With Matic now in a United shirt, it is unlikely Fabinho would be used to screen the defence, but his knowledge at right-back would be welcomed by the self-proclaimed Special One.
Conte selected Michy Batshuayi ahead of the striker for Sunday's FA Community Shield defeat against Arsenal, but said that he is happy with his new signing's progress. Lampard does not believe the situation will make the Frenchman's adaptation to the Premier League harder, but he conceded that the challenge facing the 22-year-old is a significant one.
Chelsea have strengthened too, but not as much as they would have liked given the added demands of Champions League football - but Giggs thinks they will still be in the mix.
However, Mourinho says he will move on if the club fail to make another signing and says players like Lindelof are capable of occupying other positions. "It would be silly to dismiss Chelsea after the way they played so dominantly a year ago but looking at the teams, I think City and United will be up there and the teams to watch". "They allowed [Eden] Hazard, [Cesc] Fabregas and whoever else was playing that bit of freedom and I'm hoping he'll do that for United for [Paul] Pogba, [Anthony] Martial, [Jesse] Lingard and [Henrikh] Mkhitaryan".
Brighton bank on surprise factor to upset City
Everton - Ronald Koeman has done a fantastic job and the signing of Wayne Rooney is magical for the player and the club. I am lucky because I used to play under Pep at Barcelona and I know what he wants.
North Korea threatens strike on Guam
From there, they flew over the Korean Peninsula and joined by South Korean Air Force KF-16 fighter jets before returning to Guam. During the Cuban missile crisis, former president Kennedy made sure the US didn't box in Khrushchev in order to maintain peace.
Bills trade WR Watkins to Rams, acquire WR Matthews
Yet the Rams' biggest splash came this week when they acquired injury-prone gamebreaker Sammy Watkins from the Buffalo Bills . Watkins had a team-high 39 receiving yards on four catches in Thursday's preseason opener against the Minnesota Vikings .
Political tensions continue to weigh on world stocks
Avis Budget Group slumped 9.9 percent after the vehicle rental company cut its guidance following a weak second quarter. Investors instead turned to safe-haven assets such as gold , pushing it to a two-month high, and the Japanese yen rose.
Manchester United vs West Ham, Premier League
But if you compare our preparation between the two pre-seasons, you'll see the Club are very well prepared for this season. Manchester United will kick start their Premier League campaign against West Ham United on Sunday.