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Premier League team news: Chelsea v Arsenal

Cesc Frabregas is missing for Chelsea. Credit: PA

Cesc Fabregas is out of Chelsea's Premier League clash with his former club Arsenal on Saturday.

Fabregas' minor knee injury could present a chance for Mateo Kovacic, on loan from Real Madrid, to make his debut.

Belgium ace Eden Hazard could make his first start since the World Cup.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has a fractured leg. Credit: PA

Arsenal will be without Ainsley Maitland-Niles for their London derby at Chelsea.

The England Under-21 international suffered a small fracture to his leg in last weekend's defeat to Manchester City and faces up to two months out.

Maitland-Niles played at left-back in that loss and is likely to be replaced by fit-again Nacho Monreal, with Danny Welbeck also back in training but Sead Kolasinac (knee), Laurent Koscienly (Achilles) and Carl Jenkinson (ankle) are absent.

Provisional squads

Chelsea: Kepa, Caballero, Rudiger, Alonso, Jorginho, Drinkwater, Kante, Barkley, Hazard, Pedro, Moses, Kovacic, Giroud, Zappacosta, Willian, Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Morata, Luiz, Emerson Palmieri, Ampadu, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi.

Arsenal: Cech, Leno, Bellerin, Lichtsteiner, Holding, Mustafi, Mavropanos, Papastathopoulos, Monreal, Nelson, Xhaka, Elneny, Torreira, Guendouzi, Ramsey, Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, Ozil, Welbeck, Lacazette, Aubameyang.