first_img Right forward: Pedro Centre midfield: Tiemoue Bakayoko (from Monaco, £40m) 11 Left forward: Willian 11 11 Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois – click the right arrow to see the predicted Chelsea line up 11 11 11 Centre back: David Luiz Centre back: Cesar Azpilicueta Centre midfield: N’Golo Kante The Premier League fixtures have been released, meaning Chelsea finally know who they will be starting their title defence against.The Blues, crowned champions last season, host Burnley at Stamford Bridge on the opening day and will be looking to get off to a winning start.SEE ALSO: Revealed – Chelsea’s full 2017/18 Premier League fixture listHowever, Antonio Conte will be without star attacker Eden Hazard when the Clarets visit west London as he had to undergo surgery on his ankle after suffering an injury while on international duty.But despite Hazard missing out, Conte is likely to field a starting line up featuring new signings made over the summer transfer window.Romelu Lukaku is Chelsea’s primary target, and the Everton striker appears close to agreeing a deal to move to the Bridge, though Conte also wants to improve the Blues’ midfield and wing back positions.So, just how could Chelsea line up on the first day of the 2017/18 Premier League season? Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT’s predicted Blues XI in Conte’s favoured 3-4-3 formation… Left wing back: Alex Sandro (from Juventus, £61m) 11 Right wing back: Victor Moses 11 11 11 Centre back: Gary Cahill 11 Centre forward: Romelu Lukaku (from Everton, £70m)last_img