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Try as we might to identify the blunt-shaped head of this "Top-six star" we're hedging our bets for Thursday's big reveal.

'For me Matic is a fantastic player - a real, real top player, ' he said. This must be my focus during this period.

And they're sure to want to start their Premier League campaign with a victory over Leicester. That said, he's been backed in the transfer market, and has now had a full year to translate his ideas.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expects seven teams to be in the running for the Premier League title in 2017-18.

Conte added: "We are facing different problems".

"We used the pre-season to work since day one, to work and to try to improve things that we already do".

West Ham have also been active in the transfer market after flirting with the relegation zone last season and could feature Mexico worldwide and ex-United striker Javier Hernandez in attack on Sunday.

Conte was unable to offer an update on his situation.

ARSENE WENGER has told Chelsea chief Antonio Conte to stop moaning about his small squad.

A Chelsea spokesman intervened, saying: "Nothing to report on that".

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Conte grumbled about a lack of signings and the size of his squad after his team's penalty shootout defeat to Arsenal in Sunday's Community Shield at Wembley.

"Matic was very important and sometimes you could look past him at other players like [N'Golo] Kante, Hazard, who catch the eye, but he played a very positionally disciplined role for Chelsea with the way they go forward".

"For us there are some great examples of teams that have gone up and stayed up".

"I can't think of a reason why Chelsea would sell him", Neville said.

"Alvaro is working well, but he needs time to understand and adapt to our style of football, above all because he's a striker".

"This role is more hard to adapt to than the other roles".

Antonio Rudiger could come in for Moses, with Cesar Azpilicueta pushing forwards to right wing-back.

Conte has been thrilled by the commitment of his players ahead of the defence of their title, claiming it is better than it was ahead of the 2016-17 season.

The table below shows the returns you would have obtained by investing £20 in every Premier League team throughout the 16/17 season. It was very surprising that they avoided relegation last season but they might not be so lucky this year if they don't start to win on the road.

The peerless Italy and Juventus goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, has won nearly everything over a glittering 22-year career - except the Champions League.

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