Tuchel provided updates on the status of his two most important midfielders ahead of the FA Cup tie against Manchester City tomorrow
Chelsea will lock horns with the Cityzens tomorrow after scaling through into the semi finals of the UEFA Champions League.
The game went by without Mateo Kovacic who was reported to have injured hours to go, and that led to reinstating a then yet to fully recover N’Golo Kante.
Thomas Tuchel revealed it was really a hard call that had to be made to secure their spot through into the semi finals after finishing 2-0 on the first legs.
Although they lost the second leg by 1-0 but pushed through into the next phase on aggregate.
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With the semis of the FA Cup still in front for Blues, Tuchel is left with a tough decision to make after seeing Kovacic yet to recover fully.
In a press conference today, the German confirmed of his squad’s fitness status disclosing Kante is now fully back in the squad; ‘We have the green light for N’Golo to play.
‘We had three days between which makes a huge difference for him.
‘Mateo Kovacic is unfortunately still out, but feeling already better. Andreas Christensen is also out and cannot be in the squad.’