Chelsea continue their 2021-22 Premier League campaign with a Derby clash against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, August 22.
Arsenal vs Chelsea Team News
Christian Pulisic will miss the Arsenal game because the American is currently self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19 earlier this week.
Elsewhere, Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku is in line for his second Chelsea debut while Hakim Ziyech and N’Golo Kante are back in training after recovering from injuries.
Meanwhile, Thiago Silva also has a chance to feature on Sunday following his extended post-Copa America 2021 vacation. However, Trevoh Chalobah has been nothing short of sensational in defense in the meantime.
Chelsea’s Probable Line-Up
Predicted Chelsea XI (5-2-3): Mendy; James, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho; Havertz, Lukaku, Mount