Fofana out for long after ACL surgery

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Chelsea have confirmed that Wesley Fofana has undergone surgery to treat an anterior cruciate ligament injury. The 22-year-old defender skipped a tour of the United States with the rest of his teammates. Chelsea may need to sign a new defender to replace.

Chelsea confirm France defender Wesley Fofana undergoing surgery to treat anterior cruciate ligament pain. The 22-year-old defender did not travel with the rest of his team-mates on the US tour. due to knee pain And most recently, the club issued a statement confirming the need for surgery. ทางเข้า

“Our defender Wesley Fofana has had surgery on his anterior cruciate ligament,” a Chelsea statement

This is the latest in a long line of injuries for Fofana. He missed a significant portion of Leicester’s 2021-22 campaign with a broken leg and has spent more time on the treatment table since completing his big-money move to Chelsea in summer 2022

“The 22-year-old did not travel to America for the club’s pre-season tour following an expert medical evaluation. This unfortunately confirmed that an operation was required. Wesley will now begin rehabilitation and work with the club’s medical department at Cobham during his recovery.

Fofana’s serious injury and lengthy absence could force the club to sign a new defender this summer.

Chelsea’s centre-back options now include Thiago Silva, Levi Colville, Trevoh Chalobah and Benoit Badiagil, but the latter is recovering from injury. The hamstring found late in the previous season.