Reece James and Ben Chilwell are fit to start while Mateo Kovacic returns to the starting lineup as Chelsea prepare to take on Arsenal at the Emirates.
Frank Lampard has made two changes to the side that started in the game against West Ham United as Chelsea get set to lock horns with Arsenal at the Emirates. There are no shuffles in goal, where Edouard Mendy remains the undisputed first-choice goalkeeper.
The first change comes in defence, where Reece James returns to the starting lineup. James comes in for captain Cesar Azpilicueta in the right-back slot, while Ben Chilwell is fit enough to take his place on the left flank as well. At the heart of the Chelsea defence, there is no looking past Kurt Zouma and Thiago Silva.
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Up ahead in midfield comes the second change, with Mateo Kovacic replacing Jorginho. Jorginho’s ouster means N’Golo Kante is set to drop into the holding midfield role while Kovacic and Mason Mount will be the two box-to-box midfielders for Chelsea against Arsenal.
Finally, the attacking unit remains unchanged, with Christian Pulisic and Timo Werner being the two wide men for Chelsea once again. Tammy Abraham is the central striker, with former Arsenal man Olivier Giroud benched yet again. Kai Havertz and Callum Hudson-Odoi are the other two attacking options on the bench.
Chelsea Starting Lineup: Mendy, James, Zouma, Silva, Chilwell, Kovacic, Kante, Mount, Pulisic, Abraham, Werner