Kai Havertz has examined constructive for COVID-19 and so is not going to function for Chelsea within the Champions League towards Rennes on Wednesday night time.
Supervisor Frank Lampard confirmed the information previous to kick-off and it was introduced by the membership on social media.
Chelsea’s official account tweeted pre-match: “Frank Lampard has confirmed Kai Havertz has examined constructive for COVID-19.
“As a consequence the participant is now present process a interval of self-isolation and isn’t concerned in tonight’s Champions League recreation versus Rennes.”
Talking earlier this week, Timo Werner praised his teammate and countryman Havertz.
The pair each headed to Stamford Bridge in the summertime – Werner has arguably settled in at Chelsea the quicker, with 4 targets to his title already, however insisted that his shut buddy Havertz has the capability to dominate the English recreation.
“I do know Kai very nicely and I believe he is among the most gifted gamers in the entire world,” stated Werner.
“He’s a younger boy, solely 21 and he can be taught lots however can already play like a really, very previous and smart participant. I believe up and till now he feels very nicely right here. A bit like me, now we have talked lots about settling in and he feels he’s very glad to be right here.
“In numerous video games he has proven what he can do, what he can convey to the workforce. For Kai it is extremely vital to attain, however I believe what you’ll be able to see in his recreation he’s much more than scoring targets as a midfield participant.
“He performs numerous key passes, makes numerous motion for different gamers. He’s very gifted and feels good.
“He’ll get higher and higher, like me he has come to a brand new nation, language and magnificence of soccer and has to be taught. However till now he performs excellent and we are going to see much more good video games from him.”