Maurizio Sarri explains Eden Hazard omission from Europa League opener

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Liverpool fans might not agree fully with Jamie Carragher after he said that Eden Hazard is better than Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne. It looks to be a wise decision from Maurizio Sarri, who will no doubt be wary of burning out his prize possession.

Hazard's hat-trick against Cardiff on Saturday sent Chelsea top of the Premier League table on goal difference after a ideal start under Maurizio Sarri.

The 2018/19 Premier League Season has begun with a bang for two clubs, Chelsea and Liverpool.

Midfielder Danny Drinkwater is not in the Europa League squad due to UEFA regulations.

Liverpool's first win away at Tottenham in four attempts for Klopp was another sign of the progress made under the German, particularly as they suffered a 4-1 thrashing at Wembley last season. We have to focus on every match.

Chelsea have left Eden Hazard at home for their Europa League opener against PAOK Salonika in Greece.

Brazil defender David Luiz has also been rested, having returned to become an integral member of the squad under Sarri.

"I think he was the best player at the World Cup".

Liverpool's upgrades in the transfer market meant they were expected to push City for the title, but Chelsea's 100 percent start was not as confidently foreseen after a chaotic summer at Stamford Bridge.

"I know that here in London there are lots of derbies but we have our first against Chelsea, at the top of the table so that is one motivation more to beat them". I should say that, I think he should have won player of the tournament.

'I spoke with him before he started the week.

Sixty three percent of the 37,740 voters thought that Liverpool would progress further than Man City, who many good judges feel are the favourites.

Pellegrini spoke today ahead of the Chelsea game and revealed: "Marko finished with a problem in his knee, he has had some treatment, we will see if he is fit for Sunday".

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