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Confirmed Officials: Chelsea vs Aston Villa | Premier League



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The officials have been confirmed for Chelsea’s Premier League clash against Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

Aston Villa have claimed four more points than Chelsea from the opening five Premier League matches this season – nine compared to five.

Chelsea’s only win has come at Stamford Bridge in a 3-0 win over Luton Town last month, while Unai Emery’s Villa head to the capital having suffered a 3-2 defeat to Legia Warsaw in the Europa Conference League on Thursday night.

“We have a very good relationship,” Chelsea head coach Mauricio Pochettino said of Emery ahead of Sunday’s clash.

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Pochettino added: “He started to coach earlier than me, because he was very early days to be a coach, I was after. We started to play when I was in Spain in different clubs. He is a great coach, and I have a very good relationship with the staff of Aston Villa. It will be great to see him.”

Now the officials for the league meeting have been revealed by the Premier League ahead of the encounter.


The Premier League have confirmed that Jarred Gillett will take charge of the meeting in London.

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Jarred Gillett will be supported by Darren Cann and Dan Robathan on the touchline.

Fourth Official

Simon Hooper has been named as the Fourth Official for Sunday’s match, with the referee overseeing conduct within the two dugouts, and the behaviour of Mauricio Pochettino and Unai Emery.

VAR/Assistant VAR

Overviewing proceedings from Stockley Park on Sunday afternoon will be Andy Madley, who has been named as the Video Assistant Referee, with the Assistant Video Assistant Referee being Nick Hopton.