The Blues have an incredible record on the opening day of the season in the past ten years and the visit of the Tigers should allow Jose Mourinho to get off to a flier.
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Edinson Cavani has given his clearest indication yet that he sees himself playing at the Bernabeu next year and bwin go odds-on he does just that.
Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United have picked up most points on first weekends since 2003-04, but plenty of shocks are also uncovered in our experimental table.
Robert Lewandowski may be in demand, but the free-scoring Pole is apparently set to see out his contract at Borussia Dortmund, much to the dismay of his many Premier League suitors.
Edinson Cavani’s father has said that Real Madrid are the Napoli’s star’s preferred destination – and bwin have slashed the odds on the Uruguay star ending up at the Bernabeau
Reports this morning suggested that the Catalans are going to offer the Spaniard a route out of Stamford Bridge and bwin now make Barca the favourites to sign the former Liverpool man.
The Real Madrid superstar has said that he has yet to agree a new deal with the club and bwin have slashed the prices on him cutting ties from the Bernabeu.
The Leverkusen man looks to be on his way to Stamford Bridge and he will provide the sort of width and pace on the counter-attack that the Blues were desperately lacking last term.