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Thomas Tuchel admits N'Golo Kante injury concerns

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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has admitted that N’Golo Kante is not feeling well after suffering a hamstring injury against Tottenham Hotspur.

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel We were unable to provide a positive update on N’Goro KanteSituation after midfielder sent off with injury in Sunday’s 2-2 Premier League draw tottenham hotspur.

France put in a spectacular performance as part of the midfield duo Jorginho At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea found themselves winning 2–1 and heading into the dying embers of the game.

However, in the 85th minute, Kante fell to the ground with a hamstring, and Tuchel was forced off the bench. Conor Gallagher got into a fight.

Without Kante on the pitch, Chelsea conceded a final gasp equalizer, Harry Kaneand with Tuchel Antonio Conte both were shelved Anthony Taylor.

Given time to cool down, Tuchel addressed the media at the post-match press conference, acknowledging that Kante’s injury was a concern.

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When asked for an update on the 31-year-old, Tuchel told reporters, “It looks like a hamstring muscle injury. He feels it’s pretty strong, so he said it’s not good.”

Kante also made a full 90 appearances against Everton, trying to overcome various fitness woes but could prepare for another long period in the treatment room.

The World Cup winner has missed a total of 63 games for Chelsea due to various injury and illness issues, and made 261 appearances, scoring 13 goals and 15 assists.

Kante’s ill health limited him to just 21 Premier League appearances for the 2021/22 season, but the former Leicester City player’s injury was not the main story at Stamford Bridge.

Emotions ran high during and after the match between Conte and Tuchel. Kai Havertz not flagged before Pierre-Emile Hoybjergis the goal.

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel and Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte had an altercation on 14 August 2022.© Reuters

Lilywhites was then leveled by Kane shortly after her death, but Christian Romero seem to drag Mark Cucurella Hair down, but Taylor and VAR official Mike Dean No problems were seen in the incident.

Tuchel appeared to refuse to let go of Conte’s hand when the two managers once again butted heads at the final whistle, but the Blues coach downplayed the incident after the game.

“I would compare it to two players having a bit of a fight on the pitch but nothing happens, no one gets hurt. This is Premier League football. Today, two managers came in because they were both fighting for our team and that’s it,” he added.

“Nobody was insulted. There were no fistfights. It’s not a big deal for me. It was part of the game today. I enjoyed it. He said he enjoyed it too.” I think. It wasn’t bad.”

Chelsea will look to regain their winning ways in the top flight when they head to Leeds United next Sunday afternoon.

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