Reece James And Cole Palmer To Start, Axel Disasi On The Bench: Chelsea’s Predicted XI To Take On United

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino would have been delighted by the performance that his team put in at the weekend.

It was not only a massive improvement on the abject 4-1 loss to Newcastle, but they showed real fight and resilience after Conor Gallagher was given a red card.

Brighton are not an easy opponent to face at the best of times, but the Blues deservedly secured the three points. Pochettino’s men will be looking to carry that form into their game against Manchester United.

Press the next page as we predict Chelsea’s starting lineup for the midweek fixture.

David Tully

David Tully

David has worked as a football reporter for the last fifteen years. Having started as an intern at Snack Media, he then went on to become a freelancer, working on various different sites. At the start of 2023, he took up his current role as content writer for National World's Football News Network.