LONDON: Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has postponed the call-up of striker Romelu Lukaku for the team facing Juventus in Group H fifth round on Tuesday, but said midfielder Jorginho has recovered after being substituted against Leicester City last Saturday. Lukaku did not play in No match since he injured his ankle during the 4-0 victory over Malmo last month, but he is expected to return to matches against the Italian side tomorrow: “I’m not sure about Lukaku’s participation yet,” said Tuchel. journalists. He was fine in training yesterday, we’ll see how he reacts. He has an appointment with the doctors. The last few minutes will be the maximum for his selection in rosa: “Jorginho is absolutely fine. Kai (Haverts) has a hamstring problem, so we replaced him in the last game and there is doubt about his participation tomorrow. ” in charge of Chelsea, who lost to Juventus in Turin last September, are three points behind the Italian team after four matches in Group H. But we will do our best to get there in top of the group and for this we must win the game ”. The German coach added that he has enough options to cope with the absence of the Belgian international striker, with striker Timo Werner returning in team after a long period of absence due to injury. (Reuters)
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