Chelsea face Aston Villa on Saturday night time of their first match after the break and hope to proceed an unbeaten begin to the brand new season.
Thomas Tuchel has seen his aspect take seven factors from a attainable 9 supplied to date. The Blues even took the lead in opposition to Liverpool at Anfield final time, earlier than ultimately making it 1-1.
The Chelsea boss may have to make some well-thought-out choice selections, however all sides he reveals will strongly need to beat an inconsistent Villa.
Here’s a glance firstly XI Tuchel can go for …
Trevoh Chalobah Can Get Another Chance / Visionhaus / Getty Images
Edouard Mendy (GK) – Scored a primary Premier League aim of the season in opposition to Liverpool final time however will look to return to dropping one other zero this time.
Andreas Christensen (CB) – The Dane stated in the course of the worldwide break that the prospects for a brand new contract “look good”, after changing into an everyday starter once more.
Trevoh Chalobah (CB) – The mixture of Reece James’ crimson card suspension and Thiago Silva’s FIFA ban ought to restore the Chalobah to the middle of protection for the primary time since opening day.
Antonio Rudiger (CB) – One of the primary names on the crew journal underneath Tuchel, which stands in stark distinction to his standing underneath former boss Frank Lampard.
Jorginho returns to membership service after defeating Italy for the primary time / Chloe Knott – Danehouse / Getty Images
Cesar Azpilicueta (RWB) – The lack of James to suspension is predicted to see the captain transfer on to a extra attacking function as proper again.
Jorginho (CM) – Started all three Italian matches in the course of the worldwide break and led the Azzurri out as captain for the primary time within the latter in opposition to Lithuania.
Mateo Kovacic (CM) – With N’Golo Kante an harm doubt and Saul Niguez extra probably to make his debut from the bench, the Croatian is predicted to return to the beginning line-up.
Marcos Alonso (LWB) – Has been reborn this season and was nominated for the Premier League Award for Player of the Month in August.
Romelu Lukaku Should Overcome A Thigh Injury / Michael Regan / Getty Images
Kai Havertz (AM) – Made in opposition to Liverpool final time however lasted solely 45 minutes as Chelsea’s crimson card in the course of the first half’s stoppage time pressured a tactical change.
Mason Mount (AM) – An help in 4 video games to date this season for the home-grown star. He hopes to get to the outcomes listing sooner quite than later.
Romelu Lukaku (ST) – The Belgian admitted that he wanted a scan of a thigh harm after returning early from worldwide service. Should overcome that drawback and get the prospect to attain extra objectives.
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