Mauricio Pochettino has just one more scheduled friendly to take a look at his Chelsea players before the Premier League season gets underway.

They face Borussia Dortmund tomorrow night, who are fresh off defeating Manchester United and Mason Mount earlier this week.

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The manager will surely be looking to be give some of his more important players a longer runout to see where they’re at ahead of next season.

Here’s The Chelsea Chronicle’s predicted XI for the friendly match tomorrow night.

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After not featuring against Fulham, Kepa Arrizabalaga will return between the sticks as he looks to prove he should be the number one.

Reece James will continue his quest to become the next club captain as he looks to impress against the Champions League opposition.

Next to him, one of pre-season’s biggest surprises in Bashir Humphreys will start yet again at the back.

He will be partnered by Levi Colwill, who may well at this stage have signed his new long-term contract with the club.

On the left, it will be the energetic Ben Chilwell looking to hold off fierce competition in his position.


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Andrey Santos looks as if he’s staying for next season now, and he will look to impress from the start again.

He will partner Enzo Fernandez, who should have scored his first goal for the club last time out against Fulham.

In front of those two, Conor Gallagher will continue to play for his future at Stamford Bridge.


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On the scoresheet again last week, Christopher Nkunku will look to continue his good start to life in Blue.

Mykhailo Mudryk didn’t feature last time out, but he will start on the left-hand-side.

Down the middle, Nicolas Jackson will be looking to keep up his solid start to his Chelsea career with another good performance.

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