Chelsea news: UEFA Champions League returns tomorrow night and Chelsea are in action against Valencia at Stamford Bridge. The Blues are riding high on confidence following their 5-2 win at Wolverhampton while Los Che lost to Barcelona by the same scoreline.
Chelsea players returned to training today and there were two significant absentees. Emerson Palmieri is still out while Antonio Rudiger was not in training today as well.
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Emerson suffered a hamstring injury during the international break. It happened last week away in Finland but is expected to be back soon as the injury is not too serious.
Rudiger made his return to the first in the 5-2 win at Wolves but suffered a groin injury in the first half. The German is expected to be out of the Valencia clash but could return for Liverpool in the weekend.
Frank Lampard has been handed an injury boost as well with N’Golo Kante returning to training today. The Frenchman had an ankle injury and was out of the last few games.