Chelsea have been handed a huge fitness boost ahead of the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Porto.
N’Golo Kante, Christian Pulisic and Tammy Abraham have all shaken off injury concerns to be available for the matchday squad.
According to EveningStandard, Manager Thomas Tuchel confirmed ahead of the Porto clash: “They are fit enough to be in the squad and will be in the squad all three, that’s good news.
“Christian went out before injury could happen.
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“Tammy is in the squad, and N’Golo just did his last test and will be on the bench. He feels very comfortable, comfortable enough to be on the bench.”
Tuchel confirmed Olivier Giroud is in contention to start the game in Seville, saying: “He’s in the running, he’s in the squad, and he’s absolutely excited to return to Sevilla, to play there, it gives him a good feeling.