Thomas Tuchel Reveal Why is Kante not playing vs Everton
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that N’Golo Kante will miss the game due to an injury sustained against Manchester United last Thursday.
“He got off at Old Trafford after 80 minutes and is still in agony,” Tuchel stated. It’s only a mild ailment. I’m hoping he’ll be back in the next game, but not today.”
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has replaced N’Golo Kante, who is not in the team, while Mateo Kovacic has returned to the squad and will start this game on the bench.
Take a look at Tuchel’s lineup for this game:
Mendy; Azpilicueta (c), Thiago Silva, Rudiger, James, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Alonso, Mount, Havertz, Werner; Chelsea starting XI:
Kepa, Chalobah, Sarr, Kovacic, Saul, Kenedy, Pulisic, Ziyech, and Lukaku are the substitutes.