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Pulis warns Chelsea about new signing Hakim Ziyech

Tony Pulis has warned that one has to be very careful over buying players from the Eredivisie after Chelsea confirmed a deal with Ajax to sign Morocco international Hakim Ziyech. Chelsea now await an agreement of personal terms with the winger who'll move to Stamford Bridge on July 1 for an initial fee of £33m. Hakim Ziyech is Chelsea's first signing since the appointment of Frank Lampard. They were unable to make any signings in the winter transfer window but now have this move sorted out. However, Pulis has a warning for Lampard and Chelsea over their latest recruit: “I just think you’ve got to be very, very careful,” Pulis said on Sky Sports’ The Debate. READ: Klopp – Liverpool need more information on Salah and the Olympics “Dutch football is not Premier League football....
Tony Pulis sacked by West Brom
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Tony Pulis sacked by West Brom

  West Brom has announced that club manager Tony Pulis has been sacked. The 59-year-old leaves his position at the club after managing just 2 wins in his last 21 Premier League games as head coach. Th decision was made following the 4:1 defeat to Chelsea. West Brom are just one point and a spot above the relegation places after playing 11 games with no win in all competitions. READ: Sacked FIFA ethics bosses launch own sports business Chairman John Williams told the club's official site: "These decisions are never taken lightly but always in the interests of the club," "We are in a results business and over the back end of last season and this season to date, ours have been very disappointing. "We would like to place on record our appreciation of Tony's contribution ...
Nacer Chadli to face spell on the sidelines after suffering thigh injury
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Nacer Chadli to face spell on the sidelines after suffering thigh injury

  Tony Pulis has confirmed that Nacer Chadli will miss action for the club for a while after picking up a thigh injury on his return from international duty. Chadli started all of Belgium's friendlies against Mexico and Japan although he has featured for just 161 minutes for West Brom in the Premier League. READ: Guardiola wins October Barclays Manager of the Month He picked up the injury during the course of the club's Thursday training session, and this is a big blow for head Tony Pulis. "We're very disappointed that Chadli's come back, having played two games for Belgium," said Pulis "We're disappointed that he's played the two 90 minutes and has ended up getting an injury on Thursday in training. "That's going to leave him out for the foreseeable future. "H...
Tony Pulis slams Alexis Sanchez for supposedly cheating
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Tony Pulis slams Alexis Sanchez for supposedly cheating

  West Brom manager Tony Pulis has branded Alexis Sanchez a cheat, claiming that he dived whilst stating that his side should have been awarded a penalty in the course of the game in their 2 nil defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates. Jay Rodriguez was brought down in the area by a tackle from Shkodran Mustafi in the eighth minute, although he got back on his feet and forced Petr Cech to tip his shot onto the post as Robert Madley, the referee on the day chose to play the advantage. Pulis also pointed out the call that led to an earlier free kick awarded to Sanchez on the edge of the area after a challenge from Craig Dawson. He expressed his dissatisfaction with both incidents. "The disappointing thing is Sanchez falls for the first free-kick, that's cheating," said the West Br...