Lille boss reveals his plan for Chelsea

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Ahead of tonight’s Champions League clash between Chelsea and Lille at Stamford Bridge, Lille boss Christophe Galtier has revealed he intends to send out a competitive team against Chelsea despite his side guaranteed to finish bottom of group.

Chelsea must beat the French side to secure their place in last-16.  A draw against Lille would also be enough if Ajax beat Valencia.

“I will tell my players that it’s a privilege to play here in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge against a club like Chelsea,” he said.

“And I will tell my players that they have to be flawless in how they engage and what they give for this game, because this competition deserves the utmost respect.”

Galtier continued: “There’s nothing to play for us, and for the other three teams they can all be knocked out.

“Chelsea will look to win, a very high profile game and intense game.

“I don’t know the starting XI just yet, but I know some players will be rested.

“Some have had to play four games in a row while some are just back from injury. But what I do know is that everybody wants to play.”

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  1. Ananon Laurent | December 10, 2019 at 9:28 am |

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