Jorginho returns, but Mason Mount and Timo Werner only find a place on the bench as Chelsea prepare to take on Wolves in their first game under Thomas Tuchel.

Thomas Tuchel has made wholesale changes to the side that started in the FA Cup game against Luton Town, as Chelsea get set to lock horns with Wolves at Stamford Bridge. The first change comes in goal, where Edouard Mendy comes in for Kepa Arrizabalaga.

The defensive line has an entirely new look as well. Cesar Azpilicueta and Ben Chilwell start as the two full-backs, with Reece James missing out. Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger pair up at the heart of the Chelsea defence, with Kurt Zoma and Andreas Christensen not making the cut.

Up ahead in midfield, Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho start in what appears to be the double pivot, with Mason Mount surprisingly finding no place in the side. Kai Havertz is the third midfielder in the side, with the German international likely to reprise the no. 10 role.

Finally, in attack, Timo Werner is only a substitute and so is Tammy Abraham, with Olivier Giroud instead leading the line for Chelsea against Wolves. Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi are the two wide men, with Christian Pulisic on the bench.

Chelsea Starting Lineup: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Thiago Silva, Chilwell, Kovacic, Jorginho, Ziyech, Havertz, Hudson-Odoi, Giroud

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