Chelsea are back in Premier League action next weekend when they will look to continue their unbeaten run against West Brom.
Since their last outing in the top-flight of English football – a goalless draw against Leeds United – the Blues have progressed to the quarter-final and semi-final of the Champions League and FA Cup respectively.
Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid and Sheffield United by the same 2-0 scoreline at Stamford Bridge in the space of four days last week to head into the international break full of confidence.
Thomas Tuchel’s men are now on a run of 14 games unbeaten across all competitions and they will be keen to continue that record against the Baggies to strengthen their top-four hopes.
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With the games to come thick and fast after the international break, Tuchel could do with being able to call upon every player within his squad, but injury issues are still a minor problem.
With that in mind, here is a round-up of all the very latest Chelsea injury news.
Chelsea were once again without centre-back Silva for the clash with the Blades last weekend.
The Brazilian has made a return to training but Tuchel confirmed the defender suffered a recurrence of an injury would not be risked in the FA Cup quarter-final tie.
“I don’t know if he got re-injured or something or it was too much [celebrating the Emerson goal vs Atletico],” said Tuchel. “No, now is not the moment to take a risk with him as it’s the last game before the international break.”
The 23-year-old has missed the last six games in a row with an injury that football.london understands, is a bruised bone in his foot that is causing the striker some discomfort.
So bad that he could not complete a training session ahead of the game against the Blades.
“Yes, he quit training yesterday after a five-minute warm-up so there was more or less no…