Chelsea have Champions League football for next season secured but they’ll be keen to stay ahead of fourth-placed Tottenham to end what has been a difficult league campaign on a high
Chelsea face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on the final day of the Premier League season this Sunday and you can listen to the drama from all ten matches unfold live on talkSPORT.
There’s not a huge amount riding on this game as Maurizio Sarri’s men have already secured Champions League football for next season.
Meanwhile, the Foxes cannot finish higher than eighth in the table.
However, Chelsea, who will face Arsenal in the Europa League final on May 29, are just a point above fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur and would love to stay above them and end what has been a sometimes difficult season positively.
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The hosts have the chance to do their first double over Chelsea since the 2000/01 season and would like fans to go home feeling good about next season under new manager Brendan Rodgers’ guidance.
The match is also likely to be Eden Hazard’s last league match as a Chelsea player as his long-anticipated move to Real Madrid appears ever so close to being completed, while Gary Cahill could also make his farewell appearance too.
Below you can see the team news as well as a predicted Chelsea line-up, according to talkSPORT.com.
Andreas Christensen is a doubt after hobbling out of their win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday night.
But Ruben Loftus-Cheek should be available after coming off late in the game due to cramp.
Leicester have no fresh injury concerns for the match although Matty James [Achilles] and Daniel Amartey [ankle] remain long-term absentees.
Predicted Chelsea line-up
Predicted Blues XI: Kepa, Zappacosta, Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Alonso, Jorginho, Barkley, Kovacic, Pedro, Hazard, Higuain