A round-up of news and views relating to Chelsea over the past 24 hours.
News and gossip from The Emirates in the past 24 hours.
Villa face their third tough game in a row, but gave Manchester United an almighty scare last time they played at Villa Park, and Saturday's match should be equally exciting.
The Mark Clattenburg affair is finally over with the Premier League official cleared by the FA of using any inappropriate language towards Chelsea players but can he ever move on?
Juventus and Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo has revealed he came very close to signing for Chelsea three years ago.
Newcastle United picked up two further injuries during their Europa League match last night to increase the number of stars out to ten. Here is a quick summary of five big key players missing.
Sunderland, Everton, Manchester United, Stoke City, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea grab wins while Reading, Wigan Athletic, Tottenham, West Ham, Southampton and Newcastle have to settle for draws as we look into our crystal ball ahead of the weekend.
Not many change ownerships of a football club have been as protracted as the recent takeover at Elland Road but after Alan Tate and Jerome Thomas arrived yesterday and the continued interaction on Twitter with some of the heads of the takeover Leeds fans are certainly cautiously optimistic for the future.
Last weekend had its ups and downs (well for me, exclusively downs), with plenty of popular players getting good points, but others like Mata and van Persie drawing blanks. This weekend looks hard to call, with plenty of even matches, but there should still be chances for good scoring.
With the FA concluding that Mark Clattenburg did not make racial or abusive comments towards Chelsea players, the spotlight must now focus back on the behaviour of players towards officials.