Nkunku undergoes knee surgery, out until December

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Chelsea face bad news as new striker Christopher Nkunku arrives Underwent surgery for a knee injury. And will have to stay in treatment until December ever

The club confirmed that the France international had undergone surgery on Tuesday morning. And it is stated that he will be out for about 16 weeks, or nearly four months, before returning to normal training.

That means Mauricio Pochettino will face a headache ahead of Sunday’s first Premier League game of the season against Liverpool.

Nkunku, who joined this window from RB Leipzig in a deal that was agreed last year, was one of Chelsea’s standout performers during their tour of America, scoring three times.

Nkuncu picked up a knee injury during Chelsea’s final pre-season friendly against Borussia Dortmund.

Pochettino originally expected Nkunku to miss only the first few weeks of the new season. But after further scans it was revealed that his condition was worse than expected.

But he was hurt early on in their final game against Borussia Dortmund in the early hours of Thursday morning, eventually being forced off midway through the first half. ทางเข้า https://ufabet999.com/

“Nkuncu has suffered a knee injury which will rule the striker out for a long time,” a Chelsea statement read.

“The 25-year-old has had surgery. And will now begin a rehabilitation program with the club’s medical department.