Ben Chilwell has revealed that he has undergone profitable surgical procedure on his knee and is braced for the lengthy street again to full health.
Chilwell suffered a partial ACL tear towards Juventus in late November and initially stayed away from the working desk, with membership medical doctors eager to present him time to get better naturally earlier than making a closing choice.
The left-back has made some progress over the previous month nevertheless it was finally determined that he did require surgical procedure, that means Chilwell’s season is sort of actually over and he’s now dealing with a race towards time to get again for the beginning of the 2022/23 marketing campaign.
“Simply needed to let everybody know that the operation yesterday was profitable,” he wrote on Twitter. “I really feel very optimistic & motivated to work like a beast to get again on the pitch with my boys quickly and assist this nice membership win extra trophies.
“Thanks all for the assist and good messages.”
With Chilwell set for an prolonged spell on the sidelines, Chelsea are methods to switch him. At present, Marcos Alonso is the one senior left-back on the books.
Lyon have blocked Chelsea’s try and recall Emerson Palmieri, with the French aspect refusing to surrender their possibility to purchase him on the finish of the season.
Because of this, the Blues are anticipated to dip into the switch market and 90min understands that Everton’s Lucas Digne is their top target.
Whereas Chelsea are ready to signal Digne on a everlasting foundation, they’re reluctant to commit an excessive amount of cash to the deal and would favor to signal him on mortgage if an settlement with Everton might be reached.