Manchester City will host Chelsea on Saturday within the Premier League, and presumably as a result of Guardiola doesn’t need to present his hand early, he has chosen to not identify who has examined optimistic.
“Some people are coming [back], some people are positive again,” stated Guardiola on Friday.
However, Chelsea coach Tuchel confirmed on Friday that Christensen has examined optimistic and is dominated out from the sport. Reece James will too miss the City journey having didn’t recuperate from the damage that has troubled him just lately. Trevoh Chalobah is one other defender who has been dominated out by Tuchel, whereas their backline might be additional rocked by news of a Covid-19 absence for Christensen.
Giving a group news replace ahead of the City journey, Tuchel stated, “No news which is good news. Trevoh will be out, Reece James out, Ben Chilwell out. We have one new positive Covid test with Andreas Christensen so he will be out of the game.”
Tuchel’s facet has seen a quantity of gamers endure from Covid-19 and accidents in latest weeks as they’ve slumped within the type to fall ten factors behind leaders City.
Chelsea have additionally performed two Carabao Cup semi-last legs within the final fortnight towards Tottenham whereas City have had two free mid-weeks, with Tuchel’s squad stretched additional with the departure of Eduoard Mendy for the African Cup of Nations.