Tuchel expect both Edouard Mendy and N’ Golo Kante to be available against Manchester City in the Champions League final.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has received a huge boost ahead of the upcoming UEFA Champions League final.
The Blues Midfielder N’ Golo Kante missed out on the final game of the Premier League where is side lost 2-1 at Villa Park.
It was obvious that goalkeeper Edouard Mendy was forced off at half time of the game in the Premier league due to rib injury.
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Tuchel has given update on his players has he receives good news about the fitness of both players.
Tuchel on Kante.
Though the German confirmed that the situation about N’ Golo Kante remains the same but expect the French man to be back on Wednesday.
“The situation has not changed with N’Golo in the sense we are still waiting, but it is looking good that he will return to training on Wednesday,” Tuchel said.
“I feel like maybe my tactic with him will change, and I will just put him into training on Wednesday! He is looking good and I hope he stays like that for Saturday. We will know more on Wednesday.”
On Mendy fitness
The former PSG manager further stated that Mendy has made a positive improvement as he expects to see him on Wednesday as well.
“With Edou, the update is that we still have hope that he will join in with training on Wednesday with the group.
“He made a huge improvement with the management of pain from when the injury happened, which is good but of course we will need a further update on Wednesday. We hope to have him back.
“If he is fit, then Edou will play. We will give him plenty of chance to prove his fitness on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. The race is on.
“If he cannot play, we will of course be sensible and not take the risk but we also know that we have strong competition from the guys behind and Kepa will take his place if he is not fit.”