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Wilfried Zaha has signed a new five-year deal with Crystal Palace, the club have announced. The Ivory Coast winger has committed his long-term future to the Eagles after helping them avoid relegation from the Premier League. The 24-year-old told the club’s website: “Palace is in my heart and I don’t think the story is over.” Palace announced the new deal just before midnight on Thursday, with Zaha following up the announcement by posting on Twitter: “It’s lit bruh.” Club chairman Steve Parish was thrilled to tie down a player he referred to as the club’s “talisman.” Parish said: “Wilf has…

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted his side’s FA Cup final against Chelsea could be his last Arsenal game but insists he will continue elsewhere. The Gunners face the Blues at Wembley with the Frenchman still to commit to a new contract to prolong his stay. Arsene Wenger has admitted the FA Cup final against Chelsea could be his final game in charge at Arsenal. The Gunners boss has yet to commit to a new contract and once again failed to confirm whether he would be staying on at the Emirates. Asked whether Saturday could be his last game in…

Everton have confirmed SportPesa as their new shirt sponsor in a club record deal. The Kenyan betting firm has signed a five year agreement with the Blues. Everton have not disclosed the value of their new sponsorship but say it is the most “lucrative” in their history. SportPesa are replacing Thai brewing company Chang who have been the Blues’ main sponsor since 2004. Chang, it was announced last week, will remain as the club’s community sponsor.The ECHO revealed earlier this month that SportPesa have chosen Liverpool as the venue for the European HQ. SportPesa hope to create around 100 jobs…

Liverpool climbed back to third in the Premier League standings, despite being held to a goalless draw against Southampton at Anfield on Sunday. The game started in a timid fashion but almost sprung to life after 18 minutes as Oriol Romeu lost possession to allow Roberto Firmino to run at goal before letting fly, but Maya Yoshida did brilliantly to just get in a vital block. Philippe Coutinho then looked to catch out Fraser Forster from 35 yards out with a looping volley, although the Brazilian’s shot was straight at the goalkeeper who made a comfortable save. The second-half proved…

Antonio Conte claimed winning the Premier League would Chelsea would be a greater achievement than three Scudetti at Juventus. The former Italy tactician made the comments in a Press conference ahead of tonight’s game against Southampton. He was asked if securing the Premier League at his first attempt would be his greatest achievement. “Yes, for sure. For me, for the players, for the club,” replied Conte. “To win the title in England is a great achievement. To win in England these days is not easy. “Now it’s a good season. To become a great or fantastic season there is only…

N’Golo Kante has been named the PFA Players’ Player of the Year after a formidable debut season at Chelsea, while Dele Alli of Tottenham has retained the Young Player of the Year award. France international Kante has enjoyed an incredible rise in English football after joining Leicester City from Caen in 2015. Having played a key role in Leicester’s remarkable Premier League title success last term, the midfielder has continued to star at Stamford Bridge for this season’s leaders, Chelsea. Alli has also enjoyed a marvellous campaign for Spurs, his 16 goals and five assists vital in their title challenge. He becomes the fourth player…

The Blues quest for silverware on two fronts continues as the Blues booked an FA Cup final date in May by emerging victorious in a game of six goals at Wembley. Willian struck twice in the first half from a free-kick and a penalty but saw both goals cancelled out courtesy of Harry Kane and Dele Alli either side of the interval. With the scores level going into the final 15 minutes, our impact from the bench made the difference, Cesc Fabregas’s corner finding Eden Hazard and Hazard finding the bottom corner from the edge of the box. Nemanja Matic…

President Akuffo Addo has tipped Tottenham Hotspurs to beat Chelsea to this year’s English Premier league title. Spurs have gone on a remarkable run and are still four points behind the league leaders with six games to end the season. Speaking exclusively to Bola Ray on the “Revealed” show, Nana Akuffo Addo  who is an ardent fan of Tottenham Hotspurs wants the Lilywhites to topple the blues in the title race. “I watched our last game which we won by four goals to nil” “I feel good anytime we win games because they won my heart as a club in…

Birmingham City have appointed Harry Redknapp as their new manager. The ex-West Ham, Tottenham and QPR boss succeeds Gianfranco Zola, who resigned on Monday after a 2-0 defeat by fellow Championship strugglers Burton Albion. Blues are 20th in the table, three points above the relegation zone with three games left, and travel to local rivals Aston Villa on Sunday. “Birmingham are a proper football club but they are in a precarious position,” Redknapp, 70, told Talksport. Redknapp’s appointment was announced just 16 hours after Zola’s departure, and he says he will initially take charge until the end of the season.…

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