Eden Hazard did not participate in Monday's training session but has traveled to Spain for Chelsea's Champions League match tomorrow.
Louis van Gaal confirmed during yesterday’s press conference that new signing Ander Herrera will be absent from Sundays team sheet after the player suffered an injury in training.
Mike Williamson earned a second yellow card late on for Newcastle United but it did not help Aston Villa find a goal in a sloppy 0-0 draw.
Aston Villa escaped their home opener with a point thanks to another clean sheet by Ron Vlaar and company as they finished 0-0 with Newcastle United.
Leicester City were game opponents but Diego Costa and Eden Hazard scored as Chelsea cruised to victory at Stamford Bridge in Week 2.
Kasper Schmeichel made a few excellent saves and Leicester stuck with Chelsea for 62 minutes but couldn't hold back the tide of Chelsea's attack.
Brendan Rodgers is set to have another weapon from his summer shopping spree available to him this weekend as Lazar Markovic has been deemed fit and will be in the squad Monday night when the Reds battle Manchester City.
Blackburn Rovers are holding out for the entire fee Hull City received for Shane Long or maybe even more if they are to part with prolific hitman Jordan Rhodes.
There appear to be only the details standing between Mario Balotelli and a move to Liverpool.
Arsene Wenger has indicated that Ozil will be included in the squad for Week 2 at Everton but he is more likely to be on the bench than start.
Louis Van Gaal's team notes feature fantasy managers' least favorite term - could return - in relation to Robin van Persie.
Daniel Drinkwater is still recovering from a hamstring injury and will miss Leicester's trip to Chelsea.