Tammy Abraham has been benched to make way for Olivier Giroud, as Ruben Loftus-Cheek makes a welcome return to first team action following a long lay off.
The team to face Aston Villa at Villa Park at 4.15pm kick-off is as follows.
Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Christensen, Alonso, Loftus-Cheek, Kante, Kovacic, Willian, Giroud, Mount
subs: Barkley, Abraham, Pedro, Caballero, Zouma, Pulisic, James, Emerson, Gilmour
nyland, Konta, Mings, Hause, Targett, Hourihan, Douglas Luiz, McGinn, El Ghazi, Davis, Grealish
subs: Taylor, Nakamba, Trezeguet, Boston, Samatha, Jota, El Mohamady, Reina, Vassilev
Referee: Paul Tierney