Chelsea vs Brighton and Hove Albion – Betting Tips and Predictions

Chelsea will be looking to bounce back from their goalless draw at Everton when they host Brighton and Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day. Despite attempting 25 shots in the game, the Blues failed to find the net at Goodison Park, but they would be boosted with the return of Alvaro Morata from his one-game ban. At the half-way point of the season, the current champions find themselves 16 points behind leaders Manchester City, but they would be confident of continuing their good form – which has resulted…

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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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Another Chelsea star set for China move

Following in the footsteps of his former teammates Ramires and Oscar, Chelsea striker Diego Costa is set for a summer move to China, according to the latest report. The Spain international was keen on a huge-money offer from Chinese side Tianjin Quanjian in January, but his move was stalled by his manager Antonio Conte. Now, Sky Sports claims that the Chinese club are confident of signing the 28-year-old during the summer. The local press in China has reported that club’s billionaire owner, Shu Yuhui, has made claims that he has…

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Conte and Mourinho get off to contrasting starts

The Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho managerial era’s at Chelsea and Manchester United have began with contrasting fortunes, following the two team’s first pre-season friendly matches. Disappointing start for Conte Conte took charge of Chelsea for the first time against Rapid Vienna, with the Austrian Bundesliga side running out comfortable 2-0 winners. Despite being without a number of important players who featured at Euro 2016, such as Cesar Azpilicueta, Gary Cahill, Cesc Fabregas, Eden Hazard and Pedro, Conte was still able to name a relatively strong line-up. That included his…

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Chelsea linked with even more Serie A stars

It seems like the impending arrival of Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge has made the Blues to concentrate on Serie A for transfer targets. The latest reports have linked the West London club with another Serie A player: Inter Milan forward Stevan Jovetic. Italian source La Repubblica, via Evening Standard, claims that the Blues are interested in the 26-year old, who is currently playing for Inter on an 18-month loan deal from Manchester City. The Montenegro forward has scored four goals and provided two assists for Roberto Mancini’s side in…

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Steven Gerrard loses out to Manchester United legend in greatest Premier League midfielder poll

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made his very last appearance for the club at Anfield against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening, and his side lost 1-3 after a miserable performance. His day will be tainted more by the fact that he lost out to former England team-mate Paul Scholes in a Sky Sports poll that chose the Premier League’s greatest ever midfielder. Gerrard was joined by Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard and the former United duo of Roy Keane and Scholes as the four chosen candidates for fans to choose from. But despite…

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