Jorginho and Hakim Ziyech return, but Romelu Lukaku finds himself on the bench again as Chelsea prepare to take on West Ham United at the London Stadium.

Thomas Tuchel has made four changes to the side that started in the 2-1 win over Watford earlier this week as Chelsea get set to lock horns with West Ham United at the London Stadium. There is no shuffle in goal, where Edouard Mendy starts ahead of Kepa Arrizabalaga again.

The first change comes in the central defensive unit, with Thiago Silva replacing the injured Trevoh Chalobah. The veteran Brazilian defender joins Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger in the back three.

Up ahead in midfield, Jorginho comes in for Saul Niguez in the double pivot, with Ruben Loftus-Cheek retaining his spot in the side. Jorginho also dons the armband for Chelsea as captain Cesar Azpilicueta has dropped down to the bench to make way for Reece James in the right wing-back slot. On the left flank, Marcos Alonso continues as the left wing-back in the absence of Ben Chilwell.

The fourth and final change to the starting lineup comes in the attacking unit, with Hakim Ziyech coming in for Christian Pulisic. Interestingly, Romelu Lukaku is still not fit enough to start a game, meaning Kai Havertz will spearhead the Chelsea attack against West Ham, with Mason Mount filling in the final spot in the side.

Chelsea Starting Lineup: Mendy, Christensen, Silva, Rudiger, James, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Alonso, Ziyech, Mount, Havertz

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