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Chelsea wait on duo

8th April 2019, 10:06 by Michael Holland

Chelsea will check on the fitness of Marcos Alonso and Pedro ahead of Monday's clash with West Ham, but Maurizio Sarri has options.

Alonso and Pedro are injury doubts ahead of the game, but Gonzalo Higuain, Willian and Ross Barkley could all return after being rested against Brighton last week.

Sarri also has a dilemma regards Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who both impressed in the victory over the Seagulls and are hoping to keep their places.

The Blues head into Monday's clash sitting in fifth but could jump above both Arsenal and Tottenham if they pick up all three points, albeit having played a game more.

Sarri believes there will be plenty more twists and turns before the season is done.

"No, because I think the last part of the season will be really very difficult for every team," he said when asked if Chelsea need to win every game.

"We have only to fight and to think about our matches, and then I think we have to fight until the last minutes of the last match. But without looking at the other results, I think."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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