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.
Chelsea enter the international break with top four in sight, as they beat Southampton 4-1 at St. Mary's Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
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 were condemned to their second defeat of the week as they were handed a narrow 2-1 loss by Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening.
N'Golo Kante returns to the starting lineup while Mason Mount is fit to start for Chelsea ahead of their Premier League fixture against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.
Frank Lampard is sweating over the fitness of N'Golo Kante ahead of the Gameweek 3 fixture between Norwich City and Chelsea at Carrow Road.
Maurizio Sarri has named an expected starting eleven for Chelsea as they take on Eintracht Frankfurt in the second leg of their UEFA Europa League semi-final.
Maurizio Sarri confirmed that N'Golo Kante will indeed miss out on Thursday as Chelsea aim to overcome Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League semi-final.
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.
Pedro and N'Golo Kante put in inspired shifts at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea strolled to a 2-0 win over Fulham and grab all three points in the London derby