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Ibrahimovic breaks 500-goal club mark to keep AC Milan top




Zlatan Ibrahimovic broke the 500-mark for career club goals with a brace on Sunday as AC Milan held top spot in Serie A with a 4-0 win over lowly Crotone.
Milan moved back two points ahead of city rivals Inter Milan who had pulled ahead after a 2-0 win over Fiorentina on Friday, with champions Juventus third after beating Roma by the same scoreline on Saturday.
The 39-year-old Ibrahimovic opened the scoring on the half an hour at the San Siro after combining with Rafael Leao for his 500th club strike.
And the Swede brought his tally to 501 in the 64th minute, finishing off a Theo Hernandez cross for his 83rd Milan goal.
Ante Rebic turned it into a comprehensive win with a quick-fire brace of his own past Crotone goalkeeper Alex Cordaz.
The Croatian headed in a Hakan Calhanoglu corner in the 69th minute and then seconds later turned in a rebound after Cordaz kept out an Ibrahimovic strike.

But Ibrahimovic was the star of the match, showing his incredible form 22 years after making his professional debut for Swedish club Malmo in 1999.
“It means that I have scored a few goals in my career,” said the Swede who was substituted off with 15 minutes to go.
“The important thing is to continue to help the team in the best possible way. My job is to score and create situations to score.”
Ibrahimovic reached the landmark in 825 games, having played for three Serie A sides, Juventus, Inter and Milan, as well as Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, Barcelona, Ajax and Los Angeles Galaxy.
He has now scored 396 league goals, 57 in European competitions and 48 in cup games.

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Timo Werner help Chelsea Win victory over Newcastle in the Premier League




Werner assist Olivier Giroud to help Chelsea’s opener in the first half, after he replace injured Tammy Abraham.

Summer signing Werner then made it 2-0 eight minutes later, scrambling in a flick-on at the back post.

Werner who was signed during summer then scored the second goal eight minutes later to make it 2:0

The victory move Chelsea to fourth place, above of West Ham.


Chelsea level on point with the Harmers below defending champions Liverpool 

According to Tuchel “we knew we had the opportunity to move up to top four and we took it to give the boys a deserving two days off”.

“There was a big gap between us when we started. It’s not over. Now we’ve made it and it’s the moment to hang in and keep on showing the hunger we had. We’ve made this big step today. We have to follow up and not lose any intensity or determination.”

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Lampard Sacked by Chelsea After 18 Months of Poor Performance




Frank Lampard has been sacked by Chelsea after just 18 months as head coach.
Former blues Midfielder Lampard enjoyed a good first season in charge at Stamford Bridge, taking the club to the FA Cup Final and securing qualification for the champions league.
The club in the transfer window spent more than £200m on new players in the summer but find themselves ninth in the premier league after 19 games, 11 points behind leaders Manchester United and five points off Liverpool in fourth.
Lampard took the side on a 17-game unbeaten run but away defeats to Everton, Wolves, Arsenal and Leicester and a 3-1 home defeat to Manchester City have cost him his job.

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Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich in a statement said: “this was a very difficult decision for the club, not least because i have an excellent personal relationship with frank and I have the utmost respect for him.
“He is a man of great integrity and has the highest of work ethics. However, under current circumstances we believe it is best to change managers.
Report coming in show that former Bayern Munich and PSG head coach, Thomas Tuchel will be replacing the sacked Lampard at the Stamford Brigde.

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Marseille, Club Brugge, Genk Interested in Signing Chelsea-Owned Nigerian Striker



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Super Eagles hopeful, Ike Ugbo is attracting huge interest from clubs in the Belgian First Division A and French Ligue 1.

The striker’s performances for Cercle Brugge, where is on loan from Chelsea until season’s end, have not gone unnoticed, with 10 goals in sixteen appearances in the division.

Racing Genk have identified the Chelsea-owned striker as a potential replacement for Nigeria international Paul Onuachu who is on the radar of big five European League clubs following the banner season he’s having.

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Ugbo is also a key target for Belgian champions Club Brugge and there is also interest from Marseille in France.

Interested clubs have been speaking directly with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia to enquire about the availability of the former England U17 international.

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Ugbo is planning to finish the season at Cercle Brugge before making a decision on his next career step.

The 22-year-old extended his contract with the Blues until at least June 30, 2022 before heading to Cercle Brugge on loan.

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