English Premier League

Friday 17 April 2015

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A study by Kick It Out found the Premier League leaders to be the most targeted club for online abuse, while the Blues boss spoke about possible destinations for Jurgen Klopp

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The Premier League champions have scouted the France Under-21 international several times this season and have identified him as a key defensive target ahead of a summer rebuild

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Having struck three goals in the last three games for Louis Van Gaal's resurgent side, Al Hain-Cole is backing the former Blues favourite to steal the headlines in the capital

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Both could have been team-mates at Old Trafford had things gone better for Ed Woodward in the summer of 2013, but they will line up as emenies at Stamford Bridge on Saturday

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Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo and stand-in full-back Daley Blind are ruled out, alongside Michael Carrick, leaving Chris Smalling and Paddy McNair as the only fit first-team centre-backs

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The manager left Newcastle United just six points off the top six before moving to relegation-threatened Crystal Palace where he has lost just four games in all competitions

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As the FA Cup semi-finals are hosted at Wembley, Louis van Gaal's side will take on the champions-elect in the Premier League on Sunday

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A study by anti-discrimination group Kick It Out found that an estimated 134,400 negative posts have been made so far this season, with Mario Balotelli the most targeted player

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The ex-Manchester United midfielder expects the Spaniard to move to the Eithad Stadium in 2016, while he also feels Jurgen Klopp would be a success in the Premier League

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The Premier League side are at Wembley going in search of their ninth win in a row, with our tipster backing Arsene Wenger's men to score twice against the Championship team

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Deputy Editor of Goal International Carlo Garganese gives us his thoughts on the next round of Predikta weekend fixtures and it's bad news for fans of Louis van Gaal's side

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Missing their first-choice strike force and needing only to avoid defeat in order to retain breathing space at the top of the league, Al Hain-Cole expects the Blues to sit tight

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The ex-captain resigned from international duty in 2012 before being found guilty of racial abuse, and the Italian insists the defender still the best the Three Lions have to offer

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The former Blues and Barcelona right-back has talked about the Portuguese's acrimonious fallout with Roman Abramovich, while he says the Premier League is streets ahead of La Liga

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The 2005 Champions League winner has backed his former skipper over his decision to join MLS outfit LA Galaxy and has called on the Reds to move on from his departure

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The former Stoke City boss won the LMA Manager of the Year prize during his time with the Eagles but faces a tough task on his return to the club

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After a year that sparked questions over whether the game had rendered him obsolete, the Spaniard has fought back to prove there is still a place for exceptional talent

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The league's bottom club could climb out of the relegation zone with victory over Garry Monk's side after recording back-to-back wins in their previous two outings

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The Gunners, rampaging up the Premier League table, have not lost to a lower-league side since 1999, though Brendan Rodgers faces a trickier test against a resurgent Aston Villa

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The two sides are set to go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge in a heavyweight clash this weekend, so Goal has picked the best in-form XI from the two sides