Chelsea are in a real run of form as they head into their next Premier League clash this weekend.
Following their 3-0 win over Rennes in the Champions League on Wednesday night, the Blues are now unbeaten in seven matches in all competitions.
With Saturday being the final game before the international break, Frank Lampard will no doubt not want to make many changes to his starting XI.
In the Champions League, teams are allowed five substitutes through the 90 minutes and Lampard used that well to rest players on Wednesday.
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Thiago Silva, Tammy Abraham, Hakim Ziyech, N’Golo Kante and Ben Chilwell were all taken off once the game was dead and buried for the Blues.
However, one player who got another 90 minutes was Timo Werner, and the Germany international could well do with a break.
The 24-year-old has started all seven Premier League matches and three Champions League games so for the Blues, plus the Carabao Cup loss to Tottenham Hotspur.
Werner was supposed to be on the bench for the win over Burnley, however replaced Christian Pulisic after he picked up a hamstring injury in the warm up.
Despite his brace against Rennes on Wednesday, Werner started to fade as the match went on and it could be time for him to finally get a rest.
That would be tough, having scored seven goals in all competitions, but he can’t be expected to feature in every match as he might burn out.
“Of course, some days I’m tired because of the [number] of games I’ve played,” Werner said ahead of the Rennes match.
“But I did it last year as well and these days it’s normal to play so many games.
“Every player needs a rest sometimes and the international break [may come] at the right [moment], so it’s good to rest there [during…