Five strikers who surprisingly still have a higher rating than Jamie Vardy on FIFA 16

Jamie Vardy has been a hero this season for Leicester City, scoring 18 goals for the Foxes in 25 league appearances so far, making him the Premier League’s topscorer. Accordingly, his rating at FIFA 16 was raised from 71 to 75 during the popular game’s winter update. Vardy was pretty happy about it, as he smashed his old rating’s card in two… Morning! Tackle the day as wholeheartedly as Jamie Vardy would.. https://t.co/p9ZV2BQJsm — Copa90 (@Copa90) 11 februari 2016 However, the Leicester striker’s rating isn’t that high to be honest,…

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Falcao’s transfer deadline day move broke down

Earlier on Monday, reports claimed that Chelsea’s on-loan striker Radamel Falcao was hoping to complete a shock return to his previous club Atletico Madrid. Matt Law of the Telegraph reported that Colombian had travelled to the Spanish capital on the deadline day, and his agent Jorge Mendes was in discussions with the player’s parent club Monaco, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid. However, Spanish football expert Guillem Balague had since then rejected the report and had claimed that the player won’t be moving to Atletico Madrid or Valencia. He also added that…

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Monaco don’t want Falcao back from Chelsea

Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao looks to end his season at Stamford Bridge. Monaco don’t want to call the Colombian back from loan as he’s injured, according to Sky Sports. Falcao has seen little playing time since joining The Blues on loan from the Ligue 1 giants. The striker has scored just one goal so far and hasn’t seen any action since the end of October due to a tigh injury. The 29-year-old  was back at Monaco’s training ground this week to check up on his injury and the club believes Falcao will be…

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Chelsea player revolt? Blues stars concerned at Jose Mourinho’s scapegoating

A number of Chelsea players are said to be growing discontented in the dressing room following concerns at the perceived scapegoating of certain members of the squad by manager Jose Mourinho, according to The Guardian. After a poor start to the season, Chelsea went down 2-1 to Porto in the Champions League this week – a game in which he chose to leave both Oscar and Radamel Falcao out for. Striker Loic Remy also failed to make the cut, while the continued absence of skipper John Terry was also noted,…

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Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao looking forward to facing former club Porto

Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao has revealed that he is looking forward to facing up against his former club FC Porto in the Champions League this week, the Daily Star reports. The Colombian international made his Champions League debut in this very fixture in 2009 having arrived from Argentine giants River Plate. The Blues ran out 1-0 winners on that occasion. And amazingly, if Falcao is picked tonight it will be the first time that he has ever faced a former club in his career. “I am excited I am returning…

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Chelsea without Willan for Arsenal game, but Pedro could feature

Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Willian will miss Chelsea’s clash with Arsenal on Saturday, but hinted that Pedro may well feature at Stamford Bridge, according to the Daily Express. Despite only playing 23 minutes of the clash against Maccabi Tel Aviv, it was the Brazilian that opened the scoring in the Champions League tie. Meanwhile, Pedro may have given Mourinho a worry ahead of the visit from Arsene Wenger’s men after missing the game against the Israeli side. But, the Blues boss has suggested that the former Barcelona man, as…

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Chelsea gossip: Courtois out for “a long time” but Brazilian defender back on Blues’ radar

Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 23, is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after injuring a knee in training, the London Evening Standard reports. That means deputy Asmir Begovic will now get the opportunity to shine in his absence. Courtois also requires knee surgery and will be out for “quite a long time”, manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed, the BBC reports. The 23-year-old Belgium international damaged his medial ligaments during training on Wednesday. Chelsea transfer target Marquinhos is growing increasingly unsettled at…

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Which of the Premier League heavyweights boasts the strongest second XI? Man United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea analysed

With the new Premier League season in its infancy, fans of each club will get to see their side’s strongest XI, and start dreaming of where that talented crop can take them. However, it is when the campaign is truly in full swing, and injuries begin to become a factor that the title favourites will become more obvious. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top flight’s heavyweights’ second XI: Chelsea While most sides would kill for a front two like Chelsea’s, there are serious concerns…

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Chelsea gossip: Costa injury update and another starlet goes out on loan

Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Radamel Falcao has hailed the ‘good atmosphere’ at his latest club, the Daily Star reports. The Colombian striker flopped at Manchester United last term but made a marquee loan move to Stamford Bridge this summer. Diego Costa has cast a major injury shadow over the start of Chelsea’s Premier League title defence, according to the Daily Mirror. Striker Costa will miss the beginning of the campaign this weekend thanks to his long-running hamstring problem, and boss Jose Mourinho admitted: “Costa is not ready.…

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Chelsea 2015/16 season preview: Hazard set to impress again as Jose kicks off mind games

The champions will be looking for more of the same this time around, but like Arsenal, have kept their transfer activity to a bit of a minimum, signing players to replace those that have departed rather than to increase competition for places in the first team. It won’t be easy, but the club’s already iron-cast core will make them contenders once again. Transfer business Mourinho has only sought to replace the departed veterans Didier Drogba and Petr Cech with younger models this summer, splashing some cash on Radamel Falcao and…

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Chelsea vs Arsenal predicted XI: Falcao could make first start in Community Shield clash

How Chelsea could line up to take on Arsenal at Wembley this summer. GK: Thibaut Courtois Following Asmir Begovic’s poor form in America, there’s no doubt Jose Mourinho will want a strong performance from his number one. RB: Branislav Ivanovic One of the best right backs in the world right now, he is sure to get the nod for the annual curtain raiser. CB: John Terry Can he continue his excellent form into the new season despite his advancing years? This could be a good opportunity for him to state…

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Chelsea gossip: John Stones update and Terry back Falcao to shine

Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Chelsea are prepared to bid up to £30m to land Everton’s England defender John Stones. But the Toffees hope interest from Manchester United in the 21-year-old will push the price up closer to their valuation of £34m, the London Evening Standard reports. However, United are now said to be willing to offer cash plus Johnny Evans in order to land his signature. Chelsea captain John Terry has backed new signing Radamel Falcao, 29, to succeed at Stamford Bridge, saying the striker – who…

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Chelsea news: £15.5m bid for winger planned, but Juan Cuadrado still backed to shine

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Premier League champions are plotting to make a £15.5m bid for Napoli winger Jose Callejon, according to the Metro. Tottenham and Arsenal are also keen on the Spaniard, who previously worked with Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid. They also face competition if they wish to sign Everton defender John Stones, after the Daily Express reported that Manchester United have joined the race for the England youngster. The Toffees would reportedly rather sell to Louis van Gaal’s side after the way that…

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Chelsea news: More competition for Isco’s signature, and Pedro set to snub Blues

Here is Saturday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Chelsea will have to beat off competition from Manchester City, and now Arsenal if they wish to sign Real Madrid midfielder Isco, according to the Daily Express. The 23-year-old is expected to cost around £35m. The Blues look set to miss out on Barcelona winger Pedro, after the Daily Star suggested that he is on the verge of completing his move to Manchester United. The Spaniard will move to Old Trafford for £22.8m. The Premier League champions are expected to complete a…

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Chelsea gossip: Mourinho RULES OUT moves for world class duo

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Monday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for 22-year-old Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba and compared the France international to the Eiffel Tower, the Daily Telegraph reports. The Frenchman has been linked with several top European sides already this summer, but it looks as though Chelsea will now be crossed off the list. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he will look to strengthen his squad with one further addition this summer, but the Portuguese ruled the reigning Premier League champions out…

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho backs Radamel Falcao to get back to his best

Jose Mourinho has backed Radamel Falcao to rediscover his best form at Stamford Bridge this season after claiming that the Colombian international is hell bent of shutting his critics up, the Daily Express reports. The former Atletico Madrid ace suffered a disastrous campaign with Manchester United last season, prompting many fans and pundits to wonder whether his best days are behind him. However, Mourinho is certain that the 29-year-old is about to show everybody that he is made of stronger stuff and has finally put his injury nightmare – which…

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Top ten most expensive transfer fees of all time: Raheem Sterling MISSES OUT, but TWO Manchester United flops make list

Raheem Sterling £49m move to Manchester City may make him the most expensive player under 21 ever (via Independent), and the most expensive Englishman of all-time (via Manchester City’s official website), but he does not make it into the top ten most expensive transfers ever, according to the Telegraph. READ MORE: Liverpool News and Gossip Seven Premier League stars to BOUNCE BACK in 2015/16 Arsenal and Man Utd stars to step up (Video) Arsenal new boy Petr Cech makes EPIC double save in Singapore training session Here is the top…

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Seven Premier League stars to BOUNCE BACK in 2015/16: Arsenal and Man Utd stars to step up

This summer has already seen some intriguing additions to Premier League sides, but as well as those, there are a new names that will be looking to resurrect their careers after just falling short of their expectations. Below, are seven names that will be looking to make an impact on the English top flight after a disappointing period of difficulty. Angel di Maria – Manchester United Providing he stays at Old Trafford and resists the lure of Paris Saint Germain, the Argentine international possesses the necessary class and ability to…

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Chelsea gossip: Falcao’s shirt number revealed, while Barcelona winger hints at exit

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Leicester unveil former Chelsea boss as their new manager Chelsea COMPLETE deal to sign Asmir Begovic New signing Radamel Falcao has been given the number nine shirt ahead of his loan spell at Stamford Bridge, the London Evening Standard report. He will be hoping to do better than the last person to don the jersey, Fernando Torres. Barcelona winger and Chelsea target Pedro has hinted that while he would like to finish his career at the…

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Five players NOT TO BUY in your Premier League fantasy teams this summer: Stay away from Arsenal star!

With the world of Premier League fantasy football soon to be springing into life, we thought we’d get the jump on the others to give you some advice on who NOT to sign in your team this summer. We’re not saying don’t ever sign these five names, but this summer, for reasons we’ll explain, they’re best off avoided… Alexis Sanchez – Arsenal Sanchez may have enjoyed a strong debut season at the Emirates last year, and is widely expected to do so again in 2015/16. However, following a year of…

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Chelsea gossip: Mourinho CAN’T WAIT to ditch midfield flop but missed out on top target

Saturday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour gossip. Barcelona have scheduled a meeting for next Monday to decide if they want to sign Chelsea midfielder Arda Turan, 28, from Atletico Madrid, according to Marca. The Turkish international had been tipped to move to the Premier League this summer, but it now appears he’s set to stay in Spain. Colombia striker Radamel Falcao, 29, has taken a pay cut from £265,000-a-week to between £130,000 and £180,000-a-week to join Chelsea on loan from Monaco, The Times reports. The Blues have paid Monaco…

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Chelsea new boy Radamel Falcao takes HUGE pay cut to seal Premier League return

The numbers behind Radamel Falcao’s move to Chelsea have been revealed, and it seems his decision to take a huge pay cut helped seal a return to the Premier League this summer, The Times report. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Friday’s Chelsea news roundup Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger Last season the Colombian international was believed to be earning something in the region of £265,000-per-week at Manchester United. However, in order to complete his season-long loan deal at Stamford Bridge, the 29-year-old will be earning somewhere between…

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Six things you didn’t know about Chelsea new boy Radamel Falcao

As news broke this afternoon of Chelsea finally agreeing a deal to sign Radamel Falcao on a season long loan deal from Monaco, there is understandably a new wave of interest in who he is as well as what he can bring to the Blues team. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Friday’s Chelsea news roundup Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger Below are eight facts you may not have known about the 29-year-old. 6. Falcao earned his first professional contract at the tender age of 13 when he…

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Chelsea complete Radamel Falcao loan deal

Chelsea have wrapped up the deal to sign Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season long loan with the option of making it permanent next year, the BBC reports. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Friday’s Chelsea news roundup Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger The move represents a second chance for the 29-year-old to make an impact on the Premier League, having struggled while on loan with Manchester United last season. He managed just four goals in 29 games for the Red Devils, leading fans to believe that…

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Chelsea to offer midfielder to Monaco to secure Radamel Falcao deal

Chelsea are set to offer up midfielder Mario Pasalic to French side Monaco to help them wrap up the season long loan for Colombian international striker Radamel Falcao, the Daily Express reports. READ MORE: Manchester United News Manchester United to use Jonny Evans to tempt Everton to sell key man Real Madrid to match Man United’s contract offer for Sergio Ramos The 20-year-old German-born Croatian international linked up with the Blues last summer from Hajduk Split for an undisclosed fee, but was immediately sent on loan to Spanish side Elche…

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