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Chelsea receive injury boost ahead of Leicester clash

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Chelsea are handed an injury boost ahead of their Premier League encounter against Leicester City after the end of the international break.

Chelsea have some good news ahead of their Premier League encounter against Leicester City on November 20.

Attacking midfielder Kai Havertz has returned to training with Germany having waved off his nation’s 9-0 commanding win against Liechtenstein on Thursday.

According to reports, the 22-year-old had a bruised thigh issue and could not attend the trainings.

However, Germany boss Hansi Flick has affirmed that Havertz might also play their forthcoming final fixture of the World Cup qualifier against Armenia on Sunday.

“We also assume that Kai can play,” Flick told a press conference on Saturday. “He trained with the team for the first time today, he is fit and will play from the beginning.”

To make things more clear, Chelsea went through a hard time this season with several of their key players out because of injuries.

Thomas Tuchel saw first-team players such as Romelu Lukaku, Mason Mount, Timo Werner, Marcos Alonso, and Mateo Kovacic in the medical room.

Despite all the problems, the Blues have managed to stay on top of the domestic league with 26 points in 11 games.

Havertz has only two goals in nine matches this season, however, will be imperative for Tuchel’s plans at Stamford Bridge.