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Why every coach loves this Chelsea and Liverpool transfer target – Expert Eye reveals all

first_img1 Pedro is a reported target of both Liverpool and Chelsea Chelsea and Liverpool will apparently strengthen their attacks in the summer by moving for Barcelona’s Pedro.The 27-year-old’s release clause was recently reduced to £21m and the forward says there are clubs interested in signing him.Under Luis Enrique, Pedro’s playing time has been limited and the manager hinted his player’s future may lie elsewhere, insisting he will not lie to individuals and promise them minutes on the pitch.Here, talkSPORT looks at what those in the know have to say about the Spain international and there is one recurring theme: a hard worker with bundles of energy who, when in full flow, is very hard to stop.Technically, he is a very good footballer. He is tremendously quick, he works hard without the ball, he will press and harass– Graham Hunter, talkSPORT contributor and author of Barca: The Making of the Greatest Team in the WorldPedro’s secret is that he never gives up. That’s why every coach ends up loving him– Former Barca manager Gerardo MartinoHe’s a dynamic player and has that top speed required in football today– Spain boss Vicente del BosqueHe scores, he runs without the ball, he attacks, he defends, he does it all. He is perhaps the player who has surprised me the most– Brazil poster boy and Barcelona forward NeymarHe is a top player with great individual ability to score goals and open up the opposition– Current Barcelona manager Luis EnriqueIf Pedro was Brazilian he’d be called Pedrinho and we wouldn’t have the money to sign him– Pep Guardiola, his Barcelona manager in 2010VIDEO: PEDRO SCORES AS BARCELONA TEAR MAN UNITED APART IN THE 2011 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALlast_img read more

Chelsea fans pay tribute to John Terry as he announces retirement

first_imgChelsea fans have posted numerous tributes after their captain, leader and legend John Terry announced his retirement on Sunday.The 37-year-old declared he would be calling it a day via a post on social media in which he thanked the club and its supporters. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? shining Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January “After 23 incredible years as a footballer, I have decided now is the right time to retire from playing,” Terry wrote.“As a 14-year-old, I made my best and biggest decision: to sign for Chelsea Football Club.“Words will never be enough to show how much everyone at the club means to me, in particular the fans.”In his career at Stamford Bridge, John Terry won five Premier League titles, five FA Cups and the Champions League.He also won three League Cups and a Europa League, recording a total of 717 appearances for the Blues.You can ready a round-up of the supporters’ best tributes to John Terry below. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Latest Chelsea News 1 silverware REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Congratulations on a fantastic career John Terry! Not only have you played amazingly well for club and country, you took a stand for the women’s football side within the club and that has left a strong impression with me. Thank you! https://t.co/t7uLFlsF3V— Hedvig Lindahl (@hedvig_lindahl) October 7, 2018 John Terry has confirmed his retirement from football:🏆Premier League x5🏆FA Cup x5🏆League Cup x3🏆Champions League🏆Europa League🏅Chelsea POTY x2🏅PFA POTY 🏅Fifa TOTY x5💪530 career games⚽️42 goals The King, The Best, The greatest Premier League defender. pic.twitter.com/VblLoI0m1o— Uber Chelsea FC 🏆 (@UberCheIseaFC) October 7, 2018 Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT REAL DEAL Lampard appears to aim dig at Mourinho for handling of Salah and De Bruyne at Chelsea punished Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star John TerryCaptain Leader LegendWho knew?If his foray into coaching proves to be as successful as his playing career turned out to be, let’s hope he’s involved in some capacity at #Chelsea pic.twitter.com/ibQ2B3PNeX— Mark Worrall (@gate17marco) October 7, 2018 gameday cracker John Terry was certainly the greatest defender of his generation. His commanding presence was a major part of that. But he also had immense timing, positioning, great ball playing skills & an uncanny ability to play the ref for the team. ‘Captain, Leader, Legend’ was about right.— Dan Levene (@danlevene) October 7, 2018 tense targets Tottenham issue immediate ban to supporter who threw cup at Kepa John Terry left Chelsea after winning his fifth league title in 2016/17 John Terry set an example throughout his career that every young footballer ought to aspire to. Not only was he a world-class defender, he left everything on the pitch. Blood, sweat, tears – that was the minimum. His legacy will live on far beyond his retirement.Thank you, JT. pic.twitter.com/W705fYdqxD— Jamie Wilkinson (@jamiew_tc) October 7, 2018 REVEALED A servant of the game, you gave yourself to club and country and captained those around you to be the best they can be. Good luck in retirement John Terry thank you for all you have given to football ❤️ pic.twitter.com/nT7a4tp8Hn— Patrick van Aanholt (@pvanaanholt) October 7, 2018 John Terry has announced his retirement from football at the age of 37. #CaptainLeaderLegend pic.twitter.com/KDKR6xrBqc— TweetChelseaUK (@TweetChelseaUK) October 7, 2018 Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City JIBE JOHN TERRYPremier League 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆FA Cup 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆League Cup 🏆🏆🏆Community Shield 🏆🏆Champions League 🏆Europa League 🏆FIFA FIFPro World XI 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆UEFA Team of the Year 🏆🏆🏆🏆UEFA Defender of the Year 🏆🏆🏆PFA Team of the Year 🏆🏆🏆🏆PFA Players POTY 🏆— CFC (@CFCWriter) October 7, 2018last_img read more