Here’s a roundup of everything you need to know ahead of Everton taking on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Abdoulaye Doucouré (L) of Everton set to slug it out with Chelsea.
Everton are back in Premier League, PL, action on Thursday night as they look to re-start their season against Chelsea.
The Blues take on one of their former heroes at Stamford Bridge, as Thomas Tuchel brings the Blues to Derby London.
Romelu Lukaku will be hoping Everton can get a positive result against Arsenal to help turn the tide for the club, having picked up two points in their last eight matches.
Ahead of the game, we have put together all of the key things that you need to know including kick-off time, team news and TV channel.
What time does Chelsea vs Everton kick-off?
This will be the last game of matchday 15 in Premier League with kick-off at 8:45 pm on Thursday, December 16, 2021.
Is Chelsea vs Everton on TV?
Chelsea vs Everton is being shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League.
Build-up to the game starts at 8:45 pm on both channels, with Monday Night Football running until 11pm.
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The ECHO will also be providing live coverage via our match blog before, during and after the game.
Can you stream Chelsea vs Everton?
The match can also be streamed ny Sky Sports subscribers via the Sky Go app.
All the information on the latest Sky Sports packages can be found here .
What is the early Chelsea vs Everton team news?
Lukaku confirmed that Ngolo Kante has returned to training and may be available on Thursday night.
“We will see how he reacts in the next couple of days to see if he is available or not,” the manager said in his pre-match press conference.
The chelsea coach also said, has been back in training, while Lukaku fitness is being assessed after being substituted off against Liverpool in midweek.
James Reece is making progress in his comeback from injury but is still “a couple of weeks” away from recovery, with the England striker and Christensen the only confirmed absentees.
For Chelsea players may be fit enough to return to the Blues squad after a spell on the sidelines, while Christensen and James Reece are potential fitness to play against Everton.