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Is this Chelsea’s funny formula for winning the UCL twice?
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Is this Chelsea’s funny formula for winning the UCL twice?

It's no more news that Chelsea emerged victoriously against Manchester City in the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League at the Estadio do Dragao last Saturday with a 1 nil win via a well-taken goal by supposed generational talent Kai Havertz. Pep Guardiola and his men were favorites for the trophy but found themselves wanting against a very disciplined and resolute Chelsea side under the tutelage of German manager Thomas Tuchel. This came as a little shock though considering how both sides ended their domestic season. Regardless, we want to look into how Chelsea won the UEFA Champions League twice with an unforeseen strange and funny formula. GET THE BEST FREE FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY 2012 UCL TRIUMPH Chelsea first won the UCL in 2012 against all odds against Bayern Munich at...
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Maurizio Sarri rejects Olympique Marseille job

Maurizio Sarri is in the news this morning although he's still without a job after being sacked by Juventus. The Italian's story could pass for a proper definition of the saying that 'all that glitters is not gold'. It can be recalled that Sarri abandoned his job at Chelsea during supposed hard times for a move to his homeland to manage Juventus. However, his managerial adventure in Turin lasted for just 1 season. Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Marseille reached out to Maurizio Sarri after Andre Villas-Boas shockingly resigned as their coach but the Italian maintains he is not interested in taking over a team in the middle of the season. This was revealed by seasoned transfer market experts Gianluca Di Marzio and Alfredo Pedullà. Villas-Boas reportedly resigned due to disagreements r...
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Marseille sporting director Zubizarreta has left

Andoni Zubizarreta, the sporting director of Ligue 1 outfit Marseille has left the club due to their uncertain future despite impressing in the 2019/20 season that was cut short. It's arguably one of their best seasons in recent times. A report by French magazine France Football claims that the departure of Zubizarreta has cast doubts over the future of Portuguese boss Andre Villas-Boas at the club as the pair were very close. Zubizarreta had held the position at Marseille since 2016 and had just one year left on his contract. A statement that was released by Marseille's website noted that the former Spain goalkeeper and former Barcelona sporting director left the club by mutual consent. Marseille finished second in the league after the season was ended by the French government la...