Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti to pick squad to face Manchester United after training session

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Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti to pick squad to face Manchester United after training session
Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti hinted that he could start striker alongside Didier Drogba once again against league leaders Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. However, the Italian manager revealed he would wait until the next training
session to decide who would be best suited to start against the Red Devils over the weekend.
in the January transfer window. After a torturous wait of 732-minutes, the Spaniard finally found the back of the net against West Ham United.
However, since then he has not scored again and does not seem likely to score as well, with just three games remaining in the season. While Ancelotti gave up the successful 4-3-3 formation to accommodate Torres in the 4-4-2 formation alongside Drogba against
Tottenham, the change did not work quite as planned and the Italian brought on for the Spain international.
The pressure is back on Ancelotti for his squad selection against Manchester United, in a match that could very well determine who will go on to win the Premier League. The Chelsea boss revealed he would not be looking at the player’s past performances and
records, but instead would be focusing on their performance in the training session.
Ancelotti admitted he was willing to experiment with his strike force, like he had against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend. He said while speaking to reporters, “For 60 minutes [against Tottenham], Drogba and Torres played with good combination. But he [Torres]
got a little bit tired and I put Kalou on to try and find some more space to attack.”

The former AC Milan manager said he would be working hard to determine the best possible squad for the trip to Old Trafford, “It's not so important, the shape. It's more important that you put the players with the best ability together. It's important to have
players in good form, in good condition. If we want to win there, we have to use intensity.”

The Italian manager maintained his side had a decent chance to retain the Premier League title and urged the Blues to do well against Manchester United. He said, “We did our job [against Tottenham], to stay three points behind Manchester United. That's fantastic.
Our job was to win, we won and now our next job is to prepare well for Manchester United.” are currently at second place on the Premier League table, just three points behind Manchester United and with a three-point lead against third place Arsenal. A win over United will put Chelsea level on points and ahead on goal difference, meaning
they will go top of the table once again.



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