Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has said Villa are in talks with Christian Benteke for a long term contract at the club.
Crystal Palace's turbulent start to the new season continued as they were beaten 3-1 by West Ham United at Selhurst Park.
Everton were in complete control, going up 2-0 by halftime and controlling play for the majority of the second half, but Arsenal struck for two goals in the final 8 minutes to steal a point in the 2-2 final.
Marouane Chamakh scored a good goal, but Crystal Palace were well beaten by West Ham at Selhurst Park.
For the second consecutive match to open their season, Everton let a lead slip away and had to settle for a draw, the one today with Arsenal being particularly heartbreaking as the two sides finish 2-2.
Burnley go goalless on their trip to Swansea city and find themselves at the bottom of the table in the early going having yet to earn a point.
Louis van Gaal confirmed during yesterday’s press conference that new signing Ander Herrera will be absent from Sundays team sheet after the player suffered an injury in training.
Mike Williamson earned a second yellow card late on for Newcastle United but it did not help Aston Villa find a goal in a sloppy 0-0 draw.
Aston Villa escaped their home opener with a point thanks to another clean sheet by Ron Vlaar and company as they finished 0-0 with Newcastle United.
Leicester City were game opponents but Diego Costa and Eden Hazard scored as Chelsea cruised to victory at Stamford Bridge in Week 2.
Kasper Schmeichel made a few excellent saves and Leicester stuck with Chelsea for 62 minutes but couldn't hold back the tide of Chelsea's attack.
A first half goal from Nathan Dyer was all that was needed to give Swansea City their second consecutive win to start the season, as they hold off several late flurries by Burnley to win 1-0.