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Chelsea News: Thomas Tuchel gives Injury updates on Kante, Chilwell, Lukaku and others ahead of Manchester United clash

Chelsea news: Thomas Tuchel gives injury updates on Ngolo Kante, Ben Chilwell, Romelu Lukaku and more before the United game.

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Chelsea News: The Blues had a comfortable 4-0 win over Juventus in the UEFA Champions League. The Win secured their qualification to the round of 16 but it came at a cost. 

The Blues beat Juventus courtesy of goals scored by Chalobah, James, Hudson-Odoi, and Werner. The win took the Blues to the top spot in their group and confirmed their qualification to the next round. The Blues will face Zenit in their last group stage encounter.

Ben Chilwell and N’golo Kante were substituted off in the game following injuries. They now join Romelu Lukaku, Kai Havertz, and Mateo Kovacic in the injury list before the clash against Manchester United on the weekend. 

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel provided updates on the pair after the game. And we also will look into the injuries of other key Chelsea players in this article. 

Chelsea news: Thomas Tuchel’s update on N’Golo Kante 

Chelsea News: Thomas Tuchel gives Injury updates on Kante, Chilwell, Lukaku and others before the Manchester United game
Chelsea News: Thomas Tuchel gives Injury updates on Kante, Chilwell, Lukaku and others before the Manchester United game

The Chelsea midfielder hobbled off injured in the 37th minute. N’Golo Kante was replaced by Ruben Loftus Cheek who completed the game for Chelsea. The Frenchman is the Blues’ midfield general and seeing him substituted certainly worried the Chelsea fans.

Thomas Tuchel’s Update on N’Golo Kante: The  Chelsea boss addressed the N’Golo Kante injury after the game. He confirmed that Kante could be a doubt for the United game. Tuchel confirmed that Kante had twisted his knee but he hoped that it is not too bad. 

Chelsea news: Thomas Tuchel’s update on Ben Chilwell 

Chelsea News: Thomas Tuchel gives Injury updates on Kante, Chilwell, Lukaku and others before the Manchester United game
Chelsea News: Thomas Tuchel gives Injury updates on Kante, Chilwell, Lukaku and others before the Manchester United game

The England International followed Kante to the dressing room in the second half. Ben Chilwell seemed to have injured himself after a collision with Rabiot. He was helped off by the medical staff and looked in pain as he was being replaced by Cesar Azpilicueta. 

Thomas Tuchel’s Update on Ben Chilwell: Tuchel confirmed his concerns about Chilwell’s injury. He added that Ben Chilwell had also suffered a knee injury. His status is currently unknown and the club is waiting for the medical reports. 

Chelsea news: Romelu Lukaku’s injury update

The Belgian was an unused substitute in the game against Juventus in the Champions League. He has been out of action since last month after suffering a hamstring injury. 

There is some positive news for the Chelsea supporters in Romelu Lukaku’s case. The Belgian was seen doing post-match running drills after the Juventus game. He is expected to play in the game against Manchester United on Sunday. 

Injury update on Mateo Kovacic & Kai Havertz

Mateo Kovacic last played for the Blues in October. The Croatian had suffered a hamstring injury and has been out since then. Kai Havertz on the other hand was injured in the 3-0 win over Leicester City last weekend.

Thomas Tuchel’s update on the duo: After the Leicester game, Tuchel had confirmed that Kai Havetz had suffered a hamstring injury. It looks like the German could be out for 1-2 weeks due to the injury. There was no update provided by the Chelsea boss on Matteo Kovacic. 

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