Chelsea’s Club World Cup plans have met with a setback with the news coach Thomas Tuchel has tested positive for Covid-19.
Last year’s Champions League winners are due to fly out to Abu Dhabi following their FA Cup clash with Plymouth on Saturday.
The squad will travel as planned, but Tuchel will remain at home after being forced into isolation.
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Chelsea have issued a statement saying Tuchel “will now follow necessary self-isolation protocols and hopes to join up with the team in Abu Dhabi later next week.”
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