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Two new names added to injury list in major blow

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The latest injury report ahead of our Premier League match against Manchester City is out and the number seems to be on the up once again.

Despite the numbers coming down in recent weeks, Chelsea have once again been dealt a tough blow in an injury ridden season. Ahead of the game against Manchester City the blues will be without 8 players.

The most recent addition to the injury report is midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka, Pochettino confirmed today in his press conference that he had “twisted his ankle.”

Another name on the list is Thiago Silva, the veteran defender came off in Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Crystal Palace and will miss the game this weekend but could yet make a return ahead of next Sunday’s final.

Chelsea are still set to be without Cucurella, James, Fofana, Lavia, Badiashile and Ugochukwu for this upcoming league fixture according to the club website. In better news, both Levi Colwill and Malo Gusto escaped injury after appearing to limp off during Monday’s victory.

Robert Sanchez is back in contention following his injury back in December and Chelsea boss, Mauricio Pochettino has not ruled him out from retaining the number one spot.

 

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