He told BetVictor: "Maurizio Sarri is certainly changing the way Chelsea approach their football and his refreshing attacking attitude is already making him a fans' favourite at the Bridge".
Chelsea are favourites to maintain their flawless start to the league season at Stamford Bridge against Neil Warnock's men, who are winless in their opening four games.
The Spaniard will be rested following his worldwide retirement, and appears one of the most likely City players to start in Kevin De Bruyne's absence.
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All of Chelsea's other first-team players have returned back from the global break unscathed, although they will need to be assessed for fatigue by Sarri. While Emerson Palmieri, Davide Zappacosta and Ruben Loftus-Cheek have had knocks which could see them miss out.
'We've earned the right to play against teams like Chelsea.
Cardiff boss Neil Warnock, meanwhile, added: 'The top sides always have a lot of possession so we're going to be under the cosh for a long time, but we've got to find a remedy.
Cardiff are able to call upon Josh Murphy again after he recovered from a hamstring injury while Aron Gunnarsson is also back from a knee complaint but Nathaniel Mendez-Laing is still working his way back from a knee injury. In one moment of the season, everybody was saying it was the worst for Chelsea in the last 10 years.
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Conte won the Premier League title and FA Cup in his two years in charge but it was clear that he was looking for a way out.
Chelsea on the other hand look as if they have plenty of goals in them and host the Bluebirds on Saturday with all but full strength first team - with Cesc Fabregas the only injury doubt. "It's up to him, I am very open with him because of his history with the club".
"It is very hard materially, it is important to win every ball, to play and have good positions and distributions".
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