Arsene Wenger has finally handed Alexis Sanchez a start as Arsenal prepare to open their UEFA Europa League account with a win over FC Koln.
Arsenal could be set to show the exit door to three of their English internationals -- Jack Wilshere, Kieran Gibbs and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The Hard Tackle brings you a roundup of some of the popular stories regarding Chelsea FC.
Jack Wilshere had to attempt to recreate former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs' outrageous volley goal against Fulham in 2007
An in-form Chelsea will host Eddie Howe's Bournemouth on boxing day, as they look to continue their historic winning streak at the expense of the Cherries.
We take a look at some of the key stories doing the rounds regarding Premier League side Arsenal.
Both England and Spain are coming off the back of dominating victories against Scotland and Macedonia respectively in World Cup qualifying matches, so it is likely that both sides wouldn't go into this tie with the same vigour, given that it is only a friendly.
England international Jack Wilshere has been tipped by Arsene Wenger to be the manager as well as the captain of Arsenal one day
Ahead of Saturday's game against Southampton, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has heaped heavy praise on Jack Wilshere and also chosen to remain coy on Eddie Howe replacing him at the helm.
Former Manchester United and England player Paul Scholes is surprised by Jack Wilshere's decision to move to Bournemouth. Scholes believes that the Arsenal midfielder should have moved to Roma or AC Milan.