Sarri gives injury update ahead of Cardiff clash

Danny Simpson Leicester

Danny Simpson Leicester

Chelsea have had the flawless start to their season with four wins in their last four games as they prepare to welcome on Cardiff City to Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

CHELSEA manager Maurizio Sarri can "make history" at the club with the players he has at his disposal.

Willian has started three of Chelsea's four Premier League games under new manager Maurizio Sarri and provided an assist during the 3-0 victory over Huddersfield.

The 30-year-old's hopes of securing a new two-year deal are, however, complicated by Chelsea's policy of usually only offering one-year contracts to players who are 30 or over. "Mentally after the (international) break it is hard", said the 59-year-old Italian.

Chelsea star Reuben Loftus-Cheek has been ruled out of action for about two weeks after picking up a foot injury in England's 1-0 win over Switzerland in an worldwide friendly encounter. If he wants to play for another season I think it's right he tries to play.

The promoted side appear to be struggling to cope with the huge demands of the EPL though boss Neil Warnock has promised an attacking strategy against the Blues.

Despite doubts over his importance heading into the season, Pedro has started on fire. Chelsea will be in the Europa League and there may be increased chances for a host of fringe players.

Cardiff are able to call upon Josh Murphy again after he recovered from a hamstring injury while Aron Gunnarsson is also back from a knee complaint but Nathaniel Mendez-Laing is still working his way back from a knee injury.

Chelsea FC have won all four of their opening Premier League games so far this season to leave them leading the way and level on points with early leaders Liverpool FC.

Although Chelsea have been playing like unstoppable this season, their defense has been terrible so far. If they could get good players playing in the Premier League, that would benefit their development.

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