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Maurizio Sarri and one of his players will be speaking to the media on Wednesday and here we look at the possible subjects that could be discussed...


What time and where is the press conference?

The press conference starts at 2.30pm UK time at our Cobham training ground. As always it can viewed live on Chelsea TV and The Fifth Stand App
 

Who will be answering questions from the media?

As is always the case before European matches, Maurizio Sarri and one of his players will field questions from the journalists present at Cobham. The identity of the player is yet to be announced. 


Potential discussion points

Here we take a look at some of the topics that might be raised...
 

Injury update 

Sarri had a fully-fit squad to call upon for the weekend trip to Craven Cottage, but noted how much his players suffered from fatigue in the final half-hour as we held on to our 2-1 lead at the end of a busy week for the Blues that included testing assignments against Manchester City and Tottenham. 


Team selection

In light of our busy schedule Sarri is likely to make changes to his team to keep his players fit and fresh, and he could reveal who could come into the side. 

Chance for Callum Hudson-Odoi?

The name of Callum Hudson-Odoi has been brought up regularly this season and could be again as journalists query whether the youngster could start on Thursday. He has begun three and come on in three Europa League games this season. 

 

Challenge posed by Dynamo Kiev

The Ukrainian side beat Olympiacos to advance to the last 16 of the Europa League and are regulars in the latter stages of European competition. They also have an impressive away record on the continent, losing just twice in their last 12 matches on the road. 

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