Debut for Cucurella, start Gallagher? Select best starting XI for Premier League opener against Everton

Debut for Cucurella, start Gallagher? Select best starting XI for Premier League opener against Everton
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The long wait is finally over - Premier League football is back for Chelsea tomorrow!

The Blues will travel to Liverpool to take on Everton at Goodison Park as Thomas Tuchel goes up against old Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.

There are no major injury concerns for Chelsea, with all the main starters and bench players fit to play.

Let's take a look at two starting lineups that Tuchel can choose from for this game.

Option 1: Sterling, Koulibaly in

CFC XI: Mendy; Reece, Azpi, Silva, Koulibaly, Chilwell; Kante, Kovacic; Mount, Havertz, Sterling

The strongest XI from last season. The differences? Kalidou Koulibaly comes in for Antonio Rudiger and Raheem Sterling starts in place of Timo Werner/Romelu Lukaku.

Kante-Kovacic is arguably the best midfield pivot for Chelsea, with Mason Mount starting in a wider role and Havertz as the central striker. Sterling takes up his preferred left wing role.

Option 2: Cucurella and Gallagher start

Chelsea do have three new signings but we can't forget Conor Gallagher is back too. The midfielder is like a new signing himself after having an impressive campaign with Crystal Palace.

He can start next to Kovacic in the middle, with Cucurella starting as the left centre-back. Koulibaly will move behind Reece James on the right side of the back three and Christian Pulisic starts on his preferred right wing role.

What is your preferred option? Let us know down below!

Source: Tribuna.com