Chelsea optimistic that key player will be available to play Saturday after injury scare

The international break is very almost over again, we just have one more round of games to be played this evening.

Then the focus switches back to the Premier League, and for Chelsea, it is a home match against Newcastle United in the early kick on Saturday.

Chelsea have had a number of players involved in the current international break, so there will be the issue of fatigue.

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Ben Chilwell had Chelsea fans hearts in their mouths over the weekend when he went off injured playing for England.

Thankfully it appears to be nothing serious, and The Athletic report that Chelsea are optimistic that he will be available for Saturday’s match against Newcastle.

This is a boost for Frank Lampard, Chilwell has been a key player for him so far this season and one of the better performers in the squad.

Let’s hope Gareth Southgate doesn’t use him tonight in England’s last match of the break.