With the last international break of 2020 over, the Premier League returns this weekend with Chelsea travelling to take on Newcastle United in Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off.
After beating Sheffield United 4-1 in their last league match, the Blues are now six undefeated in the top-flight and sit just three points off top spot.
However, having dropped points in tow of their four away league matches this term, Frank Lampard’s side will expect a tough test from a Magpies side who are just four points behind them in the table.
The return of club football also means millions of players will be thinking about who select in their Fantasy Premier League teams this weekend.
So whether you’ve had a good, bad or indifferent start, we thought we’d give you some advice ahead of Matchweek 9.
With that in mind, here’s three Chelsea stars who we think could secure vital FPL points against Newcastle…
The right-back has been one of the shining lights for the Blues so far this season. Impressed once again for England in the 3-0 friendly win over Republic of Ireland which will have given him even more confidence on returning to club duty. As well as the possibility of keeping a third clean sheet in four league games, James’ delivery from wide areas – which has produced two assists in all competitions this term – means he has to be considered for this one.