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France's chances of winning World Cup in Qatar take major blow after injury dilemma
World Cup crown have taken a serious knock following news that yet another key player could miss the tournament through injury.Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante was expected to return to action this month but after exacerbating a hamstring problem last week he now looks set to miss out on Qatar altogether.This, coupled with Paul Pogba's absence due to a knee injury, means France will likely be without two of their most important players at the tournament, leaving manager Didier Deschamps with a major selection headache.READ MORE: Man Utd flop Paul Pogba copies old foe Jose Mourinho meme in latest Pepsi advertKante started every single game of France's triumphant 2018 World Cup campaign while Pogba started all but one - their dead-rubber final group game against Denmark.Chelsea manager Graham Potter revealed on Friday that Kante is due to see a specialist this weekend to determine the severity of his injury, though it's understood the club expects him to spend at least another two months on the sidelines.Pogba meanwhile has been out since September with a meniscus problem, and although he's expected to return before the World Cup starts his lack of match fitness will be an issue.Which player will France miss most - Kante or Pogba? Let us know what you reckon in the comments section below.Elsewhere, France are sweating on the availability of Lucas Hernandez, Lucas Digne and Presnel Kimpembe, who are fighting their way back to full fitness, though injuries aren't the only problem facing Les Bleus.The team are currently embroiled in a Kylian Mbappe-led revolt against the French FA over image rights with the PSG superstar demanding wholesale change to their agreement amid moral concerns over the team's commercial sponsors.READ
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Three things Klopp got wrong and one he got right as Liverpool draw 3-3 with Brighton
Jurgen Klopp's frustrated Liverpool had everything to do at Anfield after slipping two goals behind against Brighton after just 17 minutes - but there was one positive for German despite missing out on all three points late on.Leandro Trossard smashed home two similar strikes past Allison to hand new boss Roberto De Zerbi a perfect start on his first game in charge of the side having replaced Graham Potter.However, after Roberto Firmino netted either side of the break to level the encounter, Adam Webster scored an unfortunate own goal and Trossard completed his hat-trick - Daily Star Sport has taken a look at what went right and wrong for Klopp. READ MORE: Bulked up Fernando Torres pumps iron with ex-Prem star looking more hench than ever Although a mixture of players were at fault for Trossard's opening goal, Jordan Henderson's mistake was called out by fans - with some questioning Klopp's loyalty.Is Jurgen Klopp under pressure? Give us your thoughts in the comments section below.Many social media users think Liverpool need an improvement on the England international in their midfield trio, with Klopp bringing him off for James Milner before the hour mark.One fan wrote: "I honestly don't understand what the hell is wrong with Klopp.
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Chelsea players were informed of Thomas Tuchel sacking by text message
Chelsea's players found out that Thomas Tuchel had been sacked via text as the fallout from owner Todd Boehly's controversial swing of the axe continues.Tuchel met with the club's hierarchy face-to-face at Chelsea's Cobham training ground on Wednesday morning and is understood to have been surprised by the news that he'd lost his job, despite the difficult start his team had made to the season.The squad arrived a few hours later for an afternoon training session after each receiving a text message informing them of Tuchel's departure.READ MORE: Thomas Tuchel 'begged' not to be sacked by Chelsea in phone call as details emergeAccording to The Telegraph, Boehly addressed the players personally and offered to answer any questions they had about the sacking, before zooming off into central London for a meeting with Brighton boss Graham Potter - who is the odds-on favourite to replace Tuchel at the helm.The majority of Chelsea's squad posted messages of gratitude to Tuchel on social media, though some reports claim the former PSG and Dortmund head coach had lost sections of the dressing room.Although Chelsea's defeat to Dinamo Zagreb was a particularly troublesome one, it's understood that Boehly had decided to part ways with Tuchel weeks ago, with concerns about his suitability for the job stemming back to the club's pre-season tour of the US.Had Tuchel lost the Chelsea dressing room? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.Boehly and his colleagues were particularly troubled by the lack of gains the team had made since Chelsea's momentous Champions League triumph 15 months ago.Despite the apparent concerns, the American happily sanctioned £273m worth of new arrivals over the summer, many of which were
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Graham Potter 'verbally agrees' to become new Chelsea manager after meeting with Todd Boehly
Graham Potter is on the verge of being named Chelsea's new boss after verbally agreeing a deal with owner Todd Boehly.The Brighton manager has been the Blues' number one target since Thomas Tuchel was shockingly relieved of his duties on Wednesday morning following his side's 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.Potter travelled to London yesterday to meet with Boehly and the two quickly agreed terms, with the American tycoon keen to have Potter in the hot seat in time for Saturday's trip to neighbours Fulham.READ MORE: Chelsea legend John Terry already gives thumbs up to Graham Potter appointmentIt's understood that Potter insisted on assurances over longevity during the meeting, which Boehly was happy to grant him in spite of his ruthless decision to part ways with Tuchel just weeks into his tenure as Chelsea owner.The Englishman has a £16m release clause which the Blues are happy to pay, despite spending a whopping £273m on transfers over the summer, as well as a further £15m to sack Tuchel.Chelsea are still considering Mauricio Pochettino as Plan B, especially as the Argentine would be available for free, though his loyalty to Tottenham could scupper a potential move.CHELSEA FANS - If you were in charge, who would be your pick to replace Thomas Tuchel? Let us know in the comments section below.Potter has been earning rave reviews at Brighton for the way he's turned the club from relegation-battlers into potential European challengers, guiding the Seagulls to a ninth place finish last season - the highest finish in the club's history.The 47-year-old has been touted as a future England manager and was even linked to the job earlier this year following the Three Lions' torrid performance in the Nations
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