NEWS:Pochettino confirms double Chelsea injury blow

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed a double injury blow ahead of the Premier League clash against Manchester City.

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The London giants are currently 10th in the standings after their hard-fought 3-1 win over Crystal Palace earlier this week.

They will be aiming for a second straight league win this weekend, but it won’t be easy against an in-form City side.Ahead of the game, Pochettino has revealed a double setback with Carney Chukwuemeka and Thiago Silva sidelined.Chukwuemeka twisted his ankle two days ago and he has been ruled out alongside Silva who has a minor muscle injury.

Pochettino said: “Carney Chukwuemeka twisted his ankle two days ago, he’s out.

Thiago Silva also has minor injury, he is not available. We need to assess day by day.”Chelsea face a huge task against the Cityzens, who are currently with a 100 per cent record since the beginning of the year.The Cityzens played out a thrilling 4-4 draw against the Blues last time around but will be eyeing three points this time.