Amid the Italian's reported frustration with Chelsea's performance in the transfer market, Wenger claimed he appreciates his counterpart's situation at Stamford Bridge, but does not feel sorry for him. They've already got off to a good start with a 1-0 win in the Europa League. Finally, Diego Costa remains away from the squad following his public fallout with Antonio Conte and the club over the summer.
The Blues have failed to add depth to their squad so far this summer, with reports suggesting that Conte is becoming increasingly agitated about their failure to build a group of players who can deal with the demands of European football. That, in fact, he thrives on it.
Burnley on Saturday shocked nine-man Chelsea 3-2 in their opening game of the 2017/2018 English Premier League (EPL) season at Stamford Bridge. Our performances against the big teams were pretty good a year ago, barring Chelsea away.
Chelsea cruised to the title last season, eventually finishing seven points clear of rivals Tottenham, but Conte insists six teams are capable of winning the league this time around. Having also struggled throughout pre-season, the Blues will have to show serious improvement if they want to kick off the new campaign with a win.
All of these Chelsea loanees have great potential and it will be interesting to see what role they play in influencing the Premier League title next season.
Chelsea stunned by pumped-up Burnley The Blues forced goalkeeper Tom Heaton into a couple of smart saves, in a hope of regaining a foothold in the match. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte joked that he will prepare his side to go down to 10 men for the next game.
Though his ACL injury has temporarily halted his development as a Chelsea star, there is no doubt that Zouma has the potential to become one of the best defenders in the world with the right coaching. They may just come to regret it. Conte would not talk about individuals - "the club knows very well my opinion" - but he was happy to make a broader point. It's simple. I am the coach of this team and my aim is to improve my players and my team.
The Spain worldwide has been informed that he is not part of manager Antonio Conte's plans and is expected to leave before the end of the transfer window.
"Matic is a fantastic player, a real top player", he said.
The Blues boss revealed a fresh injury blow with the news that Pedro has been ruled out of the Burnley clash after suffering an ankle injury during the Community Shield defeat to Arsenal last weekend.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says that the clubs needs to spend money to replace experienced players like John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic. I don't like to speak through the press.
A lot of people feel they aren't serious contenders because they do not have the "big" names that can elevate them to that level. The Premier League is back! Arsenal will today host erstwhile champions, Leicester City in a first-of-its-kind Friday kick-off.
Frank Lampard has admitted that he was surprised to see Chelsea sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United this summer. Chelsea opted to let Matic leave the club this summer after they brought in Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.
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Most famously, Spieth and Phelps in July were part of a high-profile athlete group that posed for an Instagram photo. Spieth was happy to get through with a 72 in his quest to become the sixth player to complete the career Grand Slam.
Carragher was speaking shortly after Giroud had helped Arsenal to an incredible comeback win against Leicester at the Emirates . The English Premier League is going to be back with a bang as Arsenal take on Leicester City in the opening match tonight.
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The attacking duo of Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero have formed a lethal partnership, as was evident in the pre-season. Of the trio that have been brought in so far, Kyle Walker and Danilo started while Benjamin Mendy recovers from injury.