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Kante to feature in Chelsea squad against Bayern Munich, Willian absent

N’Golo Kante was named in the Chelsea team ahead of Saturday’s Champions League last-16 second leg against Bayern Munich.

The midfielder has not played since July 4 due to a hamstring injury but was on the bench for last Saturday’s FA Cup final and trained at Cobham with team-mates on Friday.

Head coach Frank Lampard is then faced with a dilemma of selection as Chelsea attempts to topple the Bundesliga champions with a 3-0 deficit.

Cesar Azpilicueta, Christian Pulisic and Pedro are all absent from injuries suffered in the 2-1 defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup final.

Jorginho and Marcos Alonso are suspended, although there is no space for Willian, who is being heavily linked with a move to Arsenal.

Billy Gilmour is a long-term absentee after having knee surgery in July.

In the 23-man party, Lampard named some untested youths including Jamie Cumming, Lewis Bate, Dynel Simeu, Henry Lawrence, Ian Maatsen and Armando Broja.

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