‘Come back stronger’ - Chelsea fans react to news left-back Ben Chilwell will need surgery
Chelsea fans have been getting behind Ben Chilwell following the news he would need surgery and be out for the season.
The 24-year-old defender suffered damages to his knee against Juventus back in November and there were slim hopes he would avoid surgery after initially reacting well to physiotherapy.
But according to a report on the Telegraph, the left-back had a scan after Christmas which revealed the healing hasn’t progressed as much as expected and the decision is for him to go under the knife.
The news of his surgery is a big blow to Thomas Tucehl’s who now has a decision to make regarding bringing in a short term replacement.
Before the injury, Chilwell had scored three league goals and Chelsea won five of the six league games he played in.
He was also a member of the Three Lions team that reached the final of the Euros, even though he never got onto the pitch.