Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang may build his debut for Chelsea in Tuesday’s gap Champions League cluster game at Dinamo Zagreb despite suffering a broken jaw throughout a breaking and entering.

Chelsea created a deadline-beating swoop for Aubameyang last week, signing the forward on a biennial contract from Barcelona simply months once he left Arsenal.

The 33-year-old lost Chelsea’s debatable 2-1 convert West Ham on Sabbatum however has cosmopolitan with the squad to Croatia.

“Auba is very ambitious, he’s very focused and he’s hungry to play for us, and he is hungry to prove a point. That’s why he’s here,” Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel told reporters on Monday.

Aubameyang are fitted with a custom mask to guard his jaw that was skintn throughout associate assault by a bunch of 4 men UN agency broke into his home close to Barcelona and vulnerable him with firearms.

“If an issue comes up with the mask today we will not put him in of course, but there was no issue for him yesterday and I hope there will not be an issue today,” said Tuchel.

“If he is ready to start he cannot play 90 minutes so it is on us to take a decision how we manage the minutes”.

“That he needs minutes to get his full fitness is clear so it’s on us to find the solution if he is on the bench or if he starts.”

Switzerland midfielder Denis Zakaria is additionally in line for his 1st Chelsea look following his arrival on loan from Juventus.

However N’Golo Kante continues to be sidelined by a hamstring drawback, whereas veteran centre-back Thiago Silva has been unwearied for the trip.

“We decided with Thiago that he will have a break from travelling and from the stress after he has played every minute so far in very intense matches,” explained Tuchel.

“It was the moment to give him a break instead of putting him on the bench and he has to travel. He can take care of his recovery.”


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