Chelsea have named their team and substitutes for this afternoon’s vital Premier League clash against Aston Villa, their final game of the league season.


The Champions League finalists need to win the game to make absolutely sure of finishing in the top four, with Leicester City and Liverpool also battling for the two available places.



The Blues scored a big win in their last game when they beat Leicester City 2-1, making up for losing to the Foxes in the FA Cup final.


The earlier fixture between the two this season ended in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge, with Olivier Giroud scoring for Chelsea.



Tuchel has Edouard Mendy between the sticks, while at the back he opts for Thiago Silva, Cesar Azpilicueta and Antonio Rudiger. Wing-backs are Reece James and Ben Chilwell.


In midfield, Tuchel looks to Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho, while Mason Mount and Christian Pulisic support Timo Werner.


Tuchel has options on the bench if he needs to shake things up, including Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz.



Chelsea Team vs Aston Villa


Mendy, Azpilicueta, Silva, Rudiger, James, Kovacic, Jorginho, Chilwell, Mount, Werner, Pulisic


Substitutes: Kepa, Alonso, Christensen, Zouma, Gilmour, Havertz, Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Giroud