Alvaro Morata prefers new coach Maurizio Sarri to Antonio Conte

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Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is expected to give Eden Hazard his first start of the season after two substitute cameos. I think it's the right way to think for him.

Loftus-Cheek impressed on loan at Crystal Palace last season - earning a place in England's World Cup squad - and said in July that Chelsea's lack of faith in him has had an effect on his cofidence.

The 27-year-old has been repeatedly linked with Real Madrid, who can still sign players until the transfer window in Spain closes next week.

The likes of Gary Cahill, Davide Zappacosta and Andreas Christensen are pushing for recalls at the back but I think Sarri will stick with what's been his preferred back four so far this season.

But Morata says confidence hasn't been his only issue over the past year and insists he is now ready to start scoring regularly again.

Alvaro Morata has said he wants to score more than 30 goals this season but will accept fewer if Chelsea win the Premier League.


The gathering came ahead of Newcastle's Premier League opener against Tottenham, and supporters plan to do likewise before the match against Chelsea on Sunday.

"I am the coach of a very good team", he said.

Maurizio Sarri is still settling in as Chelsea manager, and his attacking style of play will take some time to bed in. We can speak again with his situation but only in December'.

He left the club for £10m this summer and was never replaced, surely that was a no-brainer considering it is arguably the most important position on the pitch, the engine room, and the lack of quality options Rafa was left with. "In the future, starting from September, I think we play three times three-games-a-week, so there will be space for everybody".

"I am not able to play with five defenders, because we are trying to defend by looking only at the ball".

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