Edouard Mendy, Christian Pulisic, and N’Golo Kante are all expected to be available for Chelsea’s Premier League match against Crystal Palace this weekend, which is good news for the new Chelsea boss Graham Potter.
Due to a knee injury, Senegalese goalkeeper Mendy missed the Champions League matches against Dinamo Zagreb and RB Salzburg. During the international break, he resumed training.
Despite suffering a knock while training with the USA team, Pulisic was able to start Tuesday’s 0-0 stalemate with Saudi Arabia. while Kante continues to recuperate from a hamstring injury, the 31-year-old French international who has not yet played since the team’s August 14 tie with Tottenham Hotspur is also back in full training at Cobham.
The former Brighton boss kick-started his tenure in the Stamford Bridge dugout with a draw in the Champions League against Red Bull Salzburg. Raheem Sterling scored the all-important goal for the Blues in what was a performance that highlighted that Potter is implementing plenty of changes to the team.
Although the international break and postponed games as a result of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II have given Potter the opportunity to settle in at his new club and also enabled absentees to return to fitness.
The 46-year-old, according to Express will have his full squad available to choose from when his team travels to Selhurst Park this weekend to face Crystal Palace.