Chelsea have been given a fitness boost after confirmation hamstring injuries suffered by Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi are not serious.
Morocco attacking midfielder Ziyech limped out of Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Leeds United in the Premier League last weekend, while England winger Hudson-Odoi suffered a similar injury in training.
However, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard said after his side’s 1-1 draw with Krasnodar in their final Champions League group game on Tuesday that the duo will be back soon.
Chelsea face Everton in the Premier League on Saturday before games against Wolves and West Ham on December 15 and 21 respectively.
“Both players are hopefully going to be fit for a week on Wednesday,” Lampard told a post-match media conference.
“They had scans which are showing the injuries will be two weeks, so that’s positive, particularly with Hakim.
“With Callum we didn’t know what to expect when he got injured in training a couple of days ago.”
Victory for Chelsea over Krasnodar would have given them their highest ever points total in a single Champions League group stage (16).