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Alan Shearer delivered an interesting analysis of N'Golo Kante and Jorginho on MOTD

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Chelsea made no mistake on their Premier League debut under Maurizio Sarri.

The club are in a state of transition since the departure of Antonio Conte with the team entering a convoluted race for the top four and motioning through numerous signings.

That includes Kepa Arrizabalaga and Jorginho who both made their league debuts in the 3-0 victory over Huddersfield Town.

It was a perfect start for both players, too, with Kepa keeping a clean sheet and Jorginho scoring his first goal for the club.

After Marcos Alonso was felled in the penalty area, Jorginho stepped up to the plate and scored a brilliantly nonchalant penalty past Ben Hamer.

Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea

It capped off an impressive performance from the Italian who had also attracted interest from champions Manchester City this summer.

There was also a place on the scoresheet for none other than N'Golo Kante.

It's not every week you can say that either with the Frenchman's volley at the John Smith's Stadium proving just his fifth goal on English shores.

Huddersfield Town v Chelsea FC - Premier League

Shearer's analysis on Kante & Jorginho

Not a bad start for Chelsea's new-look midfield then and things can only get better than Real Madrid's Mateo Kovacic links up with the squad.

Regardless of whether its Kovacic or Ross Barkley taking the final midfield place, though, Chelsea can expect brilliant things as long as Kante and Jorginho keep playing together.

That's certainly the opinion of Alan Shearer who highlighted the pair's flourishing new partnership during the first Match of the Day of the season.

His segment on the pair was both insightful and throughly exciting for Chelsea supporters.

Check out the analysis below:

That's right, get used to Kante marauding forward more often and his goal tally could benefit.

Jorginho can sit back into the defensive midfield position and do a brilliant job there, allowing Kante to make late runs into the final third and catching plenty of defenders off guard in the process.

Similarly, this can work the other way round and the Huddersfield performance showed both players already have the perfect chemistry to use this tactic.

Say what you like about Chelsea's defence and their striking options, yet their midfield shows the Premier League is what they make of it this season.

Huddersfield Town v Chelsea FC - Premier League

The fact their midfield could still improve upon the performances of Jorginho and Kante should certainly give their top four rivals something to worry about.

Fans will just have to hope the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool don't work them out as Maurizio Sarri sculpts his attacking brand of football.

Based on the opening game, though, it's a case of so far, so good.

Where do you think Chelsea will finish this season? Have your say in the comments section below.

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Topics:
Football
Kepa Arrizabalaga
Maurizio Sarri
Jorginho Frello Filho
Antonio Conte
N'Golo Kante
Ross Barkley
Premier League
Marcos Alonso
Chelsea

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