Manchester City thought Jorginho deal was done, says Pep Guardiola

Man City boss Pep Guardiola aims dig at Chelsea new boy Jorginho
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05 August, 2018

Sarri replaced Antonio Conte as Stamford Bridge boss early in pre-season and he is looking forward to working with the 27-year-old, who will not feature in Sunday's Community Shield against Manchester City at Wembley after being granted an extended post-Russia 2018 break.

Eden Hazard has sought permission from Maurizio Sarri to report late for Chelsea duty. "He's one of the absolute best".

And Manchester City manager Guardiola believes that Sarri's Chelsea FC side will be one of the main contenders for the Premier League title next season. Riyad Mahrez is their first and probably last transfer in and no big names are likely to leave.

Sane's total of 10 goals and 15 assists from 27 Premier League starts for City last season was not enough to convince manager Joachim Low to take him to Russian Federation, with Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt selected instead.

Saturday will mark the tenth anniversary of Sheikh Mansour's purchase of the club and what a transformation he's made. The Blues have shown good form in their pre-season friendlies thus far, as they adapt to the change in style under Maurizio Sarri.

It's no secret that the Premier League is the most lucrative competition in the world, and as a result, teams in the division have found themselves earning excessive amounts of money at the end of each campaign - not just from the league itself, but from TV rights, which is about £100m annually per club. We saw it against in preseason against Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.

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José Mourinho expects only one more new arrival at United
The most important thing is to get minutes and be ready for the game against Leicester. So we have to push ourselves and obligate ourselves to fight for titles".

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In recent seasons the reigning champions have gone off the boil the following season, with Sunday's opponents Chelsea trundling home in fifth last term.

Can Manchester City pick up where they left off last season or will they have a serious challenger?

"For Manchester City the Champions League is a target, of course, but all the teams that play Champions League want to win it".

Chelsea have lost their last four appearances in the Community Shield and City have lost two of their three most recently played. We started two and a half weeks ago.

Callum Hudson-Odoi impressed against Arsenal on Thursday and should start against City, while Alvaro Morata is expected to lead the line.

"In the Champions League it's more unpredictable".


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