit supplier beginning with the 2017/18 season. Nike will produce strips for the first team, Academy and Ladies teams, as well as a full range of clothing for Chelsea’s millions of supporters around the world. Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: ‘This is an incredibly exciting and important deal for the club. Like Chelsea, Nike is known around the world for its excellence…

Pablo Zabaleta claims Pep Guardiola has banned his Manchester City team from surfing the web. The right-back has revealed the players are no longer able to trawl the internet at the training ground after Guardiola ordered the connection to be disconnected. City’s expensive stars aren’t even allowed to use the 3G on their phones, but Zabaleta insists everyone is delighted by Guardiola’s latest stand. “You always want and dream to be trained by the best coaches, and today I have the opportunity to work with one of the best,”He told TyC Sports via the sun. “Actually, you learn a lot,…

The Football Association is investigating allegations England manager Sam Allardyce used his role to negotiate a £400,000 deal and offer advice on how to “get around” rules on player transfers. The Telegraph claims to have footage from August of Allardyce meeting men claiming to represent a Far East firm where he appears to say third-party ownership rules can be avoided. The 61-year-old has yet to respond to the allegations, while the FA has asked to see the paper’s filmed recordings. It will meet on Tuesday morning when new chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn must decide whether the…

Leicester City were thrashed by 4 goals to nil by Manchester United in the English premier league on Saturday. . Amartey who lasted  for the entire  90 minutes of the game could not save his Club for the humiliating  defeat at Old Trafford. Chris Smalling’s header put United ahead before Juan Mata finished off a slick move with a crisp strike. Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba , with his first goal for the club – both scored from corners, with Demarai Gray’s spectacular long-range strike the only consolation for Leicester. The Ghanaian international defender played in the midfield for the foxes with a…

For the second game running the Blues went 2-0 behind in the first half but this time we stormed back in style to progress in the EFL Cup. The defending that led to Shinji Okazaki giving the Premier League champions that two-goal lead with little over half-an-hour played will continue to concern Antonio Conte, but crucially his side showed the character to pull one back before half-time through Gary Cahill. Another member of the defence then weighed in on the act. Cesar Azpilicueta may have been long odds to be a goal-of-season candidate at the start of the campaign but…

 A disappointing evening at Stamford Bridge ended in defeat as the Blues were beaten 2-1 by Liverpool. Antonio Conte’s side reacted well in the second half having trailed 2-0 at half-time – Dejan Lovren and Jordan Henderson on target for Jurgen Klopp’s side – but although Diego Costa reduced the deficit with half an hour left to play we were unable to kick on and salvage anything from the game. There was just one change to the team which started at Swansea last Sunday, with David Luizcoming in for the injured John Terry to make his first appearance since re-joining…

David Luiz will play against Liverpool in the Friday Night Football clash with Liverpool, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has confirmed. Luiz will replace John Terry in the line-up, with the skipper ruled out after suffering an ankle injury in the 2-2 draw with Swansea on Sunday – he is out of action for around 10 days. Luiz will be making his first appearances since rejoining Chelsea in a £30m Deadline Day transfer from Paris Saint-Germain. Skysports

A UEFA Champions League hat-trick from Sergio Aguero (£13.0m) continued Manchester City’s perfect start under Pep Guardiola. Suspended from domestic duties until Gameweek 6, the Argentina international returned to lead the line against Borussia Monchengladbach as Kelechi Iheanacho (£7.0m) dropped to the bench. David Silva (£8.9m) missed the 4-0 win as a precaution, allowing Ilkay Gundogan (£5.4m) his first appearance for Guardiola’s side. Stationed alongside Kevin De Bruyne (£10.5m) in central midfield, the German was brought down for the penalty that led to Aguero’s second. Raheem Sterling (£8.3m) and Aleksandar Kolarov (£5.9m) supplied an assist apiece, as did Leroy Sane(£7.8m),…

It was a night to remember for one young Sunderland fan when Everton visited the Stadium of Light on Monday. At the age of just five Bradley Lowery is fighting his second battle with cancer after neuroblastoma was diagnosed, but Sunderland made him their mascot for the Monday night match and he got to meet his heroes, walking out on the pitch alongside captain Jermain Defoe ahead of kick-off. This was part of the support the club have been giving over the past two years to Bradley, with efforts more recently directed to the campaign to raise the £700,000 that…

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