N’Golo Kante was not deemed fit enough to feature in the shock 3-0 defeat to Roma on Tuesday but will surely start against Manchester United on Sunday.
Antonio Conte would have been fuming with the way his side crumbled in his native Italy and some players might be at risk of being dropped here.
César Azpilicueta picked up a knock against Roma and has since been left out of the Spain squad for the international break, which could mean he misses out here.
Marouane Fellaini has traveled with the Manchester United team to London and could even start in midfield alongside Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic.
Marcos Rojo has also made the trip but is unlikely to feature, while Phil Jones and Antonio Valencia will return to the starting XI after being given a rest in midweek.
Jesse Lingard picked up a hip injury in the 2-0 win over Benfica on Tuesday and is a slight doubt for the trip to Stamford Bridge.
Michael Carrick and Paul Pogba will miss out this weekend as they continue to build their fitness up.
Man Utd are undefeated in 35 of their last 38 matches (Premier League). Man Utd win or draw1.55
Chelsea have seen under 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 matches against Man Utd in all competitions.
Under 2.5 goals1.61
Chelsea have won 5 of their last 6 home matches against Man Utd in all competitions.
Chelsea are nine points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City are sunk to their lowest ebb during Antonio Conte’s reign after losing 3-0 to Roma on Tuesday.
Manchester United are City’s closest challengers but are still six points adrift coming into the weekend.
United have only won one of their last 15 trips to Stamford Bridge and that victory came against nine men.
Jose Mourinho’s record away to the top six sides in the Premier League also reads no wins in 10 sine August 2015.
In fact, his teams have only managed to score on two occasions during that run and he needs to find a way to improve on that startlingly poor record.
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