Chelsea face off against time as a few of their players withdraw from their countries during the international break.
1. kai Havertz
The German international returned to Chelsea after he withdrew from their squad due to illness, and he is facing a race against time to face Aston Villa.
The England star returned to Chelsea’s training after withdrawing from the England squad. James made an off- bench appearance in England’s win over Ukraine.
The England forward has missed several games before the international break due to an injury to his ankle. The forward will likely be fit against Aston Villa.
After scoring the crucial goal against Dortmund in the Champions League, the England forward missed the Chelse’s last two games before the international break.
Chelsea will be relieved to have Kante back after missing more than 7 months on the sidelines. The France forward is yet to make an appearance for Graham Potter.
The Brazilian forward was injured during their defeat against the Spurs. He is facing a race against time to face Real Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals.
The France forward was substituted in the 2-2 draw against Everton with what appeared to be a hamstring injury. He was called up by the France national team, but he withdrew due to the same injury.