Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has spoken about the threats caused by Bruno Lage’s Wolves ahead of tomorrow’s clash.

Tuchel talked up Wolves at his pre-match press conference as he prepares to bring his Blues side to Molineux.

The German also said he has midfield injuries to go with the four positive Covid cases at the club, with N’Golo Kante and Mateo Kovacic potentially being rushed back in.

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“They had a rough start to the season but recovered from there. They are very disciplined with a clear structure and they are very hard to break down,” said Tuchel of Wolves.

“It is very hard to create chances so it is a big task for us. We will focus on it tomorrow, have a meeting before training, do our training and be well prepared because we need to be well prepared.

“They have had some very good performances, a late goal vs Liverpool lost the match and they deserved to win against Brighton so it is a tough one.

“It’s hard to create chances against them, it’s hard to break their defensive line. We need to be very careful of their speed and individual quality up front.

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Wolves have run Liverpool and Manchester City close in recent weeks, restricting them to one-goal wins which included an element of fortune.

Chelsea are European champions but not in as good form as those two teams were before facing Wolves, so Lage’s men can get a result here.

The Blues’ injuries also play a part, with Tuchel perhaps not having as fit a squad as he would like or as many options as he could have available.

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