Chelsea midfielder Willian is reportedly close to agreeing a transfer to fellow London side Arsenal.
Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is in line to make his first Chelsea start of the season when the Blues face Hungarian champions Vidi in the Europa League Group L.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is being forced to sweat over the fitness of Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus, as he bids to win his first trophy in English football.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has claimed he wants to be Arsenal’s new Thierry Henry.
Arsenal have been handed a huge boost after it emerged that Mesut Ozil is expected to sign a contract extension with the club.
With Manchester City an absolute shoe in for the Premier League title with four months of the season still to play, the majority of attention has now switched from who will finish the season as champions to who will be joining Pep Guardiola’s all-conquering squad in the three other Champions League-qualifying spots.
Santi Cazorla’s return to fitness has taken another major turn for the worse, after the Arsenal midfielder underwent another operation on his Achilles.
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is insistent that his “story is not over” with the club, despite revealing that he was close to leaving the Emriates during the summer.
Arsene Wenger is set to give a range of his first-team players a rest when the Gunners face Cologne in their Europa League campaign opener on Thursday.
Arsenal defeated Bournemouth 3-0 at the Emirates on Saturday, putting behind them the 4-0 battering they’d had off Liverpool before the international break.