Conte started Willian in the Community Shield defeat by Arsenal last weekend and could stick with the Brazil global for this weekend's opening Premier League encounter against Burnley. While Conte says the 22-year-old's progress will need to be hastened in the wake of Matic's exit, he also claims that more signings are possible. I have conditions to deliver a better team than I did in the first season.
With United unable to make the breakthrough, the trophy went to Blackburn instead.
I think it comes down to our four away games which will be the draining aspect of the first few weeks of the Premier League season.
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Rico Freimuth closed in on decathlon leader Kevin Mayer by producing the longest throw in the discus at the world championships. Bolt is retiring in August following the London World Championships. "We hope for the best for him", he added.
The 35-year-old free agent, who scored 28 goals for the club last season, is battling back to fitness after suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury in April, though, and Mourinho insisted there is no rush to get a deal done.
Chelsea will open their league campaign with a home game at Stamford Bridge against Burnley on Saturday.
The 1-1 score-line is fairly unremarkable, but it was a clash that decided the fate of that season's Premier League title after United missed their chance to overtake Blackburn on the final day.
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J-Matt was the best teammate and friend you could ask for. "We know we were going to have tough decisions to make". The Buffalo Bills aren't building for a long-shot run at snapping the franchise's lengthy playoff drought in 2017.
Chelsea have brought in Tiemoue Bakayoko to replace Matic, while Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger and Willy Caballero have also been signed this summer.
Last season was by far the most hard of Wenger's 21-year reign, with Arsenal's on-pitch travails exposing him to furious protests from angry fans.
"A lot of the trouble was created by my own situation. Maybe I made a mistake", said Wenger, who will be without want-away Chile star Alexis Sanchez against Leicester due to injury. "The trend has always to come from the team".
United could hand Premier League debuts to all three of their new additions against West Ham on Sunday.
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Perhaps we've got to ensure that all our players give their all and hope that City are off-colour, but it can happen that way.
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