Previously, Eduard Mendy has always been a key figure at Chelsea and has done an excellent job. The arrival of Thomas Tuchel has made Eduard more attractive. Mendy’s performance has been much more outstanding. But unfortunately, Eduard Mendy suffered an injury midweek in Chelsea’s Champions League win over Zenit St Petersburg. So he was not named in the latest match against Tottenham Hotspur. But Chelsea are still the side that won the game without conceding a goal.
It appears Eduard Mendy’s injury is severe enough as Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that his next match against. Aston Villa will not be named for Eduard Mendy. Mas Tuchel said: “Eduard Mendy has yet to train with his team-mates so he will not be named in the next match against Aston Villa for sure and now we are. You can only wait for Eduard Mendy’s physical condition to be complete and ready to return to training.”
“Personally, I hope Eduard Mendy can return to training with his team-mates before the weekend’s match but at the moment Eduard Mendy is unable to train with his team-mates. The team did and with it being midweek we definitely needed to rotate the players to give some players the chance to get on the pitch to prove themselves and it was important for them to get. Get a chance to enter the field.”