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Source: BBC

Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea manager 'done' after FA Cup exit - Chris Sutton

Today 02:24 GMT

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will be sacked before their next game, said ex-Blues striker Chris Sutton after their FA Cup defeat by Manchester United.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has made 12 managerial changes since buying the club in 2003, and Sutton says he would "have to question the owner's ambition" if he does not sack Sarri now. "Would the owner fancy getting into the top four with recent performances, with a manager who says he can't motivate his players and says he will let his star man [Eden Hazard] go?. "The Chelsea owner will be thinking, 'Will we get top four?

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Source: BBC

Manchester City: Phil Foden says his side can win quadruple this season

Sunday 08:59 GMT

No English team has won all four major competitions in one season, with Manchester United coming closest by claiming the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League in 1999.

After Saturday's FA Cup tie at League Two side Newport, Guardiola played down talk of a clean sweep of trophies, pointing to Manchester United's Champions League defeat by Paris St-Germain - which ended interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's unbeaten start as manager at Old Trafford - as evidence that winning runs can come to an abrupt halt.

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Source: The Guradian

Sané and Foden send City through as dogged Newport are finally downed

Sunday 18:09 GMT

It was not to be, though, as Sané put City ahead with his 12th of the season and Foden dispatched the first of his two goals as Newport started to tire.

Ultimately, Manchester City’s class told as two goals from Phil Foden and another two from Leroy Sané and Riyad Mahrez brought the League Two club’s fairytale to an end and eased the Premier League champions into the quarter-finals. The fact that it took 51 minutes for City to open the scoring says everything about the belief, courage and spirt that Newport showed against Pep Guardiola’s team.

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