Confirmed Chelsea line up v Newcastle – £32m man is finally back in the starting XI

first_img1 Chelsea welcome Newcastle United to Stamford Bridge this evening and it’s live on talkSPORT from 5.30pm.Only six points separate the pair, with the defending Premier League champions enduring their worst season in the Roman Abramovich era.The Blues are unbeaten under interim manager Guus Hiddink, but only three of their nine domestic outings under the Dutchman have resulted in victory.If they are to break into the top 10, therefore, they can afford no slip ups against a Magpies side that will have anxiously watched Sunderland beat Manchester United in the early kick off.So who has Hiddink called on for today’s clash?The confirmed teams are below:Chelsea XI: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Fabregas, Matic; Pedro, Willian, Hazard; Diego CostaSubs: Begovic, Baba, Mikel, Loftus-Cheek, Traore, Kenedy, RemyNewcastle XI: Elliot; Janmaat, Taylor, Coloccini, Aarons; Sissoko, Shelvey, Tiote, Townsend; Wijnaldum; MitrovicSubs: Colback, Doumbia, Saivet, Riviere, Lascelles, Darlow, Perez Eden Hazard starts for Chelsea against Newcastle last_img

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