Kovacic suffered an hamstring injury last month before first leg UCL clash against Porto and hasn’t been able to regain full recovery since then.
Andreas Christensen is the latest addition to Chelsea’s injury list after hurting is tendon in their win against Manchester City at the weekend.
Tuchel however is hopeful the season isn’t over for these two yet, expecting them to make a return before the season ends.
Tuchel has ruled out their involvement in upcoming match against Arsenal but is hoping Kovacic could return for the FA Cup final at Wembley while Christensen could also be available matches later against Villa.
Tuchel on Kovacic:
He’s not ready for tomorrow. The race is postponed to make it to the squad for Wembley
Tuchel On Christensen:
It was better than feared, we are hoping for one of the 2 Leicester games. The season is not finished for him hopefully. We want him back latest for Villa