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The Premier League have released an official list of those out of contract

Frank lampard will be offered terms similar to those he is already on

Chelsea offer Frank Lampard new deal after contract re-think

Club to relent and hand England midfielder extension to stay for possible Jose Mourinho return

Fernando Torres rises above Rubin Kazan's Cristian Ansaldi to score his second goal
Victor Moses’s performance was capped with a goal
Chelsea produced yet another subdued display
Rafael Benitez shouts instructions to his players last night

Chelsea fans don't have to worry now, says furious Rafael Benitez as exit is confirmed

Interim manager insists Chelsea supporters should have given him more respect but they will get their way because he has no intention of sticking around

Spain defender Sergio Ramos was caught out by Danny Welbeck as Madrid defence made to pay for communication failure

Sergio Ramos gets harsh lesson as Danny Welbeck exposes Real Madrid's set-piece flaw

Spain defender caught out by Danny Welbeck as Real Madrid defence made to pay for communication failure against Manchester United

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is congratulated for scoring in the 2-2 draw with Brentford

Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez insists 'we know what we are doing'

Chelsea could only draw 2-2 with Brentford in the FA Cup

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FA Cup: West Ham v Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's FA Cup fixture at Upton Park

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Everton's leading scorer last season, but often wasteful in possession and far from lethal in front of goal. 5/10

West Ham wary of threat posed by Everton forward Nikica Jelavic

Nikica Jelavic could have joined West Ham

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Jack Collison returns to West Ham squad for Everton clash

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Jack Collison looking 'onwards and upwards' after making return to action for West Ham

Collison had not played since the Championship play-off final

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'We must deal with it': West Ham boss Sam Allardyce finally speaks out about anti-Semitic chanting

Manager was under pressure to address chanting after failure to do so in the immediate aftermath of Sunday's match

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West Ham's Mark Noble suspended for trip to Manchester United

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West Ham fall short in quest for fifth

West Ham United will be frustrated this morning to wake up in seventh place in the Premier League. That is a strange position for a promoted side to be in this close to Christmas but Sam Allardyce's team should be ahead of Everton and Arsenal today.

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