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Do You Agree With Our Premier League Team Of The Weekend?

Premier League TOTW

On a weekend which saw a number of clubs add pressure on Manchester United at the top of the table, we pick out our Premier League Team of The Weekend. GK: Huerelho Gomes – Watford A good performance from the Brazilian goalkeeper in a 2-0 win for Marco Silva’s side – the veteran stopper is always reliable when called upon by his …

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The Star Men From Saturday’s Premier League Action

9th September 2017, Goodison Park, Liverpool, England; EPL Premier League Football, Everton versus Tottenham; Harry Kane of Tottenham reacts to missing a goal scoring opportunity (Photo by David Blunsdenl/Action Plus via Getty Images)

On a day which saw Manchester City steamroll Liverpool as well as Brighton picking up their first win and Manchester United dropping points to Stoke, we outline the star performers from today’s Premier League action. Kevin De Bruyne – Manchester City Manchester City were electrifying in their 5-0 win over Liverpool. Though the emphatic result can (arguably) largely be put down to …

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Returning Chelsea Defender Ready To Make An Impact

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND- October 31: Kurt Zouma of Chelsea looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Everton U21s and Chelsea U21s at Haig Avenue Stadium on October 31, 2016 in Southport, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma is nearing match fitness and preparing to slot straight into Antonio Conte’s 3-man defence, as reported by the Daily Mail. The defender has of course been unavailable for selection since he underwent surgery for a cruciate knee ligament injury sustained last February. The Frenchman had earned a myriad of plaudits before this, his combination of pace …

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West Ham Aiming To Sign Two Chelsea Players in January [Report]

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea celebrates scoring his sides fourth goal during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Leicester City and Chelsea at The King Power Stadium on September 20, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

West Ham will be looking to take advantage of Chelsea’s squad restructuring in January, according to reports on Tuesday. Blues manager Antonio Conte is believed to be still committed to embarking on a heavy renovation of the squad despite their recent upturn in form and re-emergence in the Premier League title race, which means that certain fringe players are likely …

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Antonio Conte Expects Good Chelsea Reception For Mourinho, But Has Some Words Of Warning

COBHAM, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Chelsea mananger Antonio Conte speaks during a press conference at Chelsea Training Ground on October 21, 2016 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Manchester United manager José Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge for the first time since being sacked as Chelsea manager ten months ago. While Mourinho would almost certainly have enjoyed hero worship from the Chelsea fans before this summer, as many were aghast at sacking the most successful manager in the club’s history (twice), that was before he joined one of …

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Chelsea Dealt Massive Injury Blow Ahead Of Manchester United Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 15: John Terry of Chelsea applauds supporters after the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on May 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s plans for their Premier League clash against Manchester United will have to be altered. Manager Antonio Conte had hoped to return captain John Terry to the starting lineup for the Stamford Bridge fixture, but the Times have reported that the 35-year-old has suffered an injury setback and is now almost certain not to feature at all. Terry has not played …

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Chelsea To Make Club-Record £60m Bid For Defender [Telegraph]

UDINE, ITALY - APRIL 03: Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli sits on the pitch during the Italian Serie A football match between Udinese Calcio v SSC Napoli at Dacia Arena on April 3, 2016 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Andrea Spinelli/Corbis via Getty Images)

Chelsea’s determination to land defender Kalidou Koulibaly is set to see them approach Napoli with a club-record offer. The Senegalese international has been Antonio Conte’s top defensive target all summer, and he is now seemingly prepared to go to extreme lengths to ensure that the centre-back ends up at Stamford Bridge before the end of the window. The Telegraph are this …

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Everton To Rival Chelsea For €50m Serie A Defender [Report]

NAPLES, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 17: Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli in action during the UEFA Europa League match between Napoli and Club Brugge KV on September 17, 2015 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

With Chelsea thought to be close to securing a deal for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, Everton are reportedly prepared to throw a spanner in the works. Having seen off interest from Arsenal, Antonio Conte’s new side must have thought the way was clear to land the 25-year-old, but the Liverpool Echo are tonight reporting that Everton are preparing to make …

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Arsene Wenger Interested In Bringing Chelsea Defender To Arsenal

A common complaint of Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal teams is that they lack the defensive steel required to win the Premier League. Wenger has always championed an intricate attacking style of football, but in recent years this has too often led to defensive horror shows (thumping defeats at Old Trafford, Anfield, and Stamford Bridge). But, rumours are building that the Frenchman …

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Chelsea Are Automatically Down To Ten Men When Fabregas Plays

Cesc Fabregas was one of Chelsea’s most influential players last season. With 19 assists, he trumped the Premier League’s assist table by 7, finishing ahead of Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla who came second. This year, with only 2 assists in all competitions, no goals and a faltering attack and defence, Cesc Fabregas has looked below bogey in the vast majority of …

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