Wesley Fofana’s dream evening turned into a nightmare

On Wednesday night, Chelsea got a hell of a result by winning 3-0 at Stamford Bridge against Milan. The first victory of the season in Europe for the team trained by Graham Potter, and above all, Wesley Fofana’s first goal in the blue tunic. On a header from Thiago Silva from a corner, pushed back by Tatarusanu, the tricolor defender had followed well and placed a flat foot to open the scoring.

The start of a beautiful evening? Especially since behind, he was rather solid on the few Milanese assaults where he was called upon. Unfortunately, in a duel with Rafael Leão at the end of the first period, the Frenchman had to leave his partners, in tears. A right knee injury for the one who then left the stadium on crutches…

Farewell to the World Cup?

“We don’t yet know the gravity, it’s the only disappointing thing of the evening. We have to wait for a scan and cross our fingers. I wouldn’t want to speculate on that now, but we’re worried and we just have to wait until Thursday, get him scanned and hope for the best. These things happen. He is a young man, he is a strong man, we will help him and support him”explained his coach after the meeting.

We will have to wait for the medical press release from the London club which will surely fall during the day. But it smells rather bad for the former Stéphanois, only a month and a half from the World Cup, even if he was not necessarily part of the plans of Didier Deschamps, he who had not been selected during the last international internship. And possibly, a huge blow for Chelsea, with whom the 21-year-old player who cost 80 million euros a few weeks ago had a great start…