Chelsea are reportedly eyeing a January move for AS Roma defender Emerson Palmieri in order to beef up Antonio Conte's wide defensive options.
Antonio Conte has reverted to a 3-5-2 formation for the match against Arsenal at Emirates, with Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata the frontmen.
Arsenal are reportedly the team that is leading the chase for Chelsea superstar David Luiz, who is also a target for Manchester United.
Enterprising young Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen is reportedly on the radar of Barcelona, with the Catalans search for a valuable addition to their defence.
Antonio Conte has opted to provide Eden Hazard some rest, with the player on the bench as Stoke City visit Stamford Bridge.
Antonio Conte does not have any fresh injury concerns to jostle with as Chelsea host Stoke City in the final gameweek of the Premier League in 2017.
Alvaro Morata scores on his return to action as Chelsea earned a comfortable 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.
Alvaro Morata returns to the starting lineup for Chelsea as the Blues host Brighton & Hove Albion on Boxing Day
Eden Hazard was the best Chelsea player on the pitch as Everton fought tooth and nail to earn a point at home against the current Premier League holders.
Antonio Conte has just Alvaro Morata's unavailability to contend with as Chelsea travel to Goodison Park on Saturday to go up against an in-form Everton side.