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Man City boss Pep Guardiola aims dig at Chelsea new boy Jorginho

"The Premier League is the main target".

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.

Brazilian-born Italian, Jorginho, a long-time target of Sunday's opponents, has followed Sarri from Napoli to Chelsea and it may not be long before the pair have Chelsea playing the sort of football that Pep Guardiola was gushing about before City took on Napoli in the Champions League past year.

FA Cup winners Chelsea finished fifth, 30 points behind champions City, in the Premier League last season.

That said, it's still worth a watch, because it's way more meaningful than the International Champions Cup, or any other drab preseason friendlies that we've been sitting through as we await the start of real football.

Most of the players who were on duty at the World Cup have now returned to training but Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne are still on their post-Russia breaks. The squad, as it exists now, plays perfectly to Silva's strengths and ideas as a manager, but we already knew he could set a team out to attack and entertain. England fans in need of a lift following the World Cup may well get a fantastic glimpse into the future though if the Stockport Iniesta, Phil Foden, and the ridiculously promising Callum Hudson-Odoi, are on opposing sides on Sunday and we can expect a skilful and attractive game but I'm not convinced we'll see many goals and odds-against about Under 2 ½ Goals could be the play.

Sarri said: "First of all I'm looking forward to playing at Wembley, because it's my first time".

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"First of all I'm happy that a manager of that level is in the Premier League. I think he's the best coach in the world, or one of the best for sure", Sarri added. Both sides have four victories apiece in the fixture.

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

The match not just pits two of the most successful English teams in the last decade, but also two managers who share similar ideologies in terms of style of play. We started two and a half weeks ago.

One of Chelsea's most consistent performers in Azpilicueta could not be overlooked, so he takes up the position at left-back despite largely featuring on the right side of defence - but he's that good he can cover nearly all positions across the back line.

"We didn't talk about this", Sarri said.

Chelsea have supposedly offered Hazard a new £300,000-a-week deal in an effort to keep him at Stamford Bridge.

"I want to win, because it's very important to have immediately a trophy".

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