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Atsu ready to help Malaga succeed

Atsu being unveiled at Malaga (Image credit: Malaga)

Black Stars midfielder Christian Atsu says he is willing to help Malaga do well in his loan spell at the club from Chelsea. The player signed with Malaga on Monday and he had his first training session on Tuesday with his new team-mates. Malaga will be the fourth club to which he has been loaned by Chelsea after playing for ...

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Atsu joins Malaga for loan spell

Atsu with an official of Malaga (Image credit: Saif Rubie on Twitter)

Ghana’s Christian Atsu has joined Malaga on loan from Chelsea until the end of the current season. The player was expected to join Levante as news broke of an agreement between himself and the team over the weekend but he has decided to join Malaga rather. The player completed the move on Monday but it is unclear when he will ...

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Christian Atsu back at Chelsea for treatment on stress fracture

Christian Atsu is receiving treatment at Stamford Bridge for a shin injury that he picked up while on international duty for Ghana. Photograph: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Christian Atsu, whose game-time has been limited to two League Cup appearances since he joined Bournemouth on a season-long loan from Chelsea, has returned to Stamford Bridge for treatment after picking up a stress fracture while on international duty in September. The Ghanaian returned to his parent club a month ago and could remain there for another four weeks, according ...

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CAF shortlist should have had more Black Stars players- George Afriyie


Black Stars management committee chairman George Afriyie has expressed his surprise at CAF’s decision to nominate only Christian Atsu and Andre Ayew in the 37-man shortlist for the Best Player Award. The continent’s football governing body released a list of players which had Algeria getting the most nominations with 6. Despite Ghana’s second place finish at the 2015 AFCON, only ...

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Atsu, Ayew make CAF Player of the Year shortlist

The Chosen Ones: Atsu and Ayew in CAF Best Player shortlist (Image credit: Allsports.com.gh)

Ghana’s Andre Ayew and Christian Atsu have been named in the shortlist put out by the Confederation of African Football. The duo were part of Ghana’s team that placed second at the 2015 AFCON tournament in Equatorial Guinea to Cote d’Ivoire in February. Despite missing out on the trophy, the two players managed to win some individual honours with Atsu ...

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Jordan Ayew, Christian Atsu feature in Capital One Cup 2nd round


Ghana duo of Jordan Ayew and Christian Atsu both played for their respective clubs in the second round of the Capital One Cup in England on Tuesday. Atsu played 76 minutes for Bournemouth in their 4-0 victory over Hartlepool United and he set up team-mate Junior Stanislas to score in the 65th minute. Even before then, Atsu had struck the ...

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Atsu makes return from injury ahead of West Ham clash


Ghana and Bournemouth winger Christian Atsu is set make his return to the first team following an injury he sustained in pre-season against Yeovil Town. It is unclear if manager Eddie Howe will throw Atsu into the match against West Ham at Upton Park due to his lack of match fitness. Expectations are high for Atsu following his impressive performance ...

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Christian Atsu suffers injury in Bournemouth friendly

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Newly signed Bournemouth midfielder and Ghana International Christian Atsu played a huge part in Bournemouth’s 3-0 victory over Yeovil Town in a friendly on Tuesday night but suffered an injury in the process. The former FC Porto winger was replaced in the in the 31st minute by South African forward Tokelo Rantie after sustaining a thigh strain and headed straight ...

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Preseason form excites me, says Atsu


Ghana international Christian Atsu was in action for the second time for Bournemouth when they defeated Football League Two side Exeter City 2-1 in a preseason friendly on Saturday. The 23-year-old winger, who is on loan from Chelsea, earned a starting role as he lasted the first 45 minutes of the game at St. James Park. “I am happy with ...

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Bournemouth is a new challenge – Atsu

Atsu with Bournemouth coach Eddie Howe (Image credit: AFC Bournemouth on Twitter)

Ghana international Christian Atsu says he wants to open a new chapter in his career at new club Bournemouth after a below par season at Everton. The 2015 Africa Cup of Nations MVP insists that he is tough enough to put his year-long setback behind him and move on. The 23-year-old winger joined Everton on loan from Chelsea in the ...

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