CHELSEA are waiting to discover whether boss Thomas Tuchel has posted a second successive negative test.
This would mean he could fly to the UAE on the private jet for the Club World Cup final against Palmeiras tomorrow, having spent the previous week isolating after catching Covid 19.
Assistant boss Zsolt Low said: “I hope he can come to the final once he has followed the rules and protocols.
“We hope he can come and enjoy the final.
“If he cannot come, we are well prepared and will have lots of meetings during the day.”
As for Palmeiras, Low added: “We know a lot about Palmerias and have been in the Copa Libertadores last two times and expect a very difficult game.
“Thiago and Kenedy talk about how good the Palmeiras fans are and we expect a lot of them here.
“But it is a big game for us. Only two English clubs have won this trophy and Chelsea have never won it so we want to win this title.”
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Midfield Jorginho also hopes the manager will arrive in time for the game.
The Blues star added: “It is unfortunate Thomas was not here for the semi-final but he hopes he will join us for the game.
“When your manager is here, he gives you more energy in the changing room.
We want to win this trophy, an important trophy. We are not thinking about the Premier League right now.”
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