West Bromwich Albion vs Chelsea – betting tips and predictions

West Bromwich are going through a rough patch of form and things won’t get easier for them this weekend as they host champions Chelsea at the Hawthorns on Saturday. Tony Pulis’ men started the season with back-to-back wins, but since then, they have failed to pick up a win in their last nine league games. They are currently on a three-game losing run in the league and find themselves in the 16th spot with just ten points. Based on their current form, the Baggies are prime candidates for relegation this season.…

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Five key things we learned from Premier League week 11

It was a significant week at both ends of the Premier League table. Manchester City and Tottenham registered key wins while Manchester United and Arsenal were dealt key blows to their league aspirations. The relegation zone also went through a makeover this weekend as the likes of Everton and Bournemouth registered key wens. Here’s our take on five key takeaways from the round 11 of Premier League. 1. The title is City’s to lose We are fully aware that it’s too early to talk about titles. However, judging by the…

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Chelsea vs Manchester United – betting tips and predictions

Chelsea’s season hangs in balance as they prepare for crucial league clash against Manchester United on Sunday. The Blues have been far from convincing in their title defence, and after ten games, they find themselves nine points behind leaders Manchester City. During midweek, Chelsea lost 3-0 to AS Roma in Champions League, and the mood is far from upbeat in the Blues camp. The home game against United is crucial for Chelsea’s title ambitions, and Antonio Conte would expect a much better performance from his players at Stamford Bridge. United…

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Can Arsenal and Chelsea bounce back in the title race?

Both Chelsea and Arsenal have been below-average at best in the opening ten weeks of the 2017-18 Premier League season. As things stand, both sides find themselves nine points behind leaders Manchester City and also struggling to remain significant in the title race. The early signs indicate that Manchester United and Tottenham will be challenging City for the title race, while the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool will battle it out for the remaining Champions League spot. Both sides can’t afford to drop any more points and that’s why…

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United targeting big January signing, Ozil advised against move and more

Manchester United are set to launch a big January move for Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, according to the latest reports. The Express cites a report from TuttoMercatoWeb which claims that United are set to go head-to-head with Chelsea for the services of Rose in the winter transfer window. United have been linked with the England international in the past, and as per the report, Jose Mourinho is set to renew his interest in the 27-year-old. The full-back is still recovering from a serious knee injury which he sustained at the…

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Hazard to stay in London, but Sanchez might seal his exit in January

Chelsea star Eden Hazard could agree to a new deal with the West London club following the upcoming international break, claims the Express. The Belgian has long been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but the Blues are committed to secure his long-term future. The report claims that the Premier League champions are prepared to make Hazard the highest-paid player in the league by offering him a new £300,000 a week deal. The star player has supposedly given up on his dream of playing for Real, and he is…

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Wenger deserves credit for Ramsey, claims Coleman

Wales national coach Chris Coleman has hailed Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger for experimenting with the playing style and the formation of his team. Coleman has been involved in several clashes with Wenger over the availability of midfielder Aaron Ramsey for international duty, but he admits that Wenger deserves huge credit for changing his set ways. The Wales boss was particularly impressed with the Gunners’ performance in the goalless draw at Chelsea in September. He said: “I have to take my hat off to Arsene Wenger. Arsene was always known to be…

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Chelsea vs Manchester City – betting tips and predictions

In the biggest game in Premier League this weekend, current champions Chelsea will host current leaders Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in a late Saturday kick-off. The Blues will come in the game on the back of a couple of very impressive results. Last weekend, they registered a dominating 4-0 win at Stoke, and then, they defeated Atletico Madrid in Champions League on Wednesday in arguably their best performance so far this season. The West London club are currently third in the league with 13 points, and a win on…

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Chelsea vs Arsenal – betting tips and predictions

In an exciting London derby this Sunday, league champions Chelsea will play hosts to local rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. The Blues have been in superb form following their shock defeat to Burnley on the opening day. They are currently on a four-game winning run in all competitions, and they seemed to have given a strong response to their critics – who had claimed that Antonio Conte’s side would struggle this season. The West London side currently occupy the third spot in the table with nine points from their opening…

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Arsene Wenger need to manage Europa League to his advantage in the league race

The mood in the Arsenal’s camp was definitely lifted following the comfortable 3-0 home win over Bournemouth last Saturday. The fact that Manchester United and Liverpool dropped points on the same day made the weekend even better for the club fans. As things stand, the Gunners are just four points off the top, but they can’t afford to let that gap increase anymore this early in the season. One positive aspect for the Gunners this season is that they would be able to prioritize league football over the European football.…

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Leicester City vs Chelsea predictions and betting tips

Champions of last two seasons will go head-to-head when Chelsea make a trip to King Power Stadium this Saturday. The Foxes have been handed a relatively tough start to the season, and before their clash against the Blues, they have already faced defeats against Arsenal and Manchester United on the road. Their only points came via the 2-0 home win over Brighton, and currently, they occupy the 15th spot in the league table. The Blues have been doing comparatively better, and following their opening-day defeat to Burnley, they have registered…

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Chelsea set to complete at least two signings before transfer deadline

After facing setbacks in the recent days of the transfer window, Chelsea are set to complete a couple of signings on the deadline day. The latest reports claim that the Blues agreed on a deal to sign Torino right-back Davide Zappacosta. Sky Sports claims that the Blues will pay £23m, plus add-ons, for the 25-year-old. The right-back has reportedly landed in London on Thursday evening to complete his medical ahead of finalising his move. Blues manager Antonio Conte is familiar with the Italian defender, as he selected him for the Italy national…

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Another transfer setback for Chelsea on deadline day

Premier League champions Chelsea can’t seem to get anything right in the transfer market of late. After losing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool, the Blues have now reportedly lost Swansea striker Fernando Llorente to Tottenham. Yesterday we reported that Blues manager Antonio Conte is keen to sign the former Juventus striker, but Spurs have gazumped their move on the deadline day. Spurs reportedly registered their interest in the player last-Wednesday and completed the signing by Thursday morning. According to La Liga journalist Guillem Blagaue, Llorente has agreed on a £12m move…

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Arsenal fans set for disappointment on deadline day

Arsenal fans are set for disappointment for transfer deadline day, according to BBC journalist David Ornstein. The Gunners have signed only two players – Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac – this summer, and the club fans have been hoping for more enforcements – especially after the recent 4-0 humiliation against Liverpool. The Gunners have already agreed to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in a £40m deal to Liverpool, and according to Ornstein, they have no money for a major deal unless Alexis Sanchez departs for massive money or in a swap deal.…

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Chelsea planning a late swoop for Premier League striker and more deadline day updates

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is keen to seal a last-minute swoop for Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente, according to talkSPORT. Llorente, who has previously played under the Italian manager at Juventus, was also a transfer target for the Blues in January, but a move never realized. The report claims that the Premier League champions are still interested in the 32-year-old, even though they are yet to lodge a bid for the Spanish striker. Llorente, who joined the Swans on a two-year deal from Sevilla last summer, has only one year…

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Chelsea vs Everton predictions and betting tips

Chelsea will be hoping to build up on their 2-1 win at Tottenham when they host Everton at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Blues were under tremendous pressure following their opening-day defeat to Burnley, but the win over Spurs at Wembley must have had restored their confidence ahead of the game against the Toffees. Meanwhile, the Merseysiders have enjoyed a solid start to their season on multiple fronts. They started the league season with a 1-0 win over Stoke City and followed that up with a hard-fought draw at…

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Chelsea interested in Leicester star, £62m failed bid for striker and more

Chelsea have reportedly identified Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy as a replacement for Diego Costa. The Blues have already signed Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid this summer, but according to the Mirror, Blues boss Antonio Conte also wants to bring in a striker with Premier League experience. The Italian has reportedly identified Vardy as a potential recruitment this summer. The 30-year-old scored 13 league goals for the Foxes last season and has already scored a couple this season. The England international was a target for Arsenal last summer, but he…

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Tottenham vs Chelsea predictions and betting tips

In what would be the first clash of Titans this summer, Tottenham will host London-rivals Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. These two sides claimed the top two spots in Premier League last season, and this game would serve as an early indicator of which direction the wind is blowing in the league this season. Spurs started the season on the victorious note with a 2-0 win at Newcastle while Chelsea slumped to shocking 2-3 defeat to Burnley at home. Spurs have progressed massively since the arrival of Mauricio Pochettino,…

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Arsenal will allow Oxlade-Chamberlain to join Chelsea

Alexis Sanchez has attracted the major headlines at Arsenal this summer, but he is not the only player whose future at the North London club is hanging in balance currently. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is another one who has only one year left on his deal with the Gunners and has been linked with an exit from the club this summer. According to multiple reports, Chamberlain has turned down a new deal from the Gunners and he wants to join a club where he can play in his preferred midfield position on…

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Arsenal v Chelsea – Community Shield Preview

Perceived as the unofficial curtain raiser to the start of the season, this year’s Community Shield sees a repeat of the last club match hosted at Wembley Stadium as FA Cup holders Arsenal take on defeated finalists and Premier League champions Chelsea. Indeed, this is the second occasion in the past three seasons in which these two clubs have met in the week before the season. In 2015, it was Arsenal who came out on top, as an Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain strike proved to be enough to seal a 1-0 victory,…

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Manchester City continue their pursuit of Kyle Walker

Manchester City’s need for full-backs in this transfer window can’t be stress enough. City’s defence was their Achilles heel last season, and manager Pep Guardiola has an important task of rebuilding his defence this summer. The Spaniard has already allowed the likes of Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna to leave the club this summer, and Aleksandar Kolarov is also entering the final year of his deal. At the moment, City severely lack in bodies in full-back positions. The Citizens are supposedly in advance talks for Juventus full-back Dani…

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A substantial bid made for Chelsea target

An unnamed club has made a ‘substantial offer’ for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, according to club’s general manager Giuseppe Marotta. The Brazilian has emerged as one of the top targets for Chelsea in the summer market, and the West London side have already seen a significant bid turn down by the Turin club for their player. According to various reports, the Blues were expected to come back with an improved offer for the 26-year-old, and it is very likely that they are the unnamed club who have made a new substantial…

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Jose Mourinho prefers Bayern star over Ronaldo

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho doesn’t want to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, Spanish publication Marca has claimed. The Portuguese star is reportedly unhappy in Spain and wants to leave Real this summer. Various reports have suggested that United could launch a serious bid for their former player. However, Mourinho is reluctant to sign Ronaldo due to his fractured relationship with the player from his days at Bernabeu. The United manager also thinks that a world-record move for the 32-year-old won’t make financial sense for the Red Devils. United…

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Chelsea eye defensive duo to replace Zouma and striker set to depart

Chelsea have identified Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci and Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk as possible defensive recruitments, according to the latest report from London Evening Standard. The report claims that any defensive arrival will possibly lead to the departure of centre-back Kurt Zouma on a loan deal. The French centre-back missed most of the last season with a cruciate injury and now manager Antonio Conte wants him to gain first-team experience elsewhere. French sides Lyon and Nice have already expressed interest in the 22-year-old, but Conte is not likely to let…

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Chelsea eye a shocking move for Bayern Munich star

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Chelsea are eyeing a shocking move for Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, according to the latest reports. Maciej Iwanski, a leading journalist and broadcaster working for Poland’s biggest television network TVP, earlier today reported that Chelsea and Manchester United have enquired about the availability of Poland international. To make things clear: Chelsea AND ManUtd are checking on R.Lewandowski. Bayern calm, has the player contract until 2021. RL would choose CFC — Maciej Iwanski (@IwanskiMaciej) June 20, 2017 Now, Daily Mirror has followed up on that story and has claimed that…

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