Chelsea starting lineup vs Man United as Mudryk, Madueke, Chukwuemeka contend for XI
Chelsea faces Manchester United in the Premier League, and Frank Lampard may be looking for stability in his starting eleven at Old Trafford.
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Frank Lampard would not say whether a rotation is planned until the conclusion of the season, but he has few new options with Mason Mount, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, and Marc Cucurella all still sidelined. The Blues manager can only welcome Joao Felix back from injury for the trip to Old Trafford on Thursday evening.
The Blues manager has rotated goalkeepers in recent games, but Kepa Arrizabalaga has looked more secure and will be the favorite to start again. It will come as no surprise to see the same formation as against Manchester City, with few alternative defensive options to speak of.
Lampard would then go with a back three of Wesley Fofana, Thiago Silva, and Trevoh Chalobah. Lewis Hall is expected to stay on the left wing, while Cesar Azpilicueta is expected to stay on the right, with Ruben Loftu-Cheek as his biggest challenge.
The Chelsea midfielder, who has been linked with a move to AC Milan, will almost certainly be given another start in midfield after impressing Lampard against Manchester City. Conor Gallagher and Enzo Fernandez are slated to join him in the center of the field.
Gareth Southgate disclosed that Raheem Sterling has a hamstring injury after leaving him out of the England squad. “I spoke with him about a week ago,” he explained. A general update. He’s not thrilled with his physical state because he has a hamstring problem. He was not taken into account. He doesn’t believe he’s performing at the level required.”
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Felix missed the game against Manchester City due to a minor injury, which means he may not be ready to start, forcing Kai Havertz to rely on substitutes against the Red Devils. Mykhailo Mudryk, Noni Madueke, and Carney Chukwuemeka are all contenders for the position, with Mudryk possibly providing the focal point higher up the pitch to replace Sterling.
Kepa; Fofana, Silva, Chalobah; Azpilicueta, Loftu-Cheek, Fernandez, Gallagher, Hall; Mudryk, Havertz; Mudryk, Havertz.
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