Chelsea say midfielder N’Golo Kante may also be missing for another three weeks after deciding on up a hamstring injury on international responsibility.
The 26-year-old limped out of France’s 1-Zero win against Bulgaria ultimate weekend and may also be out of movement until next month.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says the midfielder will desire a scan.
Fellow midfielder Danny Drinkwater is “progressing well” from his calf injury on the other hand isn’t in a position to make his debut.
There was once a boost for Conte with the news that striker Alvaro Morata must be fit to face Roma on Wednesday.
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