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Crystal Palace‘s hopes of defeating Chelsea on Saturday have been given an enormous enhance, with Graham Potter confirming that two essential gamers will miss the journey to Selhurst Park.

Patrick Vieira’s aspect have been out of Premier League motion for practically a month, with the Queen’s loss of life and the worldwide break making the 0-0 draw with Newcastle United look like a lifetime in the past.

The Eagles have began the season in first rate style, provided that they’ve already confronted the likes of Manchester Metropolis, Liverpool and Arsenal, and their fixtures don’t get any simpler with the go to of Chelsea this weekend.

Graham Potter is taking cost of his first Premier League sport as Chelsea’s new supervisor however he appears set to be with out two key gamers for the sport, as he revealed in Friday’s pre-match press convention.

He mentioned:

“N’Golo is doing wonderful when it comes to coming via the rehab levels. He has been on the grass with the group however he’s not in full coaching.

“Now we have a little bit of sickness with Marc Cucurella and likewise Carney Chukwuemeka. Other than that everybody is match.”

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It’s undoubtedly a giant enhance to Palace’s probabilities that each Kante and Cucurella will probably be lacking on Saturday, and Vieira will probably be hoping to take benefit.

Kante is undoubtedly one of many prime gamers in Chelsea’s squad, having been integral to title wins with each Leicester Metropolis and Chelsea in his Premier League profession.

The “world-class” midfielder averaged a 7.01 ranking from WhoScored for his performances final season, which ranked him because the seventh-best participant (of these to make no less than 10 appearances) within the squad, which emphasises how essential he’s at Stamford Bridge.

Cucurella in the meantime, would win participant of the season at Brighton and can undoubtedly excel now that he has been reunited with Potter at Chelsea, however his absence will power Potter to re-think his defensive lineup from the draw in opposition to RB Salzburg in his first sport on the membership.


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This could solely be good for Vieira and Palace, and the Frenchman will probably be hoping that his aspect can exploit any weaknesses in Chelsea’s midfield and defence as a result of absence of Kante and Cucurella on Saturday.

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