5 big talking points from Chelsea 2-1 West Ham: Conte, Kante and West Ham's record signing

Despite a new manager promising an altered outlook and a fresh start for last year’s surprise underachievers, Chelsea started their first game of the season with 10 players that have become mainstays at the London club. Only N’Golo Kante, signed in the summer from champions Leicester, made Antonio Conte’s starting XI.

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic handed full league debuts to newcomers Andre Ayew, Havard Nordtveit and Arthur Masuaku, with the mercurial Dimitri Payet deemed fit enough only for the bench following his exploits at Euro 2016 with France.

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