England left back Ben Chilwell limped off in the game against Belgium in the UEFA Nations League. Frank Lampard will be posed with a serious problem if his number one left back is out with injury.
Ben Chilwell joined Chelsea from Leicester for a fee to in the range of $55 million. The enormous amount of money puts an added pressure on him to perform. However Chilwell has started brightly in his time at Chelsea.
Ben Chilwell limps off in international match
Chelsea fans are understably extremely angry at the fact that he’s injured. Chilwell has dramatically improved the left flank of Chelsea’s defense and is looking to settle in very well.
With the onset of the international break several Premier League players have been injured or tested positive for Covid-19. This calls in for a stand to question why exactly are international friendlies even required in this time of a pandemic?
It’s only increasing the risk of contracting the disease and doing no good for anyone. To take a sudden break from club football disrupts both it’s flow and quality. With several players missing every team will have a problem to gel in together.