The Community Shield has been contested annually as the curtain-raiser for the English football season since 1908 when Manchester United defeated Queens Park Rangers.
It will give both tacticians, who are personal friends, one last chance to assess where their teams are at before the Premier League season begins next weekend.
For Manchester City, the game will be a test for a young squad of mainly new faces as the club's main stars rest after the World Cup. But Manchester City can continue the momentum from a season that saw the Citizens become the first team in Premier League history to record 100 points on their way to their first title under Manager Pep Guardiola, as The Independent reported.
The former Leicester man is named in the starting XI for City, while Chelsea hand a start to new signing Jorginho.More news: Trump Pumps the Brakes on Obama-Era Fuel Standards - Hit & Run
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Manchester City have launched the 2018/19 away kit!
Chelsea vs Manchester City Community Shield match will be played on Sunday, August 5, 2018.
"We didn't talk about this", Sarri said. The ESPN+ streaming network is available with a subscription fee of $4.99 per month but comes with a seven-day free trial.
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