After an impressive 4-1 victory over Peterborough in the FA Cup, the next test for Antonio Conte is a game against reigning Premier League champions Leicester City…

Though the Claudio Ranieri-led side have not been as impressive as they were last season, the threat that the Foxes possess is very real, and Antonio Conte must ensure that he prepares efficiently.

With regards to team news, Antonio Conte looks likely to have nearly a full squad available to him, barring any training injuries between now and the game, with John Terry the only notable absentee – following his dismissalĀ in the FA Cup tie against Peterborough.

The return of Kurt Zouma will be a welcome boost for Antonio Conte, given that the Frenchman has been unavailable since last February following a long-term injury layoff. Conte will also have Nathan Ake available for selection, given that the Dutchman was recently recalled from his loan spell at Bournemouth.

Despite a couple of players being available once again for Conte, the Italian is expected to pick a relatively recognisable team, given that his side have performed well over the last few weeks. A few tough decisions, most notably in the attack, will cause problems for Conte, though, with the trio of Willian, Pedro and Eden Hazard vying for just 2 attacking spots.

With that said, this is the 3-4-3 Chelsea XI that Conte could pick to beat Leicester City…

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