Mauricio Pochettino is adamant about not hastening Christopher Nkunku’s return to the field unless the player attains full fitness.
Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino is unwilling to take any risks with Nkunku. The club will refrain from rushing the player back into action unless both Pochettino and Nkunku himself express complete confidence in his physical condition, as reported by The Standard.
The French international has yet to make his competitive debut for Chelsea, having sustained a knee ligament injury during a pre-season friendly against Borussia Dortmund. This injury occurred following a tackle from Mats Hummels. As the recovery process unfolds, both the manager and the player are prioritizing a careful and thorough rehabilitation before making a return to competitive play.
Chelsea’s Wesley Fofana may be making a return to training following his ACL injury in July. The defender suggested his imminent comeback through an Instagram story over the weekend.
In addition to Nkunku, another recent acquisition, Romeo Lavia, is set to come back from injury this week. There is anticipation that he might make his debut for the club on Saturday.