Chelsea summer signings Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell will now miss the start of the new 2020-21 Premier League season, MySportDab reports.
This is a huge blow for Coach Frank Lampard.
The Blues have spent millions so far in the summer transfer window on Hakim Ziyech, Ben Chilwell, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner.
Chelsea also signed the likes of Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr on a free transfer
But, According to The Athletic, Chelsea will be without both Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell for their first match of the new season due to injury.
Chelsea begin the new campaign against Brighton on Monday.
Hakim Ziyech had a knee issue in Chelsea’s friendly match against Brighton almost two weeks ago.
Meanwhile, Ben Chilwell still has a heel injury after his transfer from Leicester, he has continued working on his fitness.
However, Kai Havertz is now set to make his Chelsea debut at the Amex Stadium on Monday evening.
Another huge boost for Chelsea is that Christian Pulisic is back and could play on Monday after recovering from his hamstring problem.
After a massive summer spending spree, Chelsea are desperate to kick start the new Premier League season with a win.
Chelsea finished 4th last season and secured Champions League football on the final day.
The Blues also suffered a defeat in the FA Cup final against Arsenal.
Chelsea New Jersey Numbers (MySportDab):
Kai Havertz (29)
Timo Werner (11)
Christian Pulisic (10)
Hakim Ziyech (22)
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