December 7, 2022

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel is seriously looking to tamper with his squad against Aston Villa after the international break.

Chelsea will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they welcome Aston Villa to Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.

The Blues have collected seven points from their first three matches of the 2021-22 campaign to sit fourth in the table, two points behind leaders Tottenham Hotspur.

Thomas Tuchel’s side beat Crystal Palace and Arsenal in their first two matches of the season before playing out a 1-1 draw with Liverpool at the end of August.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up all of Chelsea’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of the contest with Villa, who have collected four points from their first three matches.

Chelsea are sweating on the fitness of Romelu Lukaku, with the striker needing to undergo a scan on his injured thigh before returning to the Blues following international duty.

N’Golo Kante missed France’s international fixtures due to an ankle problem, and the midfielder will need to be monitored ahead of Saturday’s clash with Villa at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea will be without the services of Reece James against Villa, as the right-back received a straight red card for handball during the 1-1 draw with Liverpool before the international break

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