BEN CHILWELL has announced that his knee surgery was a success.
A 25-year-old man with a partial tear of the inner ACL Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Juventus in November.
Earlier this week The club announced that he would need surgery to repair the damage caused.
An official Chelsea statement said: “Following a knee injury in the match against Juventus, Chelsea’s medical department, in collaboration with their knee specialist, decided to try a conservative approach to rehabilitation. .
“Unfortunately, Ben has not been able to make progress and therefore the general decision has been made to proceed this week with a corrective surgery.”
As a result, the defender is likely to be out for the rest of the season.
However, Blues fans were relieved to see that the England international was recovered after posting a positive message on Twitter.
Chilwell said: “Hi guys. Just wanted to let everyone know that yesterday’s surgery was a success.
“I feel very positive and motivated to work like a beast to get back on the pitch with my boys soon and help this great club win more titles.
“Thank you all for your support and kind messages.”
The left-back is not the only name on Thomas Tuchel’s injury list.
Thiago Silva, Reece James and Andreas Christensen are all out after suffering injuries in recent matches.
Tuchel expresses his disappointment over the club’s injury crisis following Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Brighton on Wednesday.
“We don’t have full-backs anymore, we have people injured and players coming back from bad condition and we’re playing,” he said.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/4365422/chelsea-chilwell-knee-surgery/ Chelsea star Chilwell gives thumbs up after undergoing successful knee surgery and vows to ‘work like a beast’ to make a comeback