Chelsea’s Official Starting Eleven vs Bournemouth


Callum Wilson is likely to face a late fitness test for Bournemouth.

Wilson sustained a knee injury during the closing stages of the Cherries’ 2-0 victory over West Ham at Vitality Stadium 10 days ago.

Dominic Solanke remains a few weeks away from full fitness after hamstring trouble while fellow new signing Chris Mepham is in the squad.

Eden Hazard should be restored to the Chelsea team after he was rested against Sheffield Wednesday.

Callum Hudson-Odoi is unlikely to start after the youngster handed in a transfer request in order to push through a move to ​Bayern Munich.


Team to play Bournemouth: Kepa, Emerson, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Kante, Jorginho, Kovacic, Pedro, Hazard, Higuain.

Subs: Caballero, Alonso, Barkley, Loftus-Cheek, Giroud, Willian, Christensen.

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