It’s not long before English Premier League champions Chelsea and last season’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur go head-to-head in a massive clash at Wembley Stadium.
The fixture is by far the biggest of the weekend and both sets of supporters are hopeful they can pick up a big result and deliver the first big blow of another potential title race.
Antonio Conte has named his starting eleven and has made a massive decision in the middle of the park.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 20, 2017
Having undergone knee surgery at the end of last season, Tiemoue Bakayoko has not yet made his Chelsea debut but Conte is confident enough about his fitness to start him at Wembley.
Is it a big risk or a stroke of genius? There’s no doubting his ability, he shone for Monaco last term, but having not had a run of games to get up full fitness, it’s a move that has the potential backfire.
Regardless of how it can be viewed, Chelsea fans are hugely excited to see their new man in action and took to Twitter to share their thoughts on his selection…
Bakayoko. Not many players I've been as excited to see as this guy 🇫🇷 💙
— Nicholas. (@themansell22) August 20, 2017
Huge risk playing Bakayoko as I've said earlier. Wouldn't be surprised if he limps off or isn't influential. Excited nevertheless!
— #9 (@CFCPranav) August 20, 2017
Please hope you are 100% fit and ready @TimoeB08
I want an absolutely ready Bakayoko….cc @ChelseaFC
— Poju (@pojugreat) August 20, 2017
— Lloyd Davies (@LaughOutLloyd) August 20, 2017
Bakayoko & Morata starting for Chelsea. Couldn't get any better than this 😍 Excited to watch Kante & Bakayoko partnership. #TOTCHE
— Waѕiyullah Budye (@WasiyullahB) August 20, 2017
Nervous about Rudiger but mad excited for Bakayoko's debut 👌🏽 https://t.co/YNYVfNZd1G
— eolifer💦 (@Refie_SA) August 20, 2017