CHELSEA received a welcome boost on Friday as Romelu Lukaku and Mason Mount returned to training.
This comes before the Blues host Manchester United in a heavyweight clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Chelsea star Romelu Lukaku, 28, trains ahead of Sunday’s bout with Man UtdCredit: Getty
Mason Mount, 22, has recovered from dental surgery during the international breakCredit: Getty
Lukaku and Rudiger compete for the ball in training at the club’s Cobham facilityCredit: Getty
Mason Mount smiles ahead of Sunday’s game against Man UtdCredit: Getty
Chelsea will be buoyed by the return of Lukaku, 28, and Mount, 22, to their Cobham-based training ground.
The West London club are FOUR points clear at the top after a comfortable victory at Leicester last weekend.
Chelsea have only lost ONE league game all season – to title rivals Man City.
After a hot start to the season, Lukaku – their main man up front – twisted his ankle in a Champions league game.
Although the rest of the Chelsea team have stepped up to help contribute to the goals – Chelsea will have still missed Lukaku’s firepower.
He will be welcomed back on Sunday against a Maguire-less starting XI – as the United captain is suspended.
Mason Mount has been out recovering from dental surgery.
The English midfielder missed World Cup Qualifying with England but returned midweek, coming off the bench in Chelsea’s win against Juventus.
He is now expected to start on Sunday, as seen in our predicted starting XI.
At the opposite end Jadon Sancho should get another chance to start for Manchester United with Michael Carrick as caretaker manager.
How Chelsea could line up against Man Utd on Sunday
Mason Mount chats to Timo Werner at training on FridayCredit: Getty
Lukaku hits a left-footed attempt on goal in training on FridayCredit: Getty
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