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Tomori – Nigeria never pushed me to switch Allegiance

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori has revealed that Nigeria never made efforts to convince him to switch nationality before he was called up to represent England. The 21-year-old was named in the squad by Gareth Southgate for England's exertions in the last international break against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria earlier this month. Tomori's parents are of Nigerian descent although the Chelsea man is also eligible to represent Canada having been born in Calgary, and representing them three times at the Under-20 level. READ: Solskjaer admits that Martial will improve United’s creativity The lad's breakthrough into Chelsea's first team this season under Frank Lampard who he previously played under at Derby County resulted in a scramble for his international future. However, Tomor...
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Azpilicueta signs new four-year deal with Chelsea

Spain international Cesar Azpilicueta has put pen to paper on a new 4-year deal with Chelsea, the Stamford Bridge outfit has announced. The announcement was made on Tuesday morning that Cesar Azpilicueta has committed to the club till 2022. Azpilicueta, since joining the Blues from Marseille in the summer of 2012 has gone on to establish himself as one of the best players and consistent performers in the Premier League. READ: Shearer – Ruben Loftus-Cheek has to consider Chelsea exit He has made 298 appearances for Chelsea since that time. Speaking after signing the new deal, the Spaniard said: “I am really happy to extend my stay here at Chelsea,” he told the club’s official website. “Since I came, I felt the joy and responsibility to play for this club, these fans, and e...