Date: 21st January 2020 at 6:22am
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Arsenal travel to Stamford Bridge to play Chelsea in a last gasp effort to revive their Champions League hopes.

Currently nine points adrift, Mikel Arteta’s side must win in West London, something betting sites like apuestas24 think is unlikely, to bring Arsenal into contention for a top four finish.

The Gunners’ boss has his staff assessing the fitness of Sokratis following illness, while Sead Kolasinac and Reiss Nelson have again been ruled out.

Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is suspended as he serves the second of his three match ban.

Tammy Abraham late strike at the Emirates saw Chelsea take the points in December

As for for the Blues, Frank Lampard can call upon both Reece James and Marcos Alonso who have returned following injury.

Christian Pulisic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Marco van Ginkel are the Blues’ only certain absentees.

Olivier Giroud is unlikely to be involved against his former club as he continues to discuss a move away from Chelsea this month.

Arsenal’s last league triumph at Stamford Bridge was a 5-3 victory in October 2011. Mikel Arteta started that game, while Frank Lampard scored the opening goal for the Blues.

Chelsea have won six out of the last seven matches here.

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