Chelsea are back in action on Wednesday evening when they face Brighton at Stamford Bridge in the Carabao Cup. The Blues suffered their third Premier League defeat of the season at the hands of Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon with Ollie Watkins scoring the only goal of the game.
Following that result, Chelsea sit on just five points from six league games so far this season, talk of Mauricio Pochettino facing the sack has emerged just a few months into his tenure in west London, however he still is being backed by the owners. A positive result against Brighton and the possibility of a cup run could see matters improve ahead of a London Derby against Fulham next Monday.
The Seagulls have enjoyed recent success against Chelsea with their last defeat against the Blues coming in September 2020. With that damning record in mind, Pochettino will surely want to pick up a victory and alleviate some pressure on his shoulders with Chelsea especially struggling to find the back of the net.
Work being done on the Cobham pitches is sure to have centred around converting chances and with that said, football.london has pulled together all the big moments spotted from Chelsea's latest training session.
Following his summer transfer from Manchester City, Cole Palmer is yet to start a game for Chelsea, but that could change on Wednesday evening. With Pochettino likely to rotate and Palmer often brought on from the bench in Premier League games, a start in place of Raheem Sterling is plausible.
The likelihood of that happening also looks to have increased with one training image suggesting Palmer may be in line for a start. Pochettino has already confirmed that Armando Broja is not fit enough to start a game after making his injuryRead on football.london