CHELSEA star Kai Havertz appeared to have dislocated his finger while celebrating his goal against Tottenham.
The German, 22, gave Chelsea a fifth-minute lead in the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg clash with Spurs.
Havertz closes the pass from Marcos Alonso and him The shot was converted by Spurs defender Davinson Sanchez – cue ecstatic celebration.
And it seems Havertz’s teammates went a bit too far – leaving the attacker with the little finger looking in pain.
Havertz received medical attention and was initially able to continue with his right hand patched.
And the dressing meant Havertz had to remove one of his gloves.
But with Havertz clearly in pain, it was decided that he should not play any more part of the game after the first half.
Thomas Tuchel has made the decision to replace him with Timo Werner – who has made his first appearance since injury.
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And the substitution almost paid off when Werner ran inside but his shot narrowly missed the post.
Despite missing out The Blues continued to dominate but could not extend the gap to overcome the score 2-0 – a Ben Davies’ own own goal doubled Chelsea’s attack in a humorous first half.
Havertz currently faces a race to get fit for Chelsea’s FA Cup tie against Chesterfield.
Tuchel will be hoping to get him after both N’Golo Kante and Thiago Silva are rule out Tottenham draw after testing positive for Covid-19.
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/4403765/havertz-dislocated-finger-chelsea-tottenham/ Kai Havertz appears to have dislocated his finger while celebrating Chelsea’s early goal against Tottenham