Chelsea boss confirms 3 key Chelsea players will miss game against Manchester United

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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Chelsea will be without three key players for Sunday’s Premier League game against Manchester United.

“Kova is still out for the game on Sunday,” Tuchel said.

“N’Golo twisted his knee a little bit [against Juventus]. He feels quite better since the game but it seems like he will be out for some days or one week maybe. We have a little hope but it would be almost a miracle if he makes it [to play Man United].”

Tuchel also confirmed Chilwell is out.

“Ben is out,” Tuchel added. “He has a partial injury of his ACL [anterior cruciate ligament] and the decision is to treat it conservatively.

“The next six weeks will tell the story if he makes it and will be fully available, or if he needs surgery after that.”