Chelsea will be boosted by the return of Belgian first-choice Thibaut Courtois when they travel to the Stadium of Light to face relegation battlers Sunderland on Saturday.
Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink was full of praise for Blues duo Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas for their performances in Saturday's 4-1 win over Bournemouth in the English Premier League.
Chelsea came from behind twice to ensure that West Ham United did not take away all three points from Stamford Bridge, striking a major blow to the Hammers' top four ambitions.
The temperamental forward has been slapped with a suspension after being sent off in Chelsea's game against Everton, but could face further punishment for his behaviour after receiving the red card.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic played spoilsport at Stamford Bridge, creating the first goal and scoring the second for PSG as they marched into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-2 aggregate victory over Chelsea.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly told the squad that their next manager will be former Juventus manager and current Italian national coach Antonio Conte.
It was the first time in the history of the premier league that Chelsea and Manchester United were not in the top 4 in the league table when the two clashed at Stamford Bridge on Sunday night.
It will be a clash between two of the giants of the Premier League in the new age, who have been forced to eat humble pie this season.
TheHardTackle tries to understand the intriguing case at Chelsea, where interim bosses and not permanent managers, have been more likely to succeed, ever since Jose Mourinho parted ways with the club.
Michael Essien’s three-match suspension for the mistimed two-footed tackle on Clint Dempsey is over and he will return to the Chelsea first team, this weekend against Everton. TheHardTackle examines how has the Ghanaian's absence affected the clubs fortunes in the past and what his return can do for Chelsea FC.