Fri 26 November 2021 | 15:50

Tuchel provides update on Chilwell’s injury

Ben Chilwell is set to be sidelined for at least six weeks due to ACL injury.



Ben Chilwell

was forced off the pitch in the Blues’ 4-0 Champions League rout of


at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has now revealed that the 24-year-old defender has suffered an ACL injury and will not be able to accompany the Blues in Sunday’s Premier League clash against Manchester United.

"Ben has a partial injury of his ACL and the decision is to treat it conservatively,"

Tuchel said.

"And the next six weeks will tell the story actually if he makes it and if he will be fully available after the six weeks, or if he needs surgery after that.

"Right now I only care about the six weeks, we are very positive because the first redaction of his body is very positive.

"Hopefully it stays like this so now the full focus of everybody is on the next six weeks, to try to bring him back to play.

"It's a very responsible decision, so there's no rush, no pressure."



source: SportMob

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