Date: 5th May 2013 at 11:17am
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Van Persie celebrates

Team news

is out of Sunday’s game with a knee injury, but and have returned to training. Although though the title has been wrapped up, insists he will play a strong team. This is firstly because he feels he has a duty to the other teams chasing a top-four place, but also because he would love to throw a spanner into Rafa Benitez’s works!


Last weekend’s sleepy performance against was expected, with the team having secured the title that week. We played better in the second half, however, and now the celebrations are over we will be back to business.


This will be the fifth meeting between these sides this season, with leading the series 2-1. Chelsea haven’t won at since 2010 but came pretty close this season in the FA Cup. They’ll be looking to end that run to help their hopes of qualification.

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