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EPL: James Reece Suffers Knee Injury Again As Chelsea Beat Bournemouth

EPL: James Reece Suffers Knee Injury Again As Chelsea Beat Bournemouth

Chelsea defender Reece James suffered a knee during the blues’ 2-0 win over Bournemouth on Tuesday.

James was withdrawn in the 53rd minute of his first game since his return from the knee injury that ruled him out of England’s World Cup squad. Chelsea coach Graham Potter said:

It’s the same area, so we are concerned.

It’s really too soon [to tell]. We’ll have to see over the next 24-48 hours. He felt something there and we will have to find out the extent of it and keep our fingers crossed.

He’s been really disappointed to miss the World Cup, of course. It was a huge blow to him. You could see today his quality and what he brings to the team. He is a world-class player. You see it from the outside but not until you work with him do you see how good he is.

He could play in any team in the world, and any team would miss him. The plan was to play 60 minutes today so now he’s disappointed, of course.

We hope it’s not as bad as it was and he can have a speedy recovery.

After three defeats in the league prior to the World Cup break, Tuesday’s victory places the Blues eighth in the table at the turn of the year, with 15 games played.

Meanwhile, Zimbabwean defender, Jordan Zemura started the match for the losing side.

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9 Comments

Mdara Odza 1 month ago

Our team needs a top class right back to fill in the void left by James' recurring injury and the captain, Cezar Azpilicueta, who in all honesty, is slow losing touch due to old age. Rope in a new right back, during the January transfer window, who will be the skipper's long term replacement


BBC 1 month ago

I am afraid there is no one at the moment who is available.

1 month ago

James isimbi yebasa chibaba. I'm a proud man u supporter kubva kudhara but pana James ndopa chelle sando.

Plus fut ana sisi vakanaka mhani.

jmp 1 month ago

What's the problem about his knee,,,REECE JAMES


Fuhrer 1 month ago

Chelsea is rubbish


Nunez 1 month ago

I agree with you 👍💯

Abc 1 month ago

Kusara kwa James

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Brian Kovacic Chiwara 1 month ago

James ixaxa but we need another right back 4 backup


Stranger From the Forest 1 month ago

This recurring knee injury is becoming something of huge concern. Chelsea should look for reinforcements in the upcoming transfer window...



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