“We will allow ourselves to be honest if we don’t like the performance, and if we can do things we will show them,” said Tuchel. “There are things to do better, we will focus on the details, but in general I don’t want to be too harsh, and I still stick to that plan.”
He said: “I don’t think the approach is going to be any different. We’ve decided this is the way forward for us, so we’ll keep the same thing we’ve been trying to achieve.”
Wilson is one of a trio of men who will occupy the treatment room at the club’s Darsley Park training headquarters over the coming weeks with central defender Fabian Schar having undergone knee surgery and full-back Javier Manquillo having sustained ankle ligament damage.
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Chelsea vs Newcastle kicks off at 8pm GMT tonight.
The game will be shown live on Sky Sports in the UK. Subscribers can stream online via the Sky Sports website and app.
Timo Werner is expected to return after missing the FA Cup game in midweek with a dead leg, but Thiago Silva remains out, as does Kai Havertz.
Callum Wilson, Fabian Schar and Javier Manquillo are all out for several weeks. Ciaran Clark is available, while Jamaal Lascelles will be assessed before kick-off.
Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Zouma; Hudson-Odoi, Kovacic, Jorginho, Alonso; Mount, Werner, Abraham.
Newcastle: Darlow; Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis; Willock, Hayden, Shelvey, Almiron; Saint-Maximin; Joelinton
Newcastle scored three times last time out against Southampton, but this looks a much tougher proposition against a Chelsea side going well under their new manager. Chelsea 3-0 Newcastle.