The Blues coach doesn't expect the French midfielder to have any impact in his side's next two installations
Kante endured a hamstring injury in the last phases of France's 1-1 draw with Ukraine last Wednesday, and accordingly got back to Stamford Bridge to go through treatment.
The 30-year-old had to miss Les Bleus' next two World Cup qualifiers, with Tuchel currently uncovering that he will likewise be inaccessible for choice when Chelsea invite West Brom to Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday.
What's been said?
The Chelsea administrator isn't anticipating that Kante should return on schedule for the principal leg of his group's Champions League quarter-last conflict with Porto four days after the fact by the same token.
"It's probably it's too early. He is doing singular preparing and from that point on you can do the maths. Tomorrow he will miss the game and can't be in the crew," Tuchel told a question and answer session.
"At that point we show up on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to plan for the game, so that leaves us with just three days.
"He has a little muscle injury, as was imparted from the public group.
"So my sensible methodology is to think after Porto and to consider the second game against Porto."
What different games could Kante sit out?
Contingent upon how his recuperation goes, Kante may likewise be an uncertainty for the Blues' experience with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on April 10.
Allies will trust that Tuchel can invite the Frenchman back into the crease for the second leg against Porto three days after the fact, before arrangements start for a FA Cup semi-last standoff against Manchester City.
How has Kante performed for Chelsea this term?
Kante was in and out of the beginning XI under Frank Lampard in the main portion of the period, yet has delighted in a re-visitation of structure since Tuchel's appearance as lead trainer in January.
The World Cup victor has assumed a vital part in Chelsea's ascent to fourth in the Premier League and race to the last phases of both the FA Cup and Champions League.
Kante has showed up in a sum of a day and a half across all rivalries for the Blues to date, giving three helps en route.
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