EARLY TEAM NEWS
We’ll be getting the team very shortly.
Eden Hazard, Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger and Marcos Alonso were among those afforded a rest against Vidi and should return as will striker Olivier Giroud and midfielder Jorginh.
Mark Hughes welcomes forward Shane Long, who missed the Carabao Cup clash with Everton in midweek, back into his squad after overcoming a toe issue.
Southampton’s options are further boosted after Moi Elyounoussi returned to training.
CHELSEA TEAM NEWS
Team to play Southampton: Kepa, Alonso, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Kante, Jorginho, Barkley, Willian, Hazard, Giroud
Subs: Caballero, Fabregas, Pedro, Kovacic, Zappacosta, Cahill, Morata