Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater is expected to miss the clash against Arsenal on Sunday after picking up a calf injury during training last Sunday. Drinkwater is expected to be out until the October international break.
David Luiz, Victor Moses and Alvaro Morata are expected to return to the starting XI against Arsenal on Sunday after the trio were rested against Qarabag on Tuesday. Gary Cahill is available to play for Chelsea after missing Chelsea’s last three Premier League games due to suspension but Antonio Rudiger is expected to keep his place in the starting XI, which means Cahill is likely to be on the bench.
Eden Hazard is in contention to start for the Blues for the first time this season but he is expected to be on the bench as Antonio Conte wants to build his match fitness gradually.
Here’s Chelsea’s provisional squad to face Arsenal on Sunday: Courtois, Caballero, Rudiger, Alonso, Fabregas, Kante, Morata, Hazard, Pedro, Bakayoko, Moses, Kenedy, Musonda, Zappacosta, Willian, Batshuayi, Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Clarke-Salter, Scott, Eduardo.
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