Mauricio Pochettino reveals extent of Ben Chilwell hamstring injury

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that left-back Ben Chilwell has picked up a “bad” hamstring injury which will require further scans.

The vice-captain limped off late in Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion and, despite initial optimism over his condition, now appears set for another spell on the sidelines.

Chelsea face rivals Fulham at Craven Cottage on Monday and Pochettino has now confirmed that Chilwell will not make the trip.

“Bad news,” Pochettino said of Chilwell’s injury. “The doctor told me is it is a bad injury but we need to assess in the next few…


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