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Fernando Torres and David Luiz start as Chelsea take on Tottenham

By Jamie Sanderson

Back in: Fernando Torres (Picture: AP)

Fernando Torres and David Luiz both start for Chelsea as they face Tottenham in a tasty London derby at White Hart Lane.

The clash is a crucial one with both sides battling for the Premier League title this year, while the off field battle between Jose Mourinho and Andre Villas-Boas adds extra spice.

For Chelsea, just days after Torres vowed to oust Samuel Eto’o and be the Blues’ top striker, he has done exactly that and leads the line.

Luiz also comes in out of the cold to play, while Ramires has shaken off a late knock to start.

For Tottenham, Aaron Lennon has failed a fitness test and is not involved today, but last weekend’s match winner Paulinho is fit and does play, as does Michael Dawson.

CHELSA: Cech; Ivanovic, Luiz, Terry, Cole; Mikel, Lampard; Ramires, Oscar, Hazard; Torres

SPURS: Lloris; Walker, Naughton, Dawson, Vertonghen; Paulinho, Dembele, Townsend, Eriksen, Sigurdsson; Soldado

Via: Metro