Mendy to miss Chelsea clash with Aston Villa

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Edouard Mendy to miss clash against Aston Villa but might be inline to face Manchester City this weekend.

Chelsea goal keeper Edouard Mendy will miss the Carabao cup tie against Aston Villa due to injury.

The shot stopper sustained an injury against Zenit in the Champions League and was unable to play against Tottenham over the weekend.

Thomas Tuchel stated that they will do everything possible in other to make him available against Manchester City this weekend.

Kepa Arrizabalaga might continue at the middle of the stick as Manager Thomas Tuchel said: “Mendy cannot play [against Villa]. He is not training so far.

“We will try to do everything for Saturday and to reintegrate him tomorrow in individual training and hopefully in Thursday’s team training but not yet.

“It’s a matter of the amount of pain and the loads that we have for the players and there was quite some intensive games.

“I think it’s possible [he could play against City] but it’s a race against pain and a race against time so let’s see.

“Hopefully he will be back in team training on Thursday and if this goes well he can be ready for Saturday but I don’t know right now.”

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