Five Chelsea stars who need a performance against the Clarets.
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Chelsea are set to kick off their 2014/15 Premier League campaign against Sean Dyche’s newly promoted Burnley side on Monday evening, with Jose Mourinho expected to put the frustration of last season behind him and have the Blues challenging for major honours again.
With a number of new arrivals set to feature and a squad with plenty of competition for places, everyone will need to be on top of their game at Turf Moor, including these five:
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is expected to start as the number one goalkeeper for Mourinho, but will need a big performance in Lancashire with the experienced Petr Cech breathing down his neck.
As long as Courtois can refind his form from the last three seasons with Atletico Madrid, then he should be able to nail down a long-term place in the Chelsea first team.