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Chelsea star Eden Hazard believes that the club have one foot on the title after managing a narrow 2-1 victory over Stoke City during the weekend.
Hazard was once again at his brilliant best after scoring one goal and creating the other in this victory. The victory has left the blues seven points clear at the top of the table. Arsenal are now their closest rivals after Manchester City lost against Crystal Palace on Monday. Even though the gunners have an easy fixture list going into the last seven matches, Jose Mourinho will be aware that his team only need five wins and a draw from the remaining eight games.
Due to this respect,Hazard says that Chelsea almost have one hand on the title and that they will not be allowing it to slip away from their hands. A number of clubs have been guilty of throwing away such a strong position in the last two months of the campaign. Even Manchester United have not been exempt from this, as the Red Devils threw a similar advantage during the 2010-11 season to the hands of Manchester City. Despite being quite far away from Chelsea, Arsenal have been the inform team in the division. Read more »
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Stoke City allowed defender Robert Huth to join Leicester City on a loan deal till the end of the campaign.
This arrangement was made in order to keep the player happy in what could be his final season at Stoke. After the arrival of Mark Hughes, the club has been moving forward in terms of its players. The former Blackburn Rovers and Manchester City manager has been using players that he has brought into the club. This coupled with several injuries faced byHuth at the start of the season has rendered him surplus to requirements at Stoke.
After moving to Leicester City in the January transfer window, Stoke have found themselves with a tight situation at the back. Captain and defender Ryan Shawcross has suffered an injury that is expected to keep him out of action for a few matches. Stoke announced Huth’s move to Leicester only a few days ago. Manager Hughes has claimed that he would not have sanctioned the move for Huth had the injury to Shawcross come a few days earlier. Shawcross was injured only in the 3-1 victory over QPR. Since his move to Leicester, Huth has completed two 90 minutes of action. He managed only three minutes of football during the first half with Stoke. Read more »
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Stoke City have had some fantastic results against top teams like Arsenal and Manchester City in the first half of the season. Keen to build on this form, Stoke boss Mark Hughes is not set to allow any complacency within the team.
He is set to provide an opportunity for Philipp Wollscheid when his Stoke team take on Arsenal at the Emirates stadium. The 25-year-old has been signed from German outfit Bayer Leverkusen on a loan deal. Due to several injury problems currently hampering Stoke, Hughes says that he is prepared to give the new signing a chance.
Meanwhile, there is also a possibility of defender Robert Huth heading out on loan. This is likely to bring an end to his Stoke City career.Huth has struggled with injuries for the last 12 months and he has rarely featured in the first-team. Read more »
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Robert Huth used to play for Middlesbrough. But now that he was offered five million pounds as an initial deal by Stoke City, he is now their player.
This deal might as well be deal that has been a record deal for the club. A deal of 6 million pounds with an initial rising of five million. Stoke city is also thinking of very soon carrying forward another look alike deal. It is going to be with Tuncay Sanli who too is a member of Middlesbrough and Robert’s team mate. Tuncay and Robert, both the players had traveled to talk with Tony Pulis, the team manager at the Potteries.
The Stoke city have been very positive and believe that Tuncay shall be following Robert’s lead and will be doing the same. However, there have been reports that Tuncay who is a Turkish striker has not yet shown much interest. Tuncay is expecting and hoping offers and interest from others as well and so is still waiting and taking his own time.
Tuncay is a player who has an earning of almost 60,000 pounds on a weekly basis at his present team. Interests have been attracted from two more places for him. However it has been very evident that he wants to stick to his roots and does not want to leave England. It is also being said that it might as well be possible that Tuncay becomes on the highest paid players in the history of the club.
He is 27 years old and is expected to be having a salary that no one else has ever had in the history of Stoke City. And if the deal is sealed and they move forward with it there are chances that Boro will be moving for the Rob Hulse as the centre-forward. Robert Huth has 19 caps for World Championships Germany. He is a German footballer who plays as a centre-back for Stoke City. It has been recently reported that the defender shall not be back in action before the end of the Premiere League season. He has been set off because an injury and has not been seen since then.