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2dAssociated Press

New UEFA cup will increase exposure - Agnelli

A third European club competition will have little commercial value but will be important for clubs seeking exposure, Juventus' Andrea Agnelli said.

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5dMattias Karen

Leno frustrated at Arsenal backup role

Bernd Leno made his debut in Arsenal's 4-2 win over FC Vorskla in the Europa League on Thursday, and was beaten by two late strikes.

Emery pleased with Leno debut for Arsenal (0:41)
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5dMark Worrall

Wasteful Morata 5/10 but Chelsea still edge PAOK

Squad players Andreas Christensen and Ross Barkley took full advantage of Chelsea's trip to PAOK but Alvaro Morata's wastefulness remains a concern.

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5dLiam Twomey

Pedro injury 'probably' not serious - Sarri

In a news conference after the match, Sarri said the Spaniard needs to be further assessed to determine the precise nature of the problem.

Emery demands Cech and Leno to adapt to his style (0:36)
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6dLiam Twomey

Two Chelsea fans attacked in Greece

Thessaloniki Police told ESPN FC that two Chelsea fans got into a fight at around 5 a.m. on Thursday morning after leaving a bar.

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7dLiam Twomey

Chelsea drop Hazard for UEL opener vs. PAOK

Eden Hazard has been left out of the travelling squad for Chelsea's Europa League game against PAOK Salonika in order to manage his minutes.

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7dAssociated Press

Spartak drop two players in Instagram dispute

Spartak Moscow left two players out of their squad for a Europa League game against Rapid Vienna amid a dispute over a video posted on Instagram.

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7dMattias Karen

Arsenal can cope without CEO Gazidis - Emery

Arsenal confirmed on Tuesday that Ivan Gazidis will leave for AC Milan less than four months after he led the process to hire Unai Emery.

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7dPhil Lythell

Why Chelsea will enjoy being in the Europa League

Chelsea would have wanted to be in the Champions League, but the poor relation of the Europa League offers them a few positives to cling on to.

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11dMattias Karen

Emery won't prioritise Prem over Europa Lge

Unai Emery won the Europa League three years in a row with Sevilla, and the Arsenal hierarchy are hoping he can repeat that feat with the Gunners.

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14dESPN

UEFA 3rd competition angers leagues group

European Club Association (ECA) president Andrea Agnelli confirmed the decision to introduce a new competition following a meeting in Split.

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15dAndrew Cesare Richardson, ESPN writer

UEFA's original 3rd competition, the Cup Winners' Cup

From 1960 to 1999, the Cup Winners' Cup pitted the winners of each country's domestic cup competition against one another to great success.

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15dReuters

UEFA plans to launch new European competition

European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli told his members at a meeting in Split that the new event would see 96 sides competing in total.

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