Tammy Abraham, Thiago Silva: Chelsea injury updates and team news ahead of Everton clash

Chelsea are back in Premier League action this evening when they will look to continue their unbeaten run against Everton.

The Blues defeated Liverpool away from home last time out and they could further strengthen their top four hopes with a win over an Everton side also seeking Champions League qualification.

Thomas Tuchel’s men are now on a run of 11 games unbeaten across all competitions and they will be keen to continue that record against the Toffees to remain in fourth and move within three points of third-placed Leicester City.

With the games continuing to come thick and fast, Tuchel could do with being able to call upon every player within his squad, but injury issues are still a minor problem, with two players facing the prospect of missing the clash with Carlo Ancelotti’s side.

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With that in mind, here is a round-up of all the very latest Chelsea injury news.

Thiago Silva

Chelsea were once again without centre-back Silva for the clash with Liverpool in midweek as he continued to recover from a thigh injury.

The Brazilian has made a return to training but Tuchel confirmed the defender would not be risked against Liverpool.

Speaking during his pre-match press conference, the Blues head coach said: “Thiago made his first training with the team but did not finish the last exercise, just to be taking no risk.

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“I assume he trains today [Tuesday] but not 100% so he will not join us for Liverpool.”

Therefore, he could play some part against the Toffees on Monday, but it is more likely that he may return against Leeds United at Elland Road next weekend.

Tammy Abraham

Earlier this week, Tuchel said the former Aston Villa loanee was suffering with an ankle problem in Tuesday’s training session.

The 23-year-old was not included in the matchday squad for the trip to…


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