Chelsea's Christian Pulisic to miss Arsenal game after positive coronavirus test

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Christian Pulisic scored against Crystal Palace in Chelsea's 3-0 win last weekend

Christian Pulisic, a forward for Chelsea, has been confirmed positive for coronavirus. He will be absent from Sunday's Premier League match at Arsenal.

The American international was not in training this week, and Blues boss Thomas Tuchel confirmed that he was suffering from self-isolation.

Tuchel stated that Tuchel isn't available to train or play in the game.

Pulisic posted on Instagram external-link, that he was fully vaccinated with no symptoms.

N'Golo Kant and Hakim Ziyech are back in training, and they could be in the north London derby.

Tuchel said that N'Golo and Hakim were both in training today. They did everything they needed to and had no problems."

"But they still need to do a more intense, physical training session with the team.

"We will decide after that but it seems very positive right now that both can be included in the squad for Sunday."