Kepa Arrizabalaga emerged as the hero while young Trevoh Chalobah impressed as Chelsea beat Villarreal via a penalty shootout to lift the UEFA Super Cup.
N'Golo Kante and Hakim Ziyech ought to start while exit-linked Tammy Abraham is in contention as Chelsea take on Villarreal in the UEFA Super Cup.
Chelsea will square off against Villarreal in the traditional curtain-raiser of European football for the 2021/22 season, the UEFA Super Cup.
Chelsea are preparing to bring Alfonso Pedraza as a competition for Ben Chilwell, while the club looks to offload Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri
Barcelona and Manchester United are both reportedly interested in making a move for Gerard Moreno who enjoyed a fine 2020/21 campaign with Villarreal.
Barcelona are reportedly readying a summer move for Villarreal's Spanish international defender Pau Torres, who is also a transfer target for Manchester United.
Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane are set to return to the side while Eden Hazard misses out as Real Madrid get set to take on Villarreal in La Liga.
Real Madrid's La Liga title defence will be on the line when they take on Villarreal in the final matchday of the 2020/21 La Liga on Saturday evening.
Real Madrid and Manchester United could reportedly be able to sign Villarreal defender Pau Torres for a bargain price of just €30 million in the summer.
Atletico Madrid will be looking to bounce back to winning ways when they lock horns with Unai Emery's Villarreal at El Madrigal on Sunday night in La Liga.