Alvaro Morata returns to Chelsea's starting lineup


The Italian has opted to start striker Alvaro Morata who returns from injury in place of Olivier Giroud, while he also brings in goalkeeper Willy Caballero in place of the injured Thibaut Courtois, along with Andreas Christensen, Davide Zappacosta, Pedro, and Willian in a much changed side.

With 11 goals in 29 Premier League matches - and 15 in 45 across all competitions - the Spaniard has struggled after initially hitting the ground running as some Chelsea fans believe his time in England may end in disappointment after just one season.

But Conte has insisted Morata must focus on the remainder of this season and also prepare for the 2018/19 campaign. "I think the situation is very clear", he told reporters (via Goal).

"I don't like to comment on speculation", said Conte. Now it is right for everyone to be focused on the present and finish this season in the best possible way.

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As per The Express, Juventus could make a £15m initial loan move for the Spanish global to take him back to Turin for up to two seasons, before splashing out an additional £40m to make his move permanent.

The result means that Liverpool will likely need only a draw against Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday to secure the English Premier League's final Champions League spot, by virtue of their vastly superior goal difference over fifth-placed Chelsea.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has benched Super Eagles star, Victor Moses for Huddersfield encounter at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.