The England global suffered a insignificant injury through Wednesday’s Carabao Cup tie with Aston Villa but performed on during the activity and scored a penalty in the shootout.
Requested if it would transform how he approaches the match, Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel explained: “Yes and no, he is really disappointed and I did not really feel it throughout the match mainly because it occurred in the second half and he played as a result of the activity.
“It was a little bit of a shock, the methods for a recovery he is undertaking now they are substantial. There is a possiblity he could have performed if the match was a day later on.
“It is a disappointment for him but also for us due to the fact he is a massive participant.
The endeavor now is to uncover solutions with no him.”
Tuchel also confirmed that goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is obtainable once more and will start versus the Leading League champions.
Chelsea predicted XI: Mendy, Azpilicutea, Christensen, Silva, Rudiger, Alonso Kante, Jorginho Havertz, Ziyech, Lukaku
Saturday 12.30pm, BT Activity
Chelsea squad from: Mendy, Kepa, Bettinelli, Rudiger, Alonso, Christensen, Silva, Chalobah, Chilwell, James, Azpilicueta, Sarr, Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Saul, Barkley, Baker, Lukaku, Werner, Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Havertz