Reports are out claiming that Chelsea midfielder, Cesc Fabregas will miss the match against his former club on Saturday due to injury.
Fabregas, 31, who missed the 3-0 win against Huddersfield due to a knee injury was absent from Chelsea light training on Monday.
The Spanish midfielder is not expected to recoup enough match fitness to feature in Chelsea derby against Arsenal on Saturday, but his absence shouldn’t pose a problem as the club is well stocked in the midfield area.
The new manager possess enormous option in the midfield for the match against Unai Emery’s Arsenal as they come seeking their first win in the 2018-19 league season at Stamford Bridge.
He (Sarri) could grant his loan signing, Matteo Kovacic who joined from Real Madrid his premier league debut against the Emirates club.
Matteo Kovacic was unused in the win against Huddersfield because of his late completion of his loan deal, but he is in contention for a place in Sarri’s midfield verse Arsenal.
In his competitive debut match in the league against Huddersfield, Chelsea new trainer opted for a midfield trio of N’golo Kante, Jorginho and Ross Barkeley – who was later substituted for Ruben Loftus-Cheek.