How Chelsea could line-up at Leeds with N’Golo Kante and Kovacic out meaning midfield crisis and no Tuchel on touchline

CHELSEA shall be with out boss Thomas tuchel and star males N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic for this weekend’s Premier League conflict in opposition to Leeds.

Chelsea are heading into the Elland Street fixture off the again of a feisty 2-2 draw with rivals Tottenham.

Gallagher might come into the staff to interchange the injured Kante

Tuchel will NOT be on the touchline following his bust-up with ConteAFP

The sport noticed controversial calls made by referees in addition to a bust-up between former Blues Premier League-winning manager Antonio Conte and Tuchel.

An intense handshake at full-time following a late Harry Kane equaliser noticed each managers obtain a pink card.

And consequently, Tuchel is not going to be on the touchline to handle his staff in opposition to Leeds.

Chelsea can even be with out midfield duo Kante and Kovacic.

Kante was withdrawn within the 84th minute in opposition to Spurs on account of a hamstring damage.

Barcelona-bound Marcos Alonso can also be anticipated to be absent.

Edouard Mendy is anticipating to maintain his place in purpose.

Objective scorers in opposition to Tottenham, Reece James and Kalidou Koulibaly, are anticipated to start out in a again three with Thiago Silva.


Ruben Loftus-Cheek began at proper wing-back in opposition to Spurs, and he could possibly be handed extra minutes to impress.

Jorginho and Mason Mount might begin with Conor Gallagher in the midst of the park following Kante’s damage.

Summer season signing Marc Cucurella ought to preserve his place forward of Ben Chilwell.

Kai Havertz might but once more be joined by Raheem sterling up entrance.

Alternatively, membership captain Cesar Azpilicueta might come into the facet and play within the again three.

That will enable James to push up into the wing-back function, condemning Loftus-Cheek to the bench.

Trevoh Chalobah might come into the midfield so as to add extra defensive high quality.

Though, the younger midfielder is anticipated to safe a mortgage transfer earlier than the window closes.

And Armando Broja might begin up entrance with the 20-year-old the one recognised striker within the squad.

He might be part of both Havertz or Sterling.

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