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Chelsea lineup vs crystal palace revealed as Kante back in the line up

 

New appointed coach Graham Potter will be facing another hard task again crystal palace on Saturday after 1-1 draw again RB Salzburg. Chelsea will be playing crystal palace on Saturday 1 October 2022 by 3:00pm,  Boehly  moved quickly to secure Potter’s services from Brighton and Hove Albion  after the sacking of the former manager Thomas Tuchel

Potter is regarded as one of the best young coaches in England and his Brighton team play fast, attacking football. He guided the Seagulls to a ninth place finish last season and they’re currently in the top four after winning four of their opening six Premier League games So just what could he do with one of the strongest squads in Europe if he’s in the dugout this weekend?

Edouard Mendy is in doubt having sustained Injury that force him to return back from international duty early, Kante is back from injury but will need time to get back to starting line up. Potter regularly uses a back three with Brighton as Tuchel did with Chelsea so that seems a natural transition. The personnel used could greatly differ however. It’s no secret Tuchel was a huge fan of Thiago Silva and the duo worked together at Paris Saint- Germain before reuniting in London.


The 37-year-old played some minutes in their 3-0 win against Ghana in friendly match on Friday.  Kalidou Koulibaly could also get back to the line up after being on bench against Salzburg, Marc Cucurella and Wesley Fofana could be featured.

Ironically, Cucurella left Brighton in the summer for Chelsea and will be linking up with his former boss. He’s a left wing-back by trade but operated in a three at times last term.

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