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SAD!! N’Golo Kante hands Chelsea Fresh Achilles Injury Problem ahead of FA Cup Final



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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed N’Golo Kante was absense from Chelsea’s 1-0 loss against Arsenal due to ‘Pain management’ issues as they prepare for FA Cup Final.

The Frensh midfielder was left out of the squad which face Arsenal in the London derby, which saw Chelsea fell to a 1-0 defeat in Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

Chelsea are at the most important stage right now, with just 4 games left to end the blues season, a FA Cup final, two important League matches that will define the blues chance of securing the top-four finishing and the UEFA Champions League final against Premier League champions Manchester City.

The blues are already in injury crisis in recent weeks, with Andreas Christensen struggling with a tendon issue and Mateo Kovacic struggling to return from hamstring problem.

This makes the Chelsea boss to make a decission on mot to risk the 30-years-old French midfielder against Arsenal after picking up pain in hus Achilles.

The Boss also go as far as giving updates on both Timo Werner and Antonio Rudiger

What Thomas Tuchel said about Kante, Werner, and Rudiger

“N’Golo [was left out] for pain management,” revealed Tuchel to the 5th Stand App. “He has pain in the achilles and he suffers from that. There was no chance [he could play] because we miss Kovacic [too]. Not having N’Golo on the bench is a huge blow for us in terms of intensity and attitude.

He added: “For Toni [Rudiger], we were at risk of overload and injury. We lost already Andreas Christensen so there was no chance I could take the risk now to have two central defenders out. The same with Timo Werner.”

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