Pep has hinted that Phillips will be in the squad for our first Carabao Cup clash of the season, though is likely to start on the bench after a long period out to injury.
Both Bernardo and KDB deserve a rest after spectacular performances against Fulham; they were EVERYWHERE! Whilst a lot of credit for the winner went to penalty scorer, Haaland. Let’s not forget the work rate and courage from De Bruyne to win it in the first place.
No one has earned a rest more than our Duracell Bernie; however, we will need his energy as Chelsea were looking down and out at the weekend, hit them with everything.