Thiago Silva reaches out to Chelsea fans, gives injury update ahead of Sheffield United clash

Thiago Silva has reassured fans over his injury – but is still likely to miss Sunday’s trip to Sheffield United.

The Brazilian has started all three of Thomas Tuchel’s games in charge, but limped out of Thursday’s dominant 1-0 win over Tottenham in the 36th minute with an apparent hamstring injury.

After the match, boss Tuchel said: “I saw Thiago with a big strap around his muscle, but we have to wait.

“It’s worrying because it’s a muscle injury.”

Silva, 36, then took to Instagram today to give fans a further update.

He posted a picture of his heavily-strapped leg.

And he wrote: “Injuries are part of our profession, now treating and returning stronger!”

Tuchel also added: “I think for Sunday he is a big doubt.”

With Kurt Zouma also missing with a knock, Andreas Christensen stepped in for Silva at the heart of Tuchel’s back-three.

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