Pulisic assures he will be back soon amidst Lampard concerns

Christian Pulisic has promised he will be back on the pitch soon after suffering a hamstring injury in the match against Arsenal. Chelsea lost the silverware to Gunners for 2-1. He opened the score in the finals but later in the match, Chelsea stumbled leading to the victory of the opposition. In the second half, Pulisic got injured and was taken off the field. He was trying to pull a shot inside the box and it led to him pulling off a muscle resulting in pain.

Arsenal won the final with a double from Pierre Emerick Aubameyang. The season ended without any trophies but the blues still have a chance at Champions League but a comeback will be difficult for them. Even though it ended without a silverware, they managed to finish off in the top four of the Premier League to land the ticket to Champions League 2020-2021.

Niko Kovac insists AS Monaco will play on the front foot next season

AS Monaco manager Niko Kovac has said that his team will play with an aggressive mindset next season. The Croatian took over the managerial duties from Robert Moreno earlier this summer and he has the task of transforming the club into title challengers once more. That won’t be an easy job with the team’s struggles over the past couple of seasons, but Kovac is aiming to rectify the mess.

Speaking to reporters, Kovac said that his team will be on the lookout for goals next term, but they also need to sort out the defence. The Principality outfit leaked 44 goals from just 28 games last season and only three clubs had a defensive record poorer than them.

Cesc Fabregas says the Ligue 1 season was ended too soon

AS Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said that the Ligue season was probably ended too soon. The French top-flight season was cancelled at the end of August after prime minister Edouard Philippe confirmed that no sporting events would take place in the country until the beginning of September.

The decision has already been met with much criticism from some French clubs including Lyon and Fabregas believes the campaign was brought to an abrupt end hastily, he told BeIN Sports: “It was a big decision that was made and I can understand why they took it. But maybe it was taken a little too soon, considering a lot of the big league are still all trying to resume.

Chelsea linked with Jaden Sancho amidst transfer talk

Former English footballer Owen Hargreaves compare Jaden Sancho with the young Neymar. In this transfer window, Sancho will be one of the highly paid transfer. Borussia Dortmund winger has been the target for many of the big clubs in Europe. Manchester United is the first one in the headlines of the deal regarding the England international. Besides United, Liverpool and Chelsea are in the run to sign Sancho to their respective clubs.

Djibril Sidibe open to permanent stay with Everton

French defender Djibril Sidibe has said that he would prefer to secure a permanent contract with Everton once the loan stint concludes. The right-sided defender joined the Toffees from AS Monaco on a season-long loan last summer and he has since made 21 league appearances for the side, contributing four assists in the process.

Bosnich says he would back Arrizabalaga to return for Chelsea

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Bosnich has said that Kepa Arrizabalaga should return between the sticks for the Blues, particularly with Frank Lampard said to be impressed with the Spaniard’s efforts in training. The shot-stopper was dropped to the bench for the Leicester City clash after a run of inconsistent displays between the sticks.

Cesc Fabregas heaps praise on Jurgen Klopp’s work at Liverpool

Former Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has appreciated the work done by manager Jurgen Klopp at Premier League leaders Liverpool. The Reds missed out on the league title by one point last season but they managed to end the campaign on a high by lifting the Champions League crown against Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid.

The Merseyside outfit have been on a mission to win their maiden Premier League title this season and they are overwhelming favourites at the moment with a 10-point and 14-point gap over Leicester City and Manchester City respectively. Klopp has been rewarded with a new long-term contract for his efforts and Fabregas has now spoken fondly about the German.

Monaco Get Narrow Win over Dijon to Continue Revival

Monaco are inching their way up the French Ligue 1 table after a 1-0 success over Dijon just before the international break. The team were able to overcome the 1-0 loss against St Etienne in quick fashion. Monaco are still missing the services of important players like Cesc Fabregas, who is out with a hamstring injury.Fabregas has not featured for the team since the 1-0 win over Nantes. The former Chelsea midfielder has only featured in eight league matches so far. Even though he has not contributed any goals, the 32-year-old has been responsible for two assists.

The recent match against Dijon ended in success for Monaco thanks to a solitary goal from Aleksandr Golovin. His goal just three minutes before half-time was an accurate reflection of the game’s direction. Monaco had more of the ball and they also had more shots on target. This advantage helped them immensely when trying to make their way up the league table. After initially struggles, Monaco have been able to register four wins in the last five games across all competitions. This includes a win over Marseille in the Coupe de la Ligue. This form is a substantial improvement over the return of two wins from the first nine games of the campaign.

Fabregas Declares Admiration for Guendouzi

Cesc Fabregas has claimed that Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi is set for a big future at the club. The 20-year-old has been an important figure in the Arsenal midfield despite coming to the club only in the summer of 2018. However, he has quickly grown into one of the important players at the club with his ability to stay industrious no matter the conditions. Guendouzi is not just regarded as a key player for the Gunners, but he is considered as a key member in the Premier League as a whole. Hence, it was not surprising that he has received a call up for the French national team.

The midfielder’s enthusiasm and work rate has been able to endear to supporters, who have made him an instant fan favourite. Fabregas, though, is more than impressed by his ability on the ball. Regarded as one of the greatest players in Arsenal’s recent history, Fabregas played a crucial role in helping the club become one of the aesthetically pleasing outfits in the division.

Willian defends Chelsea teammate after penalty miss against Valencia

Chelsea playmaker Willian has defended teammate Ross Barkley following the penalty miss during the 1-0 Champions League defeat to Valencia on Tuesday night. The west London outfit had the opportunity to share the spoils during the competition’s opener against Los Che but the chance was squandered after Barkley only managed to rattle the woodwork with his spotkick.