Maurizio Sarri already has some 'regrets' over Chelsea's transfer window

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Maurizio Sarri's reign as Chelsea manager got off to the best possible start with an eye-catching 3-0 win away at Huddersfield.

Jorginho then whispered something to Hazard that caused the Belgian to burst out laughing.

I'm not sure if he'll need bodyguards but Sarri was certainly optimistic about a new chapter in his life and reckons Chelsea should be competing for trophies in the coming months.

France World Cup victor N'Golo Kante volleyed in the opener in the 34th minute, Jorginho netted a penalty on his Premier League debut before halftime and Pedro drove home the third with an angled drive after the break.

"So when you haven't got that expectation on you I think it's good because it happened in Antonio's first season when Chelsea had slumped down the league and didn't too well".

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In a ruthless display of finishing Chelsea also netted with their second effort, new boy Jorginho coolly converting a penalty on the stroke of half-time after Marcos Alonso was felled inside the box.

Before the second goal, the Terriers had hit a post through Steve Mounie's header, but it was to be Sarri's and Chelsea's day.

The two-goal deficit deflated the hosts and the Blues took complete control after the restart, further extending their lead through Pedro as Sarri recorded a convincing victory in his first league game.

Jorginho is the leader in this system that he knows better than any of his team-mates following his time playing under Sarri at Napoli.

Barkley did not have a bad game against Huddersfield, but he did not make the most of one of the few competitive opportunities he may have to show his worth.

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But Chelsea took the lead in the 34th-minute. You can't switch on against a top-quality team like Chelsea. His world-class dribble did provide the third goal, as he played in Pedro, who lobbed Ben Hamer.

Unfortunately for Huddersfield and Kongolo, Chelsea managed to score twice before half-time which stretched the defence.

Callum Hudson-Odoi was tipped to start after a bright preseason.

But the 17-year-old was left out of the matchday squad altogether, with Pedro and Willian starting out wide and Hazard and Victor Moses the options from the bench.

One striker who will not be scoring goals for Chelsea this season is Michy Batshuayi, who has joined Valencia on a season-long loan.

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The good news is that Sarri is teaching well, says captain Cesar Azpilicueta.

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