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Chelsea and Arsenal go head-to-head in Azerbaijan, on Wednesday, May 29, aiming to finish off the season by claiming the Europa League trophy.
The game has added significance for both sides, with neither having secured any other silverware during the current campaign.
Chelsea are slight favourites with NetBet to beat Arsenal, although there is little to choose between the two sides in the betting.
Blues’ boss Maurizio Sarri has been handed a massive injury blow ahead of the game after Ruben Loftus-Cheek limped off during a 3-0 friendly win against New England Revolution …

In the summer, Chelsea, let go of Coach Antonio Conte and bought in his fellow Italian Maurizio Sarri, to replace him. Sarri’s demand of quick passing, movement and getting the ball into wide areas to supplement the strikers (‘Sarriball’), was quickly implemented by Chelsea’s players. Chelsea started the Premier League season by going 12 games unbeaten, before losing to Tottenham. Since then, Chelsea have lost to Wolverhampton, Leicester and drawn with Southampton. These results have meant after their great start, that they have fallen away from the top 3 of …

With Chelsea expected to be in the title running again in the Premier League – you can use this William hill promo code for new customers to bet on the title race – it’s likely that Chelsea won’t have space to give young players an extended run in the first team.
Bournemouth star Nathan Ake has advised Chelsea youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek to consider leaving Stamford Bridge. Loftus-Cheek was one of the breakout stars of the Premier League last season as he starred while helping Crystal Palace to avoid relegation while on …

Newcastle United striker Yoshinori Muto has revealed that he turned down the opportunity to play for Premier League heavyweights Chelsea in the past.
The 26-year-old arrived at the Magpies from Mainz during the summer transfer window and is expected to be handed regular first-team opportunities by Rafa Benitez this season.
The Japan international is expected to make his full Premier League debut on Sunday when the Magpies face off against Chelsea.
Most players would not turn down the opportunity to play for a big club such as Chelsea.
However, it does happen that many …

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has said that he believes that Chelsea’s new first-choice goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga could end up costing the team a top four finish in the Premier League this season.
The Blues were forced to sign a new goalkeeper after Thibaut Courtois left to join Real Madrid earlier this month for a fee of £35 million. Courtois has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the World and won the Golden Gloves award during the 2018 World Cup as Belgium reached the semi-finals.
The Blues were forced to sell …

Aston Villa are reportedly looking to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, according to a report which has been published by The Birmingham Mail.
The 20-year-old is a one of the most highly-rated youth footballers in English football. However, he is unlikely to see much action should he choose to remain at the Blues this season considering that he sits below the likes of Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud in the club’s pecking order.
Abraham is a proven high-scorer at Championship level having smashed 23 goals from 41 appearances for Bristol City during …

Manchester City are 4/6 to win the 2018/19 Premier League title after finishing 19 points clear of the competition last season, for those considering online betting with Toals. Pep Guardiola’s men hit 100 points from 38 games in 2017/18 and could be the first team in nine years to retain the league crown.
Only Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho have managed to achieve it in the Premier League era, but Guardiola will fancy his chance given his already-strong squad has only been improved – Riyad Mahrez joining from Leicester City.
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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri arrived at Stamford Bridge on July 14 and has been implementing his system to the players – ‘Sarri-ball’ it’s known by at Chelsea, with the aim of retaining high levels of possession but attacking fast when a chink in the opponent’s armour is spotted.
Sarri’s former club Napoli got the ball from back to front faster than most teams last season and that’s how Chelsea could look in 2018/19. The Blues are training hard to develop their one-touch football and ability to play the ball out of …

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Chelsea are reportedly considering bringing goalkeeper Petr Cech back to Stamford Bridge this summer due to the uncertain future of Thibaut Courtois. The 36-year-old is high on Transfer Hound’s hot-o-metre and left the Blues to join Arsenal in 2015 where he’s been underwhelming ever …

Premier League title favourites Manchester City – you can use this bethard bonus code to still get good odds on the Premier League champions – were dealt a major blow in their pursuit for Napoli midfielder Jorginho, with the Italian international turning down the Sky Blues to join Chelsea. Jorginho followed Maurizio Sarri to Stamford Bridge this summer, joining one day his former manager and being pictured with Sarri in the announcement photos on social media.
Chelsea fans were unsurprisingly delighted to bolster their midfield with a world-class player like Jorginho, …