The winger hasn’t played for his country since June after a disagreement with head coach Vahid Halilhodzic, and he will not feature in next month’s continental showpiece after the Atlas Lions’ squad was confirmed yesterday.
That means Ziyech will be available for our Premier League fixtures against Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham in January, as well as the Carabao Cup double-header with Spurs in what is set to be an exciting start to 2022.
Robertson to miss crunch clash
One player who won’t be able to feature in the Chelsea vs Liverpool fixture on Sunday 2 January is Andrew Robertson, writes the Independent.
The Liverpool left-back was sent off for a bad tackle during their draw at Tottenham on Sunday, and handed a three-match ban.