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Chelsea on the roof of Europe
Chelsea’s victory in the Champions League final made the headlines today. “Kai and powerful” title this morning on Daily Mail in one of its edition of the day. The Blues won (0-1) against Manchester City thanks to an achievement signed Kai Havertz. A performance hailed across Europe and particularly in France where The team highlights another strong man of this evening, N’Golo Kanté. Elected man of the match at the end of this final, the former Caennais delivered a new masterclass in the midfield. A good omen, a few weeks away from the Euro. The victory of Tuchel’s men who also made the headlines in Spain where AS evokes an executioner who became a champion. Fallers of Real Madrid in the previous round, Chelsea gleaned the second Champions League in its history yesterday. What also to make the front page of the Portuguese daily In Bola which marks an English celebration yesterday. As a reminder, the final took place at the Estadio do Dragão in Porto, in front of nearly 16,000 fans who made the trip for the occasion.
Guardiola and Manchester City will have to wait again
If one part of Her Majesty’s country is jubilant, the other wakes up disappointed this morning. “Broken dreams” title the Manchester Evening News in one of its edition of the day. Qualified for the first Champions League final in its history, Manchester City could not find the keys to an extremely well organized Chelsea. A failure in particular for Sergio Agüero who will leave the club this summer and who dreamed of winning the holy grail with City. An ambition shared with Pep Guardiola who tilts so close to the goal. “She still resists him” title elsewhere SPORT in one of its edition of the day. The Cityzens champions nevertheless greeted in their respective countries like The last hour which title: “Chelsea shatter Kevin De Bruyne’s dream”. The Belgian who had to abandon his teammates after a violent shock with Antonio Rüdiger. Finally, the Algerian daily Competition title him: “It’s failed for Mahrez”. Sparkling during the previous round against Paris Saint-Germain, the former Havre did not weigh in the meeting and had a hard time making the differences.
The big cleaning takes shape in Turin
Finally, we are finishing our tour of the European sports press in Italy where Juventus seems to be well on the way to launching a great revolution this summer. “Nedved-Raiola meeting” title elsewhere Tuttosport in one of its edition of the day. While the return of Allegri was announced by the Old Lady, the Turin transfer window would now be activating little by little. Starting with the Donnarumma and Paul Pogba files. The first to say goodbye to Milan could quickly land in Piedmont, with only a few details left to work out. On the other hand for the second, Juve will have to be convincing while Manchester United seem determined to keep their World champion whatever the price. A meeting where the Bernardeschi and Romagnoli cases would have been mentioned, as well as those of the Dutchman Donyell Malen, Rodrigo de Paul and Moïse Kean. Summer promises to be hot in Turin.