Reece James suffers another injury setback

Reece James who couldn’t play for England at the 2022 World Cup due to injury, has suffered a short return to Stamford Bridge following another injury he picked up in the 53rd minute of Chelsea’s Premier League match against Bournemouth yesterday, December 27.

Reece James suffers another injury setback

Before his return on Tuesday, James suffered a serious knee injury against AC Milan in the Champions League on October 11.

Though the World Cup break gave him enough time to recover and return to full fitness, the 23-year-old was replaced by Cesar Azpilicueta after being hobbled off 8 minutes after halftime.

Reece James suffers another injury setback

Speaking after the match which ended 2-0 in favour of the Blues, Chelsea’s manager Graham Potter said;

β€œI’m not sure on the state of the injury. Too early to say. You can see his quality. It’s a blow for us. Fingers crossed. We’ll see how bad it is.”

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