Upcoming for Chelsea is a London derby against West Ham scheduled for Sunday. Following a 1-1 tie against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in the past weekend, the team aims to secure their initial three points in the 2023/2024 Premier League season.
Nevertheless, preceding this pivotal match, concerning updates have emerged about Chelsea’s list of injured players. Here’s the latest injury report from Cobham in anticipation of this significant showdown.
Chelsea has reported that Reece James has sustained a fresh hamstring injury, as affirmed by a recent scan. Currently, the right back for Chelsea is set to be sidelined for several weeks, with no definitive return date outlined. Consequently, he will be unavailable for the upcoming game.
Additionally, Chelsea’s recent acquisition, Christopher Nkunku, is projected to be absent for a few weeks due to a knee injury. His expected return is anticipated in November.
Players such as Benoit Badiashile (suffering from a hamstring injury), Wesley Fofana (dealing with a knee injury), and Trevoh Chalobah (nursing a thigh injury) will not be at the disposal for this match. While Badiashile is anticipated to make a comeback by the conclusion of this month, the return dates for Wesley and Chalobah remain uncertain at this time.