Ba Signs Three And A Half Year Contract With Chelsea

Stamford Bridge club; Chelsea have confirmed competing Newcastle striker deal Demba Ba after the Striker signed a three and a half year contract with European Champions.

Though the fee remains undisclosed as at the time the information reached us but it is to be around the forward’s release clause of seven million pounds.

The Senegal international will wear the number 29 shirt for the Blues and will be eligible to feature in Saturday’s FA Cup tie away to Southampton.

The striker, who becomes the first Senegalese player to play for Chelsea, has hit 13 goals in the Premier League so far this season.

The striker has been on an 18-month spell for Newcastle United, but before then Demba Ba has been top of the club’s goal scoring charts this season.

Ba said “It feels good to be here, I’m very happy and very proud.” after the signing.

“It was important for me, and for Newcastle, to get my future sorted and now we can move on. Now they have the whole month to buy someone and for me as well, the sooner the better. Now I am here I just need to get settled in.

“When the club who won the Champions League wants you, the decision is very easy. This club is massive and that’s something that helped the decision a lot. It was not a hard one.”

Anichebe on call as Everton beat Swansea City 3-0

Nigeria and Everton striker ensured his name was included on the scoreboard against Swansea City as he banged his second goal of the season in the English Premiership.

Manager David Moyes who was so excited with the young lad said he never regretted compensating the lanky Nigerian with a spot in the starting line-up after Monday’s game, where Everton drew 2-2 with Newcastle United at Goodison Park on Monday as Anichebe’s supposed second goal was disallowed, but above all the Nigerian striker put up an impressive display.

Anichebe was on point in the 22nd minute as he put Everton in front, thanks to a Marouane Fellaini’s chest control inside the box, shoving the ball across for Anichebe to bury into the net of Swansea City as Everton took a deserved lead.

Moyes commented that Everton would have had more goals after he expressed his being pleased with the performance of the Toffees on-filed saying their performance was extremely fabulous today for he saw everyone put in their best.

Newcastle Manager Pardew charged by FA for shoving assistant referee Kirkup

Alan Pardew; Newcastle United Manager has been charged by the Football Association for shoving assistant referee Peter Kirkup from Northampton.

The incident happened during the game between Tottenham Hotspurs and Newcastle United which ended in favour of Newcastle United in a Barclays Premier League game which took place on Saturday.

Although Pardew gave an unreserved apology afterwards but this didn’t prevent the FA from bringing the hammer on the manager and he has been given till 4pm on Thursday to respond to the charge.

Pardew said it was ridiculous and he has apologised publicly saying Kirkup was right in front of him and he thought the ball was out and he shoved him.

Pardew said he went to see him and told him it was stupid and he didn’t know what he was thinking.

Pardew was ordered to watch the final 20 minutes of the match at Sports Direct Arena from the stands.

Pardew reacted angrily having thought Kirkup had missed a throw-in for his side moments before Spurs shot narrowly wide.

The incident was missed by referee Martin Atkinson but it was immediately brought to his attention by fourth official Lee Mason.