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Having arrived over the summer to bolster Jose Mourinho's attacking options, Al Hain-Cole expects Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas to overshadow the Clarets' more modest front line

Having been hampered by a relative lack of cutting edge last season, Chelsea will be hoping that Diego Costa can offer a solution to all of their goalscoring shortcomings this campaign.

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Odds from bet365
Diego Costa to score anytime 6/5
Danny Ings to score anytime 13/5
Cesc Fabregas to score anytime 11/4
Diego Costa to score first 15/4
Lukas Jutkiewicz to score anytime 5/1
Danny Ings to score first 17/2
Cesc Fabregas to score first 17/2
Lukas Jutkiewicz to score first 14/1
Jose Mourinho has been eager to talk up his £35 million summer signing, claiming that he is the striker he had been "waiting for" to lead the line up front, and four goals in pre-season suggest that his patience may well be vindicated.

After grabbing 27 goals in 35 Primera Division games last season, the former Atletico Madrid man is on offer at 6/5 (2.20) with bet365 to score a debut goal against Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday and 15/4 (4.75) to break the deadlock.

Considering that he struck twice within seven minutes of his Stamford Bridge debut in Tuesday's friendly against Valencia, those anytime odds look like solid value on him opening his official account against the Premier League new-boys, while the first goalscorer price also holds some appeal.

The Spain international is unlikely to find service in short supply after the arrival of fellow new signing Cesc Fabregas, who assisted Costa's first goal of pre-season against Olimpija Ljubljana before twice finding the net in five exhibition matches.

The midfielder scored 15 Premier League goals in his final season for Arsenal before jetting off to Barcelona and is well worth considering at 11/4 (3.75) to mark his return to these shores with a goal, or even 17/2 (9.50) to strike first.

This formidable attacking line-up will cause great concern for Sean Dyche, who must only hope that Danny Ings can translate his prolific form from the Championship to the top flight.

The 22-year-old hit 20 goals in the second tier last campaign but is a relatively long shot at 13/5 (3.60) to find the net at Stamford Bridge and 8/1 (9.00) to grab a surprise opener.

With regular strike partner Sam Vokes out injured, Ings will probably be playing alongside new signing Lukas Jutkiewicz, whose modest return of 29 goals in the previous four Championship seasons is hardly likely to strike fear in to the hearts of John Terry & Co.

With this in mind, the summer signing from Middlebrough is a 5/1 (6.00) outsider to find the net and priced at a lengthy 14/1 (15.00) to open the scoring, despite an impressive return of six goals in six pre-season friendlies.

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VALUE BET
Diego Costa to score anytime for a 1.5pt stake at 6/5 (2.20) with Paddy Power
Cesc Fabregas to score anytime for a 1pt stake at 11/4 (3.75) with Paddy Power

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Al Hain-Cole is a Liverpool fan, experienced tipster and avid follower of European football. He specialises in accumulators and if you would like to read more from Al you can follow him on Twitter here.

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