Reece James To Miss World Cup Due To Injury

Chelsea Cruise Past AC Milan In 3-0 Home Victory

England international, Reece James will not participate at the World Cup in Qatar due to Injury.

In a statement on Saturday, Premier League side, Chelsea said the the defender will be out for eight weeks with a knee injury. Naija News recall that the 22-year-old was injured in the second half of their 2-0 Champions League victory against AC Milan on Tuesday, and was replaced after receiving medical attention on the field. Chelsea’s statement regarding the defender’s injury reads: “Following the knee injury sustained in our away match against AC Milan, Reece has received treatment from the Chelsea medical department and visited a specialist this weekend. “After consultation between all parties, Reece will now undergo a rehabilitation programme and is expected to be out for eight weeks.” The World Cup kicks off on November 20, and England’s first group stage match against Iran will take place on November 21.

This article was originally published on Naija News


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