Ruben Loftus-Cheek should be recalled by Chelsea against Manchester City

Ruben Loftus-Cheek should be recalled by Chelsea against Manchester City

Loftus-Cheek gives his team some extra quality going forward when he plays and could be risky on the counter attack. Getting Kevin de Bruyne back healthy has been key for a team that many now consider the favorite to win the league due to the form over the last two games and Liverpool's failure to earn points it was expected to.

"My sensations before kick-off were good, as they were during the week". That is why I demand from them. The players were outstanding. After that we worked, moved forward.

"Sergio is a player we depend on". "We are lucky to score three from the first four actions".

"You could never say that about Chelsea, no matter what's gone on, that they've been 'weak, '".

Salah went close to making it 2-0 moments later, before the second goal eventually came on 34 minutes as Wijnaldum ran onto Andrew Robertson's long pass to excellently lob a bouncing ball over goalkeeper Artur Boruc.

The prolific Argentinian joined Alan Shearer on 11 Premier League trebles as the champions returned to their ruthless best in a one-sided encounter at the Etihad Stadium.

The Blues boss is facing pressure from fans who want him out of Stamford Bridge as soon as possible.

Aguero should even have had more, having missed a sitter in the early stages and headed against bar on a dismal afternoon for Chelsea, whose manager Maurizio Sarri headed straight down the tunnel at full-time.

"We'll need to find the explanation for all this over the next few hours", he added.

He said in his post-match press conference: "The final of the Carabao Cup was tough, now it will be tougher".

"I just said to them thank you for what they have done", said Guardiola.

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