Chelsea vs Manchester City: Latest team news and likely line-ups

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Latest team news and likely line-ups

- Pep Guardiola is without Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Benjamin Mendy

- Antonio Conte's side are without the services of Danny Drinkwater and Pedro

- The Blues secured a 2 - 1 victory against the Citizens at Stamford Bridge last season

- City top with five wins and one draw, Chelsea in third with one loss, five draws

First place Manchester City travel to London to face third place Chelsea at Stamford Bridge for their Premier League match day seven clash.

Last season Antonio Conte's side secured home and away wins against Pep Guardiola's side but the team is different with new players coming in for the Citizens.

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Latest team news and likely line-ups
COnte secured home and away victories against his most tactically astute rival in the league. Photo: Sky Sports

Legit.ng is previewing the match and giving out all the team news you need to know ahead of what could be a title deciding clash.

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Venue?

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea, London

Kick off time?

5.30 pm (Nigerian time)

Team news?

Sergio Ageuro is out after suffering two broken ribs after he was involved in an accident on Thursday, September 28.

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Latest team news and likely line-ups
Aguero survived a horrific car crash and will miss the clash. Photo: Squawka

The striker was returing to the airport in Armstadam when the taxi he was in rammed into a postwhile returning to England.

Left-back Benjamin Mendy is out of the game after suffering a ligament injury. He is expected to return early next year. Also out for Guardiola's side is captain Vincent Kompany.

For Chelsea Danny Drinkwater is still injured while Pedro Rodriguez is doubtful.

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Likely line-ups:

Chelsea: Courtious, Victor Moses, Azpelicueta, Luiz, Cahill, Kante, Bakayoko, Willian, Marcos Alonso, Hazard, Morata

Manchester City: Elderson, Otamendi, Stones, Walker, Danilo, Leroy Sane, Bernando Silva, De Bruyne, David Silva, Fernandinho, Gabriel Jesus

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Source: Sports Brief News