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The Fiver | Rubbing their knees in anticipation of a ferocious takedown

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Everyone agrees that Paul Pogba is selfish. The evidence is damning. For Manchester United supporters, the memory of Pogba selfishly scoring the opening goal in their side’s Big Vase final victory rema…

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Frank Lampard ready to play Tammy Abraham for Chelsea after racial abuse

• Abraham missed the decisive penalty in their Super Cup defeat • Lampard believes social media abuse needs to be dealt withFrank Lampard will not hesitate to play Tammy Abraham against Leicester after the Chelsea striker was the victim of online racia…

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Liverpool v Chelsea: Uefa Super Cup 2019 – live!

Updates from the 8pm BST kick-off at Besiktas Park in IstanbulLampard hopes Chelsea can spoil Liverpool’s Super Cup partyEmail Jacob or tweet him @JacobSteinberg 7.06pm BST Pre-match reading Related: Frank Lampard hoping Chelsea can spoil Liverpool’s S…

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The Fiver | Ten manly men behind the ball

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Poor Frank Lampard. There he was on his flight to Istanbul, ready to settle down and plan his tactics for the Super Pot clash with Liverpool, when he heard tutting from the person behind him. It sounde…

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José Mourinho might sniff from his studio but football’s philosophers are here to stay | Jacob Steinberg

Daniel Farke and Frank Lampard may have lost out in the Premier League openers but their bravery was a wider themeTwo minutes have gone at Anfield and Norwich City are trying to play out from the back. Sam Allardyce is out there somewhere and his eyes …

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José Mourinho might sniff from his studio but football’s philosophers are here to stay | Jacob Steinberg

Daniel Farke and Frank Lampard may have lost out in the Premier League openers but their bravery was a wider themeTwo minutes have gone at Anfield and Norwich City are trying to play out from the back. Sam Allardyce is out there somewhere and his eyes …

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Own man Frank Lampard ready to prove Chelsea doubters wrong

Club legend heads into his first competitive match as manager with an imperfect squad and fired by criticismFrank Lampard is under no illusions about the size of the task facing Chelsea. The youngest manager in the Premier League has lost Eden Hazard t…

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Premier League 2019?20 preview No 19: West Ham

There has been undoubted improvement under Manuel Pellegrini but West Ham remain difficult to readGuardian writers’ predicted position: 10th (NB: this is not necessarily Jacob Steinberg’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)Last season’s po…

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Enter English managers to show their worth and cause Premier League surprise

Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder have earned the chance to alter perceptions and put their stamp on the top flightIf there is one quality that links Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder, it is a willingness to accept a tough challenge. …

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Premier League 2019?20 preview No 6: Chelsea

Frank Lampard is a popular choice with fans but he cannot make any signings and Eden Hazard leaves an enormous gap Guardian writers’ predicted position: 4th (NB: this is not necessarily Jacob Steinberg’s prediction but the average of our writers’ tips)…

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The Fiver | Who knew the International Champions Cup meant so much?

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!You absolutely will not catch The Fiver exerting itself too much during pre-season. Admittedly The Man suggested your favourite satirical teatimely email attend an intensive comedy workshop during June…

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Football transfer rumours: Moussa Dembélé to Manchester United?

Today’s fluff is frazzledEverton have sent Wilfried Zaha a DVD of their glorious Champions League campaign in 2005 in the hope of convincing the Crystal Palace winger that they are just as big as Arsenal. Marco Silva’s side are ready to offer £60m plus…

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West Ham optimistic Sébastien Haller will join from Eintracht Frankfurt

• West Ham need striker reinforcements after departures• Frenchman has scored 33 goals in 77 Bundesliga gamesWest Ham are increasingly confident of signing Sébastien Haller after holding positive talks with Eintracht Frankfurt on Monday.Manuel Pellegri…

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West Ham hold talks with Eintracht Frankfurt over £40m Sébastien Haller deal

• Striker Haller wanted by West Ham after Gómez rejects move• Manchester Utd monitoring Haller and he may await other offersWest Ham hope to sign Eintracht Frankfurt’s Sébastien Haller after losing out to Valencia in the race to sign Maxi Gómez from Ce…

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West Ham resigned to losing out to Valencia in Maxi Gómez race

• Valencia understood to have reached deal with Celta Vigo• West Ham were prepared to pay €50m for forwardWest Ham are resigned to losing out to Valencia in the race to sign Maxi Gómez from Celta Vigo.Manuel Pellegrini was desperate to land Gómez after…

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Wimbledon 2019: Barty, Nadal, Gauff, Williams and more in action – live!

Updates from all the fourth-round action at SW19Over-30s dominate men’s last 16 at WimbledonThe reasons behind Coco Gauff’s stunning riseAnd you can email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 10.25am BST Hello. There’s Rafael Nadal against Joao Sousa, Roger …

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Wimbledon 2019: Kvitova, Federer, Nadal and Serena Williams in action – live!

Updates from Saturday’s third-round action at SW19Gauff keeps Wimbledon dream alive with comebackGet in touch! Email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 12.00pm BST Kei Nishikori might have a weak serve, but the boy can return. The eighth seed was down an e…

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Worn-down West Ham to sell disruptive Marko Arnautovic for €25m to China

• Furious Manuel Pellegrini tells board to let Austrian leave• Club believe keeping forward would hurt squad moraleWest Ham have decided to cut their losses on Marko Arnautovic and sell him for €25m (£22.4m) to a Chinese Super League club, believed to …

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West Ham tell Arnautovic to honour contract after rejecting £19m China bid

Striker makes clear to West Ham he would like moveArsenal sign 18-year-old Brazilian Gabriel MartinelliWest Ham have told Marko Arnautovic to honour his contract after rejecting a bid of around £19m for the striker from an unnamed Chinese club. Related…

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Just being Frank is a feelgood hit, but will it win trophies for Chelsea? | Jacob Steinberg

Lampard gets it, Solskjær too. Sentimentality goes a long way in football – but it takes more to win a titleIn most lines of work your job application would discarded straight away if you listed “getting it” as a key skill. Be aware that it might come …