London derby takes place on Monday between Chelsea the host and West Ham the visitors where three points are at stake.
Chelsea are currently out of the top 4 Positions in the Premier League, they now seat in 8th position after back to back losses to Wolves and Everton, a win over Westham will take them to 5th on point shy of the top 4.
Ahead of the game Frank Lampard will be disappointed as his favorite Right back Reece James will not be available for the game after sustaining an injury, after scans it was reported that the defender might need surgery before he can play again.
In his absence the blues have the ever reliable Cesar Azpilcueta, the Chelsea captain have been kept out of the squad by James, but his return is inevitable after the injury.
Yesterday saw Chelsea Celebrate the birthdays of two players, one a club legend and the other a current player, Jorginho and Ashley Cole.
Former Chelsea player Tariq Lamptey is officially the fastest player in Europe, the Chelsea Academy graduate was sold to Brighton and he has been in superb form.
His top speed for the season was clocked at 36.6 in the game against Newcastle.
With James set to miss the game tonight, Frank Lampard will need to find someone to fill in the young Englishman shoes, and there is no better candidate than Mr. Reliable.
The captain will be highly welcomed back to the team his leadership and crossing abilities will be a boost for the Blues.
Here is the list of senior players that will be out of the game.