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Chelsea boss Pochettino confirms James hamstring setback

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed a hamstring setback for Reece James.

Pchettino admits the fullback "felt something in his hamstring" during defeat at Everton. James had only just recovered from a previous long-term hamstring injury.

His manager stated: "That is another thing I don't like to talk too much because it's like we put excuses. That is a reality, a reality you cannot explain. For us is an important player, one of the best footballers in the world.

"Really disappointed because again after 15-20 minutes, we were playing well, this type of circumstances has to change because Malo Gusto is still recovering from his injury. You then need to move to do some changes but the team was good because I think even when Reece was out we were pushing and playing well.

"Disappointed of course because in the end when you believe you can build something with a player like him that can be really important for us or should be important for us. We will assess in the next few days."

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