Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Tuchel confirms injury blow, player to miss EPL tie

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Tuchel confirms injury blow, player to miss EPL tie

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Tuchel confirms injury blow, player to miss EPL tie

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has confirmed that Mason Mount has a ligament injury ahead of his side’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace on Saturday evening.

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Tuchel also revealed that Reece James would not feature for Chelsea against Crystal Palace because the 22-year-old has a muscle injury.

According to him, James will rejoin Chelsea’s first-team group next week.

The former Paris Saint-Germain coach said this on Friday during his pre-match press conference.

Tuchel said, “We will push for the League Cup final. We will push. He [Mount] has injured ligaments.

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He added, “Reece like always, you have the risk with a physical player like Reece is with a muscle injury there is a delay.

“We are waiting for him. The plan is he rejoins the group next week.”

The kick-off time for Crystal Palace vs Chelsea is 4 pm.

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