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Chelsea v Arsenal The ultimate Community Shield preview pack

Chelsea v Arsenal The ultimate Community Shield preview pack

The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours.

Here, we identify five English youngsters with big seasons ahead of them. The manager himself has admitted the club have had a "difficult" transfer window so far and Newcastle will struggle if they fail to strengthen - or if Benitez leaves.

"We need to transform the quality of the preparation into points and that is, of course, a pragmatic view", Wenger said.

The French league, if not the global game, is all wound up about Brazilian superstar Neymar joining Paris Saint-Germain.

In an off-season that has seen more than 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) invested in players, Manchester rivals City and United have accounted for more than a third of that spending.

"Arsenal have always been risky".

Logically, he should have expected 100pc backing from his owner and those around him at the club but the moment I saw that he had been given a wage rise but not a contract extension I knew that anything was possible at Stamford Bridge.

While the Red Devils did win the Europa League and EFL Cup last season, they ultimately achieved a disappointing 6th place finish in Mourinho's debut season, 24 points adrift of champions Chelsea.

Last year's champion Chelsea dropped the Community Shield Sunday to Arsenal on penalties, after a 1-1 draw. The Gunners occupied the whole page, while Chelsea only occupied half of it.

Spain striker Alvaro Morata has been signed from Real Madrid as a direct replacement for Diego Costa, who is set to depart after falling out with Conte.

But as it stands, only centre-backs Kompany, Stones and Otamendi remain from last season's defensive line. Antonio Conte's side was dominant for much of 2016-17, but can they go back-to-back and pull off a second Premier League success in as many years? But Arsenal finished fifth previous year, and it will have to play in the Europa League on Thursday nights.

It is crucial the Frenchman gets off to a good start, especially if they lose the goals Alexis Sanchez brought to the table, at the start of the season at the very least. His passing is an underrated skill-he registered seven assists in the league last season-but more importantly, his capacity to sit in front of the back four offers the defense additional protection while, in theory, liberating Paul Pogba to be the marauding presence he was at his best for Juventus.

Will Guardiola and Mourinho rediscover their magic?

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City welcomes from Tottenham Kyle Walker for that big chunk of change. Both Jose Mourinho and his former Barcelona counterpart endured league campaigns that were inconsistent and full of the urge to discover the tactical identities that the managers want to impose.

Everton and West Ham look the best of the rest, while Crystal Palace could surprise a few of the established giants with new coach Frank de Boer at the helm.

Vardy is a fan of pulling out to the left and trying to get in behind, meaning he could be Rob Holding's problem, who plays on the right of the back three.

After a slow start at Leicester following his move from Birmingham City halfway through the 2015-16 season, Gray is beginning to make his presence felt at the King Power Stadium.

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