"We have the quality to improve next season and for sure we will come back strong and do everything we can to win titles for Chelsea and our fans".
Another standout fixture is London derby Chelsea against West Ham at Stamford Bridge, Antonio Conte's first hame in charge of the Blues.
West Ham United's Mark Nobleand AFC Bournemouth's Matt Ritchie (lef) battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at Upton Park, London.
How many points will West Ham get in their first six Premier League matches? .
Bournemouth were one of only two teams to win at Upton Park in the final season at the Boleyn. Chelsea sacked Mourinho in December of 2015 after an atrocious start to their title defense and with the "Special One" back managing in England, this time for a rival, things should be interesting from start to finish.
Chelsea are looking to bring Matteo Darmian into the Stamford Bridge from Manchester United this summer. After Bournemouth, Watford, Southampton, Middlesbrough and Sunderland come to East London in games that all look winnable. Danny Rose's recent comments about his readiness to play Chelsea should also fire up both clubs, with plenty of new found intensity set to be on show.