While new reports are suggesting that China will have to curb its massive spending, Antonio Conte has urged his players that they don’t have to be tempted by the Chinese Super League. Chelsea currently sits atop the Premier League — seven points clear of Tottenham and Liverpool — but the club has recently been at the center of controversy as star striker Diego Costa has been linked with a move away from the club. Costa missed his side’s 3-0 win over Leicester City on Saturday after several outlets reported a rift between the Spaniard and Conte. The Chelsea manager told reporters following the match that Costa wasn’t available due to a back injury he suffered in training, but there has been continued
Chelsea sold Oscar to the Chinese Super League for a club-record $72 million. Ever since the Chinese Super League began its unbridled spending spree, it’s been at the forefront of the conversation. The most recent and high-profile example is Chelsea striker Diego Costa, who seems to be unhappy that the Blues wouldn’t go along with some towering bid from China.
Ronaldo's well-struck penalty on 67 minutes had looked set to give Zinedine Zidane's team a crucial victory in a top-of-the-table clash, the 12th league goal of the season for the Ballon d'Or winner. Guardiola's City crumbles Pep Guardiola managed Real's arch-rival Barcelona to some of its greatest triumphs, but is finding success harder to achieve in the English Premier League. His Manchester City side suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat at Everton earlier Sunday, the worst league defeat of Guardiola's coaching career. City has dropped 10 points behind leader Chelsea in the title race after the latest damaging setback, the third loss in four away games. The early season EPL leader had chances