Chilwell has not played a single minute for either club or country since winning the Champions League with Chelsea in May.
He was selected for Gareth Southgate's squad at Euro 2020 but did not make an appearance and appeared to be 'worrying' and 'mentally tired' when he returned for the start of the new Premier League season.
Thomas Tuchel told Ben Chilwell to be patient and 'find the joy' again as he looks for game time
In addition, Chilwell was left out of Gareth Southgate's squad for the latest set of international fixtures.
'It has absolutely been difficult for him and I think this is pretty normal,' said Tuchel. 'It was, for him, personally, a tough Euros because there were chances where he thought he could have played and he did not.
'I know that it was a tough one because you feel he did everything to push the team. You feel as part of the team but you don't feel it really if you don't sweat it out on the pitch and you never wear the shirt and you are never really involved, it is a strange