Chelsea squad news: Injury, suspension list vs Wolverhampton Wanderers

Sports Mole sums up all the latest Chelsea injury and suspension news ahead of their Premier League game against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

chelsea return to Premier League action on Saturday afternoon when they host Wanderers of Wolverhampton at Stamford Bridge.

With four games remaining, Chelsea hold a five-point advantage in the race to qualify for the Champions League, making them favorites to secure a place in next year’s competition.

However, the Blues head into this game after a 1-0 defeat at Everton, making Thomas Tuchel wary of yet another mistake at a time when his team is becoming increasingly inconsistent.

Right here, sports mole rounds up all the latest Chelsea injury and suspension news ahead of the clash with the out-of-form West Midlands side.


© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Unspecified
Possible return date: May 7 (against Wolves)

Tuchel revealed earlier this week that N’Golo Kante missed Everton due to his ‘pain’ in the Manchester United game which preceded the game at Goodison Park. The Frenchman could return this weekend but no risk will be taken if his fitness is in doubt.


 Chelsea's Andreas Christensen during the pre-match warm-up on January 8, 2022© Reuters

Status: little doubt
Type of injury: Diseases
Possible return date: May 7 (against Wolves)

Before the Everton game, Andreas Christensen suggested he was fit to play after an illness. In the end, the Danish international was not named in the squad, but he should be recalled to the squad for this game.


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.


Callum Hudson-Odoi pictured for Chelsea on August 11, 2021© Reuters

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

Whenever Tuchel spoke about Callum Hudson-Odoi’s Achilles issues, he suggested that it continues to be watched week by week. With the end of the season approaching, it seems unlikely that he will be put in danger during the break-in.


Chelsea's Ross Barkley during the pre-match warm-up on December 19, 2021© Reuters

Status: Minor
Type of injury: Diseases
Possible return date: May 7

Another Chelsea player who recently suffered from illness is Ross Barkley. Although the midfielder could return to contention for this contest, he will only feature as a substitute at best.


CHELSEA SUSPENSION LIST

Chelsea have no players suspended for this game.


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