Chelsea supervisor, Antonio Conte has mentioned that Alvaro Morata is in peril of lacking Chelsea’s Champions League showdown with Barcelona as a result of his ‘worrying’ again damage.
Morata has missed the final 5 video games and the damage seems to be extra critical than first thought.
Conte mentioned the membership have been working exhausting to “discover a answer” and to ease the ache in his again, however refused to place a timeframe on his restoration.
Morata will as soon as once more be absent for the reigning Premier League champions this weekend once they face West Brom.
The previous Actual Madrid ahead seems set for a big spell on the sidelines with a last-16 conflict with Barcelona simply 11 days away.
Conte mentioned on Friday in a prolonged pre-match press convention, “We’re speaking so much concerning the unhealthy outcomes however typically we neglect that we face a critical scenario [with Morata].
“Gamers like Morata – that for us are essential – are lacking for an extended interval. I don’t know [when he will return] as a result of he has this downside.
“We battle to seek out the answer and to resolve the ache in his again. I don’t understand how lengthy he wants. I’m a bit frightened. You already know very effectively the significance of the participant.”
He added, “Pedro is okay. He’s in competition in opposition to West Brom. Christensen didn’t prepare with us immediately however actually, I hope to depend on him in opposition to West Brom as a result of he’s an essential participant for us.”
On Olivier Giroud, he mentioned, “Giroud is coaching with us, he’s in competition for West Brom for positive.”