Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has offered the newest replace on his squad forward of the Blues’ FA Cup conflict with Sheffield United on Sunday afternoon at Stamford Bridge.
Tuchel confirmed that Thiago Silva would miss Chelsea’s conflict towards Sheffield, including that he doesn’t wish to danger the Brazilian.
The German additionally stated that he hoped Tammy Abraham can be prepared for the conflict after the England worldwide participated in Chelsea’s coaching.
Chelsea head to the sport after eliminating Atletico Madrid from the Champions League on Wednesday.
“Now is just not the second to take the chance with Thiago,” Tuchel stated at his pre-match press convention on Friday.
“It’s the final sport earlier than the worldwide break, and he wasn’t on the pitch as we speak, however he’s working arduous and hopefully, he can rejoin the group in the course of the worldwide break.
“It’s already too lengthy [for him to be out], however I understand how arduous he and the medical crew are working, and we’ve zero complaints. We’re taking our time with him as a result of we wish him to really feel one hundred pc prepared and one hundred pc free from the harm.
“Tammy was with the group as we speak, and we hope he will probably be obtainable for Sunday.
“We had a scary second when he stumbled and twisted his ankle, however it appears not too critical. He was in a number of ache on the time, however he feels okay now.”
The kick-off time for the match is 2:30 pm.