For the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern, no game is as high profile as one against Liverpool…
A modern day rivalry built upon success, games between the Reds and the Blues are often season defining – with games in both the Premier League and the Champions League proving vital in recent years.
For Chelsea, this game holds particular significance for a number of reasons. First and foremost, the Blues lost the reverse fixture earlier in the season – and whilst Antonio Conte’s side have drastically improved since then, the Italian will want to ensure that he is able to get one back on Jurgen Klopp.
Secondly, Chelsea are flying high at the top of the table – and with Liverpool a genuine title challenger this season, they simply cannot afford to drop 3 points to the Reds.
As a result, Antonio Conte will want to ensure that he picks his strongest team – with victory absolutely vital for the Blues…
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