Conte’s Chelsea XI for another title step vs. Bournemouth
Although it didn’t seal the title mathematically, Chelsea’s victory over Manchester City on Wednesday has widely been hailed as the win that will get the Blues over the line. The win maintained the Londoners’ seven-point buffer at the summit of the division with just eight games to play, and given the pace Antonio Conte’s men have been going at it’s hard to see Spurs reeling them in.
The next test up for them is Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth, who earned themselves a good draw at Liverpool on earlier in the week. The Cherries have little to play for given that their solid season has moved them clear of the relegation battle, so Chelsea will fancy themselves heading to Dorset.
Now it’s all about getting more points on the board for Conte’s side, who will be taking each game as it comes as they aim for their fifth Premier League title. With that in mind, here is the XI they should field to sweep Bournemouth aside…