Chelsea v Manchester United: match preview

It will be fascinating to see whether José Mourinho arrives back at Stamford Bridge with caution on his mind given Chelsea’s defeat in Rome in midweek suggested the champions are there for the taking. Antonio Conte, stung personally by that embarrassment, has conducted his own debrief and will expect a response from his side, but so much hinges on how N’Golo Kanté trains on Saturday and whether he declares himself fit to feature. The return of Nemanja Matic and, to a lesser extent, Juan Mata add another layer of intrigue to a potentially combustible occasion. Dominic Fifield

Kick-off Sunday 4.30pm

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