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Feb 5, 2022 at 12.30pm UK at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea
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Plymouth
Azpilicueta (41'), Alonso (105+1')
Jorginho (19'), Havertz (120')
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Gillesphey (8')
Cooper (102')

Chelsea team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Plymouth Argyle

Sports Mole rounds up all of Chelsea's latest injury and suspension news ahead of their FA Cup clash with Plymouth Argyle.

Chelsea will be looking to progress to the fifth round of the FA Cup when they welcome Plymouth Argyle to Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

Thomas Tuchel's side recorded a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League last time out, which has left them in third spot in the table, 10 points behind leaders Manchester City.

The Blues booked their spot in the fourth round of the FA Cup, meanwhile, courtesy of a 5-0 victory over Chesterfield towards the start of last month.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up all of Chelsea's latest injury and suspension news ahead of the clash with Plymouth, who play their football in League One.


Andreas Christensen

Chelsea's Andreas Christensen in action, October 20, 2021© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Coronavirus
Possible return date: February 5 (vs. Plymouth)

Central defender Andreas Christensen recently tested positive for coronavirus, but the Denmark international should have recovered in time to be a part of the squad this weekend.


Ben Chilwell

Chelsea defender Ben Chilwell goes off with a knee injury on November 23, 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Ben Chilwell has undergone surgery on his knee injury, meaning that the Chelsea defender will not be available for selection until next season.


Reece James

Chelsea defender Reece James pictured on November 23, 2021© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: Unknown

Reece James remains unavailable for selection due to a hamstring injury, but the England international has made excellent progress in his recovery and is not too far away from a return.


Edouard Mendy

Edouard Mendy in action for Chelsea on September 29, 2020© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: International duty
Possible return date: Unknown

Edouard Mendy is unavailable while he represents Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations.


CHELSEA'S SUSPENSION LIST

Chelsea have no players suspended for this game.


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