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11hMark Worrall

Mourinho key in tighter title race?

Chelsea won the Premier League by eight points last term and despite the big-spending of their rivals, manager Jose Mourinho still gives the Blues a big edge, writes Mark Worrall.

Cook: Edgbaston a huge opportunity (2:09)
38mKevin Palmer

LVG believes in Shaw

The Dutch manager thinks young defender Luke Shaw will silence critics after a challenging and injury plagued campaign last season.

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15hPeter O'Rourke

Adebayor undergoes Villa medical - sources

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor is set to join Aston Villa after undergoing a medical at the club's training ground, sources have told ESPN FC.

21hPA Sport

Platini set to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA president held further talks with football powerbrokers at 2018 World Cup draw in St Petersburg and is confident he has necessary support.

1hPA Sport

Wenger defends transfer spending

Arsene Wenger has rejected claims from Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho that Arsenal have abandoned their cautious transfer approach.

1dIan Holyman

Di Maria signing close - Blanc

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has told media he is "rather positive" Angel Di Maria will soon join from Manchester United.

10hESPN staff

Falcao can be scary again - Mourinho

Jose Mourinho was "a bit scared" when Radamel Falcao joined Manchester United in 2014, the Chelsea coach told ESPN FC in an exclusive interview.

Wenger: It's the first trophy at stake (1:57)



Jose Mourinho to ESPN FC on Falcao: "When he went to United I was a bit scared... we can make him score goals again."


"...I think she needs to occupy her time, and if she takes care of her husband's diet she will have less time to speak about me."


Jose Mourinho hits back at Rafa Benitez's wife: "In six months he destroyed the best team in Europe at the time..."