Graham Potter explains why he made six changes to the line-up for Southampton clash

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Chelsea boss Graham Potter has explained why he made six changes for the game against Southampton, with David Fofana starting his first game for Chelsea.

“We’ve had a heavy week,” Potter said.

“Two games, one away in Dortmund and one away at West Ham, so we need to use the squad as best as we can.

“We’ve got a few boys who have recently returned from injury and for them to play three games in a week at this stage, it’s just too much for them.

“So we’ve had to use the group and David has been training well. He’s a young forward who we think can add something for us in the box.”