3-4-2-1: Drinkwater starts in strongest probable Chelsea line-up against Man United

Chelsea will be hoping to maintain their new found form when the take on Manchester United at the fortress of Old Trafford tomorrow.

The League holders shockingly suffered back to back defeats to Bournemouth and Watford in the League, which saw them plummeted to fourth place on the League table. The have seen picked up their pieces with  two straight wins against West Brom and Hull City in the League before drawing Barcelona in the Champions League.

Conte had admitted that there quest to end the season in top four places was at risk but a win tomorrow might cement their place in the first quartet of the table. Chelsea are currently in fourth position and three points adrift Manchester United – meanwhile, they are also just a point above Tottenham Hotspur who are in fifth position and so, any result other than a win for the Blues might knock them of the top four of the League.

Manchester United have also not been enjoying the best of form with Jose Mourinho always found taking a sly dig at Conte. The have an opportunity to go head to head tomorrow and renew hostilities.


Conte’s favourite Tiemoue Bakayoko picked up a knock in training and has missed the last three games of Chelsea. He will not be back along side David Luiz, who is recovering from an ankle injury.

New boy Ross Barkley sustained a hamstring injury and is not back yet.

However, we think this is how Chelsea will line-up against Man United.

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