Chelsea news: Chelsea stunned Wolverhampton to win 5-2 at the Molineux Stadium on Saturday. Tammy Abraham scored a hat-trick and an own goal while Fikayo Tomori, Mason Mount and Patrick Cutrone also got on the scoresheet.
The three points might have come at a cost for The Blues as Antonio Rudiger came off at half-time with a groin injury. The German made his return from an injury today and now manager, Frank Lampard has reported that he will be assessed again in the next few days.
Rudiger’s return to the first team following his knee surgery in April last just 45 minutes and he was replaced by Kurt Zouma at the start of the 2nd half.
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“‘He has a groin issue that bothered him, near me actually. Hopefully not too bad. Hopefully, it is a quick turnaround.” Lampard told the media after the game.
Chelsea do have Andreas Christensen, Fikayo Tomori and Kurt Zouma to play as centre-backs right now with Cesar Azpilicueta also to slot in if Reece James is ready to start at right-back.
Chelsea host Valencia on Tuesday in the Champions League before welcoming Liverpool to Stamford Bridge next Sunday.