Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has been governed out of the current month’s internationals with Senegal since he needs to make an excursion to the dental specialist.
Thomas Tuchel affirmed on Sunday that the 29-year-old won’t go for his side’s two Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers due to a tooth issue that requires a medical procedure.
Mendy didn’t include in Sunday’s 2-0 FA Cup quarter-last win over Sheffield United with Kepa Arrizabalaga beginning in the middle of the posts.
Also, presently Mendy has been managed out of Senegal obligation this month for their matches against the Congo and Eswatini.
Senegal have effectively reserved their place in following year’s Africa Cup of Nations competition in Cameroon.
‘Mendy will remain in light of the fact that he has a procedure on his tooth,’ the German told his post-match question and answer session when asked on the goalkeeper’s possibilities.
‘He needs to see the dental specialist since it should be finished. It’s the reason we do it now [so he is fit again after the worldwide break].’
Tuchel will be frantically trusting his No 1 plug’s tooth issue is arranged when Chelsea get back to activity against West Brom on April 3.
Mendy has so far held 11 clean sheets under Tuchel, who expanded his unbeaten run as Blues supervisor to 14 matches against Sheffield United.
Chelsea were attracted to play Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-finals one month from now and it stays not yet clear who will get approval in objective for the Wembley conflict.
Endorsed from Rennes the previous summer, Mendy’s nonappearance was not especially felt on Sunday given Kepa has played in each FA Cup tie so far this season.
Édouard Osoque Mendy is a professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Chelsea and the Senegal national team. Born in France, he represents Senegal at international level. He signed for Chelsea in 2020.