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Chelsea handed boost as Jorginho set to feature vs Juventus confirms Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that his side are set for a major boost ahead of their Champions League clash against Juventus on Tuesday as Jorginho will likely be available despite suffering an injury vs Leicester City.

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The midfielder was impressive as Chelsea came out 3-0 victors over Leicester City but was substituted with 15 minutes to go, appearing to struggle with his hamstring.

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Speaking to Chelsea’s official club app, the 5th Stand, Tuchel confirmed that Jorginho should be available for the clash on Tuesday. When asked about Jorginho, Tuchel said:

"He (Jorginho) said he feels cramp so at the moment I would say there is absolutely no muscle injury and for that no doubts for Tuesday.”

The news will come as a relief to the Blues as Jorginho has become a key part of Tuchel’s side. The midfielder won UEFA Mens Player of the Year and has been nominated for the Ballon d’Or.

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Chelsea are looking to add to their UEFA Super Cup this season and will need their whole squad available if they wish to challenge on all fronts.


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