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Dec 29, 2019 at 2pm UK at Emirates Stadium
Attendance: 60,309
Arsenal
1-2
Chelsea
FT(HT: 1-0)
Jorginho (83'), Abraham (87')

Chelsea team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Arsenal

Sports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for Chelsea ahead of Sunday's Premier League fixture with Arsenal.

Chelsea make the short trip across London to face Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

While their last visit to the north side of the capital resulted in a 2-0 triumph over Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea followed that result with a 2-0 defeat at home to Southampton on Boxing Day.

Despite Frank Lampard's side remaining in fourth position in the standings, the Blues are now under pressure again to retain their grip of the final Champions League place.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up their latest injury and suspension news ahead of the showdown in England's capital.


Reece James

Chelsea's Reece James celebrates scoring their fourth goal on November 5, 2019© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: December 29 (vs. Arsenal)

James was in line to feature against Southampton on Boxing Day, only for a minor ankle problem to keep him sidelined. However, the youngster may feature on the bench on Sunday.


Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Ruben Loftus-Cheek in action for Chelsea in pre-season on August 3, 2018© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Achilles
Possible return date: Unknown

While he remains at least a month away from being in contention, Loftus-Cheek has progressed onto making an appearance on the training pitch in his bid to recover from a serious Achilles injury.


CHELSEA'S SUSPENSION LIST

Chelsea have no players suspended for this fixture.


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