Maurizio Sarri reveals who he wants Chelsea to sign this week

Guardiola: I'm going to learn a lot from Maurizio Sarri

It wasn't to be in his first season but previous year it was possibly the best football we've seen in the Premier League.

Jesus is one of a number of players back in the City reckoning after the World Cup, with Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling the only squad members yet to return to the fold.

But whatever the line-ups, there are plenty of talking points and the game will be closely watched for clues as domestic football reclaims centre stage just three weeks after the World Cup final in Russian Federation.

Guardiola said his team wanted to win the Community Shield to get their season off to a flying start but admitted they would not better last season's results in the Premier League.

Jorginho will pull on a Chelsea shirt for the first time in England and he will be hoping to show Pep Guardiola and the City fans exactly what they have missed out on. I lived this at Barca and Bayern and we were able to repeat. "I want players who want to come to Manchester City".

Hazard, who featured for semi-finalists Belgium at the World Cup, will not be involved in Sunday's Community Shield clash with Manchester City at Wembley. Both of them will have the job of providing passes upfront and play alongside wingers.

"Gabriel has improved a lot since he came", Guardiola said at his press conference ahead of the weekend's Community Shield game against Chelsea.

Jorginho played 180 minutes in pre-season for @ChelseaFC.

"Always Chelsea is a big rival". Both sides have four victories apiece in the fixture. The other two players likely to feature in midfield would be Cesc Fabregas and former Everton midfielder Ross Barkley.

But, unlike 2015 and 2017, this time Chelsea go into the match as FA Cup holders and have recent history on their side. Pep said of Sarri.

"I want to win, because it's very important to have immediately a trophy". All the teams are good, that's why when you reflect on what we did last season we're impressed.

Blues boss Sarri spoke with the player on Thursday, but there was no discussion on the future of Hazard, who continues to be linked with Real Madrid.

Sarri said he was confident that Brazil playmaker Willian would remain at the club but was less sure over the future of Courtois.

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.



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