As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Chelsea manager Tuchel sweating on Rudiger, Lukaku for Brentford trip

Chelsea are sweating on the fitness of Antonio Rudiger and Romelu Lukaku ahead of Saturday's trip to Brentford, according to the Evening Standard.

Both players suffered injury concerns whilst away on international duty over the past week.

Lukaku was unable to play for Belgium in their Nations League third-place play-off against Italy.

Chelsea allowed the 28-year-old to return to his homeland for recovery rather than Cobham.

Rudiger suffered a back injury whilst training with Germany, which ruled him out of their World Cup qualifier against North Macedonia.

In positive news for Thomas Tuchel, N'Golo Kante is fit and available to face the Bees.

The France international has recovered from COVID-19 which forced him to miss games against Juventus and Southampton before the international break.


Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Freddie Taylor

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free