Confirmed line-up Arsenal vs Chelsea: Giroud on the bench

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has named a strong team to face Arsenal, with the Blues seeking a win to go back into the top four.

Reece James and Ben Chilwell who had doubts due to injuries were named in the starting lineup but Hakim Ziyech still remains unavailable.

Meanwhile, Olivier Giroud and Kai Havertz have also been dropped to the bench.

See the teams below

Chelsea starting XI: Mendy; James, Zouma, Thiago Silva (c), Chilwell; Kovacic, Kante, Mount; Pulisic, Abraham, Werner.

Subs Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Emerson, Jorginho, Gilmour, Havertz, Hudson-Odoi, Giroud.

Arsenal starting XI: Leno; Holding, Mari, Tierney, Bellerin (c), Elneny, Xhaka, Saka, Smith Rowe, Lacazette, Martinelli.

Subs Runarsson, Ceballos, Soares, Mustafi, Maitland-Niles, Pepe, Willock, Nketiah, Aubameyang.

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