Chelsea defender Wesley Fofana has undergone anterior cruciate ligament surgical procedure which is about to rule him out of motion for a number of months.
The 22-year-old didn’t journey with the Blues squad on a pre-season tour to america as a way to have “specialist medical assessments”.
The London membership mentioned the exams on Fofana’s knee “sadly confirmed that an operation could be required”.
The France centre-back joined Chelsea from Leicester for £70m final summer season.
“Wesley will now start his restoration and work with the membership’s medical division at Cobham throughout his rehabilitation part,” added a Chelsea assertion.
It’s one other damage setback for Fofana, who broke his leg whereas at Leicester in August 2021.
He was then sidelined for greater than 4 months final season with a knee damage picked up enjoying in opposition to AC Milan within the Champions League.
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