Here Are some of the latest Chelsea news making the rounds today.
1. Tuchel explains reason for Pulisic absence:
Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel, has revealed the reason for leaving American winger Pulisic out of the squad that faced Sheffield United yesterday.
Many blues fans had feared that Pulisic may have picked up another injury, reason for his omission, but Tuchel revealed that it was as a result of a family issue. He had this to say,
“Family issues always come first, so we decided to give him a rest for this game,” he said.
2. Ziyech vows to come back stronger:
Blues winger Hakim Ziyech has admitted ro having a poor start to life at Chelsea, following his move from Ajax.
The Moroccan stated that much of his slow start could be attributed to injuries, but has promised to get back on track with time.
3. Tuchel confirms Silva will miss two more games:
Blues head coach Tuchel has revealed that veteran defender Thiago Silva will miss two more games on the sidelines.
Silva who picked up a muscle injury against Spurs, and was absent during their 2-1 win at Sheffield, is expected to further miss out games to Barnsley and Newcastle United.
4. John Terry heaps praise of Mason Mount:
Former Chelsea skipper John Terry has heaped praise on blues youngstar Mason Mount, after another impressive display against Sheffield United.
The legend took to his Instagram account to show encouragement for Mount, with the caption “What a player”.
5. Blues reach agreement for Jerome Boateng:
Chelsea have reportedly turned their sights to Bayern Munich’s 32 year old defender Jerome Boateng.
The blues who were initially after teammate Alaba, are now said to be keen on Boateng’s signature, with reports of an agreement already been reached between Chelsea and the players agent.
6. Blues lined with Sancho:
Chelsea are said to be interested in bringing Jordan Sancho to West London in the summer.
The blues have been linked with the young winger for some time, and it’s believed that Tuchel is keen on a move for the Dortmund star.