Steven Gerrard to miss Boxing Day clash with Thomas Tuchel’s COVID-stricken Blues
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Chelsea face a tough test as they travel to take on Aston Villa on Boxing Day.
Thomas Tuchel’s side have had a solid season so far, but with Covid-19 having a severe impact on their squad, that means many in the first squad are running on empty as the party games appear to be intensifying.
- Steven Gerrard has done well since replacing Dean Smith as head coach and guided Villa to 10th place in the Premier League.
- But he will not be in a canoe today after having tested positive for Covid himself.
- The Premier League clash will take place at 5.30 p.m.
- The shock will be live exclusively on talkSPORT Sunday evening with coverage starting at 5pm.
- Comments will come from Nigel Adderley and former England winger Trevor Sinclair.
- talkSPORT will have updates throughout the day and you can listen through our radio player below.
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