Hakim Ziyech has been forced to spend time away from the pitch on two different occasions due to a knee and a hip injury in his first season in England.

The 28-year-old has a goal and three assists in 17 league appearances for Chelsea and most of those starts came under Frank Lampard.

Thomas Tuchel replaced Lampard as Blues manager at the end of January and the German has revived a handful of players at Stamford Bridge since then.

However, the former Paris Saint-Germain manager’s arrival has had an adverse impact on the Morocco international, according to

It’s claimed the attacking midfielder and his coach couldn’t click despite the player netting goals against Atlético Madrid and Sheffield United in the Champions League and FA Cup respectively.

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The former Ajax man has not featured on six occasions and has started only seven matches in all competitions after Tuchel took charge. add the ‘change of guard’ at Chelsea, meaning the managerial change at the club, has had ‘huge side effects’ on Ziyech, and he ‘could leave’ Stamford Bridge in the summer.

The website focuses only on the winger’s situation and doesn’t mention any club that’s interested in signing Ziyech.

This report comes days after former Netherlands international René van der Gijp urged Ziyech to leave Chelsea.