A busy midweek for Premier League teams in Europe sees some high-profile match-ups when league play resumes this weekend. Chelsea is hosting former manager Jose Mourinho, Arsenal looks to keep up its red-hot play, and Manchester City is hoping an extra day’s rest on Southampton makes a difference to its recent dry spell. Below you will find video previews of all 10 games coming up this weekend in the PL. Manchester City vs. Southampton — Sunday, 8:30 a.m. ET, watch online via NBC Sports Burnley vs. Everton — Saturday, 10 a.m. ET, watch online via NBC Sports Leicester City vs. Crystal Palace — Saturday, 10 a.m. ET, watch online via NBC Sports Liverpool vs. West Bromwich Albion — Saturday, 12:30
World Cup champion Lauren Holiday has had a brain tumor removed, one month after giving birth. Holiday’s husband, Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans, announced that his pregnant wife was diagnosed with an operable tumor in September, and Lauren Holiday has publicly thanked fans for support while requesting prayers. The Holidays welcomed their first child earlier this month, and Jrue left the Pelicans preseason to help his wife. The BBC added this tidbit: Unbelievably as a three-year-old, she had open-heart surgery to repair a defect and went on to become one of the world’s most respected football players. Get well soon, Lauren.
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva is being monitored by Juventus, with the club's CEO Giuseppe Marotta hinting at a possible move for the soon-to-be free agent. Thiago Silva is out of contract at the end of the season and the former AC Milan center back has been linked with a return to Serie A after his representative suggested his client could leave French champion PSG if his future is not resolved by December. The news has alerted Juve, which is no stranger to signing quality free agents, having pounced to lure Andrea Pirlo from Milan in 2011.