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The Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, congratulates Jordan Henderson last night

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Rafael Benitez plays down Chelsea's title hopes

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Demba Ba

'Sharks' to blame for Ba transfer mess, says Pardew

Chelsea pull out of talks for Newcastle striker who wants &#163;80,000-per-week deal

Chelsea are in negotiations with Demba Ba’s representatives

Benitez in talks with Ba as striker prepares to depart Newcastle

Chelsea were tonight in negotiations with the representatives of Demba Ba over a move for the Senegalese striker, with the Newcastle United manager, Alan Pardew, admitting that he is powerless to keep him at St James' Park.

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Lukaku wants to return to Chelsea – but not quite yet

West Bromwich Albion 2 Norwich City 1

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24 April: Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea (agg 2-3); Champions League semi-final second leg

Rafa Benitez’s start with Chelsea was put into context yesterday

Leeds facing Chelsea at the right time says midfielder Lee Peltier

Chelsea play Leeds at Elland Road tonight

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