Chelsea face Sheffield United shortly after trashing Atletico Madrid in the Ucl and with Sheffield United Recent form it is evident Chelsea are the favorite to win this tie in the fa cup with Sheffield United hopefully hoping they would get a win from the encounter.
Chelsea released the full squad list on the team to face Sheffield United as they went for their training session with Kepa being the standout figure as the Tried being an Outfield player during training. Watch the video.
Kovasic and Kante were pumped up during the training and also Billy Gilmour was also a notable figure and Tuchel made it known in his press conference yesterday that Gilmour could be in his way out on loan as the Scottish Midfielder accepted being loaned out with no objection.
🗣Thomas Tuchel on Billy Gilmour:
🔹“There’s absolutely no mistake [in not loaning out Gilmour], and it was unfortunately not his choice, it was my choice made for Chelsea. He accepted it in a five-minute talk, he had no problem with it. I truly hope that he knows how much I appreciate him, as a person and a footballer.”
🔹“We take the decisions for Chelsea, and the squad is by far not too big, and I feel Billy is a strong part of the squad. I know that it’s hard for him, we’ve talked several times because sometimes he does not make it to the first team. I’m super happy that he’s here. We need four strong midfielders and we have that.”
🔹“He has one big problem – three big problems – N’Golo Kanté, Kovačić and Jorginho are his three big problems. They’re never injured, they perform on the level in central midfield. It’s not easy to compete with them, and this is the only thing. I have no trust issue with him, I have no problem in attitude.”
Mason mount and Jorginho would be back to face Sheffield United and Andreas Christensen would be out due to illness.
Tammy Abraham and Thiago Silva are still out Injured and neither would feature against Sheffield United.
Giroud, Pulisic, Werner, Havertz, Callum Hudson odoi were all pictured to be fit and ready to play tommorow game.
Recce james, Ben Chilwell, Marcos Alonso, Anthony Rudiger, Kurt Zouma, Ceser Azipiculeta and Emerson who scored the winner against Atletico Madrid in the second leg are all fit for the match-up.
Mendy, Kepa and cebarello are all fit Goalkeepers.