It seems just as a player gets into a good run of form, injury looms. That’s exactly what’s happened to Jeremie Bela, who albeit hasn’t been at his best in recent games, but the Frenchman has certainly been the first on the teamsheet during Blues’ 13 game unbeaten run.

Bela had to be stretchered off in the 0-0 stalemate against Millwall at The Den thanks to a hamstring injury and that wasn’t all he was subjected to…

However, the injury isn’t as bad as once feared:

With Bela out of action, Pep may have to call upon Jefferson Montero on Wednesday night. It’s also been made evident from the Blues boss that Jude Bellingham will also be rested for the tie:

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