Young Chelsea side were without James, who has been suffering from illness.
Chelsea are on the US tour ahead of the new season. They recently played against Wrexham in the pre-season game and won 5-0. However, Reece James was not part of this game due to injury.
Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino says Reece James will join the Chelsea squad soon. The Argentine also praised Christopher Nkunku for his goalscoring debut. Nkunku joined the Blues in the summer from RB Leipzig.
Yesterday, Chelsea scored five goals and kept a clean sheet in the US. Young Chelsea side were without James, who has been suffering from illness.
The new Chelsea head offers an update on the defender’s availability after the game on Wednesday night, saying: “He is flying soon and he is going to join the team.”
Debutant Nkunku scored a goal in the 90th minute against Wrexham and the Argentine was glad to see his makeshift No9 lift the spirits on his debut, adding: “The most important thing now is to get feelings, starting to play again after the holidays. All the players came at different levels and now it is about putting them all at similar levels.”
“I think for the possibility today and the different players we have available and I think it’s a position we decide today… we only have Jackson and him with the possibility to play as a striker,” Pochettino said.
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