Wesley Fofana Injury update: Chelsea defender undergoes ACL surgery

In recent news, it was reported that Chelsea defender, Wesley Fofana has emerged as a doubt for the start of the new campaign with a knee injury. You are required to read the article for more details. Follow us around for all the insights and fresh updates at the PKB News.

Wesley Fofana Injury

Wesley Fofana Injury update

The recent news has come from Chelsea, where Wesley Fofana’s injury news has been surfacing on social media platforms as the star ruptures his anterior cruciate ligament. It was reported that the football star from Chelsea has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament and the defender will require surgery on the same. The 22-year-old defender did not travel with the rest of his teammates as they undergo their pre-season tour of the United States which was followed by a knee injury he suffered. It was believed that Fofana has undergone a scan on the problem and the results are devastating for the center-back. Scroll down to the next section for more details.

During the recent seasons, Fofana has been extremely unfortunate with injury problems. In the summer of 2021, while playing in a friendly for former club Leicester City against Villarreal, Fofana broke his leg and then took a break for over seven months. The France international returned in March 2022 and played the remaining season for the Foaxes before sealing a Euro 80 million move to Chelsea a few months later. However, in his first season at Stamford Bridge and then suffered more such bad fortune. Scroll down to know more about the news.

Moreover, he picked up a knee injury in October that ruled him out for over two months, and then four days after returning to training, he suffered a constant problem with heath, which turned out to be a break for further 55 days. Recently, he also gets involved with a setback with a knee injury, which means he may miss a very large chunk of the 2023-24 season. Currently, Chelsea has Levi Colwill, Thiago Silva, Trevoh Chalobah, and Benoit Badiashile to choose from in the center of defense. However, Benoit is also recovering from a serious hamstring injury that he suffered towards the end of the latest campaign and did not travel with the rest of the squad for the pre-season tour.

We wish Wesley a speedy recovery so that he can go back to the game as he always has. Thank you for being a patient reader. Do share this article if you find this informative.

Shreya Gupta

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