Chelsea defender Wesley Fofana has suffered another setback after collapsing during today’s behind-closed-doors friendly with Brentford.
According to Simon Phillips, Fofana was unhappy when manager Graham Potter subbed him off.
Fofana joined Chelsea from Leicester City in the summer and appeared to be a promising signing for the Blues, but his playing time has been limited due to injuries.
And it now appears that the young Frenchman has suffered another major setback in his recovery, though it is unclear how serious the problem is…
Told Wesley Fofana was injured today in a behind-closed-doors friendly between Chelsea and Brentford. The severity is unknown, but he appeared upset as he exited.
Ben Chilwell, Wesley Fofana, and Reece James Declare the date of their return
Chelsea supporters will be hoping that Fofana can return soon, or else they will be short of options at the back in the second half of the season.
Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen both left in the summer, while Thiago Silva is getting on in years and won’t be able to play every week for the rest of the season, and Kalidou Koulibaly hasn’t been particularly impressive since joining Chelsea.