Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard are out for a couple of weeks and will be missing Manchester United's Monday night FA Cup tie against Chelsea.
Chelsea are reportedly interested in launching a summer move for Moroccan international Hakim Ziyech, who has been starring for AFC Ajax.
A place in the FA Cup quarter-finals will be on the line when Chelsea and Manchester United meet in a fifth round tie at Stamford Bridge on Monday.
Chelsea and Manchester United are among a host of clubs that have reportedly enquired about the availability of Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic.
Chelsea are reportedly set to rival La Liga champions Barcelona for the signing of Serbian striker Luka Jovic, who is starring in the Bundesliga.
Chelsea have reportedly reopened negotiations with former PSG manager Laurent Blanc, as a potential replacement for under-fire boss Maurizio Sarri.
Chelsea starlet Ola Aina has made a solid impression away on loan at Torino, so much so that the Serie A side reportedly want to sign him permanently.
Maurizio Sarri has kept the changes to a minimum as Chelsea look to get things done in their Round of 32 first leg of the UEFA Europa League against Malmo FF.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Marcos Alonso have not travelled with the Chelsea squad to face Malmo FF in the Round of 32 first leg tie of the UEFA Europa League.
Chelsea will be looking to put behind their Manchester City battering and gear up for the first leg Round of 32 tie against Malmo FF in the Europa League.