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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Champions League: Lampard names Chelsea squad to face Lille

Chelsea have released their squad that will tackle Lille in tonight’s UEFA Champions League fixture at Stade Pierre Mauroy.

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has already disclosed that midfielder, N’Golo Kante is in contention to feature for the Blues against the French Ligue 1 side after he trained with the team on Tuesday morning.

Kante trained alongside the likes of Kurt Zouma, Olivier Giroud, Mason Mount, Willian Jorginho and Cesar Azpilicueta at Cobham.

Mateo Kovacic could start ahead of Ross Barkley who struggled against Brighton over the weekend, while Andreas Christensen could partner with Fikayo Tomori at Chelsea’s centre-back.

Chelsea head to the game following a 2-0 victory over Brighton in the Premier League over last weekend.

Chelsea’s provisional squad against Lille:

Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Tomori, Alonso, Barkley, Jorginho, Mount, Pedro, Abraham, Willian, Cabellero, Kovacic, Hudson-Odoi, Pulisic, Batshuayi, James, Guehi, Kante, Zouma.

The kick-off time for the match is 8pm.

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