Will Sarri's smooth start continue? .
Chelsea have lost each of their last two games against City.
Maurizio Sarri has affirmed David Luiz will be "very important" for him and the Blues in the forthcoming season, ahead of the Community Shield clash against Manchester City. "He's one of the absolute best".
"Yes, we were close but in the end Jorginho chose to stay with Maurizio", said Guardiola, who has welcomed all of his FIFA World Cup stars back to training, with the exception of Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling. I don't know if he will be able to play on Sunday but it's nothing serious. "We tried, we believe we were close but at the last turn he made a decision to go to Chelsea".
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. Riyad Mahrez is their first and probably last transfer in and no big names are likely to leave.
"The table of the last Premier League told me City 100, Chelsea 70 points", he said. He was beset by injuries and off-the-field feuds with Conte, which restricted him to just two Premier League appearances after October. We saw it against in preseason against Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. We tried, we believed it was done but at the last turn he decided on Chelsea. City will be eager to kick off the season from where they left the previous one, with an easy win over the rivals.
Chelsea: Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois, Michy Batshuayi, Ngolo Kante and Olivier Giroud will all miss the match as they are still on holiday after progressing deep into the knockout stages of the World Cup.
This will be the third meeting between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley.
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While neither side will be at full strength due to the hangover of the World Cup, take a look at our top three Chelsea vs Man City predictions below. "The mentality right now is the Community Shield, but the Premier League shows how you are as a team", he said.
Maurizio Sarri was sceptical about Willian's excuses, describing the 29-year-old's absence as "strange" and some within the club feel he was angling for a move away given interest from Manchester United.
"The match is very hard for one reason". Both sides have four victories apiece in the fixture.
Whether Sergio Aguero starts or not is debatable but he'll be well worth backing to score if he does.
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