Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri open to John Terry return in coaching role

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   Chelsea have made a fantastic start under Sarri winning all four games

GETTY Chelsea have made a fantastic start under Sarri winning all four games

Chelsea will be aiming to maintain their impressive 100% start to the Premier League season when they welcome Neil Warnock's newly promoted Cardiff to Stamford Bridge tomorrow afternoon.

The Blues have won all of their first four games in the Premier League and there is no denying that Sarri's tactics have been a refreshing change for the players. Gary Cahill Cesc Fabregas remain sidelined, but neither looks anywhere near breaking into the Coach's plans, while promising midfielder Marco van Ginkel will also likely miss out once again. His return has been drastically stepped up since before the worldwide break, as he began running and ball work early this week.

Chelsea were beaten by Manchester City in the Community Shield but responded by winning their first four league fixtures.

One of the most important and featuring players during the run has been David Luiz.

The Italian added: "I think tomorrow will be a very hard game because, mentally, the match after the break is always very hard".

"These kinds of players give a different story about Chelsea than the way we knew Chelsea before".

Charly Musonda is also back at Cobham, after injuring his shin in a friendly match with Vitesse.

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Chelsea have carved a marvellous start to their life under the tutelage of their new manager Maurizio Sarri.

Despite doubts over his importance heading into the season, Pedro has started on fire. Apart from that, the Spanish forward Alvaro Morata is also expected to be left out of the squad due to off form and former Arsenal man Olivier Giroud can replace following his good performance in the worldwide break for his country.

Josh Murphy has a hamsrtring strain that will be assessed on the day, whilst Aron Gunnarson is still nursing a knee problem and unlikely to be risked.

The game kicks off at 3pm BST (10am ET) on Saturday and it will not be shown on TV in the United Kingdom.

Emerson Palmieri was an exciting, albeit under-the-radar acquisition for Chelsea last season.

Chelsea head to the game following a 2-0 victory against Bournemouth in their last EPL encounter.

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