Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has reveal that wing-back Reece James suffered a hamstring injury after being substituted in Wednesday night’s 1-1 draw with Brighton come.
The England international was substitute off the pitch in the 27th minute of the game. After team doctors determined he could not continue playing with Marcos Alonso coming on.
When asked about James’ injury, the German boss said: “Don’t make any predictions. It’s a pain in the Achilles tendon. We don’t have a full-back anymore. everyone hurts It was a serious injury. (during the ufabet game)”
“We knew it would be a difficult game against a strong team. They are well prepare. it is always like this I haven’t seen any team playing well against Brighton, obviously we struggle. We have players that we don’t know what we can demand from them , too much. ”
“We’ve always had injuries. they came back from covid I just don’t know what they can do, it’s too much, that’s why I can understand when you play against Brighton with nothing to lose and playing with confidence. So you have to overcome difficult times.”