The Chelsea squad have arrived in Manchester forward of their Premier League fixture at Previous Trafford on Saturday.
Frank Lampard’s males tackle Manchester United in a recreation that might have a giant say in each side’ end-of-season fortunes.
Final season, each United and Chelsea went right down to the final day combating for a high 4 spot, with each finally qualifying for the Champions League at Leicester’s expense. After a summer season the place each side have recruited in key positions, it has taken them time to gel at the beginning of the brand new season with combined outcomes to date.
United sit in 15th within the Premier League with six factors from 4 video games, whereas Chelsea are two factors forward in eighth having performed a recreation extra. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer masterminded a league double over Chelsea final season, together with the opening day 4-Zero win at Previous Trafford, plus a powerful Carabao Cup win at Stamford Bridge earlier than shedding the FA Cup semi closing to Chelsea at Wembley.
Chelsea have had points with their goalkeepers already this season, and new signing Edouard Mendy was noticed arriving with the squad on Friday night, together with under-fire Kepa Arrizabalaga and back-up goalkeeper Willy Caballero.
Summer time signings Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Thiago Silva have been among the many gamers arriving, as was fit-again Christian Pulisic.
Staying on the Hilton Backyard Inn on the Previous Trafford Cricket Floor, Chelsea will solely have a brief journey to United. A complete of 18 gamers have been noticed, together with two who couldn’t be recognized behind their facemasks. Photographers didn’t spot Callum Hudson-Odoi or Andreas Christensen, however that isn’t to say they weren’t a part of the travelling squad.
Chelsea squad members noticed:
Kepa, Mendy, Caballero, James, Emerson, Azpilicueta, Silva, Chilwell, Mount, Kovacic, Kante, Pulisic, Havertz, Abraham, Giroud, Werner