INJURY SENDS ANTONIO RUDIGER PACKING...

Rudiger to Miss Rest of Season Due to Injury


A sad news for the Chelsea fc faithfuls as Antonio Rudiger is set to be out for Chelsea’s remaining four or five games after suffering a meniscus tear in his left knee.

The 26-year-old was taken off against Manchester United in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Old Trafford after suffering his second knee injury in the space of a fortnight.

With the head coach Sarri' having confirm the blow, Rudiger is said to being operated on in Rome.



Considering the sensitive and critical stage of Chelsea's season, Rudiger's absence means Andreas Christensen is likely to step into the starting line-up to partner David Luiz for the remaining games of the campaign, with the forgotten Gary Cahill taking up a place on the substitutes' bench.

Chelsea will now compete to qualify for next season’s Champions League without the former Roma star as they prepare for a two-legged Europa League semi-final clash against Eintracht Frankfurt. Of which a win over Frankfurt inithe two-legged tie will open them the opportunity to possibly end the season with a major trophy.

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