West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic a doubt for Chelsea clash

West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic a doubt for Chelsea clash

West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic a doubt for Chelsea clash

"He's a low-maintenance footballer, I think, Chelsea have done really well to hang onto him for the past couple of years", he said.

The match on Thursday evening is something of a wander into the lion's den for Chelsea given the intimidating atmosphere expected at the Toumba Stadium, as well as the fact PAOK are in form.

The Belgium worldwide winger has started the season in electric form for Maurizio Sarri's men, netting five times in the Premier League already this term.

Manager Jurgen Klopp called it Liverpool's best game of the season after a surprisingly easy afternoon at Wembley as Spurs struggled to penetrate until Erik Lamela's injury-time strike.

West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini is facing a selection headache for Sunday's Premier League game against leaders Chelsea as Marko Arnautovic could be ruled out with a knee problem. 'Hazard after the national team and the match with Cardiff he was a little bit exhausted. "We've got to have a good look at ourselves and go again", he said.

"I spoke with the club and said that ideally I think that a pinch of quality is lacking in our central midfield for a certain type of play", Sarri said. "But you have to spend less energy far from goal and you have to play in the last 25 meters of the field".

England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek could make his first start of the season, having appeared as a substitute twice in the league.

"I'm not sure Chelsea will dominate the league enough to create enough chances for Hazard to get 40 goals, because of Liverpool and Manchester City", Pearce explained.

"So I don't know who will be the striker of the future but I think both because we have to play 60 matches".

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has hailed Chelsea star Eden Hazard as the best player in the Premier League. "I am convinced and the players are convinced". [Ethan] Ampadu, Odoi and Loftus are the future, I don't know if the right time tomorrow is for Odoi'.

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