Edouard Mendy faces race against pain and time, says Thomas Tuchel. He missed the 3-0 win at Tottenham last weekend.
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Thomas Tuchel says Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy will miss Wednesday’s Carabao Cup match against Aston Villa and faces a race to be fit in time for Saturday’s Premier League encounter at home to Manchester City.
Mendy was absent for Sunday’s 3-0 win over Tottenham due to a knock he sustained last week against Zenit St Petersburg.
Tuchel said: “We’ll try and do everything for Saturday and to reintegrate him tomorrow in individual training and hopefully Thursday for team training. But not yet.
“I think it’s possible [against Man City] but it’s a race against pain and time, so let’s see. If team training goes well he can be ready for Saturday, but I don’t know right now.”
Credit: Sky Sports