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Redknapp has been heavily critical of the former QPR defender

Bayern 'waiting for contact' from Chelsea over Bosingwa

Bayern Munich claim they are "waiting for contact" from Chelsea as they step up their bid to sign Portugal full-back Jose Bosingwa.

Bayern end Bosingwa chase

Bayern Munich have decided not to pursue their interest in Chelsea's Portugal international defender Jose Bosingwa.

Downing set to seal £12m move to Villa

Stewart Downing arrived on a crutch for a medical at Aston Villa yesterday but that obvious complication is not expected to prevent the 24-year-old winger's £12m transfer from Middlesbrough going through within the next 48 hours.

Chelsea confirm Champions League appeal

Chelsea are to appeal the "unnecessarily harsh" punishments handed out by Uefa in the wake of their controversial Champions League semi-final defeat.

Wenger shores up defence with £10m Vermaelen

Arsene Wenger's pressing need for central defensive reinforcements saw him complete Arsenal's first big summer buy yesterday as the Belgium international defender Thomas Vermaelen joined from Ajax for £10m.

Drogba in six-game ban

Chelsea were today considering their response to UEFA's decision to hand lengthy European bans to Didier Drogba and Jose Bosingwa and fine the club £85,000 following their controversial Champions League exit to Barcelona.

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Chelsea players Didier Drogba and Jose Bosingwa have been charged with misconduct by Uefa after the ugly scenes at the end of their Champions League semi-final, second leg against Barcelona earlier this month.

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Apology for TV rant may not be enough as Chelsea await Uefa's punishment

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Terry vows to 'go for it big time' in return leg

Job done in the Nou Camp, yet even before Chelsea's players had left the stadium they were promising that it would be a very different approach at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final. "We will be going for the game big time from the off," said John Terry, which no one could accuse Chelsea of having done in Barcelona in the first leg on Tuesday.

Guardiola slams referee after Champions League draw

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has slammed referee Wolfgang Stark over his performance in the first leg of the Spanish side's Champions League semi-final tie against Chelsea.

Stopping Messi main concern for Chelsea

Devising a strategy to thwart Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is Chelsea coach Guus Hiddink's main concern ahead of his side's Champions League semi-final first leg at the Nou Camp on Tuesday.

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