Gianfranco Zola predicts where Chelsea will finish in Premier League under Frank Lampard

first_img About Connatix V67539 Advertisement Full Screen (Picture: Twitter)ICYMI: Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola, who was Maurizio Sarri’s assistant manager at Stamford Bridge last season, claims the Blues WON’T make the top 4 this season.#beINPL #CFC pic.twitter.com/ZdLYRZUckh— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) August 10, 2019 Comment Video Settings Gianfranco Zola has predicted where Chelsea will finish under Frank Lampard (Picture: Getty)Gianfranco Zola expects Chelsea to drop two places in the Premier League table in Frank Lampard’s first season in charge.The Blues largely impressed last term under former manager Maurizio Sarri and assistant Zola, amassing 72 points to finish third in the Premier League.Sarri left Stamford Bridge shortly after the 2018-19 campaign ended to join Italian champions Juventus and club legend Lampard was named as his replacement.Lampard impressed in his first season in management, taking Derby County to the Championship play-off final where the Rams were beaten by Aston Villa.ADVERTISEMENT Gianfranco Zola predicts where Chelsea will finish in Premier League under Frank Lampardcenter_img 1 min. story Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 10 Aug 2019 10:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link767Shares More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City The former England manager is working under a transfer ban and will struggle to guide Chelsea to a top-four finish, according to Zola.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It will be very close,’ the Italian legend told beIN SPORTS. ‘I think it will be a real fight for the final Champions League spot.’Chelsea begin their 2019-20 campaign on Sunday with a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United, who finished sixth in the Premier League last season.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesOn Chelsea’s transfer ban and the new season, Lampard said: ‘We have to remain competitive while we are in this position.‘With the ban it has been easy to write off this squad, and I don’t write off this squad at all.‘I think that what is important is that you have a target within the group. What matters is how we approach things. We will see how we go.’MORE: Liverpool consider offering contract to free agent after Alisson injury scare PLAY Advertisementlast_img read more

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WWE SmackDown: Braun Strowman vs Tyson Fury, will it happen?

first_img LIVE TV Braun Strowman, The Miz and Heavy Machinery were having a match against AJ Styles, Robert Roode, Dolph Ziggler and Randy Orton. The match ended on a different note with former heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury a.k.a The Gypsy King getting involved in a brawl with Braun Strowman. Strowman spotted Tyson Fury in the front row and pretended to square up against the boxing superstar. Initially, it seemed light-hearted and Tyson Fury decided to play along by standing up and putting up his fists against Strowman but things turned differently after Dolph Ziggler took advantage of the moment and attacked Strowman from behind. Tyson Fury enjoyed the moment but Strowman did not like it certainly WWE SmackDown made its debut on Fox with some of the best moments of WWE till date. The Rock made his comeback in the episode alongside the current WWE RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch and assaulted Baron Corbin inside the ring. While Cain Velasquez made his WWE debut after Brock Lesnar’s victory against Kofi Kingston and made the beast exit the arena out of fear. However, the feud between Braun Strowman and former WBC Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury caught everyone’s attention. Tyson Fury was a guest on the Fox debut but things went differently when he was forced to get out of the barricade for a brawl with The Monster Among Men. WWE may plan to fix-up a match between Tyson and Braun Strowman in future but nothing has been declared officially yet. Also Read- WWE SmackDown: Cain Velasquez enters the ring to destroy Brock LesnarWWE SmackDown: What went down Also Read- WWE Hell In A Cell:Here are the top moments from the demonic structureBraun Strowman threw his opponent Dolph Ziggler into the ring post and attacked Tyson Fury. This made Tyson Fury furious as he jumped the barricade with the intention of attacking Braun Strowman. However, security interfered and stopped The Gypsy King in getting into a brawl with Braun Strowman. Tyson Fury kept verbally challenging Braun Strowman while the commentators said: “This is not Tyson Fury’s World”.WWE SmackDown: Tyson Fury vs Braun Strowman?WWE has not yet finalised anything regarding the match between Tyson Fury and Braun Strowman. However, the fans were extremely thrilled to see both the men go against each other in SmackDown’s Fox debut. WWE has often booked matches between wrestlers and boxers, Mike Tyson fought with Stone Cold in the 90s and undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather fought The Big Show at WrestleMania 24. If the fans desperately want it and both men are interested, Tyson Fury vs Braun Strowman can be a big match in WWE.Also Read- WWE SmackDown: Here’s how The Rock influenced the word ‘Smackdown’ Last Updated: 5th October, 2019 14:51 IST WWE SmackDown: Braun Strowman Vs Tyson Fury, Will It Happen? Tyson Fury attended the SmackDown debut on FOX as a guest. However, he got involved in a brawl with Braun Strowman. Know more about the chances of their match. WATCH US LIVE COMMENTcenter_img First Published: 5th October, 2019 14:51 IST Written By Raj Sarkar BREAKING: After he jumped the guardrail on Friday Night #SmackDown, WWE will offer @Tyson_Fury an open mic THIS MONDAY on #Raw. https://t.co/uQNRqtQj8i— WWE (@WWE) October 5, 2019 FOLLOW US SUBSCRIBE TO USlast_img read more

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