Thomas Tuchel has named his staff for the go to of Brentford to Stamford Bridge this Saturday, with 4 modifications from their final outing, a cup win over Middlesbrough.
Kai Havertz, Marcos Alonso, N’Golo Kante, Timo Werner and Kai Havertz all return, with Kante making his 250th Chelsea look. In the meantime, Malang Sarr, Mateo Kovacic, Romelu Lukaku and Christian Pulisic all make means.
Chelsea followers have reacted on social media to the staff information with Twitter consumer RaserRendanX revealing their shock that Ruben Loftus Cheek retains his place within the beginning XI. They tweeted: “Stunned to see Ruben beginning. Hope he does nicely – Appears to be like like a unique formation – This is to a different kai aim and a W”
One other consumer, CfcSheikh commented on a possible change in formation for the Blues, saying: “4 on the again. Havertz in assault. Let’s get the win.”
There’s nonetheless no place for Romelu Lukaku within the squad, with the report summer time signing not having fun with his greatest type for the Blues this season and one consumer yeswekante7 commented on the striker’s absence, even after a two week relaxation in the course of the worldwide break.
They wrote: “No Lukaku when he was on trip for two weeks tells you every part it’s worthwhile to know he’s not tuchel man like we mentioned so many occasions he was by no means Chelsea stage,he was board signing I hope the brand new proprietor change issues up no extra board signing solely those the supervisor ask for”
For Brentford, Christian Eriksen makes his return to the beginning XI after two targets within the worldwide break for Denmark on his return to the worldwide scene.
Brentford: Raya; Ajer, Jansson (c), Pinnock; Roerslev, Nørgaard, Janelt, Eriksen, Henry; Mbeumo, Toney
Subs: Fernández, Canós, Jensen, Wissa, Ghoddos, Zanka, Fosu, Baptiste, Bech,
Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta (c), Silva, Rudiger, Alonso; Loftus-Cheek, Kanté, Mount; Ziyech, Werner, Havertz
Subs: Kepa, Christensen, Jorginho, Kovačić, Lukaku, Ñíguez, Barkley, James, Sarr
It definitely does not spell excellent news for Lukaku, as he definitely would have been hoping to reignite his Chelsea season with the go to of Brentford.