- Chelsea hope to win an eighth consecutive game at home in the Premier League
- New signing Ross Barkley will be unavailable for selection
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After a hectic week for Chelsea with two games against Arsenal and the FA Cup tie against Norwich, Leicester are the team’s next opponents.
The thrilling 2-2 draw with Arsenal felt like two points dropped as Manchester City strengthened their chances of winning the title this season. Manchester United are still just a point above the Blues as we sit in third place.
Since Leicester appointed Claude Puel in October, the Foxes have jumped up to eighth in the table. Saturday’s visitors come into the game with a 3-0 win against Huddersfield Town.
As per PhysioRoom, Leicester has several injury problems particularly in defence. Captain Wes Morgan, Robert Huth, Christian Fuchs and Danny Simpson are all within a chance of not making a recovery for the match. However, Jamie Vardy will be available for selection.
Apart from the fitness of Ross Barkley, Antonio Conte has his full squad available to choose from.
This is how we believe Conte will select his team as Chelsea search from an eighth consecutive home league win: