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Drinkwater returns to Chelsea, could join Villa on loan

Danny Drinkwater will return to training with Chelsea on Tuesday after his loan spell with Burnley was cut short according to Sky Sports News and there are reports that he is undergoing a medical ahead of a loan move to Aston Villa. It is believed that Drinkwater is not in Frank Lampard's plan presently and both the player and the club are ready to arrange another loan move to another Premier Club before the January transfer window closes. Initial reports from Sky Sports have suggested interest in the player from Aston Villa but major injuries to striker Wesley and goalkeeper Tom Heaton forced them to reconsider their options. However, the move appears to be back on track. READ: Solskjaer seeks protection against tactical fouls ahead of City clash Danny Drinkwater, 29, endured ...
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FA charge Pochettino for confronting Mike Dean

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has been charged for improper conduct for his post-match row with referee Mike Dean after his side's 2:1 Premier League defeat to Burnley at Turf Moor. The Argentine boss confronted Dean after the final whistle and questioned his decision to award a corner to Burnley which resulted in the goal by Chris Wood. He also pointed out Dean's supposed refusal to brandish a red card to Phil Bardsley for a challenge on Danny Rose. Pochettino and his assistant Jesus Perez appeared infuriated at a possible response from the official. Regardless, after a review of the incident, the English FA has charged Pochettino with two breaches of Rule E3. READ: Chelsea fine Kepa for Carabao Cup antics A statement released to the effect stated: "Mauricio Po...
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Sean Dyche unhappy with Lingard and added time

Sean Dyche has expressed the opinion that Jesse Lingard went down easily to earn the spot kick that began Man United's comeback in the 2 all draw against Burnley at Old Trafford on Tuesday in the Premier League. A resilient Burnley side ensured that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's winning run was halted with Man United still on sixth position and two points off the top four places. Man United had to claw their way from 2 all down to tie 2 all in the last 5 .minutes of the game through a converted penalty from Paul Pogba and last gasp goal from Victor Lindelof in added time The penalty was won by substitute Jesse Lingard who started on the bench. He was fouled by Jeff Hendrick who appeared to pull on his shoulder. Regardless, Sean Dyche said it was a soft penalty and also questioned the ...
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Unai Emery – Playing in the UCL is our motivation

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has stated that the club's desire to make the top 4 this season will act as motivation as they seek to return to winning ways in the Premier League against Sean Dyche's Burnley at the Emirates on Saturday. The Gunners have failed to qualify for the UEFA Champions League in the last 2 seasons, and currently, trail Chelsea who sit fourth on the Premier League log by 3 points. According to Unai Emery in a chat with Sky Sports ahead of the Burnley game, his team's aim is to finish in the top 4 this season although winning the Europa League is another platform through which qualification to Europe's elite club competition can be sealed. He said: "Our results are good but we need more, tactically we need to continue working and improving, but we need time - today...