John Terry ruled out for the Liverpool game due to a ligament injury


Chelsea captain John Terry has been ruled out for up to 10 days after straining ligament in his right foot. According to the official reports, Terry sustained the injury in dying minutes of the match vs Swansea where he could barely stand on his right foot.

Subsequently Terry left the Liberty Stadium on crutches and was an immediate doubt for the Liverpool game. According to Sky Sports, scan results came out yesterday and it is not a good news for the Blues supporters.

Terry Ligament injury

Terry has been a steady figure for Antonio Conte’s defense and his absence could come back to haunt Chelsea against an in-form Liverpool side.

David Luiz is expected to be the ideal replacement after his big-money move from PSG earlier in the summer. Luiz re-joined Stamford Bridge in a £30million deal and could make his second debut for Chelsea later this weekend.

Terry is also expected to miss Chelsea’s EFL Cup fixture away to Leicester City on September 20, but the 35-year-old could be fit to face Arsenal in the Premier League on September 24.

Chelsea have made a bright start under their new manager Antonio Conte winning three and drawing one of their four matches so far. With Terry sidelined for up to two weeks, Conte will need to find the right balance in his side to continue the early season momentum for The Blues.