Chelsea and Spurs in race for Nick Pope as Mourinho eyes Lloris replacement

first_imgCHELSEA and Tottenham could go head-to-head in the race to sign Nick Pope, according to reports.The Burnley keeper, 27, has attracted admirers across the Premier League and the London rivals are said to be in for him as they look to replace Kepa and Hugo Lloris respectively.5 Chelsea and Tottenham are both interested in signing Burnley keeper Nick PopeAfter some shaky performances from Lloris, 33, before his horror elbow injury earlier in the season, Jose Mourinho is ready to look to Turf Moor to replace the World Cup winner, according to football.london.Lloris has kept just two clean sheets in 18 appearances this season.And after Paulo Gazzaniga failed to set the world alight – also recording just two clean sheets in the 18 Premier League games in which he replaced Lloris – Spurs fans are beginning to feel it is time for a change between the sticks.CHELSEA NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Blues newsAt Stamford Bridge, Frank Lampard has grown increasingly frustrated with Spanish stopper Kepa, 25, and will reportedly encourage the Blues’ hierarchy to land the England ace in his place.Before coronavirus put a temporary stop on Premier League action, the Chelsea boss had banished Kepa to the bench and promoted veteran keeper Willy Caballero to the starting XI instead.And in the next transfer window, he will reportedly try to get rid of the Spaniard for good.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himKepa has been linked with a return to Spain two years after his record £71.6million move from Athletic Bilbao.Earlier this month, Graeme Souness urged the West Londoners to replace the under-fire 25-year-old with Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak.The club have been linked with several keepers since Kepa’s downfall – mainly Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Sheffield United stopper Dean Henderson, Ajax’s Andre Onana, and most recently Bayern Munich legend Manuel Neuer.5 The Blues will only act if they can get shot of Kepa5 Huge Lloris has struggled for form this season and could be replaced by Pope5 Jose Mourinho is reportedly willing to sign the England ace5 Chelsea are also said to be interested in signing Manuel Neuer from Bayern MunichPremier League to ‘restart in July’ and could be finished in just four weeks in hectic dash behind closed doorslast_img read more

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Russia could ease imports embargo on Greek products

first_imgRussia is mulling loosening its embargo on agricultural products from some European Union countries, including Greece, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.In an interview with Izvestia newspaper published this week, Peskov said that under the rules of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Moscow is not entitled to exempt an EU member state from sanctions against the bloc.However, he said, direct deliveries of agricultural products can be substituted by “imports of raw materials [to be processed at] Russia-based facilities.”The Greek government has asked Russia to partially lift the food embargo it imposed in summer 2014 in response to EU sanctions, which has taken a hefty toll on exports.Source: Kathimerini Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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