Chelsea vs Rennes: Why we might be seeing Pulisic, Havertz, Werner and Ziyech link up

Chelsea vs Rennes: Why we might be seeing Pulisic, Havertz, Werner and Ziyech link up
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Chelsea are likely to welcome back key squad absentees in the returning leg of their UEFA Champions league tie against Ligue one side, Rennes at Stamford Bridge

The West Londoners have endured an injury-plagued start to the new season, with key first team players having featured in just few games since season inception as the Blues’ fans have been denied the opportunity of seeing their new acquisitions partner prior ones for much of the season.

The Blues’ will now have a chance to see exciting link up play between squad front-liners when they take on Rennes on Tuesday as fresh injury boost is handed to the side.

Christian Pulisic whom has been sidelined for three weeks since picking up a knock at Turf Moor was seen earlier today at Cobham with the rest of the team with Blues boss Frank Lampard confirming the 22-year-old’s likely involvement in Chelsea’s champions league clash against Rennes.

It’s all good news for the Blues as club record signing Kai Havertz is also set for action after missing Chelsea’s 0-2 win at Newcastle on Saturday despite having tested negative for coronavirus last week.

The 21-year-old was dropped from matchday squad against the Magpies at St James’ park with the Chelsea boss opting to give the German more recovery time.

With major first team players looking set for the Blues Tuesday UEFA Champions league clash against Rennes, fans could see a formidable blues squad with Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic and Timo Werner all set to lead the attack for Chelsea.

Kai Havertz is also set to take on the number 10 role for the Blues with Kovacic and Kante assisting in the middle of the park.

Thiago Silva will be at the heart of the defence alongside Kurt Zouma while Ben Chilwell and Reece James who had stellar performances at St James park on Saturday are expected to further their full-back roles.

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