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Chelsea V Southampton: All Injury News Revealed Ahead Of Clash



Chelsea host Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday where they will be hoping to build on their impressive 4-0 win over Crystal Palace under a fortnight ago.
Christian Pulisic made his return during that game, but Hakim Ziyech missed out – will the midfielder be fit enough to play against the Saints?

Timo Werner was suffering from illness and missed Germany’s 3-3 draw with Turkey last Wednesday. The Chelsea forward was then left out of the squad for the Ukraine game on Saturday.

His health will be assessed going into the Saints game.

Edouard Mendy might have to wait a while for his next appearance.

The 28-year-old was on international duty with Senegal when he suffered a thigh injury during training.

The new signing is now expected to be out for the next Premier League game.

Hakim Ziyech is still awaiting his Chelsea debut after missing the start of the season with a knee injury sustained during a pre-season friendly against Brighton at the end of August.

The former Ajax midfielder is set to be in contention for the visit of Southampton.

The USA international had been missing from Chelsea’s squad after recovering from a hamstring injury, but made his first appearance of the season in the 4-0 win over Crystal Palace.

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Pulisic should be ready to push for a start when Chelsea host Southampton after the international break.

Billy Gilmour is making good progress following knee surgery.

“He is progressing well,” Lampard confirmed.

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