This player would be replaced at Stamford Bridge when Kovacic returns
Posted On May 18, 2021
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has revealed that Andreas Christensen will be replaced when Mateo Kovacic returns to the team.
This comes as Christensen has been given playing chances since Kovacic was out of the team due to injury.
Tuchel announced this latest decision during his pre-match press conference on Monday ahead of their Premier League clash with Leicester City on Tuesday night at Stamford Bridge.
Keep in mind that Kovacic limped out of Chelsea’s last training session before their Champions League quarter-final leg count against FC Porto last month.
He has missed 10 games in a row due to injury.
“Hard [Mateo Kovacic] was not in the team [against Leicester City], and when he comes back, I may have to remove Andreas Christensen because of the number of players, ”said Tuchel.
We will have to wait until he returns to find out if Tuchel will still consider deciding to replace Christensen.
In another report, Chelsea will play the fox on Tuesday night after their recent clash in the FA Cup final this weekend, with Leicester City lifting the trophy with a 1-0 scoreline.
Many are hoping Chelsea will be able to bounce back in the EPL against the foxes, who sit in third place on the log table.