Injury, suspension list against Leeds United –

Sports Mole provides an update on all the latest news from Chelsea on injuries and suspensions ahead of Saturday’s Premier League game against Leeds United.

After being knocked down atop the Premier League, Chelsea return to national action on Saturday against Leeds united at Stamford Bridge.

Thomas tuchelWest Ham United’s men lost 3-2 last weekend before drawing a 3-3 draw with Zenit St Petersburg in the Champions League – a result that saw them finish second in Group H.

The six-goal thriller with the Russian outfit saw Tuchel pulling no punches after the final whistle, and Chelsea now sit third in the Premier League table behind Liverpool and Manchester City.

Right here, Sporty Taupe brings together all the latest Chelsea news on injuries and suspensions ahead of the contest.


© Reuters

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

Mateo Kovacic has now recovered from a hamstring problem, but the Croatian midfielder recently tested positive for the coronavirus and will not be available here.


N'Golo Kante warms up for Chelsea on 23 November 2021© Reuters

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

N’Golo Kante suffers another spell on the sidelines with a knee injury, with Tuchel admitting he has “no idea” when the midfielder will be fit to return.


Ben Chilwell in action for Chelsea in October 2021© Reuters

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

Ben Chilwell faces a long period of inaction after suffering a partial ACL tear against Juventus last month, which may or may not require surgery.


Chelsea defender Trevoh Chalobah clearing the ball against Brentford on October 16, 2021© Reuters

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

Trevoh Chalobah suffered a hamstring problem against Watford last week, but his injury would not be as bad as initially feared and he would consider a homecoming against Everton next week.


Italy's Jorginho celebrates after winning Euro 2020© Reuters

Status: Little doubt
Type of injury: Return
Possible return date: December 11 (vs. Leeds)

Jorginho missed the midweek draw with Zenit due to back pain, but he is believed to have a shot at making the squad this weekend.


Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek pictured on 2 October 2021© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Unspecified
Possible return date: December 11 (vs. Leeds)

Ruben Loftus-Cheek was in the squad to take on Zenit but ultimately did not appear due to a problem he encountered during the warm-up, so he faces a race against time to be in. form for Saturday.


CHELSEA SUSPENSION LIST

Chelsea have no suspended players for this game.


ID: 472330: 1false2false3false: QQ :: from desktop db: LenBod: collect7226:

Comments are closed.