David Luiz is not having his best season since returning to Chelsea. The central defender remains sidelined with a knee injury, but the form of Andreas Christensen means the Brazilian has not been missed.
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With wing-back Marcos Alonso suspended after accumulating five yellow cards, Brazilian Kenedy is set to get a rare first-team start on the left flank. Back-up striker Michy Batshuayi and midfielder Danny Drinkwater, who has recovered from illness, could both be named in the starting XI. Wales international Ethan Ampadu, 17, could start and fellow teenagers Callum Hudson-Odoi and Dujon Sterling are also in contention.