James, Fernandez, Chilwell – Chelsea injury news and return dates for Nottingham Forest clash

Chelsea will play their final away game of the season this weekend when they travel to Nottingham Forest. The win for both teams is vital with a lot to play for in the last two weeks.

The Blues leapfrogged Manchester United in the race for European football with a 5-0 win over West Ham. Forest can confirm their top-flight status with three points after picking up a huge win at Sheffield United last time out.

Mauricio Pochettino has welcomed a number of players back in recent weeks and could see more players return before the end of the season. So ahead of what could be a huge game at both ends of the table, looked at all the latest injury news and updates from Stamford Bridge.

Reece James

James recently returned to first team training after a long spell on the sidelines. The 24-year-old defender has been undergoing rehabilitation for a muscle problem that has kept him out of action for much of the season.

injury: Hamstring.

What Pochettino said: “They’re not available yet. They’re close. Today and yesterday they were doing a partial workout with the team. They’re close, but they’re not available yet.”

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