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Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is in contention to make his first start for Chelsea in the Europa League.

The England international has recovered from a short-term layoff and is now in line for a start when Chelsea play hosts to Hungarian side Videoton in the Europa League at Stamford Bridge tonight.

The midfielder has overcome a shin problem and is expected to be part of the changes Sarri will be making to his lineup.

The likes of Gary Cahill, Emerson Palmieri, Christensen may start the game while Fabregas and Morata may be introduced at some point in the game.

Ross Barkley is also set to play his part for Chelsea in the game as he hopes his form for Chelsea will see him earn an England call-up.

“I’m playing a big role in the side at the minute and I believe my performances show I’m capable of being in the England squad, hopefully,” said the 24-year-old.

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