Official: Hazard & Willian To Start In Sarri’s 4-3-3 lineup v Tottenham Hotspur

Maurizio Sarri’s men will be looking for nothing less than a win against the Lilywhites as they look to reduce the gap between themselves and trend-setters Liverpool and Manchester City. 

The Blues will know however that they will face a tough task against Mauricio Pochettino’ side who have made their best start to a Premier League season. 

Sarri is lucky in that he does not have any major injuries. Ethan Ampadu is the only player who will definitely not play a role in the game and it is likely that the youngster may not have played much of a role in the match even if he was fit. 

Sarri will use the 4-3-3 system and this is how his team should line-up:

GK- Kepa Arrizabalaga

The young Spaniard will continue in goal. 

CB- Antonio Rudiger 

The German has so far flourished under Sarri. 

CB- David Luiz

Luiz has also flourished under Sarri after struggling with inconsistency last season. He will be aiming to continue his solid defensive partnership with Rudiger. 

RB- Cesar Azpilicueta

Azpilicueta is a leader within the Blues dressing room and has been in fine form so far this season. 

LB- Marcos Alonso

Alonso will need to be able to track back well for this game as he will have to compete against some of the League’s best attackers. 

DM- Jorginho

There is no doubt that Jorginho is one of Sarri’s favourites and he will be started. 

CM- N’Golo Kante 

Kante will almost certainly be starting and will be required to perform his duties as excellently as he usually does. 

CM- Ross Barkley 

Matteo Kovacic is still carrying a minor injury and so Barkley should start. 

RW- Willian

Willian will likely partner Eden Hazard on the right wing. 

LW- Eden Hazard

If Chelsea want to get the three points from the game, there is a strong chance that the influential Belgian will have to have a good game. 

ST- Alvaro Morata

The former Real Madrid man did score a few goals before the international break. Blues fans will be hoping that he can maintain his confidence even though he did miss a sitter for Spain during the international break. But this is left with Sarri to determine whether starting Morata ahead of Olivier Giroud.

Article was firstly published on Flaming Hairdryer.

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