Thomas Tuchel faces major injury concerns over key attackers Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner after the pair limped off against Malmo last night.
The Blues’ comprehensive win over the Swedes came at cost after Lukaku sustained an injury to his right ankle while fellow attacker Werner suffered a hamstring strain.
Both appear certain to miss Saturday’s clash against Norwich while Tuchel raised the prospect of the duo being unavailable for a prolonged period.
The 28-year-old went down after getting caught up with with Malmo ace Lasse Nielsen (left)
But despite the double injury blow, Tuchel has challenged the squad’s other forward players to take their opportunity in Lukaku and Werner’s absence.