Chelsea team news: Predicted 4-3-3 line up to face Leicester – Lampard to start Pulisic?

Chelsea focus on the Premier League once again this weekend after losing to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup in mid-week.

The Blues will be hoping to bounce back after their opening weekend 4-0 loss to Manchester United.

Lampard may have to freshen things up in his starting line-up after travelling to Turkey.

The changes could see Lampard continue to put faith in his youngsters, with Tammy Abraham heading back into the fold.

There are reports that Andreas Christensen picked up a knock against Liverpool

Chelsea will likely continue with their first-choice goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga, after he impressed during the Super Cup.

Captain Cesar Azpilicueta continues at right-back, with Emerson Palmieri at left-back, who is seemingly preferred to Marcos Alonso.

Kurt Zouma will continue at centre-back, while Lampard may be forced to change his defensive partner.

There are reports that Andreas Christensen picked up a knock against Liverpool, which could give Fikayo Tomori a chance to step up to the first-team.

In midfield, Lampard appears to have settled with former manager Maurizio Sarri’s decision on where to play N’Golo Kante.

Under Sarri, Kante played in a more advanced position, and often found himself drifting out to the right-wing in matches.

Jorginho will sit in front of the back four, with summer signing Mateo Kovacic making up the trio.

Former Barcelona star Pedro will continue to play on the right of the front three in the absence of Willian, who is still unlikely to start after injury.

Pulisic could be thrown into the mix after impressing fans during the Super Cup.

He was a constant problem for Liverpool’s Joe Gomez, and Pulisic also had a goal disallowed for a marginal offside decision.

Meanwhile, Abraham will likely start ahead of Olivier Giroud, after getting the nod against United last weekend.

Abraham started brightly at Old Trafford, and showed flashes of why Lampard has faith in the England youngster.

Chelsea predicted line-up vs Leicester City – Premier League

(4-3-3): Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Tomori, Zouma, Emerson; Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic; Pedro, Pulisic, Abraham

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