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Huge Blow For Thomas Tuchel as Key Player is Ruled Out of Action Ahead of Champions League Clash

After being thrashed by Westham United on Saturday, Chelsea's Tuchel is keen bringing back the Blues to winning ways. Chelsea had gone for a record-streak of impressive performances before the London derby.

Despite taking the lead in the first half, the Hammers managed to make a dramatic comeback and seal a win. As Chelsea fans continue to air their disappointment after Saturday's results,they have been handed another big blow.

Latest news indicate that Croatian and Chelsea's midfielder,Matteo Kovacic has tested positive for Covid 19. The player was returning from an injury recently but will now be sidelined for some more days. This has come as a blow to Thomas Tuchel who is yet to have Kante return from an injury.

The recovery of Kovacic from an injury was a huge boost to his squad. However, this was shortlived as the player later tested positive for the deadly virus. Matteo Kovacic has been ruled out of the midweek clash and also the premier league fixture in the weekend.

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