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Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner will miss Chelsea's next two games AT LEAST, confirms Thomas Tuchel

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Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner will miss Chelsea’s next two games AT LEAST, confirms Thomas Tuchel… after both strikers picked up injuries in win over Malmo

  • Romelu Lukaku & Timo Werner suffered injuries during Chelsea’s win vs Malmo
  • Chelsea face Norwich City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon
  • The Blues then entertain Southampton in the Carabao Cup last 16 on Tuesday 


Chelsea have been dealt a double injury blow ahead of this weekend’s clash with Norwich City, after Thomas Tuchel confirmed that they will be without strike duo Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner.

Lukaku and Werner both suffered injuries during the Blues’ 4-0 Champions League win over Malmo on Wednesday night.

And speaking about the duo’s fitness on Friday, Tuchel said the pair will miss Saturday’s home clash with Norwich City as well as Tuesday’s Carabao Cup last-16 tie with Southampton 

Chelsea will be without Romelu Lukaku (left) for at least the next two matches due to injury

Chelsea will be without Romelu Lukaku (left) for at least the next two matches due to injury

Lukaku damaged ligaments in his ankle during Chelsea's Champions League win over Malmo

Lukaku damaged ligaments in his ankle during Chelsea’s Champions League win over Malmo

Lukaku was forced off early on in Chelsea's Champions League win over Malmo on Wednesday

Chelsea face a striker shortage with Timo Werner also expected to be sidelined for some time

Fellow striker Timo Werner (right) followed Lukaku off after suffering a hamstring strain 

‘They are all out tomorrow and probably the Southampton game and then we will see.

‘What I can tell you for sure is they are both in treatment, positive and not worried but out of the next two games for sure.’

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Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that the pair will miss clashes with Norwich and Southampton

Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that the pair will miss clashes with Norwich and Southampton

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