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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admits Ashley Cole is "not the happiest guy in the camp" after being dropped for Cesar Azpilicueta in recent weeks.
He said: “I think any player that normally starts matches – and Ashley has through his career – when they don't, naturally they're not the happiest guy in the camp. But professionally he is always. A team player. He's more than ready to play.”
Liverpool are planning to send young Portuguese defender Tiago Ilori out on loan during the January transfer window.
The Reds bought 20 year-old Ilori from Sporting Lisbon in the summer, and Brendan Rodgers said:
– Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers quoted in the Liverpool Echo
He has come in, he will have six months to adapt and then he will go out and get experience.
Might I rest Giroud? Yes. Is the big fella ready to face Hull instead and we put it in little bit mixer? Yes, Gunnersaurus is up for it.
A Newcatle United fan has had the club emblem etched onto a specially made glass eye for him. 35-year-old Andrew Canavan, handed over £152.80 for the privilege.