With so many players returning from injury, we should finally start seeing just how good we can be this season.
Of course, last season we were superb, but we’re yet to really witness any of that this term. The international break came just at the right time for us and gave the crocked players a chance to recover.
Slaven Bilic admitted in his press conference yesterday that no less than four of those players are expected to return to action against Watford on Saturday, three of which are going to be so crucial to our attacking play.
And then there is Simone Zaza gearing up for his debut in claret and blue – if he can hit the ground running he could well be the 20+ goal-a-season striker we’ve all been desperate for.
Watford have struggled in the opening stages of this new campaign but we cannot take them for granted. That said, we should be more than good enough to brush them aside now we’ve got most of our key players back and ready to start the game.
So here’s a look at how we might line up against the Hornets on Saturday…