Fabregas captains the Blues today, in what could be his last game for the Premier League side. Only David Luiz, Ross Barkley and Alvaro Morata remain in the starting line-up from the side that played Southampton, with Ethan Ampadu and Callum Hudson-Odoi among those who come into the starting XI. Meanwhile Forest make four changes to the side that beat Leeds, with Steele coming in between the sticks and Janko, Osborn and Guedioura also coming into the team.
FOREST SUBS: Jordan Smith, Jack Robinson, Ryan Yates, Joe Lolley, Gil Bastiao Dias, Arvin Appiah, Anel Ahmedhodzic
FOREST (4-2-3-1): Luke Steele; Tendayi Darikwa, Claudio Yacob, Saidy Janko, Danny Fox; Adlene Guedioura, Jack Colback; Matty Cash, Joao Carvalho, Ben Osborn; Daryl Murphy
CHELSEA SUBS: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Eden Hazard, Victor Moses, Cesar Azpilicueta
CHELSEA (4-3-3): Willy Caballero; Davide Zappacosta, Andreas Christensen, David Luiz, Emerson; Cesc Fabregas, Ethan Ampadu, Ross Barkley; Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Alvaro Morata, Callum Hudson-Odoi