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Chelsea boss provides injury update ahead of Southampton game


Chelsea boss provides injury update ahead of Southampton game

Chelsea boss delivers injury update

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has provided an injury update on his players ahead of tomorrow's Premier League fixture against Southampton.

The Blues have not suffered any injuries from the previous game, but the team is expected to be without a few notable first-team players.

In a report covered by Chelsea's official website, Conte confirmed that Danny Drinkwater is unlikely to feature after having suffered a groin problem.

Aside from this David Luiz and Ross Barkley remain sidelined with an ankle issue and low fitness respecitively, whilst Ethan Ampadu has been ruled out for the season with an ankle fracture.

Chelsea are currently 10 points behind Tottenham and Liverpool in the pursuit of a top-four place, and their chances of sealing Champions League qualification look bleak unless their rivals suffer a dramatic collapse,

Following the Southampton game, the Blues have a Thursday night outing at Burnley before facing the Saints once again in the FA Cup semi-final next weekend.