Kai Havertz and Pulisic reportedly set to miss Chelsea's EPL tie with Newcastle

Kai Havertz and Pulisic reportedly set to miss Chelsea's EPL tie with Newcastle

- Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic will be out of Chelsea's game against Newcastle

- The Blues will hope to continue with their fine form without these two stars

- Chelsea are currently occupying fifth position on the Premier League table

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Christian Pulisic and Kai Havertz are both reportedly set to miss Chelsea's next Premier League game against Newcastle United in what will be a big blow for manager Frank Lampard.

Kai Havertz was tested positive for COVID-19 at the start of the month of November and that made him to miss the encounters against Rennes in the Champions League and Sheffield United.

According to the report on Daily Mail, Havertz has been affected by illness at home and was unable to undergo the required training.

The report added that Kai has been given the all-clear to resume training this week and will be involved in the preparations for the game against Newcastle, but will not travel.

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Christian Pulisic on the other hand got injured before Chelsea's Premier League game against Burnley in October and has been out of action ever since then.

The American has not played for Chelsea for the past 19 days and report stressed that he could still be out for another week.

Kai Havertz joined Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen before the start of the 2020/21 Premier League season and has played seven games so far for the Blues netting one goal.

Christian Pulisic teamed up with the Blues from Borussia Dortmund and has played 28 games so far scoring nine goals for the Stamford Bridge club.

Lampard and his men are currently occupying fifth position on the Premier League table with 15 points after eight games played.

Kai Havertz and Pulisic to miss Chelsea's next game

Kai Havertz and Pulisic reportedly set to miss Premier League tie with Newcastle. Photo by Darren Walsh
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea who are Premier League giants have been dealt with a big blow after defender Ben Chilwell suffered an injury while playing for England against Belgium.

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The 23-year-old featured for England in the Nations League encounter in which the Three-Lions suffered a 2-0 defeat on Sunday night, November 16.

Youri Tielemans scored the first goal for Belgium in the 10th minute after receiving brilliant assist from Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.

Dries Mertens netted the second goal for Belgium in the 24th minute via a direct free-kick in which England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was unable to save.

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