Gilmour, Pulisic: Latest Chelsea injury news and return dates ahead of Tottenham clash

Chelsea have only a coup[le of injury concerns heading into this weekend’s monster clash with Spurs at Stamford Bridge having successfully negotiated their passage to the last-16 of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday evening, registering a late 2-1 win over Rennes at Roazhon Park.

Having seen Callum Hudson-Odoi’s first half opener cancelled out by Serhou Guirassy with just five minutes to go, it appeared as though the Blues were going to be forced to wait to seal their route to the knockout stages. However, with the clock into added time, substitute Olivier Giroud produced the goal that Frank Lampard’s side needed to secure another victory.

With qualification for the last-16 now sealed with two games to spare, Lampard and his players can focus all of their energy on Sunday’s mouthwatering Premier League tussle with current league leaders Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge.

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Spurs will make the trip across the capital two places and two points above them in the table, meaning there is a great deal riding on the meeting.

And, certainly for Lampard, the clash with Jose Mourinho’s side could not have come at a better time, with his side currently unbeaten in their last 10 matches and their injury list gradually getting smaller and smaller.

With that in mind, here is a round-up of all the very latest Chelsea injury news and return dates ahead of Sunday’s clash with Tottenham.

Christian Pulisic

USA international Pulisic missed Chelsea’s trip to Rennes on Tuesday evening as he continues to recover from a hamstring problem.

The winger, who has endured a stop-start period of late, has now missed the last five matches, meaning his frustrations are no doubt growing.

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