The proposal discussed would see 35 per cent of overseas broadcast revenue distributed according to merit - where a team finishes in the table.
That's bound to give them a lift as they bid to shackle free-scoring City. They control all the aspects of the game and that is why they won the Premier League and why they won against a good team three days ago.
Chelsea also secured a 2-1 away success against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, although Conte is unhappy that the Blues have to play so soon after returning from the Spanish capital.
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Nevertheless, one potential threat for Hazard and co. will prove a resurgent Raheem Sterling who has entered the 2017-18 campaign in determined fashion. It doesn't get any better when looking at recent history either.
I see for example Chelsea, Tottenham, they want to play, they like to play, they like to play build ups, whereas (Manchester) United play long balls, second balls after Fellaini, Pogba and then after they have the quality to play.
The tiebreaker in this category should come from the forward position, and Chelsea has the edge because of an injury. The good news is, the Chelsea injury update has no new names to add to the list.
Lineups will be posted when announced.
City have managed just one win in their last seven Premier League visits to Stamford Bridge. Pep Guardiola's men failed to beat the defending Champions last season and will be keen to bolster their credentials against Top Six teams.
What is for certain is that bookmakers and punters are predicting a tightly contested game at Stamford Bridge, with nobody really quite sure how this one could go. Instead Leicester City and Chelsea have relatively walked to their two championships.
Eden Hazard hasn't been in his typical form, but he's another threat.
Only Robin van Persie (6) has scored more Premier League goals at Stamford Bridge as an away player than Sergio Aguero (5 - level with Craig Bellamy).
Premium beer brand, Star Lager, officially joined The Blues family on Friday when the representatives of two parties sealed a partnership deal.
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Conte says he will wait to assess his players for Chelsea's seventh match in 21 days, but hinted he was considering fielding the same team as in Madrid after a confidence-boosting result.