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THORG IN THE SIDE
LIVERPOOL are the latest club to join the race to sign Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Monchengladbach, amid continued interest from former side Chelsea.
Liga Financial are reporting that the Reds will do everything possible to bring the Belgium international to Anfield during the January transfer window.
A YEAR IN LU
CHELSEA run the risk of losing David Luiz over a contract stand-off.
The 31-year-old is a free agent next summer and has made it clear he is keen to stay on at Stamford Bridge.
RAHEEM: IT WAS RACISM
RAHEEM STERLING has told cops that he was racially abused in the vile attack at Stamford Bridge.
Met police officers travelled from London to Manchester to investigate allegations of racism after video footage emerged appearing to show a Chelsea fan scream “f****** black c***” at him.
BLUES BOOST IN PURSUIT OF PULISIC
CHELSEA have been given a boost in their pursuit of Christian Pulisic as the wide man has been told to leave Borussia Dortmund.
Pulisic has made 15 Bundesliga appearances this season netting three times, and Chelsea have been linked with the American as a possible January transfer.
CHELSEA 2 MAN CITY 0
It is on for Liverpool, out on their own after Manchester City’s first defeat of the season.
Last night was the battle of the false nines. Eden Hazard versus Raheem Sterling, then Riyad Mahrez, then Gabriel Jesus.
And until Hazard teed up N’Golo Kante for the opener, it was a battle City looked likely winners.
LUIZ RUNS THE SHOW
DAVID LUIZ had one of his best ever games in a Chelsea shirt as the Blues recorded a famous win against Manchester City.
See who else impressed – and who didn't – for the Blues, with our full player ratings.
WHAT a strange night for Eden Hazard.
Yes, it ended in a brilliant 2-0 win, three points and two assists for the Belgian – but for 80 minutes against Man City he was little more than a spectator.
Blues boss Maurizio Sarri managed the Albanian star at the Serie A club last season but was blocked from bringing him to Stamford Bridge in the summer.
PUTIN AN END TO IT
ROMAN Abramovich will be targeted by Brit spies in a drive to disrupt Russian leader Vladimir Putin, it was reported last night.
The Chelsea owner, a pal of Mr Putin’s, is one of six Russian oligarchs who will face new measures.
NO MOR NEEDED
CHELSEA need to cut their losses and flog Alvaro Morata, according to Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher.
The Spaniard missed a sitter against Fulham at the weekend – and not his first of what has been a difficult season so far.
CESC FABREGAS' potential move from Chelsea to AC Milan may hinge on his wife Daniella Semaan.
The Serie A giants have been chasing the former Arsenal and Barcelona star, 31, for months and may have now found a secret weapon.
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