Chelsea are doing their best to chuck away Champions League football for next season. They have lost five of their last seven in the Premier League.
Arsenal –Calum Chambers is available again after serving a one-match ban. As Sokratis came off against Bournemouth with a knock, Chambers could slot straight into defence here.
Mesut Ozil recovered from injury to start Mikel Arteta’s first game in charge of Arsenal.
Nicolas Pepe and Matteo Guendouzi will hope to benefit from any rotation applied. Various betting options are available on NaijaBet for this weekend games
Gabriel Martinelli missed out on Boxing Day through injury and remains a doubt. Dani Ceballos and Hector Bellerin are also doubts for the Gunners.
Chelsea-Frank Lampard will certainly make changes from the side that lost 2-0 at home to Southampton on Boxing Day.
Marcos Alonso will hope to start at left-back, but Lampard may opt for Cesar Azpilicueta on that side and Reece James at right-back.
Despite struggling against Southampton, Lampard afterwards suggested Callum Hudson-Odoi would be rewarded with game time after impressing in training.
There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Chelsea’s last 3 games in Premier League.
Arsenal have failed to win 10 of their last 11 Premier League matches.
Arsenal are undefeated in their last 5 home matches against Chelsea in all competitions.
Who will win?