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Conte’s Headache Worsens as Midfielder Reportedly Suffers Hamstring Injury Ahead of Watford Clash

Stricken Premier League champions Chelsea might be heading into their match in opposition to Watford with yet one more participant unavailable, with the Telegraph reporting that Ross Barkley has probably suffered a hamstring damage forward of Monday’s conflict.

The English midfielder joined the Blues from Everton final month for £15m, having gone as much as that time with out enjoying a single minute as a consequence of critical hamstring points. And it’s nonetheless unclear whether or not this newest damage is said or not.


Chelsea’s medical workers will assess the participant forward of the journey to Watford with a purpose to decide whether or not or not he’s certainly injured, per the report.

Antonio Conte might be unable to name on Alvaro Morata and Andreas Christensen, whereas Willian can be in want of an evaluation earlier than being thrust again into the squad after struggling a thigh damage final month. 

New signings Olivier Giroud and Emerson Palmieri are described as missing match health by the Italian supervisor and there isn’t any telling if they will function.

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The Telegraph are additionally claiming that Conte is underneath scrutiny by the membership because of the various accidents within the squad this season. 

Victor Moses, N’Golo Kante, Gary Cahill, Cesc Fabregas, Willian and Morata have all fallen sufferer to tweaked hamstrings to this point. And it’s suspected that his refusal to change his coaching strategies, given the Blues fixture congestion, might be the rationale for the variety of issues within the squad.

In fact, the shortage of squad depth is extra more likely to be the offender, however the Italian’s detractors would moderately have it the opposite approach round.


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