Chelsea squad news: Injury, suspension list vs Plymouth Argyle

Sports Mole sums up all the latest Chelsea injury and suspension news ahead of their FA Cup clash with Plymouth Argyle.

chelsea will try to qualify for the fifth round of the FA Cup when they welcome Plymouth Argyle at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

Thomas TuchelThe team recorded a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League last time out which left them third in the table, 10 points behind leaders Manchester City.

The Blues booked their place in the FA Cup fourth round, courtesy of a 5-0 win over Chesterfield early last month.

Right here, sports mole rounds up all the latest Chelsea injury and suspension news ahead of the clash with Plymouth, who play their League One football.


© Reuters

Status: little doubt
Type of injury: Coronavirus
Possible return date: 5 February (vs Plymouth)

Centre-back Andreas Christensen recently tested positive for coronavirus but the Denmark international should have recovered in time to make the squad this weekend.


Chelsea defender Ben Chilwell walks away with a knee injury on November 23, 2021© Reuters

Status: Outside
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Ben Chilwell has undergone surgery on his knee injury which means the Chelsea defender will not be available for selection until next season.


Chelsea defender Reece James pictured on November 23, 2021© Reuters

Status: Outside
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: Unknown

Reece James remains unavailable for selection with a hamstring injury, but the England international has made excellent progress in his recovery and isn’t too far away from a return.


Edouard Mendy in action for Chelsea on September 29, 2020© Reuters

Status: Outside
Type of injury: international duty
Possible return date: Unknown

Edouard Mendy is unavailable as he represents Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations.


CHELSEA SUSPENSION LIST

Chelsea have no players suspended for this game.


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