Chelsea continue with their pre-season preparation on a decent remark when they face the Italian Serie A side, Udinese in a club-friendly matchup on Friday in Italy.
The Blues will be going into Friday’s warm-up off the back of their disappointing 4-0 loss to Arsenal in their last outing, and Thomas Tuchel’s men will be looking for a victory over Udinese to return to the winning ways.
Ngolo Kante has resumed training with the Blues, after missing their last game due to a Covid-19 infection, and the Frenchman is expected to feature in the game against Udinese on Friday.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek is also back in training with Chelsea after missing their last game due to a Covid-19 infection.
Kepa Arrizabalaga and Ross Barkley could miss the warm-up game against Udinese on Friday due to fitness issues.
Ben Chilwell, was rested in Chelsea’s last game against Arsenal, the Englishman is however expected to make the starting lineup for the game on Friday.
Chelsea’s possible starting lineup vs Udinese
Mendy; James, Koulibaly, Chilwell, T Silva, Gallagher; Mount, Havertz, Jorginho, Pulisic, and Sterling.
The test game between Udinese and Chelsea is expected to kick off at exactly 8 PM NGA time on Friday in Italy.