EPL: I’m angry, disappointed – Thomas Tuchel slams Premier League… Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has admitted that he is ‘disappointed’ and ‘angry’ after the club’s request to postpone their match against Wolves on Sunday was rejected by the Premier League.
The Blues will play the game with only six players named on the substitute bench with two of those being goalkeepers Kepa Arrizabalaga and Marcus Bettinelli.
Defender, Trevoh Chalobah will play in the central midfield due to Tuchel’s lack of options in that area of the pitch, with N’Golo Kante being rushed back from injury to play alongside him.
Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ben Chilwell have all tested positive for Covid-19.
And the club had asked the Premier League to postpone the match, a request that was turned down on Sunday morning
“I am worried from a medical point of view, we have had four days of consecutive tests,” Tuchel told the BBC.
“How will it stop if we are on a bus together and in meetings. We are disappointed, we are a bit angry.
“We applied to not play and put the situation under control and it was rejected.
“It is very hard to understand it, we are concerned about the health of the players.
“We end up with players who play coming from injuries and we take the risk.”