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Thomas Tuchel: Kai Havertz Doubtful for Chelsea to Face Juventus Due to Hamstring Problem

Kai Havertz could miss Chelsea's Champions League clash against Juventus on Tuesday night.

The 21-year-old suffered a hamstring strain during the 3-0 win over Leicester City on Saturday afternoon in the Premier League.

Thomas Tuchel took the German midfielder off at the King Power and confirmed in his pre-match press conference that the attacker is a doubt for the Group H tie. 

"We had to take Kai off due to hamstring problems, he felt a bit of tension. We have some doubts with him, we need to check to see if he can train without any problems. This is more or less the question mark."

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Chelsea will have Timo Werner available once again after he made his return from a hamstring problem. Romelu Lukaku is in contention to come back into the frame after an ankle problem, but a late decision will be made on the Belgian's involvement.

Mateo Kovacic is still sidelined with a hamstring injury. Jorginho has recovered from a knock which forced him off against the Foxes at the weekend.

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Tuchel knows how big the game is on Tuesday and has urged the supporters to get behind the team. 

"It is a big game, a tough game," added the Chelsea head coach. 

"We need everyone in the stadium full on. We need ourselves to be on a top level."


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