19:47Scott TrotterCesar Azpilicueta appreciationAs the players head back into the changing rooms, some appreciation is shown for Cesar Azpilicueta as a presentation is made following his 500th appearance. 19:43Scott TrotterNot long to goWarm ups well underway with Chelsea split into their starting players and substitutes for the most part. Lots of shooting drills underway while Mudryk appears to be doing some individual ball work to continue his warm up. 19:32Scott TrotterExcitement in the buildingThe new signings are getting plenty of cheers and claps but Reece James may have just got the biggest one. 19:24Scott TrotterWhy Potter has started ZiyechHe's played the last couple of games and has done well. I have had a conversation with him and I think he is old enough to udnerstand.
17:57Scott TrotterFour things spotted in Chelsea training ahead of Fulham clashIt was hard to spot Enzo Fernandez among Chelsea's training output but there were plenty of other things to take away. Havertz on penalties? Full storyTodd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali watch Thiago Silva pass the ball during a training session at London Cobham (Image: (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images))17:25Scott TrotterSour grapesSafe to say Rui Costa doesn't sound a happy bunny after Fernandez's transfer.
Join football. london's Chelsea writer Scott Trotter for all of the latest updates live from Stamford Bridge below:20:17Scott TrotterFulham earn a cornerThings start to heat up a bit and maybe Fulham just getting more of their own way. Silva is forced into a clearance that sees the ball out for a corner. Chelsea manage to clear. 20:06Scott TrotterReece James strengthHolds off Mitrovic to win an easy header. Not an easy thing to do but it looked it. 20:05Scott TrotterNo chances just yetBoth teams finding their feet and holding some possession. Hakim Ziyech is full of work down the right along with Reece James so far.
Chelsea vs Fulham LIVE: All of the action from Stamford BridgeWelcome to football. london's live coverage of Chelsea vs Fulham at Stamford Bridge. It's only a matter of weeks since the sides last faced off when Chelsea twice fell behind to fall to a 2-1 defeat to their local rivals. Joao Felix got sent off against the Cottagers to add a real sting to the evening and the on-loan star remains unavailable for the return leg. The Blues managed to pick up four points from matches against Crystal Palace and Liverpool in the aftermath and now have the likes of Mykhailo Mudryk, Noni Madueke and Enzo Fernandez among their ranks, with the trio having the chance to grace their home turf in the Premier League for the first time. Fulham recorded back-to-back defeats to Newcastle and Tottenham following their win over Chelsea and come into the match with the additions of Sasa Lukic and Cedric Soares to Marco Silva's squad.
Fulham also slowly managing the ball. 20:00Scott TrotterUnderwayChelsea get things started20:00Scott TrotterImpressive banners for Reece JamesThe supporters show their love for the homegrown star. 19:56Scott TrotterHere come the teamsIt's almost time. 19:55Scott TrotterTodd Boehly in attendanceThe Chelsea co-owner watched training on Thursday along with Behdad Eghbali. Almost time for them to see whether what they bought was worth it.
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Sometimes these things happen in football and he is committed to the team. It is right for Hakim to play and help the team. " 19:10Scott TrotterCarragher on Chelsea transfersTo be fair when you’re looking at it we’re talking about plans for the future, and a lot of those players are of a young age so it’s about them developing here in the team over the next few years. The success that they’ve had in the last 10 or 15 years under a different owner, Roman Abramovich, they’ve won Premier League titles and been Champions League winners and that’s what they need to get back to. When you have this kind of outlay on players, you have to be at the top challenging for trophies.
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19:00KEY EVENTChelsea XI#CFC XI: Arrizabalaga, James, Silva, Badiashile, Cucurella, Fernandez, Gallagher, Ziyech, Mount, Mudryk, Havertz. Subs: Bettinelli, Chalobah, Sterling, Chilwell, Koulibaly, Fofana, Azpilicueta, Chukwuemeka, Madueke. 18:40Scott TrotterEnzo Fernandez in the squadHe's made his way into Stamford Bridge with the rest of the team. 18:38Scott TrotterA good sight for Chelsea fans18:33Scott TrotterRumoursPlenty of talk that Reece James, Mykailho Mudryk and Enzo Fernandez all start this evening. You wouldn't be surprised. 18:20Scott TrotterWill Aubameyang be in the squad? You would suspect not after being left out of the Champions League group but perhaps Potter will look to balance his options. There won't be room for everyone every week though and it will be interesting to see who makes the cut.
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