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Ancelotti: Benzema world's 'most efficient player'

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti said Karim Benzema undoubtedly deserves the Ballon d'Or, calling him "the most efficient player in the world."

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Ancelotti: Madrid can be even better this season

Carlo Ancelotti has said he believes Real Madrid can improve on last year's LaLiga and Champions League double ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Super Cup.

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Tuchel: Abraham 'not happy' as Lukaku looms

Thomas Tuchel said he understood Tammy Abraham's frustration over his lack of playing timey, as speculation grows over the striker's Chelsea future.

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Lampard 'disgusted' by Abraham abuse on Twitter

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has said he was "disgusted" by the abuse received by forward Tammy Abraham following their defeat to Liverpool.

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Christian Pulisic, Olivier Giroud and N'Golo Kante will start for Chelsea against Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup -- that's three changes from their Premier League opener. Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Ross Barkley are on the bench

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Sadio Mane, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, James Milner, Joel Matip and Adrian will start for Liverpool against Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup -- that's five changes from their Premier League opener. Roberto Firmino, Divock Origi, Georginio Wijnaldum and Trent Alexander-Arnold are on the bench, and Alisson is out due to injury.

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Kante a doubt to face Liverpool in Super Cup

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard will make a late decision on N'Golo Kante's involvement in the Super Cup final against Liverpool.