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Thomas Tuchel updates on Edouard Mendy's injury

Thomas Tuchel updates on Edouard Mendys injury

Tuchel updates on Edouard Mendy's injury

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel provided an update on Edouard Mendy's injury following the Premier League defeat at Aston Villa.

Mendy rattled against the woodwork while attempting to save Bertrand Traore's goal before the break. He was substituted at the interval.

Speaking after the game, Tuchel said that the goalkeeper has big pain in his ribs, and will undergo a medical assessment tomorrow.

He added that the club will try everything possible to get him fit for the Champions League final against Manchester City on Saturday.

He said: "He fell on the frame of the net. He has big pain in his ribs. We need to wait until we get home, and we will do some images."

"We will see if it’s possible. If it’s possible, we need to push and do everything so he is in goal on Saturday."

The Blues finished in the top four despite the defeat. Leicester City failed to leapfrog them after the 4-2 loss to Tottenham Hotspur.

Their form has been worrying with three losses in the last four games, and will need to step up for the European final this weekend.