Chelsea gave further momentum to injuries when Timo Werner begins training with the Blues again after an injury layoff
Chelsea got an additional injury boost when Timo Werner begins training with the Blues again after an injury hiatus … following teammate Romelu Lukaku’s return to fieldwork earlier this week.
- Chelsea’s Timo Werner returned to training on Thursday after a hamstring problem
- The German forward has been injured for a month, but is now ready to return
- Also forward Romelu Lukaku also returned to Chelsea training earlier this week.
- Both forwards could return to Leicester City this weekend
Chelsea got another injury boost this week with forward Timo Werner returning to training after a hamstring problem.
The German forward, who has scored two goals in ten games for the Blues this season, recovered from the physical setback during last month’s 4-0 Champions League win over Malmo and has missed the last five games of the West Londoners.
But Chelsea posted footage of the 25-year-old running back doing field work at the club’s Cobham training base on Thursday, prompting speculation that he could return for the Blues’ trip to Leicester City on Saturday lunchtime.
Timo Werner has returned to Chelsea training in a boost for the Premier League leaders
Werner has been missing for almost a month since he injured his hamstring against Malmö
Blues stars Marcos Alonso and Mason Mount were also seen training Thursday after their respective injuries and dental setbacks, though there was no sign of Mateo Kovacic, who has been out for nearly three weeks with a hamstring problem.
Thomas Tuchel’s Blues have been undefeated since Werner was injured on October 20, but the Premier League leaders have been unable to attack the players and Romelu Lukaku injured his ankle in the same match.
The absences of Lukaku and Werner have pressured Kai Havertz to lead the line as Chelsea’s only recognized striker in that time and while forward Christian Pulisic returned from injury in recent weeks, Callum Hudson-Odoi has also faced the pressure of finding the net.
But Belgian forward Lukaku was also seen training again with Chelsea this week, and the £ 98m forward is also facing a possible comeback at Leicester this weekend.
Romelu Lukakualso gave Chelsea a huge fitness boost after heading out to training ground
The 28-year-old posted images on social media of him doing career work at the Cobham training complex after missing the November international break with Belgium.
The forward posted a battery emoji alongside photos of him training, hinting that he could return to Chelsea sooner rather than later.
Lukaku has four goals in 11 games since returning to Chelsea from Inter Milan earlier this year and his return to fitness could be a boost for the Blues, who are looking to stay on top of the Premier League.
Both forwards could return for Chelsea’s next league clash against Leicester City on Saturday
Tuchel’s team has an intense week of national and European action to come, with Saturday’s trip to Leicester just days before Juventus arrive at Stamford Bridge in the Champions League.
The European champions need a point to secure their place in the round of 16, or they will pass if Zenit St Petersburg fail to beat Malmö in the other game, but will be looking for a win to reach the top of their group in the absence of a play. play.
And Chelsea host Manchester United the following weekend in another test of their title credentials, while the Blues have nine games to face in December.