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Chelsea team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Al-Hilal

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Sports Mole rounds up all of Chelsea’s injury and suspension news ahead of their Club World Cup semi-final with Al-Hilal.


Chelsea will take on Al-Hilal in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup on Wednesday afternoon.

The Blues, who won the Champions League last season, join the competition at the last-four stage and will take on Al-Hilal following their 6-1 victory over Al Jazira on Sunday afternoon.


Thomas Tuchel‘s side will enter the clash off the back of a 2-1 victory over Plymouth Argyle in the FA Cup, which secured their spot in the fifth round of the competition.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up all of Chelsea’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of the contest with the Saudi Arabian side, who are the holders of the AFC Champions League.


© Reuters


Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Thigh
Possible return date: February 9 (vs. Al-Hilal)


Reece James has been named in the Chelsea squad following a thigh problem, but the England international is still unlikely to be involved in Wednesday’s semi-final.


Ben Chilwell in action for Chelsea in October 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Ben Chilwell is unlikely to return this season, having undergone an operation on a serious knee injury in December.


Chelsea's Mason Mount pictured on October 23, 2021© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Leg
Possible return date: February 9 (vs. Al-Hilal)

Mason Mount has emerged as a doubt for the semi-final after suffering a leg injury during the FA Cup clash with Plymouth on Saturday, but he is in the travelling squad.


Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek applauds the fans after the match, January 8, 2022© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knock
Possible return date: Unknown

Ruben Loftus-Cheek missed out against Plymouth due to a knock, and the midfielder has also been left out of the squad for the Club World Cup.


CHELSEA’S SUSPENSION LIST

Chelsea have no players suspended for this match.


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