Bad News For Thiago Silva As Thomas Tuchel Reveals His Return Date Ahead Sheffield Game

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Chelsea prepare to battle Sheffield United on Sunday for the FA Cup tie with Thiago Silva yet to return to the squad

Ever since limping off Chelsea‘s 1-0 victory against Tottenham Hotspur, the Brazilian hasn’t made any appearance for the Blues.

Despite being an unused sub against 2-0 win against Everton, Silva will still have to miss out the Sheffield United game.

The former PSG man picked up another injury while training with and missed their last clash with Atletico Madrid though this.

In his absence, Christensen has been a good replacement for Silva with Kurt Zouma also coming in at times while Rudiger remains the key defender at the backline.

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With the side currently discovered their Quarter finals opponent, tougher task await Thomas Tuchel and his men who will rely on possible constant switches to pull through.

The side has been unbeaten since Tuchel took over and maintaining this feat till at least the end of the season is considered a priority by Tuchel.

Bad News For Thiago Silva As Thomas Tuchel Reveals His Return Date Ahead Sheffield Game

Speaking ahead of the FA Cup tie, Tuchel said of Silva, “Now is not the time to take the risk.

“We are taking our time now. Hopefully join the group during the international break.”

It’s now known Silva won’t be available till at least after the international break period.

Tammy Abraham is back in training and could possibly make the start on Sunday.

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