Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel confirmed that Christian Pulisic, the US national team winger. He tested positive for COVID-19, resulting in isolation. And the right to enter the field in the Premier League match away to Arsenal rivals London. Sunday, August 22
Pulisic, 22, was not in training this week. After just scoring in the opening match at Chelsea’s nest, Stamford Bridge beat Crystal Palace 3-0 before the German manager. Will reveal that it’s because the players are infected with the Covid-19 virus.
Tuchel told a news conference on Friday August 20: “Unfortunately for Christian, he has tested positive for the coronavirus and needs to take precautions. make him not practice And will not be playing in the game this weekend.”
However, Chelsea still have some good news after N’Golo Kante and Hakim Ziyech, two key midfielders. Ready to return to help the team in the game against Arsenal
“Hakim and N’Golo are training and doing everything until yesterday to train today. It’s no problem,” concluded Mr. Big “Sing the Blues”.
Pulisic scored in Chelsea’s opening day 3-0 win against Crystal Palace last weekend. He did not play with the USMNT at the Gold Cup this summer to give himself some time off following Chelsea’s Champions League win in 2020-21 and the USMNT CONCACAF Nations League victory.