Edouard Mendy: Chelsea goalkeeper set for Champions League clash vs Sevilla

Edouard Mendy: Chelsea goalkeeper set for Champions League clash vs Sevilla

- Edouard Mendy could return to Chelsea starting XI for Sevilla's Champions League clash

- The Senegalese was missing in the Blues' 3-3 draw against Southampton over the weekend

- Mendy suffered a thigh injury while representing his national team during the FIFA break

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Edouard Mendy has reportedly handed Chelsea an injury boost ahead of their Champions League clash against Sevilla on Tuesday, October 20.

The 28-year-old was missing in action in the Blues 3-3 draw against Southampton at Stamford Bridge last weekend.

Frank Lampard's men squandered their leadership three times in the meeting as they shared the spoils at the end of the meeting.

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And once again, Kepa Arrizabalaga was culpable after failing to stop a few of the goals from crossing his goal line.

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Edouard Mendy getting commendation from Chelsea boss Frank Lampard before international break. Photo by Charlotte Wilson/Offside.
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The Senegal goalkeeper picked up a thigh injury during international duty for his country - reasons he was not available for last weekend's game.

SunSport claims the former Rennes shot-stopper could return to the starting XI for the clash against Sevilla.

Meanwhile, The Telegraph reveals how Mendy trained without issue on both Sunday and Monday.

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With the latest development, it is left to be seen if Lampard would be willing to take the risk or continue with Kepa for the time being.

After the Southampton draw, Lampard told reporters:

"In terms of the goals conceded, yes I am aware of the stats. The other stat is, since we have been here, we have conceded the second least shots in the Premier League behind Manchester City, so sometimes it helps you to narrow down some of the issues.

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"And the issues are that we don't concede too many shots on goal, but when we do we concede goals.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Timo Werner has expressed displeasure towards Chelsea's 3-3 draw against Southampton at Stamford Bridge.

Two first-half goals from the 24-year-old and one from Kai Havertz would have helped the Blues claim maximum victory in the game.

However, those goals were not enough as Danny Ings, Che Adams and Jannik Vestergaard ensured the game ended in a stalemate.

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