Chelsea’s Thiago Silva provides recovery update as Tuchel sets injury return date

Thiago Silva provided an updae on his injury after Thomas Tuchel rieterated the player is out of the action aganst Newcastle, on Monday.

Tuchel in his post-match presser confirmed the 36-year-old will be out of the home game aginst Newcastle along side Kai Havert.

Silva has started light training on the injury he sustained in the first half of the match against the club’s london rivals Tottenham. While Kai Havertz is back in full training but not ready to play yet.

“It’s too soon for sure for Thiago,” Tuchel pre-match press conference (via Chelsea’s official website).

“We are aiming for Southampton and trying hard so let’s see if we make it, but we cannot promise.

“It should be absolutely okay for Timo [Werner] to come back but maybe too close for Kai.

“I’m not sure if [Havertz] is out [of training] today but he will be missing this match as well.”

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