Thomas Tuchel Revealed Return Date of Four Chelsea Player On Injury and Doubt Ahead Arsenal Match

Arsenal vs Chelsea Recap

Chelsea team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Arsenal


Chelsea will be looking to make it back-to-back wins at the start of their 2021-22 Premier League season when they head to Arsenal on August 22.

The Blues were impressive in their league opener at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon, recording a 3-0 victory over Patrick Vieira’s side.

Chelsea will now be hoping to put another three points on the board ahead of a trip to Anfield to face Liverpool in their final match of the month.

Here, we rounds up all of Chelsea’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of the clash at the Emirates Stadium.

Hakim Ziyech

Status: Out
Type of injury: Shoulder
Possible return date: Unknown

Hakim Ziyech picked up a shoulder injury during the UEFA Super Cup clash with Villarreal, and the former Ajax playmaker is facing at least another two to three weeks on the sidelines.

N’Golo Kante

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Unknown
Possible return date: August 22 (vs. Arsenal)

N’Golo Kante was not available against Palace due to an issue that he picked up against Villarreal in the UEFA Super Cup, but the midfielder could feature against Arsenal.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek

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

Ruben Loftus-Cheek was not involved against Palace on the opening weekend after testing positive for coronavirus, and the midfielder will also be unavailable for selection here.

Romelu Lukaku

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Other
Possible return date: August 22 (vs. Arsenal)

New signing Romelu Lukaku did not feature against Palace, as he was self-isolating upon his arrival in England, but the Belgium international could be cleared to make his debut against the Gunners.

CHELSEA’S SUSPENSION LIST
Chelsea have no suspension issues ahead of this fixture.

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