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Mendy’s injury hands Kepa new Chelsea chance

Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, is set to miss their clash with Southampton.

On Friday, it was confirmed that the 28-year-old had left the Senegal national team camp with a thigh injury.

The news leaves Mendy as a huge doubt for the Blues’ game at home to Southampton on October 17.

Kepa Arrizabalaga is now set for another chance as his replacement.

read also:Kepa: I’m fine, strong and confident; I’m not Mendy’s back-up

Despite being the world’s most expensive goalkeeper, the 26-year-old has so far struggled to meet expectations at Stamford Bridge.

But he will not be short of match practice if called upon for the Southampton game, having kept a clean sheet against Portugal while on Spain duty in the week.

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