Chelsea have been forced to put N’Golo Kante’s return on hold.
Chelsea will be without injured duo N’Golo Kante and Andreas Christensen for the Premier League clash with Newcastle.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has criticised France for their handling of injured midfielder N’Golo Kante during the international break, describing the situation as “not a laughing matter”.
Tammy Abraham finished off a fantastic week with another goal to help Chelsea win 4-1 at Southampton and move up to fifth in the Premier League.
N’Golo Kante will be absent for Chelsea’s trip to Wolves as the influential midfielder continues to recover from an ankle injury.
France midfielder Blaise Matuidi believes the World Cup winners cannot look for excuses despite a growing number of absentees.