As all the attention surrounding Chelsea last night was on the damning defeat suffered at the hands of league leaders Arsenal, supporters were no doubt clambering for any positives to take from the situation.

They won’t find any from the Emirates. Despite a first goal and all-round positive performance from Noni Madueke, there was not enough on show to inspire anyone who attended the London derby.

Instead, some are looking elsewhere for a positive sign, with those sometimes coming from Chelsea players who are not currently at Stamford Bridge.

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One of these is seemingly Christopher Nkunku, who is widely expected to be joining the Blues at the end of the season from RB Leipzig.

The Frenchman has recently returned to full fitness in the Bundesliga and has looked to recapture some of the form he showed in the 18 months prior to the World Cup where he missed the tournament.

Nkunku scores again

In a fixture against SC Freiburg last night, Nkunku found the net for the second successive game as his side went on to record a 5-1 win.

Scoring goals has been somewhat of a rarity in West London this season, with it being almost laughable how few goals they have scored during the campaign.

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They have often been playing without a recognised striker, given that their only real option has been the ageing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The France international is by no means a regular number nine, however has shown in the last couple of seasons that he has an eye for goal.

He will definitely be most effective with a number nine ahead of him, which could open the door towards a sensational return for Romelu Lukaku when his loan spell at Inter Milan comes to an end.

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