Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas to Miss Arsenal Clash with 'Very Unusual' Injury

Cesc Fabregas will not feature for Chelsea against former club Arsenal as he deals with a "very unusual" injury, but Mateo Kovacic could make his debut, head coach Maurizio Sarri said on Friday. Both players missed Chelsea's 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town on Saturday, with Kovacic having only arrived at Cobham on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid three days earlier and Fabregas remaining at the training ground to continue his rehabilitation.

Modric in Real Madrid's UEFA Super Cup Squad Amid Inter Links

Luka Modric has been included in Real Madrid's squad for the UEFA Super Cup amid ongoing speculation he could join Inter. The Croatia midfielder, winner of the Golden Ball at the World Cup, has been strongly linked with a switch from the Spanish capital to Serie A, potentially following in the footsteps of former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo.

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