The Premier League is again.
For Chelsea, the push for Premier League glory begins with a go to from Crystal Palace. Thomas Tuchel’s males will probably be anticipating an enormous win right here to make their intentions to the remainder of the league abundantly clear.
Here is how they need to line up.
Edouard Mendy (GK) – Kepa Arrizabalaga was the hero of the Tremendous Cup shoot-out, however that is nonetheless Mendy’s spot to lose.
Cesar Azpilicueta (CB) – Towards Villarreal, Azpilicueta introduced some much-needed calm on the again when he was introduced on. A efficiency deserving of a begin.
Andreas Christensen (CB) – Christensen did not play a lot in pre-season however did handle the perfect a part of an hour in midweek. With Thiago Silva but to even play a minute, count on the Dane to take his spot.
Antonio Rudiger (CB) – After crunching via a number of Villarreal attackers, Rudiger seems up for a battle this season.
Callum Hudson-Odoi (RM) – Hudson-Odoi did not have his greatest sport in opposition to Villarreal, however he ought to nonetheless begin this one, though count on him to share the minutes with Reece James.
Jorginho (CM) – After an hour on Wednesday, Jorginho might step his return up with a begin right here.
N’Golo Kante (CM) – The primary title on the group sheet, Kante ought to begin this one as a result of he’s the perfect midfielder on this planet. Simple.
Marcos Alonso (LM) – Alonso did surprisingly properly at each ends of the sector within the Tremendous Cup and completely deserves to maintain his place – a trigger aided by the actual fact Ben Chilwell is but to play a single minute.
Mason Mount (AM) – Mount loved a well-deserved break this summer time and continues to be trying to construct up his health, however he did properly sufficient in opposition to Villarreal to counsel he can maintain going right here.
Timo Werner (AM) – Hakim Ziyech had constructed up a lot momentum in pre-season, however his shoulder damage means Werner is prone to maintain his place within the squad… at the least till a sure towering Belgian will get in control.
Kai Havertz (ST) – It was in opposition to Palace final season that Havertz actually began to construct up his wave of momentum. This may very well be the ultimate look of false-nine Havertz for some time as he’s prone to drop again into midfield when Romelu Lukaku rocks up.