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Why Chelsea made a change, where Lampard failed, Tuchel's to-do list

Chelsea's decision to change managers is a big deal. Here's what the switch means, what we can expect from incoming coach Thomas Tuchel and the things on his to-do list.

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Lampard's biggest mistake as Chelsea manager

Steve Nicol identifies one key issue he believes was critical in Chelsea's decision to sack Frank Lampard.

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LIVE Transfer Talk: Liverpool checked on ex-Arsenal defender Sokratis

Liverpool's defender search took them to former Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Marcotti: Aguero to Barcelona makes no sense!

Gab Marcotti thinks neither Sergio Aguero or David Alaba moving to Barcelona makes any sense.

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Is Martin Odegaard the right player for Arsenal?

Gab Marcotti feels Martin Odegaard may hinder the development of some of Arsenal's youth players.

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How long can the old guard carry Real Madrid?

The Gab & Juls podcast reflects on Real Madrid's bounce-back performance vs. Alaves.

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Why joining Roma over Juventus will pay off for Reynolds

Julien Laurens suggests USMNT prospect Bryan Reynolds will develop better at Roma than Juventus.

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Sacking Lampard now is a gamble by Chelsea

Chelsea felt it was time to go from Frank Lampard to Thomas Tuchel, but the move is risky. Plus: Madrid's old guard get the job done, while Man United and Liverpool played out an FA Cup thriller.

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Would Pulisic benefit from a reunion with Tuchel at Chelsea?

Julien Laurens examines how Thomas Tuchel's expected arrival at Chelsea would impact Christian Pulisic.

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Man United must keep momentum after Liverpool win

An FA Cup win over Liverpool set Man United on the way to glory in 1999. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored the winner then; now United's manager wants Sunday's result to be a similar catalyst.

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Fernandes' free kick wins FA Cup thriller for Man United

Bruno Fernandes and Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-2 to advance to the fifth round of the FA Cup.

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Is Thiago the problem with Liverpool's midfield?

Gab Marcotti analyses the issues Liverpool have when they start Thiago and are without Jordan Henderson.

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Man United's counter-attack is so dangerous right now

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Did Liverpool really show progress in loss at Man United?

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Is Thomas Tuchel really the right man for Chelsea?

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Laurens: Remarkable Atletico can do no wrong

Julien Laurens believes Atletico Madrid are set to be crowned La Liga champions following their win against Valencia.

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