West Ham vs Chelsea LIVE: £115m record transfer Caicedo to make debut in London derby – kick-off time, team news and how to follow

West Ham and Chelsea will renew their rivalry this weekend with both looking for their first wins of the new season.

Both London clubs were forced to settle for a point during the opening round of fixtures, with 1-1 draws against Bournemouth and Liverpool respectively.


Caicedo has made historyCredit: Getty

The Hammers are looking to put their off-field worries aside, with captain Declan Rice leaving in the summer to Arsenal and Manchester City chasing Lucas Paqueta.

Chelsea, meanwhile, are bidding to build momentum under Mauricio Pochettino having completed a British transfer record £115million move for Moises Caicedo.

West Ham vs Chelsea: How to follow 

This Premier League clash will take place on Sunday, August 20. 

Kick-off at the London Stadium is scheduled for 4:30pm. 

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The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event with coverage starting at 4pm. 

talkSPORT will provide you will all the latest while talkSPORT.com will be running a live blog to cover all the action as well.

To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

Paqueta is a wanted man


Paqueta is a wanted manCredit: Getty

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West Ham vs Chelsea: Team news

James Ward-Prowse is expected to make his debut for the hosts following his switch from Southampton.

Paqueta will play unless there’s further developments in a potential transfer to City, but David Moyes has no fresh injuries to contend with.

Chelsea will likely give Caicedo his first start since his record move, but the club have a lengthy absentee list.

Wesley Fofana and Christopher Nkunku will both be sidelined for months, while Benoit Badiashile and Armando Broja will need late fitness tests.

Chelsea improved after and Disasi got the equaliser shortly before half time


Chelsea improved after and Disasi got the equaliser shortly before half timeCredit: Getty

West Ham vs Chelsea: What has been said?

Pochettino claims he is at the start of something special with Chelsea.

When asked whether the club’s draw against Liverpool was a fair result, Pochettino replied: “I don’t believe it is. I think we deserved a little bit more overall.

“We feel pleased, but at the same time disappointed because we wanted to win and we deserved to win, but it is only the beginning.

“We have created a very good way to work here and that is important. It is about belief and about work and to trust each other. The connection from day one has been fantastic.

“The fans were always with us. Even in the difficult moment they were there, they never gave up and always believed in the team and the team felt the energy from the crowd.

“It was difficult from the beginning but how we grew in the game and how we found the way to play and how we started to dominate and push Liverpool deeper and deeper, I am very pleased about everything.

“We need to grow every single day.”

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