Willian is also expected to miss out after being forced off against Southampton in midweek with a muscle issue but Mateo Kovacic is set to return from illness and Callum Hudson-Odoi is available after overcoming a minor hamstring problem.
The 18-year-old looked as confident as ever on the ball, happy to get forward to join in in attack, bossing around his team-mates.
"One of the best players playing in England was him, everyone knows that".
Morata was guilty of missing a huge chance when heading Zappacosta's delightful cross right at Luke Steele, with plenty of the goal to aim for either side of Forest's back-up keeper. "As we said a 360 performance", Cudicini told reporters in the post-match press conference.
'You want him to have performances like that to put doubts in Maurizio's mind and be in contention for a place.' With his squad under strain from injuries, Sarri might consider Hudson-Odoi in the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Tottenham at Wembley on Tuesday.
Hudson-Odoi has made just one Premier League appearance for Chelsea this season, but Barnes feels a move to Bayern Munich, where the player power often reigns supreme, might hurt the teenager. 'We are looking for young talents who can bring us things.
The likes of Eden Hazard, Willian and Pedro have been preferred options to the youngster, who won the Under-17 World Cup in 2017.
'We have a duty to change the team and especially rejuvenate it.
He continued: "He is the same age as [Jadon] Sancho, who has been very successful".
"I've seen how quick he thinks on the spot".
He added: "If a player is good it doesn't matter how old he is".
Fabregas has reportedly agreed a two-and-a-half year package and will receive a £9m signing-on bonus. It was then I knew the writing was on the wall for me at Arsenal! My memories are always going to be with the world-class player, with the great technique, he's a great guy.