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MARCOS ALONSO SIGNS CONTRACT TO REMAIN WITH ONE OF THE BEST TEAMS IN THE  WORLD.

The Spain defender has been rewarded for helping Chelsea to the Premier League title and FA Cup over the last two seasons. Marcos Alonso has agreed to a new five-year contract with Chelsea that will keep him tied down to the club until 2023, the Premier League side have announced.

The Spain defender, who only made his international debut earlier this year has been one of Chelsea’s standout players since joining the team   in 2016 from Fiorentina, helping the Blues to the Premier League title in his first year with the club as well as last season’s FA Cup.

In his words he said:

“I am so happy to stay here longer and to keep playing for one of the best teams in the world,” Alonso said on Wednesday morning.

“It’s been a very good two seasons and I am looking forward to more.”

 

PEP GUARDIOLA SAYS MANCHESTER CITY’S WIN AGAINST SHAKHTAR DONETSK WAS THE BEST PERFORMANCE OF HIS REIGN.

Goals from David Silva, Aymeric Laporte and Bernardo Silva at the Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv swept City to the top of Group.

Manchester City avenged last season’s defeat to Shaktar Donetsk Pep Guardiola felt Manchester City played the best football of his reign as they secured a commanding 3-0 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League. Goals from David Silva, Aymeric Laporte and Bernardo Silva at the Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv swept City to the top of Group F.

David Silva also hit the woodwork twice and Raheem Sterling thumped a shot against the bar in injury time as City, who registered 24 shots, completely dominated what had been a potentially tricky game.

BY SOPHIE AIGBOMIAN.

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