Antonio Conte, Chelsea’s manager, has confirmed that Chelsea will be missing one of their main defenders due to an injury against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League group stage today.
in a pre-match conference ahead of Atletico Madrid’s match, Antonio Conte confirmed that Chelsea and Brazil’s defender, David Luiz, will be missing the final Champions League clash due to an injury in his knee.
Antonio Conte said:”David Luiz is out against Atletico Madrid, he is suffering from a problem in his knee and he is working on solving it.”
David Luiz has been linked with several clubs, especially in La Liga, after the rumors of the bad relationship between David Luiz and Antonio Conte where the Brazilian defender didn’t play for two weeks.
Chelsea will play against Atletico Madrid today without their defender again, and the Blues will be aiming to win to guarantee to be on the top of their Champions League group stage, group C. However, a point is enough for Chelsea to be on the top of the group, while a win is a must for Atletico Madrid to proceed to the knock out stage, depending on Roma’s result against Qarabag FK.