Bournemouth have enquired about the possibility of taking Chelsea captain John Terry on loan until the end of the season, according to Sky sources.
Terry has struggled for game-time under Antonio Conte after an early-season injury and a move by the Italian to play three at the back, with Gary Cahill, David Luiz and Cesar Azpilicueta appearing to be his preferred starting defenders.
Kurt Zouma also returned to first-team duty at the weekend in Chelsea’s 4-1 FA Cup win over Peterborough, while Terry was sent off in the 66th minute of the third-round tie.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo claimed he had to overcome media “campaigns” against him to win FIFA’s inaugural “The Best” prize for the world’s best player in 2016.
Newly crowned best female African footballer, Asisat Oshoala has shown off her plaque while reciting the Islamic prayer beads. The Muslim faithful had earlier wished that her success would inspire other women the continent.
Oshoala stated: “I was actually expecting this question to be asked, this award like I said is not for me. I actually received it on behalf of all the female footballers in Africa to speak for us; we deserve more in my opinion.
It was honour to play for Chelsea, but it’s time to seek new challenge
Super Eagles team captain and Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel bided his fans, teammates and officials at the Stamford Bridge an emotional farewell yesterday, as he settles down for business with his new club, Tianjin TEDA FC, in the Chinese Super League.
Mikel Obi Writes Emotional Open Letter To His Chelsea Fans As He Moves To Chinese Club (Photos)
Super Eagles International, John Mikel Obi has finally waved goodbye to Chelsea Football Club, as he made a big move to Chinese Super League, after completing his medicals with Tianjin TEDA on Thursday. The midfielder, who had been frozen out of first-team football by coach Antonio Conte this season, will reportedly earn £140,000 a week. (more…)