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Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante ruled out for the rest of the month in huge blow for Antonio Conte

N’GOLO KANTE has dealt Chelsea a fresh injury blow as he looks set to miss the rest of this month with a hamstring injury. The influential midfielder is back at the club’s training ground undergoing treatment for the problem which forced him out of international duty at the weekend. It is feared Kante could be […]

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N’GOLO KANTE has dealt Chelsea a fresh injury blow as he looks set to miss the rest of this month with a hamstring injury.

The influential midfielder is back at the club’s training ground undergoing treatment for the problem which forced him out of international duty at the weekend.

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Chelsea star man N’Golo Kante has been ruled out for the rest of the month[/caption]

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There are fears that Antonio Conte will be without Kante for the next three weeks[/caption]

It is feared Kante could be out for two to three weeks – which would rule him out of Chelsea’s important Champions League double-header against Italians Roma.

Player of the Year Kante joins Chelsea’s record signing and leading goalscorer Alvaro Morata on the treatment table in a punishing spell for the Premier League champions.

Morata was sent home from Spain duty without kicking a ball last week after suffering a grade two hamstring strain playing against Manchester City on September 30.

He will miss this weekend’s trip to struggling Crystal Palace who are fighting for their lives at the bottom of the Premier League.

Chelsea fixtures

  • 14 Oct, PL – Crystal Palace (a)
  • 18 Oct, Champs League – Roma (h)
  • 21 Oct, PL – Watford (h)
  • 25 Oct, League Cup – Everton (h)
  • 28 Oct, PL – Bournemouth (a)
  • 31 Oct, Champs League – Roma (a)
  • 5 Nov, PL – Man Utd (h)

 

Alvaro Morata picked up a hamstring injury against Man City and will also miss the Crystal Palace clash
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Kante has suffered a similar knock while playing for France against Bulgaria on Saturday and initial treatment reveals it could take some time to nurse him back to fitness.

The double injury blow will rob Chelsea boss Antonio Conte of two of his most important players just when he needs to get his title defence back on track after losing 1-0 at home to rivals City two weeks ago.

Chelsea may look to loan out rebel forward Charly Musonda in the January transfer window following his bizarre outburst at them.

Musonda, 20, took to social media to take out his frustration at lack of first team action on Tuesday – and was given a stern dressing down by club officials as payback.

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Kante hobbled off with a hamstring injury while on international duty for France[/caption]

Charly Musonda appears to have launched an astonishing rant against Chelsea
Charly Musonda has been warned after an astonishing rant at lack of playing time
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Musonda wrote: “You sacrifice, you work hard, harder, you give more than what’s expected, and often more than you can, because you love what you do and clearly more than you should. ‘And what do you get back? Literally nothing… done.”

Musonda deleted the post but first team boss Antonio Conte has been made aware of the incident.

Musonda spent one season on loan at Spanish side Real Betis and scored one goal in 14 appearances. Chelsea will now look to farm him out again in a bid to cool him down and also use the experience to prove he deserves a first team place.

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Manchester United youngster Scott McTominay has signed new long-term contract at Old Trafford until 2021

MANCHESTER UNITED  have announced youngster Scott McTominay has signed a new long-term contract at Old Trafford. The 20-year-old was out of contract at the end of the season with a host of Premier League clubs monitoring his situation. United boss Jose Mourinho has convinced the midfielder who made his first-team debut at Arsenal last season […]

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MANCHESTER UNITED  have announced youngster Scott McTominay has signed a new long-term contract at Old Trafford.

The 20-year-old was out of contract at the end of the season with a host of Premier League clubs monitoring his situation.

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United boss Jose Mourinho has convinced the midfielder who made his first-team debut at Arsenal last season has penned a deal until 2021, with an option to extend for a futher year.

McTominay said: “I have grown up at this great club and it has always been a big part of my life.

“I attended the club’s development centre in Preston from the age of five and have gone on to progress from there.

“To make my debut at the end of last season was a dream come true, and I would like to thank the manager for the faith that he has shown in me.

Scott McTominay made first-team debut against Arsenal last season
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McTominay featured in Champions League at Benfica
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“I was absolutely delighted when the manager promoted me to the first-team squad and I am looking forward to continuing my journey with this fantastic team.”

Mourinho said: “I am delighted Scott has signed a new contract, he is one of our young players that has gone from strength to strength. He made his Premier League debut at the end of last season and made his Champions League debut this season. I had no hesitation in promoting Scott to the first-team squad last month as we have total belief in him.”

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Charlotte Crosby mocked by cruel trolls who think she looks like ‘a rubber sex doll’ after lip fillers, Botox and nose job

CHARLOTTE Crosby has been cruelly taunted by trolls who compared her cosmetically-enhanced look to that of a “rubber sex doll.” The former Geordie Shore star, 27, hasn’t been shy in sharing her love of Botox and fillers – and cruel keyboard bullies were quick to taunt her after she posted a loved-up selfie with boyfriend […]

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CHARLOTTE Crosby has been cruelly taunted by trolls who compared her cosmetically-enhanced look to that of a “rubber sex doll.”

The former Geordie Shore star, 27, hasn’t been shy in sharing her love of Botox and fillers – and cruel keyboard bullies were quick to taunt her after she posted a loved-up selfie with boyfriend Stephen Bear.

The Just Tattoo Of Us presenters chose to capture their date day on Instagram, with a shot showing them dressed in thick winter coats.

Looking like they had just been for a walk, make-up free Charlotte stopped to pout for a photograph as a beaming Bear grinned beside her.

Yet many were distracted from the sweet show of affection and quick to point out Charlotte’s plumper-looking lips, which were a far cry from her look when she first joined the racy MTV show.

One troll raged: “Please stop . you look like a blow up doll 😔.”

Charlotte, pictured in 2012, hasn’t been shy in confessing her love for Botox
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She has talked about plumping up her thinner lips
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Another squealed: “Omg you look like a plastic doll,” as a third quizzed: “How much surgery has she had done? She looks like a doll.

One quipped: “U look like a doll and I don’t mean that as a compliment,” while one moaned: “Really disappointed…full of fillers, plastic and Botox. Ugh.”

A telly fan posted: “She looks soooo different! No more surgery!” as one added: “Omfggggg her face!!! Wtf man.. future nightmare.”

A fan then bluntly uploaded: “Yuck she looks botched AF.”

Fans compared her recent image, where she also has brunette hair, to her older more natural look
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Yet the Newcastle beauty’s loyal fans were quick to leap to her defence.

One added: “Goals. 💗😍LOVEU,” as another gushed: “I think you look beautiful and that you should continue to do what makes you happy xoxo.”

One surmised: “Just love her in general.”

This isn’t the first time Charlotte’s fans have been surprised by her appearance.

Recently, This Morning viewers were left confused as Charlotte showed off another new look.

Charlotte Crosby’s fans were baffled by her new look
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The star was appearing on This Morning to talk about Just Tattoo Of Us
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Charlotte previously had blonde hair, picture here with Bear
Charlotte previously had blonde hair, picture here with boyfriend Stephen Bear
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Charlotte looked very different when she first appeared on Geordie Shore
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With her hair dyed dark brown and  a heavily made up face, Charlotte – who is a big fan of lip fillers – looked a far cry from her former self.

And while she was inundated with comments about how great she looked, some cruel trolls took to Twitter to question her look.

Charlotte has recently dyed her hair dark brown
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Some viewers thought Charlotte looked very different
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In the past Charlotte has been very open about her love of lip filler, saying previously: “I get them done every five to six months at a place in Newcastle. I had the thinnest top lip.”

Meanwhile Charlotte opened up about the new series of Just Tattoo Of Us, admitting she didn’t think anyone would want to take part this series.

She said: “We thought after series one no one would want to do it. But series two people had worse ideas because they wanted to top it.”

The star also opened up about the tattoo Bear gave her on the show – which was half a bear and half a cheetah.

Charlotte has undergone a transformation during her rise to fame
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Explaining why he did that, she said: “When I was filming series one, I had a boyfriend, it wasn’t a serious one.  I was only with him for two months and I kissed Stephen on set.”

And when quizzed about if she could see herself marrying Bear, she responded: “Definitely in the future.”


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Martin Keown reveals what Arsenal have said about Jack Wilshere ‘behind the scenes’

JACK WILSHERE is ‘playing better than ever in training’, reveals former Arsenal ace Martin Keown. Injury-prone Wilshere, yet to appear in the Premier League this season, was a star turn in the Gunners’ 1-0 Europa League win at Red Star Belgrade. He played a big hand in Olivier Giroud’s winner and impressed throughout the game. […]

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JACK WILSHERE is ‘playing better than ever in training’, reveals former Arsenal ace Martin Keown.

Injury-prone Wilshere, yet to appear in the Premier League this season, was a star turn in the Gunners’ 1-0 Europa League win at Red Star Belgrade.

Jack Wilshere shone against Red Star Belgrade in Thursday’s Europa League win
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He played a big hand in Olivier Giroud’s winner and impressed throughout the game.

And Keown told BT Sport: “They’re saying behind the scenes Jack is now playing better than ever before in training.”

Wilshere, 25, must use Europe’s lesser competition to force his way back into regular first-team reckoning.

“This is a platform for him to prove first of all his fitness, then his ability and then he’s got to then get into the A team to play in the Premier League,” said Keown.

The Arsenal stars performances on the field are beginning to reflect his displays in training
The Arsenal star’s performances on the field are beginning to reflect his displays in training
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Martin Keown says Wilshere must use the Europa League to prove his fitness
Martin Keown says Wilshere must use the Europa League to prove his fitness
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“He’s got to announce his career is back open again.

“We know the talent’s been there for years, he’s now just got to do it.


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“This is a big enough platform to prove he can get into this first team.

“He doesn’t need to go on loan. Arsenal can meet his expectations but he needs to stay fit and well.”

Wilshere has long been admired by successive England managers
Wilshere has long been admired by successive England managers
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But the Arsenal ace must prove his fitness to gain regular first-team play
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Successive England managers have long admired Wilshere's craft and guile, and there is no doubting what he can contribute at club level, either.

But so many injuries have meant it's been a long haul and last season he was loaned out to Bournemouth.

All the same, Keown believes Wilshere can bring something to the Arsenal side that no other player can. He added: "He has an element of creativity that Arsene Wenger absolutely loves.


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"He can light up a game, he springs from midfield and no-one else can do that quite like that in an Arsenal shirt."

Arsenal are at Everton on Sunday.

 

 

 

 

 

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