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CHE vs ASV: Why Romelu Lukaku might not make appearance tomorrow despite training with the full team

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The International break is over, Chelsea players have also returned back to Cobham in preparation for their gameweek 4 fixture against Astonvilla tomorrow. Romelu Lukaku, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner were all captured by the camera on Chelsea's training ground.

Few days ago, it was made clear that Romelu Lukaku will undergo a scan on his thigh. The Belgian striker made it clear that he would do the scan before returning back to Cobham(Chelsea's training ground)

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The scan results will tell if he would play tomorrow or not. Meanwhile, Lukaku trained with the full team yesterday and everything went smoothly.There is a possibility that Lukaku will not play against Astonvilla tomorrow, Tuchel will not like to risk his main striker especially when the champions league is starting on tuesday.

Thomas Tuchel and Chelsea fans might not be too bothered about Lukaku's condition. They have Timo Werner who netted 3 goals in his last 3 appearances for Germany. Kai Havertz is also there to play the false 9 position if Tuchel insists on not featuring Timo Werner.

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Kai Havertz was ill few days ago, Hansi Flick removed him from the squad that faced Armenia. The midfielder returned back and played against Iceland last 2 days. He assisted the last goal, that goal was scored by Timo Werner.

Astonvilla made a couple of signings in the last transfer window. Players like Danny Ings, Emiliano Buendia and Leon Bailey are all good in their different positions.They also have Emi Martinez who was among the top contenders of EPL Golden glove last season.

Mike Dean is one of the managers who Thomas Tuchel has never defeated, the two managers will meet this week and one of them will be defeated if the game does not end in a draw.

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