👉 Mount could feature vs Chelsea & 3 other big stories you could've missed
No Nkunku v Man UnitedPochettino says he's not going to risk the Frenchman as he says Chelsea have to 'be careful' with the forward after his knee injury.Chelsea injury list grows by two playersMadueke and Ugochukwu are the latest names to be added to Chelsea's nine-name injury list.
Nkunku injury update & 2 other big stories you could've missed
Nkunku injury updateIt's reported that 'there is hope' at Chelsea that the Frenchman would finally make the squad for the United game on Wednesday.Colwill reflects on first Chelsea goalThe defender opened his scoring account for the Blues against Brighton, a team he spent the last season on loan at.
Will Nkunku finally be involved against Man United?
Reporter Simon Phillips insists that Christopher Nkunku is expected to be available for the Man United game.“A top source has just been in touch and once again there is hope Christopher Nkunku will make the squad on Wednesday, depending on how he comes through the next couple of training sessions,” Phillips wrote on his Substack.
Nkunku not ruled out of Brighton game & 3 more big stories you might've missed
Nkunku not ruled out of Brighton gameMauricio Pochettino stated that the Frenchman would face a late fitness test before the game on Sunday.Ziyech opens up on end of Chelsea spell'We had three teams there with top players.
Suspended Cucurella, injured Nkunku & more spotted in 6 training images as Chelsea prepare for Brighton
Chelsea take on Brighton this weekend in the Premier League as the Blues look to bounce back from the drubbing at Newcastle.Mauricio Pochettino oversaw training as his players looked focused on the task ahead, which won't be straightforward as Brighton sit two places ahead of Chelsea in 10th.
Chelsea's strongest XI to tackle busy December schedule with Nkunku in - shown in lineup
Chelsea are likely to finally be able to plan their future matches with Christopher Nkunku after he started training again.The Frenchman is very close to being fully fit and should definitely be able to start playing from December onwards.
Nkunku out of Newcastle game and 2 more big stories you might've missed
Nkunku out of Newcastle gameDespite making decisive steps towards full recovery, the Frenchman is not yet fit to play, Mauricio Pochettino confirmed.Fofana could still be out for monthsHe started light running on the grass, but it might take him up to four months to fully recover from the ACL injury.
'He is going to find massive competition': Pochettino sets Nkunku challenge ahead of his injury return
"Last week he was only involved in a few training sessions, still it is not a full recovery to be part of the tactical session. Now is about recovering from his injury," Mauricio Pochettino told a press conference when asked to explain why Christopher Nkunku is not yet ready to make his Chelsea debut.
'He's gonna bag 5 in his first game with a bicycle from half-line': Fans excited by imminent Nkunku return
Christopher Nkunku is getting closer to his first Premier League appearance with Chelsea after returning from injury. The striker has joined team training and could be named on the bench against Newcastle this Saturday.
Nkunku back in team training & 3 other big stories you could've missed
Nkunku back in team trainingAccording to journalist Ben Jacobs, the French forward is finally back in group training with the rest of the Chelsea squad.Chelsea in Kvaratskhelia raceThe Blues are interested in signing the Georgian but getting him out of Napoli would be even more difficult than Osimhen, it is reported.
Nkunku returns to Chelsea team training
This is the news all Chelsea fans have been waiting for since August!Christopher Nkunku is back in Chelsea team training after a three-month injury lay-off, journalist Ben Jacobs reports.The Frenchman has been working on his rehabilitation from a knee injury sustained in a friendly against Dortmund in August.
'He's in great shape': Journalist issues positive fitness update on Nkunku
Christopher Nkunku might be closer to his first Premier League appearance than ever before as the Chelsea attacker has recovered very well, as per Nizaar Kinsella.“I think they can bring him back quite quickly in this particular case," said Kinsella.
Two injured players back in Chelsea training — but not Nkunku
Levi Colwill and Malo Gusto have returned to team training on Tuesday, Chelsea have confirmed via their official website. The pair had minor injuries and had to pull out of their national team (England and France U21s, respectively) squads.
'We don't need him vs bus parkers': Chelsea fans name one player who should make way for Christopher Nkunku
Christopher Nkunku is close to making a full recovery after suffering a major knee injury in pre-season.The forward could even feature at the weekend when Chelsea travel to Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Christopher Nkunku pushing to return vs Newcastle, Chelsea's medical staff have special plan
Christopher Nkunku, recovering from knee surgery, is eager to return for Chelsea against Newcastle, but the club is cautious about rushing his comeback.Having sustained a meniscus injury during pre-season, Nkunku is close to returning to action and aims to prove his fitness for the match after the international break.
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Nkunku pushing for Chelsea debut next weekend & 2 more big stories you might've missed
Nkunku pushing for Chelsea debut next weekendThe Mirror claims that the forward has a burning desire to face Newcastle, but Chelsea's medical staff might have other ideas.Mourinho wants 2 Chelsea players at RomaAccording to Calciomercato, the former Chelsea boss is interested in the defensive duo of Trevoh Chalobah and Malang Sarr.
Chelsea's potential XI with Osimhen and Nkunku: 2 options shown in pics
Chelsea are likely to welcome back Christopher Nkunku after the November international break, meaning he could make his official debut against Newcastle United.Interestingly, the Blues also appear to be accelerating on their hopes of signing Victor Osimhen from Napoli next year.
Chelsea's ideal XI for Newcastle game on 25 November with as many fit players as possible
Chelsea will resume their Premier League campaign following the international break with a game against Newcastle United.The two-week break means that a number of injured players had time to get on with their rehab and recovery.
Chelsea's stance on signing new striker in January revealed (reliability: 4 stars)
Chelsea are set for a quiet January transfer window as Todd Boehly looks to put an end to reckless spending.According to Graeme Bailey's statement on the Talking Transfers podcast, the Blues will not be signing a striker this summer.
Chelsea could face points deduction & 2 other big stories you could've missed
Chelsea face points deductionThe secret payments made to agents of Chelsea players and coaches during the Abramovich era could result in fines and points deduction, the Guardian report.Gallagher talks new dealThe midfielder is sure that a new contract 'will get sorted out' eventually.
Will Christopher Nkunku return before the end of the month?
Christopher Nkunku is yet to make his official debut for Chelsea after picking up a knee injury in a pre-season friendly.Following the 4–4 draw against Manchester City at the weekend, the forward posted a cryptic message on Twitter, hinting at his comeback.
Chelsea name 11 players to continue training at Cobham during international break
Another international break is here with 11 Chelsea players off to represent their countries. However, Chelsea have confirmed that 11 more players are back in Cobham and will continue training with Mauricio Pochettino ahead of the resumption of club fixtures.
11 Newcastle players to miss Chelsea game after international break, reason revealed
Newcastle United are going through a serious injury crisis!It's so bad that 11 Newcastle players will most likely miss their game against Chelsea immediately after the international break, per Newcastleworld. Here's a look through at the Newcastle players who have been confirmed to miss the game with injury: Miguel Almiron (thigh), Jacob Murphy (shoulder), Dan Burn (back), Harvey Barnes (foot), Elliot Anderson (stress fracture), Sven Botman (knee), Alexander Isak and Javier Manquillo (groin), Callum Wilson (hamstring), plus Matt Targett (thigh).
Nkunku and Lavia in training before Man City game & 2 more big stories at Chelsea you might've missed
Nkunku and Lavia in training before Man City gameThe Sunday game comes too soon for them - but the signs are encouraging ahead of an international break.James targeted by Man CityThe Chelsea captain has reportedly been earmarked as a long-term replacement for Kyle Walker.
Chelsea's squad depth with Nkunku and Lavia back – shown
Chelsea will receive a massive fitness boost after the international break - that's when Christopher Nkunku and Romeo Lavia are expected to return to action following their injury. It's hard to tell if they can be available to play against Newcastle, regardless, Chelsea's squad depth will be looking ever so solid in the coming weeks with the pair joining the group.
'Coach I want to play': Pochettino names 2 injured players who are closest to recovery
Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Romeo Lavia and Christopher Nkunku are closest to a full recovery from their long-term injuries. “Romeo Lavia is close to returning as he was training today,” Pochettino said“Hopefully next week he will be involved with the team, then assess when he can help the team," the boss added.
'Jackson and back to false 9': Chelsea fans can't choose who to drop when Nkunku returns
It's almost a certainty that Christopher Nkunku will be back in action for Chelsea in December. Some sources claim he'll be ready after November's international break but if Chelsea are against risking him, early December is his confirmed return date.
Nkunku to be back after international break & 2 more big stories at Chelsea you might've missed
Nkunku to be back after international breakAccording to Fabrizio Romano, the Frenchman should be back at the start of December.Fluminense president wants to sign Thiago Silva'I’m sure that one day he could play for Fluminense again,' Mario Bittencourt said.
Chelsea plan for Christopher Nkunku return revealed - it does not involve Man City clash
Chelsea are not taking any risks with Christopher Nkunku's recovery, even though he has stepped up his rehabilitation, Fabrizio Romano reports.The Frenchman is not appearing for the Blues in the Premier League game with Man City this weekend.
What should be Chelsea's starting XI v Blackburn?
Chelsea entertain Blackburn at Stamford Bridge in the League Cup Round of 16 game on Wednesday (KO 7:45 UK time).The Blues will have to do without Mykhaylo Mudryk, Armando Broja, Romeo Lavia, Trevoh Chalobah, Carney Chukwuemeka, Ben Chilwell, Wesley Fofana and, of course, Christopher Nkunku.