The Londoners are all but happy to pick up some at least good form. After early scare as they lost to the premier league rivals Manchester City at home. And away to Juventus as well in the Champions league.
They immediately responded with a Southampton, Brentford and Malmo victories. But the last outing against the Sweden outfits came with a price as both Lukaku and Timo had to be replaced after being injury
And now they join Pulisic who has been nursing a knee problem he picked on September International break while representing USA. And a look into how the home side may line up without the trio.
Mendy could take up the responsibilities between the sticks as usual while Rudinger, Silva and Cesar in a back three. As Recce James, Loftus-Check, Kovacic, Ben Chilwell take up the midfield roles.
So is Mount and Hudson-Odoi who will support the lone striker Kai Havertz. And these is an opportunity for the fridge players to impress the boss. Especially Kai and Mount who have been in and out of the team and not forgetting Hudson-Odoi as well.
Both Trevoh, Kante and Jorginho can be rested for these or somehow be involved at an intervals. As well as Saul and Ross who have recently shown some signs of good performances and displays.
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