Armando Broja might sit on Chelsea’s bench against Bournemouth, according to the Albanian Football Association

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Armando Broja might sit on the bench for Chelsea’s upcoming match against Bournemouth on September 17, according to the Albanian Football Association. Blues supporters will be happy to hear this news because Armando Broja has been out for several months.

After spending extended periods on the sidelines owing to a season-ending injury sustained in December of last year during a friendly match against Aston Villa, the striker will now make a comeback. One could argue that his talent in the box was severely missed given our difficulties in front of goal.

Armando Broja might prove to be a very important player for Pochettino and Chelsea

Armando Broja has resumed light training over the summer and is now approved to play in Chelsea’s upcoming match. As one of the most crucial players for the team, Mauricio Pochettino also cautioned against rushing the striker. He wants to let him finish his recovery.

After the Albanian Football Association stated the striker will sit on the bench, the Blues will now get to see their young player in action. Following Albania’s triumph over Poland on Sunday, Armando Duka spoke to Euronews. He said

“Broja has completed the recovery phase. We expect him to be on the bench with Chelsea this week, that is, ready to return to the field. He should normally be back in October for the Czech Republic game.”

Armando Duka further added

“He is an added value for us. One of the best Albanian footballers, so he will help us.”

Pochettino will have more options to use up front the quicker he returns. In fact, it ought to keep Nicolas Jackson in pursuit. Competition bodes good for a talented team eager to win major trophies for years to come.

The team will gain a lot from Armando Broja’s return because his presence will increase the squad’s depth considering the forward’s extended absence. If he had maintained his fitness while Chelsea was having difficulties scoring goals, he would have been a reliable starter last season. However, Armando Broja will now, aim to establish himself as the better choice through his work under Pochettino.

Pochettino wants the 22-year-old to be fully fit before making a choice about whether or not to have him play against Bournemouth. Armando Broja’s comeback will also be good news for both Chelsea and the Albanian national team.

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