Loftus-Cheek rues 'sloppy' Chelsea display

Newcastle interested in loan deal for Loftus-Cheek

Kante has established himself as one of the world's best defensive midfielders since he has been in the Premier League but Sarri prefers Jorginho at the base of his midfield.

Sarri has been unwavering in his insistence that Chelsea are not title contenders this season, but he downplayed the suggestion that the manner of this defeat could have a negative effect on his team ahead of the City game.

Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota scored goals in a four-minute span around the hour mark to condemn Chelsea to a second loss in three games, after a recent 3-1 defeat at Tottenham. It can happen, but I don't think it depends on the changes. Even though, in the first half we were behind the result, the way we stayed organised and compact.

"It depends on the mentality of the team, I think".

It took 18 minutes for Chelsea to take the lead, with Ruben Loftus-Cheek trying his luck with a shot from outside the penalty area, which Conor Coady headed into the Wolves net.




Maurizio Sarri's side also face MOL Vidi in the Europa League group stages and Bournemouth in the Carabao Cup quarter-final.

Ruben Neves will be absent as he needs to serve a suspension, leaving Nuno Espirito Santo short of arguably his best player.

Jota's first Premier League goal followed in quick time as Joao Moutinho knocked Willian off the ball in the Chelsea half and spread the play to Matt Doherty, who delivered a perfectly-weighted cross to the back post for the Portuguese winger to slot home from six yards out. First team starts this season have largely been in the Europa League and have been hard to come by in the league.

"That is credit to the boys and the the crowd for how they were noisy and backed the team".

Tonight, Wolves host Chelsea and this could be the ideal opportunity for Nuno to scout Loftus-Cheek firsthand.

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