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Di Matteo plans to shake-up Chelsea line-up for Arsenal clash

Chelsea boss Roberto di Matteo will shake-up his line-up for their noon clash on Saturday against Arsenal.

With a trip to Barcelona looming on Tuesday, the Italian realises the need to rotate his squad.

And that should mean the return of £50million record signing Fernando Torres, who remained on the bench throughout Wednesday night's 1-0 win, and probably Michael Essien, Florent Malouda, Soloman Kalou and Jose Bosingwa.

"We will have to assess the players but there is a good chance some fresh ones will come in," said Di Matteo.

"Also, they deserve to be in the team as well.

"I left a few players out against Barcelona because I have to make decisions.

"We will see about Saturday but I have it in mind to give one or two a start."

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