Cesar Azpilicueta and Jorginho return, but Reece James is on the bench as Chelsea prepare to welcome Wolves to Stamford Bridge.

Graham Potter has rung in the changes to the side that started in the 3-0 win over AC Milan earlier this week as Chelsea get set to play hosts to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Stamford Bridge. There are no shuffles in goal, with Kepa Arrizabalaga retaining his spot between the sticks.

Potter seems to have changed his formation, with Chelsea seemingly set to line up in a 4-3-3. And the backline witnesses several changes, with Cesar Azpilicueta, Trevoh Chalobah and Marc Cucurella returning. Azpilicueta and Cucurella are the full-backs, with Chalobah pairing up with Kalidou Koulibaly at the heart of the Chelsea defence.

The midfield unit has a completely new look, with Jorginho and Conor Gallagher starting. Mateo Kovacic has dropped to the bench, but Ruben Loftus-Cheek has retained his spot in the middle of the park. Jorginho should sit at the base of the midfield unit, with Loftus-Cheek and Gallagher flanking him.

Finally, there are a couple of surprises in the offensive unit as well. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Raheem Sterling have dropped to the bench, with Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic returning to the starting eleven. Mason Mount is the only player retaining his place, with Havertz leading the line for Chelsea against Wolves.

Chelsea Starting Lineup: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Chalobah, Koulibaly, Cucurella, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Gallagher, Mount, Havertz, Pulisic

Comments 1

  1. Ip~man~phy says:

    Good lineup.Let’s believe and trust the players who are going to start this afternoon will come up with good results

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