In the traditional curtain raiser of the English season.
With Arsenal set to open their Premier League campaign on Friday night against Leicester, there is little point in risking either player, and the Gunners may have to make do without them.
Arsene Wenger: "For us, it is just a good opportunity to repeat the performance from the FA Cup final". Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is desperate to increase the size of his "small squad" as the Blues prepare to defend its Premier League title.
There have been reports of unrest between Conte and the Chelsea hierarchy over transfer policy, which were further fueled in July when the former Italy manager received a salary increase but did not extend his contract, which expires in 2019. As they look for revenge at missing out on the double in 2016/2017.
Chelsea will be eager to avenge their FA Cup defeat to Arsenal but still may lack the match-sharpness after a much shorter pre-season than their opponents.
However, whether or not Arsenal will be in the title reckoning come next May could depend on what happens in the next few weeks.
Even their usual dominance in north London has been turned on its head, with rivals Tottenham finishing above them last season for the first time in 22 years.
Rest and recuperation for first team regulars will be important too, especially given Arsenal's frequent injury issues, particularly hamstring strains. Arsenal nearly won it in that first season, after entering through the Champions League, only to lose the final to Galatasaray on penalties. And it will be a bonus for whoever emerges victorious.
Arsenal were 2-1 victors back in May, winning a record 13th FA Cup trophy.
Eden Hazard is still recovering from a broken ankle sustained on global duty for Belgium and will not make the cut, while Pedro suffered multiple facial injuries during July's friendly against Arsenal.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted that Paris Saint-Germain's relations with Arsenal are positive despite remaining tight-lipped about their interest in Alexis Sanchez. Also, Diego Costa is no longer wanted by Conte.
Below are three things to keep in mind when two of baseball's marquee clubs clash on the North Side this weekend. They scored seven runs in the three games - one in the sixth inning Monday and six in the second inning Tuesday.
Cost-sharing subsidies are paid directly to health insurers, who then use them to lower costs for consumers who qualify. But Bush and others also defended the ACA, saying it has improved health care options for millions of Americans.
What is claimed about the "bomb plot"? The men were arrested July 29 after police received a tip through intelligence agencies. On July 15 they brought the bomb to Sydney Airport, where they tried to check it onto an Etihad AIrways flight.
The website explains these objects could orbit between the Sun and Mercury, leftover from the formation of the solar system. The AAA is also planning to have a viewing event on the steps of the museum, should you want to be outside for it.
Ramirez is scheduled to start Sunday in the series finale at Kansas City, while Gallardo is slotted for Wednesday at Oakland. According to multiple reports, Gonzales will make his Mariners debut Saturday in place of Hernandez.
The Minister said of the 154 samples from the state that were sent for testing, 24 were found positive for the H1N1 virus. The patient A Anil Kumar hailing from Visakhapatnam was admitted to a private hospital in Unit IV area here.
The song has been composed by Tanishk Bagchi and penned by Vayu and sung by Ritu Pathak, Brijesh Shandilya and Tanishk Bagchi. After that, the makers have now released the first song of the film Rocket Saiyyan .
Newfield Exploration (NFX) soared to the top of the S&P 500 today as the energy sector bounced back from yesterday's rout . It has underperformed by 29.74% the S&P500. (NYSE:PFE) stake by 1.15M shares to 52,659 valued at $1.71M in 2016Q4.
He served as Netanyahu's bureau chief in the prime minister's office in 2008 and was appointed as his chief of staff in 2014. Thursday's court filings mark the first police disclosure of crimes Netanyahu is suspected of committing.
Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said at the time that another resolution would be pointless. The United States and China have been negotiating the draft text for the past month.
Flash Flood Watch issued for Pettis County
A marginal (low) severe weather threat exists for the far western portion of the Five on Your Side viewing area. Showers and thunderstorms will move in by mid-morning and spreading east through the afternoon.
Dow posts eighth record close in a row
With banks standing to benefit from higher interest rates, the S&P financial index rose 0.6 percent. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF has a 52 week low of $178.64 and a 52 week high of $220.23.
Leaders vow to restore peace in Kannur
Sinha alleged the ruling party in Kerala is creating violence, killing RSS people and are presenting itself as victims. The BJP has deputed finance minister Arun Jaitley to visit the state on Sunday.
How Trump compares with Obama so far on jobs
If the numbers come in as expected, July's gains could push the Trump presidency over the 1 million threshold. President Donald Trump loves to talk about creating jobs, and now has more than a million jobs to point to.
Arsenal Handed Boost In Pursuit Of Monaco Star?
Arsenal need reinforcements out wide, especially with contract rebel Alexis Sanchez all but set to bid adieu to Emirates. Arsenal are continuing to hold discussions with Monaco over a possible deal for Thomas Lemar .