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Rio Ferdinand slams “lazy” Man City defending for Kai Havertz’s Chelsea goal

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has slammed Manchester City's defending for Chelsea's opener in the Champions League final. Kai Havertz put Thomas Tuchel's side ahead in Porto, latching on to Mason Mount's pass before taking it past Ederson and slotting home. Havertz appeared to have plenty of space to saunter through the middle of City's

Thiago Silva singles out Man City star ahead of Champions League final v Chelsea

Thiago Silva hailed Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden as the best young player in the Champions League ahead of Saturday’s final against Chelsea. Silva, the Brazilian centre-back, is a big admirer of the England international who has scored three goals and provided three assists in Europe’s premier competition this season. Foden has scored 16 goals in all competitions and is primed to start in the final against Silva’s Chelsea as

Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne show Chelsea risk Tammy Abraham transfer mistake

Chelsea: Tuchel told to sign out-and-out striker When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. As Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne continue to set the Premier League alight as they

Chelsea and Man City fans in ugly street brawl in second night of Porto fighting

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Portuguese riot police had to disperse brawling English football fans after a second night of violence ahead of Manchester City’sChampions League final clash against Chelsea on Saturday Two people were reportedly injured after skirmishes near Porto’s Sao Bento railway station and in the city’s popular riverside quarter known as the Ribeira. Police confirmed one man

Michael Owen predicts winner of Man City vs Chelsea in Champions League final

Michael Owen believes Manchester City will beat Premier League rivals Chelsea in the final of the Champions League. Pep Guardiola and Thomas Tuchel’s sides will face off in Porto in the finale of Europe’s premier competition, in the second all-English final in the past three seasons. City are targeting a first Champions League win, while Chelsea are chasing a second after their first triumph over Bayern Munich in 2012. Chelsea

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich identifies top summer transfer target

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ready to back Thomas Tuchel with a high-profile addition up front in the summer transfer window and will push to re-sign Romelu Lukaku following Antonio Conte’s departure at Inter Milan. Tuchel has overseen dramatic improvements in Chelsea’s defensive record since taking over the reins from Frank Lampard and the German is keen to further strengthen in this area, with Raphael Varane, Marquinhos, Niklas Sule and

Romelu Lukaku and John Terry send message to Antonio Conte after Inter exit

Romelu Lukaku has paid tribute to Antonio Conte after Inter confirmed the Italian’s surprise exit on Wednesday. Conte has agreed to terminate his contract with Inter following a difference in opinion with the club’s hierarchy over the team’s direction. It’s understood that Inter’s Chinese owners are looking to reduce the wage bill by up to 20 per cent and are also aiming to recover 100 million (£86.5m) in player sales

Three things Tuchel got wrong as Chelsea sneak into top four despite Villa loss

Chelsea clung onto a place in the top four on the final day of the Premier League season by the skin of their teeth despite suffering a 2-1 defeat away at Aston Villa. The Blues went into Sunday's crunch outing at Villa Park up in third place, with Liverpool and Leicester only a point behind in fourth and fifth respectively. Thomas Tuchel's men knew a win would guarantee them Champions

Playboy model praises Chelsea boss Tuchel but warns of "sexy" Guardiola

Don’t wait around for updates – sign up for our daily football email newsletter today! Chelsea super-fan, and ex-Playboy model, Maria Liman has praised Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel but warned the Blues over facing a "sexy" Pep Guardiola. Tuchel has transformed Chelsea since he took the reigns from Frank Lampard in late January, and the Blues gained a measure of revenge against Leicester – on Tuesday evening – following their

Harry Kane picks preferred club as Man Utd, Man City and Chelsea open talks

Harry Kane has made Manchester City his first-choice destination this summer despite interest from Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid, according to reports. The 27-year-old has told Spurs that he wants to leave at the end of the season in order to boost his chances of winning major trophies at club level. However, Spurs are in a strong negotiating position as the England captain will still have three years remaining