Maurizio Sarri's fate as Chelsea manager will reportedly be decide this month, heavily influenced by their ability to get past Malmo in the Europa League knockout competition.

Chelsea also face Manchester United in the FA Cup, Manchester City in the Carabao Cup, and Tottenham in the league.

Roman Abramovich has yet to attend a match this season. 

Following their 6-0 loss to Manchester City, Sarri stated that he "never hears" from the Chelsea owner.