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The Premier League is back with a busy week of action ahead of the international break.


Aug-15 12:11 first published at 12:11 PM

The weekend’s Premier League fixtures were dominated by the fiery London derby between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs twice came from behind to win the “Battle of the Bridge,” with a 96th-minute strike from Harry Kane tying the game at 2-2 and ensuring a share of the points. Earlier in the day, West Ham United were defeated 1-0 at the City Ground by Nottingham Forest, leaving David Moyes’ Hammers with zero points from a possible six to begin the season. Most PopularBrentford were the other big story of the weekend, but it was more about the crisis at Manchester United after the Bees beat the Red Devils 4-0 in one of their most famous results in their history. Earlier in the day, Arsenal defeated Leicester City 4-2 in a six-goal thriller, while Fulham drew 0-0 at Wolves. Only the Gunners and Manchester City have a perfect start from their first two games, sitting joint top of the table on six points, while the Cottagers are one of seven other teams who have remained unbeaten despite drawing both of their games thus far. The action comes to a close tonight when Crystal Palace travels to Anfield to face Liverpool on Monday night. Palace lost to Arsenal in the league opener earlier this month, while Liverpool is still looking for their first win after a 2-2 draw at Fulham. Away from the pitch, the Premier League’s London clubs still have a lot of business to do during the summer transfer window. Here are the Premier League transfer stories that made the news on Monday morning: Bournemouth are set to ‘hijack’ a move for Ghanaian central defender Abdul Mumin, with French Ligue 1 side SCO Angers attempting to sign the player from Portuguese club Vitoria Guimaraes (L’equipe). Everton’s search for a new center-forward will intensify this week, with Southampton’s Scotland international striker Che Adams at the top of their wish list (The Telegraph) Blackburn Rovers of the EFL Championship appear to be the frontrunners in the race to sign Liverpool defender Sepp van den Berg (The Sun) West Ham have ‘taken concrete steps’ to contact Spezia in Italy’s Serie A about their 22-year-old Polish defender Jakub Kiwior, and are preparing an initial €10 offer. (Calciometro) Over the weekend, Chelsea held additional talks about signing Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Daily Mail) Nottingham Forest are on the verge of signing four more players, one of whom is Lyon midfielder and long-term Arsenal target Antoine Griezmann. Aouar, Houssem (Metro) Manchester United is one of several clubs considering a summer move for Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Moises Caicedo (Mirror) Chelsea is interested in Anthony Gordon and is considering a second bid after Everton turned down their first offer for the Newcastle United target (HITC) Leeds United are in talks with FC Zurich about signing Italy international attacker Wilfred Gnonto (Inside Futbol)

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