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Chelsea stadium Project suffers huge setback

Chelsea have not ruled out the possibility of remaining at Stamford Bridge until the summer of 2020 because of delays in the stadium redevelopment project, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.

The original schedule devised by owner Roman Abramovich’s project team involved demolition beginning on Chelsea’s stadium at the end of the 2017-18 season, with the Premier League leaders moving into a temporary home — expected to be Wembley — for three years before returning to begin life in their new 60,000-seater venue.

But there is now an acceptance within the club that the earliest feasible moment for Chelsea to vacate Stamford Bridge is the end of the 2018-19 season and that the farewell might take place the following summer if any further delays arise.

Recent months have seen Chelsea’s £500 million plan to redevelop Stamford Bridge take two significant steps forward. Hammersmith and Fulham Council formally granted planning approval in January, while Mayor of London Sadiq Khan lent his public support to the project in March.

But obtaining planning approval took longer than initially expected due to the need for revisions to the plan, and the stadium project team are still reportedly in dialogue with Network Rail over the construction of decking over railway lines that run next to and serve the stadium.

Chelsea are not concerned by the delays and while the construction phase is still anticipated to take three years, the possibility has not been discounted that the Blues might have to spend four years elsewhere because of the scale and complexity of the project.

Wembley remains Chelsea’s first choice on the list of possible temporary homes and these delays mean there is less likely to be any overlap with rivals Tottenham’s tenure at the home of English football. Spurs expect their new stadium to be completed by the start of the 2018-19 season.

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Chelsea intensifies Andy Carroll Chase

Reports making the rounds today reveals that Chelsea are hugely interested in signing Andy Carroll from West Ham this month.

The Premier League champions has suffered a third successive goalless draw, for the first time in their history, against Leicester City on Saturday seems to have lost faith in Álvaro Morata.

The Spaniard has scored only twice in the top flight since mid-November and has gone five games without a goal.

Antonio Conte has now turned to Carroll for rescue as the Italian man continues to be reluctant to play Michy Batshuayi who will possibly be going on loan to Sevilla if a replacement can be secured.

Andy Carroll signed for West Ham from Liverpool in 2013 for £15m, and has seen his impact limited by injury in the years since.

Verge24 understands that the move for Chelsea signing Carroll may be a short-term solution before a summer recruitment drive, and West Ham would take some persuasion to part with Carroll on a six‑month loan deal.

David Moyes suggested last week that he would not want to see any of his forwards depart. Yet that may not dissuade Chelsea from exploring the option, reflecting the need to pep up the forward line amid a cluttered schedule.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Seen Selling Frozen Chicken In Lagos

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Cristiano Ronaldo Seen Selling Frozen Chicken In Lagos

If you think you are having a bad day, then you’ve got to rethink that as Cristiano Ronaldo is currently having one of the worst part of his career.

the Portuguese attacking forward who has been having one of the worst goal drought of his career was spotted at Ipaja selling frozen chicken.

Real Madrid was beaten on Saturday after Valencia scored a late goal to pile more pressure on Zidane and his men.

See the billboard of Cristiano Ronaldo selling frozen chicken below as shared by a twitter user.

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Kelechi Iheanacho Going Nowhere – Claude Puel

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Kelechi Iheanacho Going Nowhere - Claude Puel

Kelechi Iheanacho Going Nowhere – Claude Puel

Leicester City coach Claude Puel has dismissed speculation of his £25 million striker Kelechi Iheanacho leaving due to lack of playing time this January.

Puel refused to write off the former Manchester City forward, who has found the back of the net just once for the club this season.

Kelechi Iheanacho signed for Leicester in the summer from Manchester City but has made just two Premier League starts for the foxes.

The Nigerian Super Eagles attacking forward is expected to be on his way out of the club for a possible playing time in a quest to guarantee his place in the team to represent Nigeria in Russia later this year.

Last week, Nigeria national team handler Gernot Rohr said that he expects Iheanacho and his teammate Ahmed Musa to leave the King Power Stadium because of their lack of playing time, Puel has however dismissed any exit talk. According to him;

“We don’t know about what the national trainer said. We will see. We have discussions with different players. For example Iheanacho is a young player, arrived this season, and he will stay with us.

“I cannot talk about details about players. It is important to have a good balance in the team and have a good game time for the players.

“Iheanacho is a young player, he signed this season with us and we have to develop him. I hope he can have more game time in the second half of the season.”

He is a young player who arrives in a good team where there is competition and he needs to keep working and improve.”

Leicester will visit Chelsea on Saturday in the Premier League with Jamie Vardy fit after a groin injury.

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