During Sunday’s 2-0 loss at Tottenham, Chelsea defender Thiago Silva suffered knee ligament damage. The club has not indicated how long the 38-year-old Brazil captain is likely to be absent after Monday’s scan.
Silva won’t play in Chelsea’s trip to Dortmund in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals the following week.
When will Thiago Silva return?
There are a lot of uncertainty around Silva’s return as his injury is yet to be assessed properly by the Chelsea medical staff.
“Silva will now work closely with the club’s medical department during his rehabilitation to return to action as soon as possible,” said Chelsea. Read More: FIFA Award Winner 2022, Know the Full List of FIFA 2022 Award Winners
The Blues’ final opportunity to win a trophy this year is in the Champions League. The struggling team under Graham Potter will be without him as they attempt to turn around their dreadful league performance, including Saturday’s home Premier League match against Leeds United.
Chelsea has only won twice in their last 15 games across all competitions and is 14 points off the top four.
Silva extended his Chelsea contract by one year this month, keeping him there through the summer of 2024. Read More: List of Top five All-time Oldest Football Clubs in history
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