Leicester vs Watford – Premier League preview and team news

They have had their titanic battles in the Championship over recent years, but now Leicester City and Watford meet in the Premier League with both sides ecstatic with the start they have made to the season. There was clearly luck involved for Leicester regarding a couple of penalty shouts at West Bromwich Albion last weekend, but on the balance of play they certainly deserved to come out on top. Ahead of that game against their Midlands rivals, there were questions posed over whether the top-flight’s current most dynamic duo could get…

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Chelsea gossip: Defender signs bumped five-year deal and Costa fit to take on City

Saturday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour roundup. Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole, 34, has had the last year of his contract with Roma terminated, The Guardian reports. The veteran star failed to make the impact that many had hoped for during his one season in the Italian capital. Jose Mourinho says Diego Costa has had no adverse reactions after playing the full 90 minutes of Chelsea’s draw with Swansea, the Daily Star reports. The striker suffered a hamstring problem during preseason and missed the Community Shield showdown with Arsenal…

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Chelsea sign defender to five-year deal

Chelsea have tied young defender Nathan Ake down to a new five-year contract but will spend the season on loan with Premier League new boys Watford, according to the Daily Express. The 20-year-old is highly-rated at Stamford Bridge, and can play either in the heart of defence or further forward in midfield and has become Watford’s 11th new signing of the summer. Having joined the club four years ago, he helped to life the FA Youth Cup during his first year before being named the club’s Young Player of the…

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Chelsea gossip: Mourinho told to make apology and Blues face missing out on Stones

Thursday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Manchester United are hoping to beat rivals Chelsea to the signing of Everton defender John Stones by offering Toffees target Jonny Evans in a player-plus-cash move for the young centre-back, the Metro reports. The Blues have had two bids rejected for the 21-year-old defender and Jose Mourinho has suggested that he will pull out of a deal unless Roberto Martinez’s side lower their £30million valuation of the former Barnsley man. Jose Mourinho has been told he should apologise for his “appalling” behaviour towards…

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Chelsea defender set to join Premier League rivals

Chelsea youngster Nathan Ake looks to be heading out of the club on loan as the likes of Newcastle, Leicester and Watford all do battle to land his signature this summer, according to the Daily Express. The Premier League trio are all keen to take him away from Stamford Bridge on a season long loan after learning that he wants the opportunity to move on following the club’s recent bid for Everton stopper John Stones. He now feels disillusioned at life under Jose Mourinho, and believes that his path to…

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Chelsea news and rumours: Anderlecht striker targeted while Blues winger heads for exit

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Chelsea to loan THREE players as part of the Radamel Falcao deal Arda Turan wants Chelsea move because Atletico make him run too much The Blues have pinpointed Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic as the man they want to replace Loic Remy, who looks set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, according to the Daily Express. The 20-year-old has been attracting plenty of Premier League interest, but wants to play Champions League football. Mohamed Salah appears to…

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