Reece James, Mason Mount, N’Golo Kante – Chelsea injury news for Aston Villa confirmed
Refreshes on Graham Potter’s crew in front of the away outing to confront Aston Manor as the Blues affirmed how long Reece James is supposed to be missing for
Graham Potter hasn’t been honored with the most karma such a long ways at Chelsea. His players have either been inaccessible, recovering wellness just to be precluded or getting harming thumps.
However, this hasn’t halted the new manager getting great outcomes. He is presently five matches unbeaten and has dominated all the matches since the international break in the wake of drawing with RB Salzburg. That has remembered three clean sheets for a line for a run that has raised Chelsea up their Bosses League bunch and settled their Premier League circumstance.
Up next is an excursion to Estate Park to confront Steven Gerrard’s striving Aston Estate side, however he should do it in an improvised house with a few major team choices to make.
James tottered off during the last part of Chelsea’s win over AC Milan on Tuesday in the wake of crashing into Theo Hernandez. James’ knee injury is surprisingly serious, and places his possibilities making the World Cup in tremendous uncertainty.
Chelsea put out an announcement tending to James’ physical issue which peruses: “Following the knee injury supported in our away match against AC Milan, Reece has gotten therapy from the Chelsea clinical division and visited an expert this end of the week.
“After counsel between all gatherings, Reece will presently go through a restoration program and is supposed to be out for a considerable length of time.”
What Potter said:N/A
Expected return date: December 2022.
Having been substituted at half time against AC Milan following a brilliant display, Mount didn’t train along with the rest of his teammates on Friday due to a thigh strain.
Simon Johnson of the Athletic reports that a scan he had on the injury was fine and that he will be in contention to play against Villa.
What Potter said: N/A
Expected return date: Aston Villa (A), October 16th.
The Frenchman had only just returned to first-team training, but he has suffered a major injury setback. Kante is set to miss around three months of action with a hamstring injury that he picked up during a training session.
What Potter said: “Again he’s due to see a consultant at the weekend. It’s a setback so it’s not good news. But anything other than that, at this stage I can’t give you any more.”
Expected return date: January 2023.
The Moroccan came off the bench in the win over Wolves last weekend, but he did not travel with the squad to Milan. The 29-year-old stayed at home due to feeling unwell.
What Potter said: “Hakim is ill. Hakim has a sore throat. That’s why he didn’t travel.”
Expected return date: Aston Villa (A), October 16.
Fofana suffered a sprained knee and is set to miss up to four weeks of action. However, Potter doesn’t expect the young centre-back to feature before the World Cup break.
What Potter said: “He is just progressing where he was. I don’t think we will see him before the World Cup.”
Expected return date: AFC Bournemouth (H), December 26.