Chelsea vs Leicester City 13 January 2018: EPL Preview and Predictions

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Read on for a preview of Saturday's Stamford Bridge showdown, complete with the latest team news and essential live-stream information.

Iheanacho joined Leicester in the summer but has made just two Premier League starts and had been linked with a transfer window move.

Yet, ahead of their reunion when Leicester travel to Chelsea on Saturday, Puel remained unsure over Hazard's long-term future.

Cesar Azpilicueta
Cesar Azpilicueta had an average outing

"I don't know how long Wes will stay outside the squad but I hope to have some good news and hope I can speak about the end of the injury".

'I can't give all the details of individual players to you, ' Puel said.

"But I think he can continue to develop as a player".


Chelsea are in third place in the table and on the coattails of Manchester United in pursuit of a second-place finish to mark what would be a decent season under the Italian coach.

Wolves are the Man City of the Championship this season so I like them to see off Barnsley at Oakwell, and Bradford should knock up a comfortable win at home against Northampton. It is not possible to stop him because he can not play in just the same position.

"He has quality, pace, penetration and is good with ball at his feet".


That certainly poses a conundrum, as Conte opted for a full-strength 3-5-2 on Wednesday (and rightly so; it was exactly what we had anticipated, predicted, and projected) and now has to select from a exhausted group of players.

Hazard has also won the EFL Cup and Europa League at Stamford Bridge while also being named the Premier League Player of the Year in 2015.

"He is a fantastic player and he improves a lot, " he said. We will see. We have discussions with different players. Manager Claude Puel chose to rest some of his more important players for last weekend's FA Cup stalemate against Fleetwood Town, most likely with one eye on their visit to the Bridge. "A good response is always a collective response with a competitive organisation".


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