Ben Chilwell, Reece James and Raheem Sterling are all available to feature in Chelsea’s squad for their clash against Fulham.
The Blues spent £300m in the January transfer window, helping to ease the injury crisis Graham Potter was facing.
But the Chelsea boss has now revealed his squad are set to be bolstered with players who have been sidelined for Friday’s game against their west London rivals – which is exclusively live on talkSPORT.
Potter is no stranger to listing a large number of players missing from the squad due to injury – but this time he was able to name three stars who will be available to start on the bench instead.
“Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Raheem Sterling and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are in the squad, but not for 90 minutes,” he told the media on Thursday.
Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante will however remain on the sidelines along with Wesley Fofona, Christian Pulisic, Denis Zakaria and Armando Broja.
But Potter revealed that summer signing Fofana is partly training with the squad again and is set to be available for selection.
Chilwell has not played for Chelsea since November after his thigh injury caused him to miss the World Cup with England.
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Meanwhile, James has only played once since October as his knee injury also caused him to miss Qatar 2022 and he had to withdraw upon his return in December due to his knee injury.
Sterling will return for the first time since the 1-0 loss to Manchester City in early January, which saw him pulled off after just five minutes with a hamstring problem.
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