Injury, suspension list against Manchester

Sports Mole takes stock of all the latest Chelsea news on injuries and suspensions ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash with Manchester United.

Chelsea will look to build on two impressive wins against Leicester City and Juventus when they continue their Premier League campaign at home for Manchester United on Sunday.

The Blues recorded a 3-0 league win over Leicester last weekend before beating Juventus 4-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Thomas tuchelThe team are currently at the top of the Premier League table, collecting 29 points in their opening 12 games of the season, leaving them three points ahead of second-placed Manchester City.

Here, Sporty Taupe brings together all the latest Chelsea news on injuries and suspensions ahead of the game between two of English football’s biggest teams.


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

Mateo Kovacic suffered a hamstring problem during a training session last month, and a date for the Croatia international’s return has yet to be set.


Chelsea's Kai Havertz celebrates scoring his first goal on August 1, 2021© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: November 28 (against Man United)

Kai Havertz missed against Juventus on Tuesday with a hamstring problem, and the Germany international remains uncertain for Sunday’s clash with Man United.


Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante lifts Champions League trophy on May 29, 2021© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: November 28 (against Man United)

N’Golo Kante injured his knee in the first half of Tuesday’s game with Juventus, and the France international is now a major doubt against the 20-time England champions.


Ben Chilwell in action for Chelsea in October 2021© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: November 28 (against Man United)

Ben Chilwell had to be replaced in the second half of the Champions League game with Juventus after suffering from a knee problem, and the defender will need to be assessed ahead of Sunday’s clash.


CHELSEA SUSPENSION LIST

Chelsea have no players suspended for this game.


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