Chelsea hit with another injury crisis ahead of Premier League opener

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I know he didn't play so much previous year but his presence in the club was enormous and that has to be filled.

However, the Sky Sports pundit has labelled the sale "strange", especially given the role Matic played in helping the Blues win the Premier League last season.

But with a return to the Champions League resulting in additional fixtures, the Blues' squad size appears thin. I think this must be my focus in this period. "I think the club knows every well what my opinion is and the club is trying to do their best".

Morata's position in the starting line-up is even more crucial in the continued absence of out-of-favour compatriot Diego Costa. Then when Chelsea played Bournemouth, Ake was not allowed to play against his parent club and Eddie Howe's team were without one of their key defenders.

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"Now I have to adapt to the new team, to an Italian coach who is very tactical, there are many changes", he added. "But he is a great loss for us".

Alvaro Morata, aged just 24, looks primed to establish a long and successful career at the club while Antonio Rudiger and Tiemoue Bakayoko have been warmly received by the Stamford Bridge faithful.

"And I do not think he likes it and I do not think he agrees with it because he said he has to strengthen now and fill that gap".

"The Premier League is the most competitive league in the world and Arsenal are one of the best clubs in it, year after year they've shown their consistency", said Shakespeare.

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Wenger was also pleased with new French signing Alexandre Lacazette , who scored after 94 seconds to equal the record for the fastest opening goal of a Premier League season.

Morata told Marca on Friday "they're already killing me" over scrutiny of his two pre-season games and his 15-minute cameo at Wembley, when he missed a penalty in the shoot-out.

Nevertheless, Conte refuted suggestions that his current demeanour suggests he is unhappy in his job.

Victor Moses is suspended following his dismissal in last seasons FA Cup final while Bakayoko isn't available to make his debut as he's still working his way back to fitness from a knee injury.

With Neymar leaving Barcelona for PSG and Real Madrid making noise about selling Gareth Bale, Eden Hazard's name is popping up in transfer gossip for both Spanish giants.

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"For sure we want to avoid the Mourinho season", said Conte, although that really would be the worst-case scenario. If you think about just the football, winning the league and my relationship with the fans, it was great - but off the pitch was very hard.

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