Ross Barkley comes into the starting lineup in place of the injured N'Golo Kante as Chelsea prepare to face Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.
Frank Lampard has been forced to make a late change in midfield, with Ross Barkley coming into the Chelsea starting lineup for N'Golo Kante against Brighton.
Chelsea will be looking to defend their narrow 1-0 lead from the first leg when they host Slavia Prague in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday.
Ross Barkley has been rewarded for his international form with a start over N'Golo Kante in midfield for Chelsea as they face Cardiff City.
Chelsea will look to continue mounting on the pressure on other teams in the race for top four when they travel to Wales to take on Cardiff City on Sunday.
Ross Barkley has been handed a start while Gonzalo Higuain seems to have returned to fitness as he leads the Chelsea attacking line against Everton.
Alvaro Morata continued to cut a frustrated figure in front of goal as Chelsea recorded a narrow win over PAOK in the UEFA Europa League
Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud both return to the starting lineup and will lead the Chelsea attack as they face Newcastle United on Sunday.
Ross Barkley has been handed a rare start in a Chelsea shirt as Thibaut Courtois returns for the match against AFC Bournemouth.
Everton have failed to make a decision on Ross Barkley's future, leaving Manchester United and Spurs interested.