Christian Pulisic's adductor injury appears likely to keep him out of Chelsea's lineup until mid-February.
The 21-year-old American attacker has not played since a 1-1 draw at Brighton on New Year's Day.
Chelsea play at Leicester City on Feb. 1 and their next league game after that is not until Feb. 17 when they host Manchester United.
Manager Frank Lampard said Friday the break ''might fall at a nice time and give us a bit more to play with.'' He added: ''Hopefully he will be back for the other...