Chelsea v Manchester United team news: Samuel Eto'o starts in place of Fernando Torres for Chelsea with new signing Nemanja Matic on the bench

Spanish striker had scored in Chelsea's last two league matches

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Despite scoring in Chelsea's last two Premier League matches, Fernando Torres will have to settle for a place on the bench against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge today, with Samuel Eto'o starting as Jose Mourinho's lone striker.

Nemanja Matic, meanwhile, the midfielder who re-joined the Blues for £21m from Benfica earlier this week, is on the substitutes bench.

Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, David Luiz; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Eto’o.

Man United: De Gea; Rafael, Evans, Vidic, Evra; Valencia, Carrick, Jones, Young; Januzaj, Welbeck.

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