PL is playing a dangerous game

Chelsea's Thomas Tuchel said the Premier League is playing a dangerous game in the face of a growing number of COVID-19 outbreaks.

USA About: Chelsea Publish: 12/20/2021 Edit: 12/20/2021 Author: Gardener


ChelseaThomas Tuchel talks about the risks that Chelsea had to take with several players in order to set up a squad against the Wolves. Thomas Tuchel talks about the risks that Chelsea had to take with several players in order to set up a squad against the Wolves. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said the Premier League is playing a dangerous game with player safety after the London club beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 at Molineux on Sunday. Chelsea were furious after their request to postpone Sunday's game was denied, despite seven COVID-19 cases recorded at their camp, including Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner and Callum Hudson-Odoi. Tuchel said he was concerned about the growing number of infections on his squad and believed that by traveling together and sharing a changing room, it would be very possible. "We talk a lot about player safety and protection, but I'm not sure we did that today," Tuchel told Sky Sports. "If we have tomorrow and the next test, the next positive one, I'd like to talk to the Premier League about what to expect." We were made to sit on the bus for three hours and travel together, we were in meetings. at dinner and lunch, and the situation doesn't feel like it's going to stop if we keep going. "Tuchel said he feared Chelsea could be without more players in the quarter-finals of the League Cup in Brentford on Wednesday." If they do make us play Brentford, will we not arrive or not train? A total of 10 Premier League games have been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the clubs will hold a meeting on Monday to discuss the ongoing crisis. The Chelsea boss said he believed the club was making a strong case for postponing the Wolves game. It is very difficult to understand, we are concerned about the health of the players, "he said before the game.


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