No Blues fan will need a reminder about how fragile Chelsea’s defence is at the moment. We won against Leicester City, via a commendable comeback, but it was the third consecutive match Chelsea conceded two goals – Swansea, Liverpool, and then Leicester!
Cahill and Luiz don’t look like the perfect defensive combo, as has been evident in the last two matches. And now that John Terry is out with an ankle injury, it seems we will have to rue being unable to buy the likes of Koulibaly and Romagnoli. However, there is positive news about defensive improvement after all.
Antonio Conte happily confirmed that Kurt Zouma was nearing total fitness!! Isn’t that a good news!! Talking in the press conference ahead of the match against Arsenal, Conte said:
Find out what Conte said on next page.