Pulisic, Havertz, Lukaku: The Latest Chelsea Fitness & Injury News Ahead of Aston Villa Clash

Thomas Tuchel will probably be hoping to have trio Christian Pulisic, Kai Havertz and Romelu Lukaku at his disposal towards Aston Villa on Saturday night.Chelsea host Dean Smith’s facet of their first recreation again after the worldwide break and will probably be eager to increase their unbeaten begin to the league marketing campaign. After two wins towards Crystal Palace and Arsenal, Chelsea drew their third fixture towards Liverpool to make it seven factors out of 9 from their opening three video games.(Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)Villa are the crew on the town on Saturday – they’ve picked up 4 factors from a attainable 9.With many internationals anticipated to return to Cobham within the latter half of the week, Tuchel has many choice choices to make to make sure he places the very best crew out attainable to gather three factors.Here’s the most recent Chelsea damage information forward of Aston Villa’s go to to Stamford Bridge concerning Pulisic, Havertz and Lukaku:Christian PulisicThe 22-year-old contracted Covid-19 final month and was pressured to overlook Chelsea’s win over Arsenal and draw towards Liverpool. He was known as up for nationwide crew choice with the USA, however missed their opening match towards El Salvador. However he featured within the draw towards Canada and is feeling ‘fairly good’ which is about to see him in competition to face Villa on Saturday.”Obviously it was robust for me,” Pulisic admitted after lacking the USMNT’s first recreation towards El Salvador. “I needed to be half of the crew however I wasn’t 100 per cent prepared.Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports”We made the choice to play as we speak (towards Canada) and I felt fairly good. It’s good to be again with the crew and I simply wish to be right here to assist in no matter means I can.”Scroll to ProceedKai Havertz The Chelsea attacker picked up sickness throughout worldwide obligation with Germany. He missed their 6-0 win over Armenia on Sunday as a consequence of flu, nevertheless it is not set to rule him out.Hansi Flick gave a constructive replace, saying: “Kai has a gentle flu-like an infection however it’s not that dangerous.”SIPA USAHavertz might characteristic of their ultimate match towards Iceland on Wednesday, earlier than returning to Chelsea in preparation for Aston Villa. A constructive signal for Tuchel.Romelu LukakuThe 28-year-old is suspended for Belgium’s ultimate recreation of the worldwide break towards Belarus after gathering a yellow card in the course of the 3-0 win over the Czech Republic.Laurent Lairys/Abaca/Sipa USABut Lukaku picked up a ‘minor difficulty’ and can now go for scans previous to returning to Chelsea, which makes him a slight doubt for Aston Villa. Following their victory, he revealed: “I’ve been combating a minor difficulty for some time.‘I’ll have a scan of my thigh first after which I’ll return to Chelsea.”More Chelsea CoverageFollow Absolute Chelsea on: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube


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