Arteta makes shocking decision for Elneny as Chelsea vs Arsenal lineups emerge

Chelsea starting XI: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Sarr; James, Loftus Cheek, Kante, Alonso; assemble; Lukaku, Werner.

Chelsea substitute: Arrizabalaga, Chalobah, Silva, Barkley, Jorginho, Saul, Pulisic, Ziyech, Havertz.

Arsenal starting XI: Ramsdale; White, Gabriel, Holding, Tavares; Xhaka, Elneny; Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe; Nketiah.

Arsenal replacement: Leno, Cedric, Swanson, Azeez, Lokonga, Hutchinson, Pepe, Martinelli, Lacazette.

Chelsea are in goal with Edouard Mendy as they host Arsenal at Stamford Bridge tonight.

It then appears to be a back three of Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen and Malang Sarr from right to left.

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Reece James and Marcos Alonso feature at full-back, with N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek in midfield.

Romelu Lukaku gets off to a shock start and joins Mason Mount and Timo Werner in the last third.

That means Kai Havertz is only on the bench for Chelsea tonight, joining Kepa Arrizabalga, Trevoh Chalobah, Thaigo Silva, Ross Barkley, Jorginho, Saul, Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech.

Arsenal have Aaron Ramsdale in goal behind a realigned back line, while Rob Holding comes on as a central defender alongside Gabriel Magalhaes.

That means Ben White will move to the right flank with Nuno Tavares on the left.

Mohamed Elneny is a surprise alongside Granit Xhaka in midfield, with Martin Odegaard as usual number 10.

Eddie Nketiah leads the line despite the return of Alexandre Lacazette, while Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe are on the flanks.

Just sitting on the Arsenal bench tonight, Lacazette joins Bernd Leno, Cedric Soares, Zak Swanson, Miguel Azeez, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Omari Hutchinson, Nicolas Pepe and Gabriel Martinelli.

In other news, Kevin Kyle: The Celtic star was scared of Rangers

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Brian Ashcraft

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