Chelsea travel to Wolverhampton for tonight’s clash with winger, Christian Pulisic set to make a return to action after missing last week loss.
The Blues will continue their 4-2-3-1 formation with manager Frank Lampard declaring they won’t change their formation in response to Hakim Ziyech’s absence.
Lampard also suggested that Pulisic may not start tonight’s encounter at Molineux despite regaining fitness ahead of time.
Squad absentees remain Callum Hudson-Odoi and of course Hakim Ziyech as both continue their recovery process.
Mendy will continue in goal tonight as Frank Lampard earlier expressed confidence in the Senegalese’s work with the club, despite an erroneous foul last weekend at Goodison Park.
Ben Chilwell will continue at left-back tonight with the 23-year-old hoping to add to the Blues attacking threats from the left flank tonight.
Thiago Silva will once again wear the captain armband for the West London club as he continues at the center-back tonight.
The Frenchman has been impressive this season, and having been able to form an amazing partnership with ‘experienced’ Thiago Silva at the center-back for the Blues.
The 21-year-old has already sealed his place as Chelsea number two ahead of skipper Cesar Azpilicueta this season with series of stunning performances from the youngster even in Everton loss.
Kante is indeed an invaluable player for the Blues as highlighted in Everton loss during the weekend, with the Frenchman almost immaculate in all his touches, passes, interceptions, and even dribbles, further proving why he’s the clubs highest-paid player.
The Croatian is expected to hold the middle of the park for the Blues tonight alongside N’Golo Kante, notwithstanding a difficult test faced at Goodison Park over the weekend.
The 21-year-old will operate the attacking midfield role for the Blues tonight at the Molineux with Lampard having expressed faith in the youngster on a number of occasions this season.
Werner had a rather disappointing outing in Merseyside on Saturday, with the Everton defense proving too difficult for the former Leipzig talisman on the night, but will once again play from the left-hand flank.
The club-record signing clearly endured a dismal outing at Goodison Park on Saturday with Frank Lampard pleading for more time for the German to find his feet with at Stamford Bridge.
Olivier Giroud will start ahead of Tammy Abraham tonight after also enduring a frustrating outing against Everton on the night, but will once again be given the starting opportunity.
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