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Ziyech reveals key talks with Lampard before Chelsea deal
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Ziyech reveals key talks with Lampard before Chelsea deal

Hakim Ziyech has disclosed that Chelsea boss Frank Lampard convinced him to move to Stamford Bridge. The Blues reached an agreement to sign the attacker in a deal worth £37.8million in February. Ziyech is expected to arrive at Stamford Bridge on July 1 after the cancellation of the Eredivisie. Therefore, he has gone on to reveal what transpired before the deal was reached. "Now, everything feels right," Ziyech told Voetbal International. "Chelsea is a very big and nice club. There are a lot of talented youngsters, which puts me in a position I'm used to after the last three and a half years at Ajax. It suits me well. READ: Fabregas to defer full salary for four months at Monaco to help club "Chelsea has a coach who loves attacking and attractive football in Frank Lampard. I ...
PSV Eindhoven hire Roger Schmidt as coach for next season
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PSV Eindhoven hire Roger Schmidt as coach for next season

Eredivisie outfit PSV Eindhoven have hired Roger Schmidt on Wednesday as a coach for next season, and he will be replacing interim coach Ernest Faber. The 52-year-old who gained a reputation for energetic and attacking soccer at Red Bull Salzburg, Bayern Leverkusen and Chinese team Beijing Gouan put pen to paper on a two-year deal with the financial terms undisclosed. Faber will return to his former role of leading the PSV Academy after this season. He was appointed as a replacement to Mark van Bommel who was fired in December when the team sat fourth on the Eredivisie log. READ: Newcastle’s Martin Dubravka ruled out until April with knee injury Meanwhile, PSV are still fourth and are 7 points behind Ajax and AZ Alkmaar who both have a game in hand. “I have always been capti...
Van de Beek likely to leave Ajax in the summer
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Van de Beek likely to leave Ajax in the summer

Donny van de Beek is expected to leave Ajax in the summer and will consider a move to the Premier League although he dismissed the possibility of leaving the Eredivisie giants this month. The player is also open to a move to the Premier League if a formal move is made for him at the end of the season. His representatives have been in talks with a Netherlands team scout over his best position although there are yet to be discussions with any Premier League club. Real Madrid are reportedly interested in van de Beek although no deal has been agreed and clubs have been informed that he won't leave Ajax until the summer. READ: Begovic joins Milan on loan In a chat with Fox Sports Netherlands after the friendly against Club Brugge, he said: "It is not that I can or want to do somethi...
De Ligt wins the 2018 Golden Boy award
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De Ligt wins the 2018 Golden Boy award

Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt has emerged as the winner of the 2018 Golden Boy award for the most promising Under-21 player in Europe. The player who is highly coveted has been linked with the likes of Barcelona, Manchester City, and Juventus. The 19-year-old defender came out tops with the award after amassing the most votes from an international panel. De Ligt faced competition from the likes of Roma's attacker Justin Kluivert, AC Milan's Patrick Cutrone, Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior. READ: Top 10 shortest football players in the world 2018 Regardless, the Ajax captain emerged victoriously and now takes over as the holder of the award which was previously held by Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe. The player who has broken into th...
Barcelona monitoring PSV goalie Jeroen Zoet
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Barcelona monitoring PSV goalie Jeroen Zoet

  Reports from Mundo Deportivo suggest that Barcelona are eyeing a move for PSV Eindhoven goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet as a possible replacement for second choice goalie Jasper Cillesen. Cillesen is not satisfied with life at the Camp Nou after playing second fiddle to Marc-Andre ter Stegen. The Dutchman is now looking towards an exit from the club in the summer. Cillesen has featured only 21 times for Barcelona since he joined from Ajax in 2016. He is yet to feature for the Catalan outfit in the ongoing season. The Dutch goalkeeper is keen for more playing time. He was heavily rumored to make a move to Juventus this summer but nothing materialized. READ: PSG’s Alphonso Areola was desperate for Chelsea move The 29-year-old has 3 years left in his contract with Barcelona an...