Chelsea receive huge team news boost ahead of Leeds United visit

Leeds United's next opponents Chelsea have welcomed back one of their star men for Wednesday's Champions League clash at Zenit St Petersburg.

Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 5:44 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 6:00 pm

Striker Romelu Lukaku has not started since lining up in the Champions League fixture at home to Malmo on October 20 in which the forward twisted his ankle.

But the Belgian international ace has come off the bench as a second-half substitute in Chelsea's last three league games and now returns to the XI for the Wednesday night European clash in Russia.

The Blues face Leeds on Saturday at 3pm in United's next Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge.

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BOOST: For Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel ahead of Saturday's clash against Leeds United at Stamford Bridge. Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images.

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