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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Manchester United vs Leicester City predictions and betting tips

Manchester United will look to build on their perfect start to the season when they host 2015-16 champions Leicester City at Old Trafford in the late kickoff on Saturday. United have emerged as early-season favourites after registering consecutive 4-0 victories over West Ham and Swansea. The game against the Foxes could be United’s biggest test yet this season, but Jose Mourinho would be confident of his side getting three points at home. Romelu Lukaku has managed to score in each of his two league appearances for United while Paul Pogba…

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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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Arsenal to pursue other striking options after missing out on Vardy

Jamie Vardy’s decision to remain with Leicester by signing a new four-year contract with the Premier League champions instead of moving to Arsenal has left the Gunners manager Arsene Wenger requiring to turn to alternative new striking options to strengthen his squad ahead of the 2016/2017 season. The shadow of Van Persie By submitting a £22 million offer for Vardy at the start of June, Arsenal triggered the release clause in the striker’s contract with the Foxes. However the 29-year-old former Fleetwood Town player has opted to stay loyal to…

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Arsenal suffer major setbacks in their transfer pursuits

Yesterday, we reportedabout how Arsenal are going to be very busy in the transfer window. However, the Gunners’ transfer plans have suffered some roadblocks if the latest reports are to be believed. Evening Standard has reported that Leicester City striker has informed his England teammates that he is almost certain to reject the offer to join Arsenal. The report has very specifically stated that Vardy is 80% sure of playing for the Foxes next season. The Gunners have earlier met Vardy’s £20million clause and verbally agreed on a three-year contract-…

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Lots of transfer activity expected at Arsenal in the transfer window

Arsenal are planning to go all guns blazing in the summer transfer window. The Gunners have already signed Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach in a £30m deal and last week, they triggered the release clause of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy. Earlier reports had suggested that Vardy was poised to join the Gunners, but that hasn’t turned out be the case. According to the latest reports, the England international is still pondering over the move and will make a final decision only after the Euro Championships. Meanwhile, the Sun has…

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Jamie Vardy may not be the only striker arriving at Arsenal

It seems like Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is planning to go all-out next season. A couple of days ago, news broke out that the Gunners have triggered the release clause of Leicester City Jamie Vardy. Various reliable media outlets and personalities have, since then, hinted that Vardy’s move to Emirates Stadium is all but done. Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud, following France’s 3-0 win over Scotland last night, confirmed that the England international is set to join the North London club. The France international also spilled beans on further potential transfer…

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Premier League Season Review – Leicester City

Leicester City: 1st (champions) FA Cup: Round Three Capital One Cup: Round Four Leicester City are without doubt the architects of the greatest triumph in recent sporting history; a case of David overcoming a whole army of Goliaths; a team largely made up of bargain buys and players who failed to make the grade at some of those supposedly elite clubs winning the Premier League title at the end of a season which they began among the favourites for relegation. The word ‘fairytale’ is used much too often in football,…

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Everton preparing shocking offer for Manchester City star, Citizens to target Premier League top striker

Farhad Moshiri, Everton’s ambitious and super-rich new owner will make an astonishing attempt to bring Joe Hart to Goodison Park, with the price tag likely to be around £40 million, according to The Sun. A deal would only be plausible if incoming Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is successful in bringing in Barcelona’s Marc-Andre ter Stegen to the Etihad. However, Everton’s Iranian money man would be prepared to offer Hart around £200,000 a week to play for the Toffees, who recently parted ways with manager Roberto Martinez. Manuel Pellegrini, Hart’s former manager at City,…

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ICYMI: All the goals from England’s win against Turkey

On Sunday, England faced Turkey in a friendly international game at the Etihad Stadium. The Three Lions won 2-1 with goals from Harry Kane (3′) and Jamie Vardy (83′). Kane also missed a penalty kick. Goal Harry Kane (1-0):   Goal Hakan Calhanoglu (1-1):   Penalty miss Harry Kane:   Goal Jamie Vardy (2-1):

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Leicester to replace Jamie Vardy by record bid for “Spanish Jamie Vardy”

Leicester City were crowned Premier League champions after an amazing season, beating all big English clubs by a mile and winning their first ever league title. Meanwhile, the Foxes are in danger of losing a couple of their star players. Just think about the likes of Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, and N’Golo Kante, with a number of big clubs interested in their services. However, there are also other clubs that want a piece of Leicester’s best players. According to The Daily Mail, West Ham are set to make an audacious £20…

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ICYMI: Leicester players go nuts at Jamie Vardy’s place after winning the Premier League [Video]

Historic. Legendary. Unbelievable. Leicester City have won their first ever Premier League title in the club’s history, as Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea. The Foxes are now seven points clear with only two games remaining, securing the league crown before fixtures against Everton and the Blues. All the Leicester players gathered at Jamie Vardy’s place to watch the Spurs’ game and went crazy when the final whistle blew. Just check the footage below: Jamie Vardy had a party 🎉 We were there 🙋 #havingapartyhttps://t.co/aaNmYBeafF — Leicester City (@LCFC) 2 mei…

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Leicester vs Swansea – Premier League preview and team news

After seeing their lead at the top of the Premier League cut to five points with four games remaining, Leicester City will be looking to regain the full initiative by seeing off the challenge of Swansea City. There were so many points to discuss following Leicester’s 2-2 draw with West Ham United, unquestionably the most difficult 90 minutes they have had to endure for some time. Leading through Jamie Vardy’s first half goal, their top scorer was sent off after the break and despite manfully holding on to their advantage…

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Jamie Vardy’s famous last words against West Ham could derail Leicester’s title push [Tweets]

Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy was shown his marching orders during the 2-2 draw with West Ham on Sunday. Following his suspension, Vardy was supposed to miss the league game against Swansea, but now the striker has been hit with a charge of improper conduct by the FA, which would see his suspension increased by one game. Vardy supposedly called match referee Jon Moss a “f**king c*nt” after Moss showed him a second yellow for diving at King Power Stadium. The 29-year-old’s outburst following the red card was reported by…

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PFA announces nominees for Premier League’s Player of the Year award

As the Premier League season has entered it’s final stage, the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) has announced the nominees for the Player of the Year award. Like always, there are six nominees. The first one is Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez. The Algerian joined the Foxes in the winter of 2014 from French side Le Havre and has rocketed his club to Premier League gold with 16 goals and 11 assists, making him the favourite to win the award. Riyad Mahrez has been directly involved in 27 Premier League goals, more than any other…

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ICYMI: England’s stunning victory over Germany [Video]

It will be a game to remember for a very long time, as England came back from a 2-0 deficit to beat world champions Germany 3-2 in a friendly encounter in Berlin. A great turn and strike by Harry Kane, a wonderful backheel goal by Jamie Vardy and a strong header by Eric Dier stunned the Germans.

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Jamie Vardy reveals his toughest opponent this season [Video]

Jamie Vardy has terrorised defences all season long and few teams have been able to stop the former Fleetwood Town forward. Leicester City are currently leading the Premier League standings, having gained 53 points from 26 matches, two more than Tottenham and Arsenal, and six more than Manchester City. Vardy has been key for the Foxes, hitting the net 19 times so far and therefore being on top of the goalscoring charts, scoring three more goals than Spurs’ Harry Kane and Everton’s Romelu Lukaku. During his amazing run, the 29-year-old has faced…

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Top 10 market value increases in the Premier League after January window

The winter transfer window has been over for some time now. Not many big names changed teams during January, but considering the Premier League has crossed beyond the halfway point of the season, players’ market values have been given a serious update. Not many football websites keep up with it like Transfermarkt does, so we’re using their adjustments to look at the 10 biggest market value increases in the Premier League. Arsenal’s playmaker Mesut Ozil leads the way with an upgrade of £7.50 million, going from £30 million to now being valued…

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Five strikers who surprisingly still have a higher rating than Jamie Vardy on FIFA 16

Jamie Vardy has been a hero this season for Leicester City, scoring 18 goals for the Foxes in 25 league appearances so far, making him the Premier League’s topscorer. Accordingly, his rating at FIFA 16 was raised from 71 to 75 during the popular game’s winter update. Vardy was pretty happy about it, as he smashed his old rating’s card in two… Morning! Tackle the day as wholeheartedly as Jamie Vardy would.. https://t.co/p9ZV2BQJsm — Copa90 (@Copa90) 11 februari 2016 However, the Leicester striker’s rating isn’t that high to be honest,…

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Five key moments in Leicester City’s amazing story

Leicester City is dreaming about a first Premier League title. The Foxes’ success has been build on an amazing story and no one would have believed they would lead the likes of Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool at this point in the season. Therefore, we recount five key moments in Leicester’s amazing story, going from England’s third-tier to title contenders in a span of seven years. 1. Getting Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez Leicester won The Championship in 2014, promoting to the Premier League for the first time…

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Man City vs Leicester – Premier League preview and team news

All eyes will be on the Etihad Stadium for Saturday’s early kick-off as Manchester City meet Leicester City in an eagerly anticipated showdown of the Premier League’s top two. Despite it being a week that contained a transfer deadline and a full round of top-flight fixtures, the biggest news of the last few days came when Man City announced that Pep Guardiola would become their new manager in the summer. While that puts the club in a fairly unusual position, current boss Manuel Pellegrini will have his eyes set on…

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Jamie Vardy set to sign a massive new deal with Leicester City

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy is set to sign a new massive deal with his club, according to latest reports. Daily Star claims that the Foxes have offered a new three-and-a-half-year contract to the 29-year-old to ward off the interests from Chelsea and Liverpool in his services. The new deal will keep the player at King Power Stadium until the summer of 2019. Vardy will earn £70,000 a week wages in his new contract and will become the highest paid player in the club’s history. The England international continued his…

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This stat proves some Premier League star goal scorers are not ‘complete strikers’

If a football player wants to be called a star striker, he has to be able to score at any time, anywhere and against any opposition. One way to test this is how many goals a forward has scored at home and away. Some Premier League top scorers can be branded as ‘complete strikers’, as they balance their goals, while others only work their magic primarily in one place. It’s striking the three leading top scorers in the Premier League are all balanced once. Leicester’s Jamie Vardy has scored 16 goals in total,…

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Chelsea considering four strikers to strengthen squad

Chelsea have settled on a reported four-man shortlist of strikers they could look to sign in January, as reported by different news outlets, among them The Times. Manager Guus Hiddink recently conceded that The Blues are short of depth up front. At the moment, the Dutchman’s only fit options are Diego Costa and Loic Remy, which is a deep concern. Accoring to The Times’ Matt Hughes, the defending Premier League champions are “considering making bids” for Atletico Madrid’s Jackson Martinez, Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy and West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino. Chelsea are also looking at…

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